PrestaShop, a big shot industry in ecommerce world has recently reported in its blog that, it has earned a remarkable growth by providing ecommerce solutions to more than 2 million online stores in 165 countries running them till now. Few months ago in Jan it had released its Cloud based platform which created nearly 50,000 new online stores using it. Truly!! A big number for any ecommerce software within months.

About PrestaShop:

PrestaShop is an ecommerce software which provides different tools to build and manage your online store that too for free of cost. It is simple, efficient, and powerful and is designed in such a way that no matter how big is your online store, it will definitely help your business to flourish amongst your competitors.

PrestaShop was founded in 2007 and till now it has generated billions in its sales which makes it most loved software in ecommerce world. It has a huge community of 8 million members which provides innovative ideas in which not only speed up their marketing of products but also provides great modules and design in PrestaShop market. This type of innovation is a key to success of PrestaShop says it’s Chief Product Officer ‘Charles Wells’

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Features PrestaShop offers:

  • More than 2000 professional ecommerce templates for your website
  • Simplify day-to-day management of products with a centralized back office
  • User-friendly shopping experience for your customers
  • Accept payments from different gateways and payment solutions, Also it accepts payments directly from debit card, credit card or e-checks
  • Reliable shipping and delivery of products
  • Mobile optimization of your online store
  • SEO optimization of your store
  • You can set coupons and vouchers for your products, reviews, email marketing, build customer loyalty
  • Available in 65 different languages and more

Few Websites Built Using PrestaShop:
Johnson’s POPCORN

In the below graph you can see the historical trend in percentage of websites that are using PrestaShop. It has managed to reach from 0.4% to 0.5% of websites since 1 year. Image source –

usage of prestashop
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What Prestashop Users Have To Say:

Emmanuel Ley, Founder of “PrestaShop has given me the opportunity to launch my ecommerce business, and customize the store to my exact needs”
“The open source community is a fantastic asset as they continually update the modules and add-ons that drive my business, and provide the back-end support that creates the truly personalized website that I envisioned for PrestaShop is not only the base for my business, but it has helped scale the company to where we are today.”

You can use PrestaShop in two options, either you can download its Open source software or you can use its Cloud based platform to run your online store, don’t worry both are free to use. But the services they provide may slightly differ from each other. You can have a look at their comparison chart and choose accordingly with the needs of your website.

Watch an official tutorial of installation of PrestaShop below and get started to use it today