PSD To PrestaShop Conversion – Why it is Needed to get Best Ecommerce Design?

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PrestaShop is most trusted and versatile open-source Ecommerce shopping cart which is available in the market since 2007. It is a highly protected, efficient, personalized and flexible which can be used for all types of business regardless of the business size.

Today, the topic of interest is PrestaShop website design that has high impact on conversion rate and sales. Further, we will give you some best tips to optimize your website design through PSD conversion.

Impact of Website Design

Website design has a high impact on overall performance and efficiency of your site and specially the revenue which you can increase after design optimization. Sometimes a situation happens, when your shop’s traffic increases for landing pages including product/category pages but your sales remain the same. In other words, visitors are coming on the site but the bounce rate is high. One of most possible reasons may be poor website design and graphics of your store.

Live Examples

One of our clients Vivian Lou who sells garments and clothes on his store “shoppingononline” observed that the incorrect color combination on her store’s home page was badly affecting the sales and when it was corrected, a significant increase in sales occurred. Actually, incorrect color combination was depicting a non-professional look to the store which was a hindrance for sales.

As per my personal experience on my PrestaShop Addons Store, I observed a better performance of my website.

Above examples shows that even a minor color combination can change the whole course of sales. That’s It is highly needed for store merchants to customize and personalize their theme and the possible solution that I am giving today is through PSD conversion.

PSD to PrestaShop Conversion

To give a unique user experience to your store design and style, you have to possess high quality graphic by PSD to PrestaShop conversion which can be done by mutual engagement of Photoshop and PrestaShop. A PSD file is made with the aid of a web designer who is actually capable to give the accurate appearance to your site with the help of Adobe Photoshop. Since a PSD file is not viewable on the web, it must be changed into HTML which can be incorporated into PrestaShop.

Working with PSD?

For PSD to PrestaShop conversion, you have to begin with Photoshop designing. When the design is finalized, divide it into various pieces like header, footer and other blocks of the site and save these images with proper names i.e. name show the part of the graphic. You have to make sure that pixel quality of your graphics of Photoshop should be perfect and accurate according to your requirement.

Merging with PrestaShop

After this step, the manual HTML programming is done in PrestaShop in which you use the PSD image files as the picture back-ground, the header and so on as they are. The manual programming should be done with care to ensure that the web page possesses tags and heading accurately validated through W3C.  At this point, your website including high quality graphics is ready to be published on internet. Keep this thing in mind that do this job done by hiring top PrestaShop developer as minor bugs at this point may lead to future problems.

Conclusion

You can create designs for all type of PrestaShop sites like Technology, Drinks, Foods, Sports, Arts, Culture, Cars, animals, travelling and others. PSD to PrestaShop conversion is a smart way to design your site according to your desire and this is the desire of each merchant.

How to Install Newsletter Module in PrestaShop 1.6?

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While handling shop visitors and clients, sometimes your marketing campaigns need to send newsletters in bulk. PrestaShop is equipped with a module that allows you to gather the subscribers and export their data in a csv file. Further, you can use this data for sending sent newsletters to the subscribed customers. Given below are some easy steps to export the customer’s data to a csv file and then sending them newsletter in PrestaShop 1.6.

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PrestaShop by default only helps to collect the customers data i.e. email addresses. If you want to send them newsletters in bulk, it needs external module e.g. FME’s Newsletter PrestaShop 1.6 Module.

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Installation of PrestaShop Newsletter Module in version 1.6

You need to follow the following steps for installation newsletter module;

Step 1: Login to your PrestaShop 1.6 backend.

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Step 2: Go to the module section and hover over it. Click on modules.

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Step 3: Go to the search bar for modules and type newsletter and click on the search icon.

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Step 4: As a result, module page will show the newsletter module. Go to the “CSV Export for Newsletters” and click on install.

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Step 5: When the module get installed, you will see three options there.

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  • Customer’s Country: Sort the subscribers’ county wise.
  • Newsletter Subscribers: Sort the customers whether they have decided to receive newsletter or not.
  • Opted-in subscribers: Sort the customers whether they have decided to receive special offers or not.

Step 6: When you have selected these options, click on the export to CSV file. System prompts to save the csv file and you will get the list of newsletter subscribers.

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Sending Newsletter to Subscribers

After getting the subscribers file, put the information into an external newsletter module. Make sure to use module from trusted PrestaShop developers. This type of module can help you in exporting and managing the subscribers’ data. You can send customized newsletters to all your subscribers at once, thus eliminating the need to send newsletters one by one to each subscriber.

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Hopefully, you have learned a lot from this useful guide. Make sure to share this guide with your friends.

How To Update Bulk Product Prices In PrestaShop?

Do you have a large product catalog in PrestaShop store and needs to frequently change the products prices in bulk for certain reasons?

Unfortunately, PrestaShop by default does not provide any functionality of updating prices in bulk. Let’s understand it by a simple example, when you want to change the prices of some categories of your store by 20% or by a fixed value, then the default solution in PrestaShop is to change the price of each product one by one.

Why Bulk Price Update is a Problem?

If you have thousands of products, then it becomes tedious to do it manually. PrestaShop by default does not allow changing the product prices in bulk. Definitely, you will be looking for some automated solution which can do this job in an automated way saving lot of your time and resources. We have tested this useful module “PrestaShop mass price update module” that can change the prices of product within seconds. You will just have to set a value [Percentage or flat] in the back-office configuration to increase or decrease the products prices.

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Useful Resources:

Download more modules like this on FME Premium PrestaShop Addons Store.

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When You Need To Update Prices In Bulk?

Here, we have demonstrated some cases where you need to update prices in bulk

  • Market prices of products vary time to time. So you need to update prices frequently to cope with frequent price fluctuations.
  • Special Events like Christmas, New Year, summer/winter sales strongly needs a price update i.e. discounted prices. Also, after such events, you have to restore the original prices.
  • When suppliers/manufactures increases/decreases the products’ prices.
  • When shipping cost or Vat Sales Taxes increased by the government.

Here, we will discuss some of the top features of this module.

PrestaShop Bulk Product Price Update Module

Updating product prices has been made easy by this module. You can update prices of all products of store within few minutes. If time saving is your goal, then this plug-in is a must have for you. This mass price update PrestaShop plug-in saves a lot of time which you might have to spend for manually updating product prices. Here are its key features:

Key Features

  • Products will be shown in a category tree enabling you to select your desired category to update prices.
  • Price Update may be fixed or in percentage.
  • Price can be increased/decreased.
  • Multiple options are available for products prices update like retail price, unit price or wholesale price.
  • Free product prices will not be affected
  • The price update will be ignored if the discount value is greater than the price of the product.
  • Simple and easy configuration

Use this PrestaShop mass price update module to reduce complexity and save a lot of time.