How to clear the cache in Prestashop 1.5?

Nov 13 2012

There are some cases when clearing the cache is very useful:

- you have edited a template
- you have translated some text
- you have  replaced a some picture in your theme

...and basically in any situation you expect the theme to be changed but it didn't.

Go to your back office > Advanced parameters > Performance - and turn on "Force compilation" just like in the picture below:

This is always the basic help if something's not working right.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

joshua miles

Nov 17, 2012 @ 00:14:28 · Reply

im having some problems with the templets that i developed from theme maker, when i go to, i getting a bunch of errors, because of my templet, and is thier any way that these templets are going to be in html 5


    Nov 17, 2012 @ 00:22:13 · Reply

    Unfortunatelly, it’s very very hard to keep the Prestashop theme valid. Even the default theme is not 100% valid… for example:

    1 .There’s JS in CSS in the code – inserted by various modules and the theme can’t do nothing about it 🙁

    2. Also the “&” character is a problem in the code. But it is generated by the system, not by the theme.

    So as a result the themes are invalid 🙁 But you won’t find any valid right now – Prestashop core system and modules have to be changed.

joshua miles

Nov 17, 2012 @ 00:15:41 · Reply


100% semantic and valid HTML5 markup
No bloat. Remove any unnecessary CSS / JavaScript that is not required by the Prestashop core.
Encourage ‘best practices’.
Focus on speed/performance.
Complete documentation.

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