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PrestaShop has been built as a monolith following traditional object-oriented PHP practices. Originally based on a custom framework, it’s progressively being migrated to Symfony.
Learn how PrestaShop is structured: back-end, front-end, business stack, themes and modules
An explanation about each directory content of the project
This section describes components from the Legacy architecture.
This section describes components from the Modern architecture.
The guide we use to migrate pages to Symfony
Where PrestaShop architecture is going
Cache Classes in the root namespace and overridesThe /var/cache/<ENV>/class_index.php file contains the link between the class and the declaration file. If there is a caching issue, this file can be safely deleted. SmartyWhen the store’s front-end doesn’t quite reflect your changes and emptying the browser’s cache is not effective, try emptying the following folders: /var/cache/<ENV>/smarty/cache /var/cache/<ENV>/smarty/compile