It’s time to congratulate one of the most powerful shopping carts in the world with its birthday. Recently Cart2Cart’s official partner, PrestaShop, has celebrated 7 years on e-Commerce market on May 10. 2007 was a turning point for its team which put the shoulder to the wheel to create a platform that would be all-in-one solution to meet the demands of online retailers. Year by year PrestaShop has been taking top positions among hundreds of shopping carts providing e-merchants with unique possibilities for their business management. Therefore, what are the main achievements of this platform since the time of its creation?
Having 7-year experience under the belt PrestaShop does not throttle down and surprises its users with a diversity of features and updates. There were lots of doubts and hesitations after the launch, however, the expectations were come up just in short time. Through these years PrestaShop can boast with a variety of achievements which are highly appreciated and show its significant place in the industry.
- Currently platform supports over 185 000 stores all over the world.
- PrestaShop community counts more than 600 000 active members who are always ready to be a lifeline.
- It is available in 63 languages.
- This shopping cart has been recognized as #1 open-source shopping cart by EcommerceBytes Sellers Choice Awards 2013.
- European and US web agencies favor PrestaShop.
- Strong global presence with stores can be claimed in over 160 countries.
- In the year of 2011 it has won Open-source Business Application award.
- There are performed more than 3 500 PrestaShop downloads per day.
These facts are enough to get a clue about the influence and the popularity of PrestaShop on the planet.
Killing Set of Features
PrestaShop developers tried to do their best to assist e-merchants in making their business profitable with not much efforts and difficulties. There are 310+ built-in features being integrated and absolutely free of charge offered by the solution. What are the major benefits that can catch an attention and help businessmen to create a successful store?
- Price. PrestaShop is free of cost and open-source solution which can be appropriate for any kind of store.
- Multi-stores. You can use an option of multi-store creation and use one administrative panel to manage a few online shops conveniently.
- SEO-friendly. High ranking in Google can be achieved with suggested SEO features effortlessly.
- Intuitive interface. PrestaShop is really easy-to-use with its interface and navigation, so even non-programmer is not going to have problems with store management.
- Easy-to-develop. It is troubleless to maintain and to develop even having no technical skills.
- Add to cart option. This animated “Add to cart” feature makes shopping easier and goes as in-built one.
- Multilingual. Users can choose any suitable language out of 63 available at the moment.
- Themes. There is a diversity of templates which can attract customers attention and give your store a bright and eye-catching look.
- Modules. PrestaShop’s marketplace provides a great number of free and paid add-ons to improve your store’s functionality.
- Speed. Being light-weighted solution platform doesn’t require expensive servers to run and impresses with its loading speed.
- Updates. The solution is constantly updating and giving new opportunities for its users. The latest 1.6 version has been a great surprise with a killing set of enhancements and new features. So, it can be surely said that PrestaShop goes in step with the times and tries to satisfy its customers needs.
Since time of the launch PrestaShop has proved that it can be ranked in high positions with no doubt. Now it has a 7-year experience and untarnished reputation which guarantee further success in the e-Commerce industry. So, let us congratulate you, dear PrestaShop Team, and receive honest wishes on such occasion. All the best!