If you have just built your eCommerce website on the PrestaShop platform, you would be looking around for some PrestaShop plugins that you should integrate on your website as a beginner. Your search ends here.
In this article, I have put forward some of the basic yet effective PrestaShop modules to start with. We also call this the PrestaShop starter pack. Check them out.
1. One Page Checkout
PrestaShop One Page Checkout converts the default multi-step checkout process of your PrestaShop based website into a One Page Checkout. It aims to improve the checkout experience of your customers besides boosting your conversions by encouraging a quick and hassle-free checkout.
The module provides Guest Checkout, Facebook, Google and PayPal Login, option to customize checkout fields, multiple shipping services and payment methods support, layout customization, and much more. You can also display a free shipping banner on the top of the checkout section that helps to increase the average order value. It is a GRPR compatible module.
One Page Checkout has been downloaded 5000+ times on the official addon store and more than 2500+ times on our Knowband store.
2. Abandoned Cart
PrestaShop Abandoned Cart addon lets you track the abandoned carts on your website and provides you with the opportunity to convert those users into customers. The module aims to recover lost sales and helps you reduce the cart abandonment rate on your website.
Talking about some of its key features, it lets you create an abandoned cart alert; you need to specify the duration after which the cart is automatically assumed to be abandoned and a reminder email is sent to the user. The email functionality can be customized from the back-end configurations.
It also offers different types of discount email templates through which you can persuade the abandoned cart users to complete their purchase by providing a discount code inside the email.
3. Spin and Win
PrestaShop Spin and Win adds a Gamification element to your website in the form of a Spin and Win popup. The module focuses on certain aspects like increasing user engagement, reducing website’s bounce rate, boosting the average site time but most importantly, it is an email subscription popup that helps you grow your email list and scale-up your conversions.
With the help of this module, you can customize the look and feel of the popup and the text on it. Besides, you can configure the popup display settings like the display frequency, when to show, where to show, on which pages to show the popup, etc. It also provides you with the option to customize the popup slices as per the way you want.
4. Affiliate and Referral Program
PrestaShop Affiliate and Referral Program addon is an exciting way to boost your brand awareness and acquire new customers. The module allows users to register as an affiliate on your website, after approval of which they can earn rewards/incentives upon referring the website to others.
The user can share his/her referral code with others which they can use during the sign-up process. They can also share a direct referral link to sign-up and also share the link directly on their social media platforms or on someone’s email address.
The referral is considered successful if a new user has registered or made a purchase; depending on the configurations set from the back-end. Upon successful referral, the rewards are provided to the affiliate which can be claimed in the form of a discount voucher or the affiliate customer can raise a payout request.
5. SEO Optimizer
PrestaShop SEO Optimizer also referred to as URL redirect or URL cleaner module helps you convert the URLs of your website into SEO-friendly URLs. You can rewrite duplicate URLs and perform three types of redirect; 301 redirect, 302 redirect and 303 redirect. The module helps you improve the performance of your website on the search engine.
It’s a multi-lingual module, is SSL compatible, and also has multi-store compatibility.
6. SEO Wizard
PrestaShop SEO Wizard addon helps you manage the SEO of your web pages. The module automatically updates interlink and metadata on your website after the cron is executed from the back-end. The optimization is offered for four different web pages that include Product pages, Category pages, CMS pages and Manufacturer pages.
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