Prestools - the mass edit toolset



  • Prestools is a suite of user-friendly and very powerful tools to mass edit your products, orders and categories. It is a kind of Swiss Army knife that runs outside your backoffice. You download it here and find a manual here.

    The main parts are:

    • product-edit: great options for mass editing more than 50 product fields. Add categories, change prices, update descriptions - for hundreds of products at once.
    • product csv: a very flexible tool to generate csv files.
    • product-sort: an easy way to sort products inside a category. From position 500 to 1 in a blink. With the visual sort option you can see immediately how things will look.
    • order-edit: adding and deleting products and changing prices without problems.
    • order-search: make a selection on carrier, payment type, status, etc. or just search. With csv export option.
    • category-edit: useful for editing metadata and descriptions for SEO
    • combi-edit: assign pictures to your combinations quickly
    • combi-copy and combi-delete: copy, modify and delete attribute combinations using one product as a template
    • regenerate images for selections of products
    • cleanup images: save on disk space by cleaning up images of deleted products
    • shop rescue: turn off overrides and non-Prestashop modules when due to some bug you can no longer login in the backoffce.
    • override-list: get a list of overrides and which modules might own them.
    • and a lot of statistics.

    Installation: Unzip the downloaded file and copy the resulting files to a subdirectory below your admin directory (do not install as a PS module!).You can access the program in the browser like “www.myshop.com/myadmin/mydir/login1.php”. You will be welcomed by a login screen: the default username is "demo@demo.com" and the default password is “opensecret”. Please adapt your security settings in the “settings1.php” file.

    There is a demo-installation available. Username and password are the default.
    Below you find a view of the product-edit page where the description field has been made editable:
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    Prestools was originally written for Prestashop 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7. Some parts may still work only with Prestashop. If you find a problem please let me know.

    There are a few parts in product-edit that you need to buy at the Prestools website. However, over 95% of the script is free.

    Among the files you will find a file prestoolssuite-module.zip. You can install this file as a module. It is a mini-module as the only thing it does is adding a link to your Prestools installation in the Catalog menu in the backoffice.

    If you find a problem, please update Prestools to its latest version before you report it here. When reporting, please mention your Thirty Bees version.

    Follow the installation instructions! This is not a module!


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