Newly Integrated Features of PrestaShop in 2015

PrestaShop slowly but steadily becoming the most wanted platform after Magento. It has captured a huge market worldwide and its stores reached up-to 230000 and this count is increasing day by day. This is the reason that in 2014 PrestaShop won the CMS critics award in 2014 and hopefully it will get other awards also in future.

Given below some top features of PrestaShop that is integrated in the platform after successful partnership agreement between different companies and PrestaShop.

Although, these features are most advanced and merchants will be happy to use them but this is just the start because PrestaShop 1.7 is on the way to come in future.

Newly introduced features of PrestaShop

PrestaShop Cloud

Another innovation that PrestaShop brought is free cloud hosting that gives free unlimited space to manage huge inventory. Although, PrestaShop cloud hosting has some problems but that will be addressed in the future soon.

Olark Chat Software Integration

Online chat software is a primary component of a web-store. It allows customers to chat directly with store’s representative in case of any confusion. Later on, Presta merchants have to buy chat software to use on their site but now this software will be available free of cost at store backend. This is obviously a great partnership between Olark and PrestaShop.

Make an Offer Module Integration

Price bargaining is a feature that can help the merchants to recover lost sales. In this concept, customers are allowed to quote a price for products. If merchant accepts the price, customers will be allowed to get that product at negotiated price. Now this feature will be available in a default module at PrestaShop Backend. This happened after the recent partnership between PrestaShop and Price Waiter.

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Print postage online and shipping software Integration

PrestaShop with the integration of stamps.com offered the features to import the order details from customer details and print shipping label along with postage within USA and worldwide. Some of other features of this module are USPS mail classes, shipment tracking, discount on shipping rates and insurance of package. Merchants just need to have a printer, computer and internet to print shipping labels postages approved by US.

PrestaShop Advance Search Option

Convermax is an advanced search engine system in PrestaShop that helps clients to find their products easily. This feature is much advanced than the normal search. It is capable to find products with respect to different color schemes and swatches.

Brink Checkout Integration in PrestaShop

Brink checkout is world known most secure payment solution worldwide. This checkout is available for 15 languages and 26 currencies. This checkout has a simple and smooth checkout that enables easy navigation to give better checkout experience to customers. Brink’s checkout has 300-variable fraud prevention system to make the checkout really safe. This checkout is available in PrestaShop   since February 2015 after the partnership of PrestaShop and Brink’s checkout.

PrestaShop Loyalty Program

PrestaShop and LoyaltyLine joined hand with each others to offer a loyalty program to the merchants according to whom retailers can give loyalty points to those customers who sign up, refers, shares, purchases on their store. Later on, clients can redeem these points in the form of coded coupon and vouchers to get products at discounted prices. Merchants can also analyze the whole loyalty system to know that which activities are most useful for their store.

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ShippingEasy integrated in PrestaShop in US

ShippingEasy and PrestaShop partnered together to give easy shipping options to merchants. All the order placed in PrestaShop will be automatically visible in shipping easy platform that will help to reduce processing time and human error possibility. ShippingEasy can be used with top shipping companies of US USPS, FedEx, UPS for shipping that gives huge number of options to choose most suitable shipping service.

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  • Quest

    Hello to all, What a remarkable feature has been added to PrestaShop’s latest version. keep up the
    nice work “BestCMSPlugins”

    • Booker

      Thank you so much Quest 🙂

      Stay tuned for more updates

  • Sonica

    PrestaShop always came with different updates I really like such updates going to update for this version. Currently, I am on PrestaShop v1.6.0.9

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  • Hasan Raza

    Good Work Jawwad! You formulated a very good list about newly integrated features of Prestashop. As for cloud hosting I would prefer Cloudways Managed Prestashop Hosting because its comparatively easier to handle with features such as 1- click installation solution, the best thing about Managed Prestashop Hosting by Cloudways is that site backups are managed on hourly basis with dedicated servers, firewall protection and 24/7 monitoring & support.

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