Top 10 Free PrestaShop Modules
In this post, I’ve put together 10 of the best Free PrestaShop modules you can find on the web.
PrestaShop is a great e-commerce platform, but it’s very unlikely that anyone starting a new business will be happy with the very basic modules selection. Most of the PrestaShop modules on the market are paid products, because of the great functionalities they can add to your shop, and help you sell more. However, there are some free PrestaShop modules as well, which can equally enhance the basic functionalities, with the advantage of not having to spend a single penny for it. Let’s have a look at 10 best free PrestaShop Modules currently available. All of the listed modules are compatible with both PrestaShop 1.5 and PrestaShop 1.6.
Prestashop Ask a question Free Module
This Free Prestashop Addon allows your customers to ask you any question about a specific product, without having to register. You will also have the possibility to choose if you want to publish the question with relative answer, which makes this module, in fact, nothing less powerful than a full-fledged FAQ plugin.
Free Prestashop Twitter Widget
Social media are a key factor in business success. With this free module, you can display a Twitter Timeline on your site, with plenty of options. You can configure all of the customizable aspects of the Twitter Widget, including colors, size, which elements to display, and number of tweets, as well as hooking it to either column, or the footer.
Facebook Open Graph for PrestaShop
Do you want your products shared on Facebook or Pinterest to look nicer, instead of having the image chosen randomly in the page? You can use this free Module to add richness to shared content, so that it will not only be nicer to see for your potential audience, but also be more relevant to Search Engines.
Free CSS Editor for PrestaShop
With this module you can adjust background colors, font-sizes, fonts, just about any thing visually on your PrestaShop store can be accomplished with CSS. You will have a powerful visual editor with syntax highlighting, so that you can easily add and modify your own styles.
PrestaShop AddThis Module
This module is really simple. You just need to login to your AddThis (the popular sharing buttons service) account, grab any of the sharing codes, be it buttons, smart layers or welcome bar, and paste it in the module. You can then choose on which pages you want to display smart layers and welcome bar. Thanks to AddThis, you will benefit from plenty of analytics about social activity on your PrestaShop Store.
Super abandoned cart
It’s a best practice to send emails and follow up with those customers who left your site right during a purchase. With this module, you can set up plenty of options to target abandoned carts, such as vouchers to create, templates for emails, and organize everything into several campaigns.
Free blog for PrestaShop – Smart Blog
If you feel like you’re not satisfied with the standard CMS system, but want a full Blog System for PrestaShop instead, then Smart Blog is the module you want. Constantly updated and great support in the forum community, it includes all of the features you will need: categories, comments, tags, a search system, popular posts, and more.
PrestaShop Opcache Module
If you are not running Opcache with PrestaShop, you seriously need to look into having it installed on your server. If you do not know what Opcache is, it is part of PHP 5.5 that stores your compiled files in memory for faster execution. Generally, sites that run Opcache cut their loading time in half.
Sliders Everywhere for PrestaShop
As the name suggests, with Sliders Everywhere you can add sliders, banners and galleries wherever you want in your PrestaShop store. You can customize colors, contents, and even add shortcodes to each of them, uniquely for every page. And of course, all sliders are responsive.
Prestashop Newsletters Free
By default, the built-in Newsletter Module PrestaShop has does not let you send anything. This is the only Free PrestaShop module that lets you setup, customize and send Newsletters from the back office, without having to rely on third parties. It also works on older PrestShop version, such as 1.2, 1.3 and 1.4.