How to Install Prestashop 1.6

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This How to Install Prestashop 1.6 video tutorial by Nemo’s Post Scriptum will walk you through the installation process from the beginning to end. This video assumes you already have hosting company, if not you can checkout my recommend hosting companies here. You can check more of his videos from the link below and also his extensions.

Prestashop Modules:
Prestashop Tutorials:

Download Prestashop 1.6

download prestashop v1.6

First step is go to and download the latest Prestashop version. Save the ZIP file to your desktop and extract.

Upload the Content using FTP Program

upload prestashop v1.6

Use FTP program, like the free FileZilla or File Manager from the cPanel to upload the content, usually in the /public_html folder.

Create Database

mysql database wizard - prestashop v1.6

Click MySQL Database Wizard from your cPanel and follow the steps to create the database & user. Make sure to write these down as we’ll need these later during the installation process. Click All Privileges at the end.

Prestashop Installer

prestashop installer

To start the installation process, go to and follow the instructions on screen.

configure database ps

Make sure to enter the correct database name and username you created earlier using the MySQL Database Wizard. Click Test your database connection now! After you click Next, Prestashop will install all the necessary files. Please be patient, as this can take few minutes.

Discover Your Store

demo store ps

Check the frontend of your store by going to You should see the store with demo content.

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