PrestaShop is a well-famous PHP-based open source application developed for online shops. The project was launched in 2005 under the name of phpOpenStore and was available in French and English. Currently the software is translated into 60 languages.
The users can create their online shops using all kinds of built-in plugins and features for presentation of the products, pricing, shipping, etc. The software allows the merchants to add various payment processing options to let the online customers to buy products online and pay by PayPal, Skrill, and credit or debit cards. The sellers can also install the module of Worldcore and accept payments from almost any card in the world, including the world famous cards by Visa, Mastercard, etc.
PrestaShop is free software with built-in features, developed by more than hundred developers, designers and IT-specialists. The company has its own community with over 500,000 users, including those who develop and sell their own add-ons at PrestaShop Addons marketplace.
Currently there are more than 250,000 shops in the world use PrestaShop, and owing to the strategic partnership with such giants as Google and PayPal their number is constantly growing.