This edition of the Core Weekly report highlights changes in PrestaShop’s core codebase from Monday 10th to Sunday 16th of October 2022.

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Dear developers,

Last week, the maintainers team released PrestaShop 8.0 release candidate 1. You can read more in a dedicated article. If no major or critical regression is reported before October 20th, the final version of 8.0 will be made available later this month.


A quick update about PrestaShop’s GitHub issues and pull requests:

Code changes in the ‘develop’ branch


Back office

Front office

  • #29953: Deprecate Customer::validateController. Thank you @jf-viguier
  • #29822: Fix accessing disabled product, further refacto of controller. Thank you @Hlavtox
  • #29801: Fix group when converting customer through front office form. Thank you @Hlavtox


  • #29976: Functional Tests : Fixes Dependabot (Remove assignees team / Fixes reviewers team), by @Progi1984
  • #29907: Functional Tests : Add dependabot for UI Tests, by @Progi1984

Code changes in the ‘8.0.x’ branch

Back office


Code changes in the ‘1.7.8.x’ branch


  • #29235: Update prestashop 1.7.8.x composer dependencies, by @matks

Front office

Code changes in modules, themes & tools

Example modules

  • #116: Bump ansi-html and webpack-dev-server in /example_module_mailtheme. Built by @dependabot[bot]
  • #109: Add compatibility with Prestashop 8.0.0 on demodoctrine module. Thank you @mflasquin
  • #106: DemoMultistoreForm: use Symfony ColorType as it is simpler and more modern. Thank you @leemyongpakvn
  • #105: Demodoctrine: nullable Quote’s content for nonDefault language. Thank you @leemyongpakvn
  • #100: DemoGrid - add new columns and filters, add support for PS 1.7.7. Thank you @leemyongpakvn

Changes in developer documentation sources

  • #1555: Re-order items, fix minor typo in core changes for 8.x. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1553: Module extension : webservices - Backport 1410. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1552: Fix KpiRowHook location - backport 1471. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1551: Add doc about sendemail on webservices / order_carriers - Backport 1475. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1550: Update webservice, fix stock_availables methods - Backport 1480. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1549: Change referenced module name - backport 1506. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1548: Update instructions on how to fill PR. Backport of #1528. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1547: Install module from cli and clean doc - Backport of 1534. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1546: Install from cli documentation - Backport of 1538. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1542: Change urls from to for 1.7.x. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1541: Change urls from to for 8.x. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1538: Add install method from cli in doc. Thank you @thomasnares
  • #1536: Fix release lifecycle links (1.7.x backport), by @matks
  • #1534: Add installation method module and remove duplicated doc from configuration. Thank you @thomasnares

PrestaShop open source website theme

The PrestaShop open source project website

Customer reassurance block module

Classic theme

  • #62: Bring back lost 410.tpl, by @kpodemski
  • #61: Fix image size when zooming on tablet, by @NeOMakinG
  • #60: Fix too long customization value on preview, by @NeOMakinG
  • #57: Bad display of Customer data privacy message when the text contains a link. Thank you @AlexTechDev

OnBoarding module

Faceted search module

Translation Files repository

PHP Developer Tools

New Products module

  • #15: Display “Invalid number” error on invalid number of days. Thank you @PrestaEdit

PrestaShop Specifications

Issues Bot

  • #87: Don’t add Topwatcher label to closed issues, by @Progi1984

Product Comments module

Thank you to the contributors whose pull requests were merged since the last Core Weekly Report: @dependabot[bot], @thomasnares, @eternoendless, @kpodemski, @Progi1984, @atomiix, @jf-viguier, @nesrineabdmouleh, @mflasquin, @matks, @NeOMakinG, @Quetzacoalt91, @jolelievre, @PrestaEdit, @sarahdib, @0x346e3730, @Hlavtox, @cfarhani06, @AlexTechDev, @leemyongpakvn, @zuk3975!

Thank you to the contributors whose PRs haven’t been merged yet! And of course, a big thank you to all those who contribute with issues and comments on GitHub!

If you want to contribute to PrestaShop with code, please read these pages first:

…and if you do not know how to fix an issue but wish to report it, please read this: How to use GitHub to report an issue. Thank you!

Happy contributin’ everyone!