I have used Prestashop as my e-commerce platform of choice for around 2 years now, and over this time I’ve created several complete stores, a number of custom modules and core changes all while tearing my hair out because of a lack of documentation.

PrestaDB header design example

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Google Plus +1

Google Plus +1 Buttons

Google this week have released their long talk about +1 button and much like the prominent Tweet This and Facebook Like buttons you will see all over the web. +1 buttons let people who love your content recommend it on Google.

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Prestashop 1.4.2 released

Over the weekend the Prestashop team released Prestashop 1.4.2, and the changelog suggests that the update is more focused upon fixes not features. This is great news in my opinion. Prestashop 1.4 has so far been a step in the right direction, with features such as the overrides and the MVC pattern which are big improvements on Prestashop 1.2.

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StayFocusd is a productivity extension for Google Chrome by Transfusion Media.

“You sit down at the computer, and you swear you’ll be productive. Next thing you know, it’s twelve hours later.

You’ve checked your email, updated your Facebook status, browsed the trending topics on Twitter, read your RSS feeds, looked up your favorite band on Wikipedia, vanity googled yourself, cyber-stalked your ex, looked at all your high-school crushes’ Facebook photos, watered your plants on Farmville, and lost a week’s pay playing online poker. What you haven’t done is WORK.”

‐ Transfusion Media

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Removing anchor links from ‘read more’ links in WordPress

By default WordPress will add an anchor link to the end of your “Continue reading links”, when using the more tag.

This means when your visitor clicks to view your post in full, they will be taken straight to the point in which the more tag appears. This is useful in some respect as it means the visitor isn’t reading the first couple of your paragraphs twice.

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