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What is PrestaShop?

In this article we will try to help you understand what is PrestaShop and themes for PrestaShop, which our store sells. PrestaShop is free open-source e-commerce software for Web 2.0. It’s free to download and use. It has over 275 features and over 1000 modules and over 750 themes for PrestaShop.


With More than 120 000 online stores all around the world are using PrestaShop shopping cart software, PrestaShop is becoming one of the fastest growing e-commerce software around.


Most people like it because of its modular and scalability structure and very easy, light and understandable installation. You don't need to be a web designer or a PHP programmer to setup your online store. Now you can do it free with PrestaShop and with a small cost you can have a good looking professional premium theme for PrestaShop.


PrestaShop is located in France, Paris and it’s founded by Igor Schlumberger and Bruno Leveque. PrestaShop offers Multilanguage support with more than 40 languages available to download from their website; however French and English are main supported languages.


The community of PrestaShop is large and going stronger every day, many developers offer their modules and themes for PrestaShop completely free to community, and provide help to each other.


What are PrestaShop themes or templates?

PrestaShop themes, or PrestaShop templates, whichever you like more, are online store web design "skins" for open source shopping cart - PrestaShop.


With so many PrestaShop stores online getting more every day, it’s important to have good and unique and distinguishable web design of your store or theme for your PrestaShop. There are many PrestaShop themes out there, many of which are totally free and you can setup your online store without any cost.


A PrestaShop theme varies from version to version, many of those themes include modules, Photoshop sources, images, sliders, flash and many more features. Some of the themes for PrestaShop even provide you with several colors to choose and options to easy customize them.


Check out our how to choose theme for PrestaShop article here