Articles by tag: News

  • GitHub Discussions are now enabled in the PrestaShop Project!

    A better place for the community to discuss the project

    Today, GitHub Discussions are being enabled for the PrestaShop Project. This feature will provide a more organized and easily accessible way for community members to collaborate, ask questions, and share ideas.

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  • An update on the Symfony migration

    What's next?

    In December 2015, a groundbreaking change in PrestaShop was announced: the introduction of the Symfony framework into the CMS. The goal was to gradually replace PrestaShop’s custom framework with Symfony, and switch its templating system from Smarty to Twig. This project was known as “The Symfony migration”. Looking back, we realize that referring to this project as a “migration” wasn’t really accurate at all.

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  • PrestaShop Version 8.0 Feature Freeze: Important Features

    Feature Freeze: an Inside Look at Most Important Features

    Dear developers and contributors,

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  • Hello 2022, meet our new Front office theme

    Here are some more details about it

    For a long time, many community members have been pushing for a rework of the Classic front-office theme. The maintainer team is happy to announce that a new front-office theme is being built, and you can find it here.

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  • PrestaShop beyond 1.7

    Here is what we are planning next!

    Five years ago, PrestaShop 1.7 was released to the world, introducing Symfony, the Classic theme and child theme features, interface improvements, and so much more. With each one of the eight minor versions that followed, 1.7 kept on growing both in features and stability. Its maturity is recognized by its success: with over 170,000 live shops detected at the time of writing, it’s the most popular PrestaShop version used in production shops on the web.

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  • Introducing TypeScript

    Moving our Javascript code to the next level

    Following a recent Architecture Decision Records (ADR) submission and a Proof of Concept (POC), the Core Maintainers team has decided to introduce TypeScript (TS) on the project.

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  • Heads up: old development branches are going away

    We are cleaning up old branches from our repository

    The month of June is fast approaching, so it’s time for a late Spring clean!

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  • PrestaShop is now available on Composer

    A new way to kickstart your projects

    Released almost 10 years ago, Composer is the most popular package manager for the PHP ecosystem. PrestaShop has been using it since 1.7.0 to manage its dependencies, including all the native modules.

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  • Focusing on essential modules

    Announcing end of official support for less popular modules

    Over the years, the PrestaShop project became host and maintainer for a very large number of open source modules. Last year, over 160 of them were present in our GitHub organization. As you probably know already, maintaining them requires a lot of work, and the maintainer team’s resources are limited. Proof of this is that some of these modules have not been updated in years.

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  • A new place to contribute to the PrestaShop project and share your feedback on the next features

    Discover PrestaShop's new tool to collect feedback and better prioritize what to build next!

    As announced here, the Core product team recently adopted a new working tool to gather feedback and prioritize features: Productboard. No more teasing, it is now time to have a look at how it will look and how we will all be able to handle it!

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