Improving your Prestashop site's speed

Prestashop has a variety of settings that can be tweaked in order to increase your site's speed. They can all be found under Advanced Parameters, Performance.

Smarty

Smarty Performance Settings in Prestashop


Unless you are debugging, or see any specific issue, make sure to set your option as the image above. Speficially, set Cache to Yes and Template Compilation to Never recompile template files.


Next, scroll down to the CCC (Combine, Compress, Cache) panel, and set it as follows:

Compression Settings in Prestashop

You can turn on the third option from the bottom as well, but it might break some scripts that use the // comment style.

  • 2 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

SEO Tips for PrestaShop 1.6 and 1.7

Are you looking to improve the SEO of your Prestashop website? If so we have compile 10 tips that...

Resetting a PrestaShop Module

Why would you need to reset a PrestaShop module? Sometimes accidents happen and modules get...

Switch the default category grid view to list

You don't like the default grid view Prestashop uses in Categories? There is a simple way to...

Translating Prestashop Modules

If you need to translate any text that is part of a module, the quickest way to do it is from the...

How to clear Prestashop's Cache

Prestashop can get stuck sometimes, and fail re-compiling cache files with your newest...