How to Configure Bridge Connection - Store Manager for PrestaShop
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How to Connect Store Manager to the PrestaShop Database via Bridge Connector

To take advantage of the simplicity and reliability that you get handling your store via Store Manager for PrestaShop, you first need to connect the application with your online store.

PrestaShop Bridge Connector is a module that is installed in the back office of your PrestaShop store and connects Store Manager desktop application to your store database.

This tutorial will guide you through the steps on how to install the module and configure the connection in the Store Manager Setup Wizard.

1. Download and Install PrestaShop Bridge Connector Module

  1. Download Store Manager for PrestaShop Bridge connector archive by this link –

  2. Log into the administration panel of your store.

  3. Go to the Modules section / Module Manager and click the “Add a new module” button.

  4. Add Store Manager Bridge Connector Module In PrestaShop Backend

  5. Select the archive with the downloaded module (zipped file) and complete the upload.

  6. PrestaShop Store Manager Bridge Connector File Upload

    After the module has been added, you have to install and configure it. Press “Configure” beside the module to access connector settings.

    PrestaShop Store Manager Bridge Connector Configure Settings in Backend

    It is recommended to change the default access settings to make database connection more secure. Enter new login and password here. Remember these credentials as you will have to enter them later in the Store Manager setup wizard to connect to your store database.

    PrestaShop Store Manager Bridge Connector Access Settings Setup

    Advanced Bridge Connector settings configured in the field below can influence the procedure of getting data from your store database (performed via the “Get data from web” option in Store Manager). If you, for example, exclude database tables or restrict query capacity improperly, you may encounter errors in Store Manager. So, we recommend you to leave these settings as they are.

  7. Press “Save” at the bottom of the page to apply the changes.

Done, PrestaShop Bridge Connector module is now configured in your administration panel. Now you can proceed with the setup in the Store Manager application.

2. Set Up the Connection in Store Manager

To connect Store Manager to the PrestaShop database, follow these steps in the application.

  1. Open “Preferences” either by pressing F12 button or via the side menu.

  2. Click“Create New Store Connection” to start adding new configuration.

  3. Create New Store Connection in PrestaShop Store Manager

  4. Enter your PrestaShop store URL (copy the address in the browser and paste here) and click “Test Store URL”.

  5. Set Store URL During PrestaShop Store Connector Setup with Store Manager

  6. Next, select the “Connect via native PrestaShop module” option and proceed.

  7. Connect via Native PrestaShop Module in Store Manager

  8. Specify bridge login and password, the one you have configured in the backend for the connector. After the fields are filled in, press “Test Connection” to check if the details are correct and to verify the connection.

  9. Test Bridge Connector Settings in PrestaShop Store Manager

  10. Click“Next” to finish the connection setup. At the last step specify a name for your new configuration:

  11. Configuration Name Setup Step in Store Manager

  12. Now you’ll see the Bridge Connecor login details and will be able to check them.

  13. Check Connection Settings at Finish Step of Connection Wizard

  14. When you press “Finish” the data will retrieved and displayed in the application. Now you can manage your PrestaShop store using Store Manager for PrestaShop and make your store administration more effective!

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