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PrestaShop Security Checklist

Every day hundreds of PrestaShop store websites get compromised because of malware infections. One of the prominent reason behind PrestaShop hacks is poor coding practices.

PrestaShop’s security is a cumbersome process, especially as it involves a lot of sharing of personal data like name, credit card details etc. Our PrestaShop security checklist contains easy to implement steps for beginners and experts alike. Following this PrestaShop secure coding checklist will help you to protect your website from hackers and make your website stand out and shine.


Here are some quick tips that you can follow while developing a PrestaShop website.

✅ The integrity of configuration files, libraries, executables, and interpreted code should be verified by the usage of checksums or hashes.
✅ Shared variables and resources must be secured from improper concurrent access.

✅ User-supplied data should not be passed to any dynamic execution function.

✅ Any third party code, secondary applications or libraries that are used must be properly reviewed in order to determine their business necessity and confirm its safe functionality, in order to avoid any new vulnerabilities.

For more tailored security practices for PrestaShop please download our checklist & don’t forget to share it with your friends if you like it.

Prestashop security checklist

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