A few months before we had the release of PrestaShop 1.7, a major release marked by major improvements in user experience (user experience) with important changes in characteristics such as performance, optimization and functionality. Yesterday released a new version based on the observations of the community of users of the platform and the developer of the project team. Improvements and corrections in this version is about 480 and some of the most important we will see below.
Most modules of the 1.6 are now available at 1.7.1 version
A reference on the most important:
- the Best Sales module
- the New Products module
- the Cross-Selling module
- the PayPal module
Optimizing back-office navigation for mobile
They made many changes and improvements to the responsive back-office design for smartphones. This means that navigation is done with ease, further reformulated shortcut keys to make them more visible and easy.
Upgrades from 1.6 to 1.7
If you have a store running on older versions such as 1.6 or 1.7 you now have the ability to one-click upgrade your old version to 1.7.1. For more information here.
Also, the new version has several important improvements in the way we manage translations. For developers added several multiple new Hooks as a series of improvements in the starter themes directory.
Version 1.7.1 made the transition from 1.6 to 1.7 version easier
In the new version you can upgrade all modules by simply selecting the "upgrade all modules" button. Before the upgrade was done separately and take too long especially when an update has been available for many modules. Initially, when the official release of version 1.7.1 is available in 7 languages which according to the company will increase.
For more information about the new version here.