PrestaShop – Install a free webshop with Softaculous

PrestaShop is a free e-commerce solution for creating an online store. PrestaShop is currently used by over 250,000 online stores in the world.

This project was established in 2007 and aims to provide first-class and completely free software for creating and running an online store and business in that area.

The Prestashop community gathers over millions of developers, agencies and partners who contribute to this platform every day. It has been translated into over 65 languages, which additionally contributes to the usability of this solution.

Easy to install with just a few clicks from Adriahost cPanel

Like all other applications (350+), you can find Prestashop in your cPanel of hosting that you use with Adriahost. When logging into cPanel, open Softaculous and search for PrestaShop. Click Install Now and follow the easy steps to set up the installation.


During the installation, pay attention to details such as the domain on which PrestaShop should be installed, as well as the location where installation files will be installed.

Once you fill in the details, username and password and start the installation, you will quickly get access links from where you can continue editing your online store:


Easy to use

When it comes to creating a website and a web store, that usually means a lot of work, programming, and time-consuming details to keep everything tuned and to make sales go up. If you are a small company or just at the beginning of your business, you will find that PrestaShop internet Store does not need you to know the programming and to spend days while setting up complex operations.

From the very beginning, you get a clear interface where you can find all the settings, statistics and tools you need to run your online store.

You can easily track the number of visits, conversion rate, profit, number of orders and many useful details that you need to manage your business online:

PrestaShop examples from practice

The basic installation also provides a demo template that you can turn off at any time. This template does not have a big impact on the work of your future site, but it can help you as an inspiration to set up your store:

Example: Pompidou Boutique Centre

Example: Basics Corner

What do I need to start the PrestaShop web store?

As for making every other website, you need to have a web hosting and domain address for your store. Adriahost can help you when it comes to that, so it’s enough to contact us through our contact form. We can help you with the necessary details and installation.

If you believe that your business requires a professional and paid solution and a custom-designed webshop with payment options, read more about our site development and web-shop solutions: Website design and webshop design.


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