PrestaShop 1.6 and over: How to clear Smarty cache

Clear the cache in Prestashop admininistrator panel
  1. Log into the Prestashop admin panel
  2. Navigate towards "Advanced Parameters" and then into "Performance".
  3. Set Force compile to the"Yes" option, you'll also need to disable the "Cache"
  4. Save Changes
  5. Refresh your store page from the front-office.


How to clear the cache manually

  1. In order to clear the cache manually, you will need access to the installation of your Prestashop directory and delete the content of the headers as shown as shown:
    • cache/smarty/compile

    • cache/smarty/cache

    • img/tmp

  2. Delete every file in that folder, just keep index.php
  3. Refresh the web-page in your browser and have a look at the changes. 
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