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Development in PrestaShop 1.7 using Symfony framework

Development in PrestaShop 1.7 using Symfony framework

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formation - Online Technical Training - Development in PrestaShop 1.7 using Symfony framework


  • To understand new PrestaShop 1.7 architecture
  • To master module development using new features available in PrestaShop 1.7
  • To be able to use Symfony in PrestaShop development
  • To be able to contribute to PrestaShop

What you will learn

Detailed schedule


Target audience : 

Web agencies, freelancers (official partner agencies and freelancers)

Requirements : 
Good knowledge of HTM, CSS and JavaScript. Knowledge of jQuery and responsive design.


The course is online 
The course is led by a PrestaShop expert, approved by PrestaShop.


The course is online with a PowerPoint presentation.
Plenty of time has been allowed for questions and answers, so that all participants have a perfect understanding of the functions they will be using in their day-to-day work.


1 day, of 7 hours: 9am–6pm with a 1 hour lunch break.


1. Introduction - introduces PrestaShop 1.7, new architecture implementation and
coding standards:
  • Introduction to new PrestaShop architecture and Symfony framework[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] 
  • Getting familiar with new features in the back office of PrestaShop 1.7 (controllers, forms, doctrine entities, routing)
  • Coding with PSR standards and best practices in mind

2. Development - covers new features that are available for PrestaShop module developers. From simple module creation to extending back office pages:
  • Setting up Composer for module development
  • Learning how to configure module autoloader and it's service definition
  • Discovering Symfony components in module development[9] 
  • Customizing back office forms from modules using new hooks[10] [11] 
  • Extending back office pages from modules using Twig

3. Advanced development
  • Going further with dependency injection and service definition when developing modules
  • Developing modules using Symfony controllers (feature is expected to be released in PrestaShop 1.7.5[12] )
  • Introducing Doctrine and QueryBuilder
  • Creating Symfony commands from modules
  • Testing module using PHPUnit

4. Contributing - covers contribution guide, that includes forking PrestaShop,
making changes to it and submitting a Pull request
  • Contributing to PrestaShop using Github

Frequently bought together

Add "Development in PrestaShop 1.7 using Symfony framework" to your cart along with:

  • TRAINING AIMS - Be able to extend core PrestaShop functionalities. - Learn how to develop modules for the shop’s front office. - Learn how to modify a theme.

  • Set up the official Facebook Pixel module to reach new potential customers and easily analyze the activity and performance of your shop! With the Pixel, create and export your product catalog in the Facebook Business Manager platform to manage your campaign and sell products through your Facebook Page or Instagram feed.



What your customers will like


Legal compliance

GDPR compliance

This module is compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulation


About PrestaShop Trainings

PrestaShop Training

With PrestaShop Training, let official PrestaShop trainers show you how to make your store a success! Our trainings are designed for everyone (merchants, developers, and integration specialists of all levels), and you're guaranteed to gain real expertise about PrestaShop and e-commerce, with quality content that is always up to date. Get help developing the skills you need to create a profitable e-commerce site!

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  • Compatibility v1.7

  • Available in ES, EN, IT

Any questions about the schedule or management? Contact our team