Tip: Change the Prestashop URL after moving your site

When you have just moved your Prestashop installation – most likely because you’re doing some development – you might be unpleasantly surprised when you try to visit the site. Where did all my CSS go? My site was so pretty, and now it looks like text and blue links! That, my friend, is because you need to fix the domain and physical URL for the site. Otherwise, your installation will be looking for your CSS files (which make your site pretty) in the wrong location. Changing the URL The easiest way to change your Prestashop URL is also the one … Continue reading Tip: Change the Prestashop URL after moving your site

Joomla 3.5’s biggest feature? PHP7 support

Joomla is currently beta testing version 3.5 of the popular Open Source CMS. This version doesn’t have much exciting in store for end users in terms of features or functionality. However, it will be the first version to support PHP7, the latest and greatest version of PHP that is supported by most hosting companies. If yours doesn’t, it might be time for a change, because PHP 5.6 is now nearly end of life. What’s that, they don’t support PHP 5.6? Burn their servers, grab your sites and go somewhere else. Might we suggest Siteground, for example? The upgrade to PHP7 … Continue reading Joomla 3.5’s biggest feature? PHP7 support

Fix The Scrolling Isue in Sporty Template

If you’re using the Sporty template by Best Kit for Prestashop, or by extension are using any template where you’re noticing problems with features that you too for granted, like scrolling after installing an SSL certificate and enabling HTTPS, you need to take a long, hard look at the Console of your website inspector of your choice. After you enable SSL / HTTPS in Prestashop, the template (and, I’m guessing a few others) will fail to load some of the scripts installed on a CDN. To fix this problem – and thus your site – you need to make a … Continue reading Fix The Scrolling Isue in Sporty Template

How To Deal With The “You can’t delete this shop (customer and/or order dependency)” error in PrestaShop

The Multistore in Prestashop is a beautiful thing. It allows you to run multiple stores from one installation, with separate domain names, products, prices… Basically, you can run multiple webshops from a single installation. However, if you haven’t planned things quite like you should have – which happens to me from time to time, because I’m a guy with multiple approaches for everything who then chooses the “least bad” option – there could be a time where you want to get rid of the Multistore option. To do that, you need to follow the next few steps. If Only Clicking … Continue reading How To Deal With The “You can’t delete this shop (customer and/or order dependency)” error in PrestaShop

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 36,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 13 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. Click here to see the complete report. Continue reading 2015 in review