Store Manager for PrestaShop: Installation, Registration, Setup
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Store Manager for PrestaShop: Installation, Registration, Setup

Store Manager for PrestaShop is a user-friendly and easy-to-use desktop application that can help you enhance and speed up your PrestaShop web shop performance. It provides online merchants with an arsenal of instruments necessary for convenient and effective business management. In order to take advantage of this solution, you need to start with PrestaShop Store Manager Setup. Below in this article you will find instructions on how to install the program and start operating with it.

Store Manager software is approachable in installation and feasible in running. First of all you need to order Store Manager license key. Software download link and license key will be sent via e-mail. Download the application either from the link sent via e-mail or at

PrestaShop Store Manager Setup

Having downloaded the program, proceed with its installation. Store Manager Setup Wizard will guide you through standard steps of software installation. You can choose between Quick installation and Custom installation. In case you prefer Custom installation you should go through the following steps:

  • License Agreement accepting
  • Destination Location specifying (indicate the folder Store Manager will be installed in)
  • Designating components that should be installed (full installation, compact installation, custom installation)
  • Start Menu folder indicating (program shortcut will be created in)
  • Additional Tasks selecting

Having chosen Quick installation you need to accept License Agreement and start installing pressing Install button.

Store Manager Registration

Once you are done with installation, you need to register application with License Key you were provided via e-mail. Input license number in Registration window.

Store Manager licensing presumes that you are allowed to install, register and use only one copy of the software per license. Having purchased full version of Store Manager you get one Primary License, that can be used on one computer only. Whenever you need to use the program on other computers you can order Additional Licenses at reduced price. In case you face some issues with the registration, check the following articles:

Setting Up Connection to Store Database

Having installed and registered the application, you have to set up connection to database you will work with. To accomplish it you need to designate connection settings. After this you can work with your live store. Whenever you want to explore the program’s features and functional capabilities you may work with temporary default Embedded database and sample data.

To connect to your live store you must configure settings in corresponding tab (Database Connection) of Preferences form. To call up Preferences press F12 or go to Settings -> Preferences -> Database connection tab and proceed with the following:

  1. Create new configuration name or select any of connection settings name (Check Configuration Name for details).

  2. Setup database connection. There are three types of connection accessible:
    • Direct connection to PrestaShop store database;
    • PHP-MySQL bridge connection;
    • Bridge Connector module.

There are two ways to connect Store Manager to PrestaShop database:

  • Manually by designating details in corresponding fields depending on the connection type
  • It’s possible to set up connection manually, designating details in corresponding fields, depending on the connection type you want to set up or use Connection Wizard, which can greatly simplify and automate the procedure.

  • Detailed information and instructions on how to set up each of connections mentioned manually or with the help of Wizard can be found here – Quick Start Guide, How to Connect to Store Manager for PrestaShop Easily And Swiftly

    FTP Connection Setup

    FTP connection is required when you need to manage PrestaShop pictures. To view, upload or download images you have to designate FTP details in Settings -> Preferences -> FTP. Please, check here to get details –

    Having accomplished PrestaShop Store Manager Setup and arranged settings described above, you may proceed with store data management and successfully develop your web site.

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