PrestaShop is now available. This maintenance release has seen 25 pull requests merged since version

Continuing on our promise to support 1.6 with patch releases until October 2018, we are happy to deliver this new maintenance version. Please do upgrade to this latest and greatest version of PrestaShop 1.6!

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As the version number indicates (as per our SemVer-like versioning), this is the 18th patch release for PrestaShop

As usual, if you are currently running promotions leading to high traffic on your website, we recommend that you wait for the promotion to end before attempting any upgrade and technical change to your store.

We hope you enjoy this new release!

The changes

For a full list of changes, see the list of pull requests merged into the 1.6.1.x branch in this milestone

Here are some of the most notable changes that this version brings:

  • Hide the password in the confirmation email
  • Fix Stock cover report stock out calculation
  • Fix stock available after add product in order
  • Fix the update product web service
  • Fix the blank page when no currency defined in the shop
  • Fix the sorting problem with a descending order in the products filtering page
  • Fix AdminController’s processDeleteImage() redirect after URL
  • Update AdminModulesController.php
  • … and more again!

The PrestaShop changelog is available.

Because version is a “patch” update to the 1.6.1.x branch, upgrading from that branch will be as smooth as silk for everyone: features will work better, and modules & themes which worked fine on will work just as well with

This release had 18 contributors, both from PrestaShop and from the community at large.

A huge “thank you!” to each of the 14 outside contributors, who gave their time and knowledge for the benefit of the whole PrestaShop community! You too can contribute to the next version!

Let’s go, upgrade your store(s)! Upgrading from 1.6.1.x is completely safe; upgrading from a standard 1.6.0.x version should work just as well. Those upgrading from version 1.5, 1.4 or even 1.3 should take their time and pay attention to their modules, their theme and their custom modifications!