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How to send an email from Javascript?

Have you ever wanted to send an email from client-side? You only have javascript at your disposal but you don’t want your customers to be able to see your credentials?...

Execute a WHERE on a linked table in a Backoffice List of Prestashop 1.7

You have a list with a linked table? For example in the AdminController you display Customer, right? What if you want to separate first names and last names ; and...

How to work with the symfony kernel anywhere in Prestashop 1.7

You want to fully tak advantage of symfony in your Prestashop application? Use the symfony kernel! By default, the $kernel variable is only available in the Backoffice section, but here’s...

Constants and variables for Prestashop 1.7 [PHP, Smarty, Javascript, Twig]

Ever wondered what constant to use in your controllers? Is it _PS_ROOT_DIR_ or __PS_BASE_URI__? In smarty templates, would you go for {$urls.img_dir} or Read more

Understanding the cache of Prestashop 1.7 (and Symfony)

Cache allows your customers to enhance their shopping experience by greatly improving page load. For example, each time a customer searches for “iphone 8” in your store, Prestashop reads the...

Controller lifecycle in PrestaShop 1.7

Execution order of the controller’s functions : classes/controller/Controller.php :

Use Db, the database class in PrestaShop 1.7

Tired of using raw SQL? SELECT * from _DB_PREFIX_.customer is dead! Use the chainable API provided by Prestashop with its DbQuery class:

Create a new front controller from scratch (Part 2/2) [Prestashop 1.7]

Prestashop can be used to display any page that you want. Either it’s pure HTML or templated data with Smarty, or even Twig since Prestashop 1.7! In this tutorial, we...