How to Create and Set Permissions to PrestaShop Logins

The editing and updating of your Prestashop website can be assigned to your trusted employees. Separate logins can be created, and different permissions can be set for each. This article demonstrates:  

Note: Only with an Administrator permission can make these changes.

Creating Another PrestaShop Logins

Follow the steps below on how to create another username and password for another employee to manage your website:  

Step 1. Access your PrestaShop admin page. Use the same admin URL set up during PrestaShop installation.  

Tip: Go to your PrestaShop website directory and look for the admin folder. This could have been renamed with another name during installation. If the folder has a name of admin123 for example, the admin URL of your website is http://yourdomain.com/admin123 (replace yourdomain.com with your website’s domain or subdomain).

Step 2. Log in to the PrestaShop admin page with its associated email address and password.  

PrestaShop Login Page

Step 3. Click the avatar of your profile on the upper right side of the page.   

Step 4. Click Your Profile

PrestaShop Your Profile Button

Step 5. Click Employees. 

Employees Tab in Prestashop Profile

Step 6. Click Add new employee 

Add New Employee Button in Prestashop

Step 7. Enter all details asked. Take note of the Email address and password entered herein to provide them to the employee.  

Step 8. Click Save.  

Save New Employee Details Button

The page redirects you to the Employees list and it displays the new employee created. This page also displays Successful creation message.  

Employee List in Prestashop

Creating Another Permission Profile 

Organize each employee with their own permission profile. Follow the steps below on how to add one.  

Step 1. Access your PrestaShop admin page. Use the same admin URL set up during PrestaShop installation.  

Tip: Go to your PrestaShop website directory and look for the admin folder. This could have been renamed with another name during installation. If the folder has a name of admin123 for example, the admin URL of your website is http://yourdomain.com/admin123 (replace yourdomain.com with your website’s domain or subdomain).

Step 2. Log in to the PrestaShop admin page with its associated email address and password.  

PrestaShop Login Page

Step 3. Click the avatar of your profile on the upper right side of the page.   

Step 4. Click Your Profile.   

PrestaShop Your Profile Button

Step 5. Click Profiles then Add new profile 

Add New Profile Button in Profiles Tab

Step 6. Enter the profile name in the box provided.  

Step 7. Click Save. 

Enter Permission Name and Save Button

The page redirects you to the Profiles list and it displays the new employee created. This page also displays Successful creation message. 

Profiles List in Prestashop

Renaming a Permission Profile  

Follow the steps below on how to rename permission profiles: 

Step 1. Access your PrestaShop admin page. Use the same admin URL set up during PrestaShop installation.  

Tip: Go to your PrestaShop website directory and look for the admin folder. This could have been renamed with another name during installation. If the folder has a name of admin123 for example, the admin URL of your website is http://yourdomain.com/admin123 (replace yourdomain.com with your website’s domain or subdomain).

Step 2. Log in to the PrestaShop admin page with its associated email address and password.  

PrestaShop Login Page

Step 3. Click the avatar of your profile on the upper right side of the page.   

Step 4. Click Your Profile

PrestaShop Your Profile Button

Step 5. Click Profiles. 

Step 6. Click the corresponding pen button of the profile to be renamed.  

Rename Profile in Prestashop

Step 7. Clear out the box and enter the new name for the permission profile.

Enter New Profile Name in Prestashop

Step 8. Click Save to save the changes.  

The next page displays a Successful update message. The updated profile name also shows on the list.  

Setting Permissions in Each Profile 

Follow the steps below on how to set and modify permissions on each profile.  

Note: Administrator permissions cannot be modified.

Step 1. Access your PrestaShop admin page. Use the same admin URL set up during PrestaShop installation.  

Tip: Go to your PrestaShop website directory and look for the admin folder. This could have been renamed with another name during installation. If the folder has a name of admin123 for example, the admin URL of your website is http://yourdomain.com/admin123 (replace yourdomain.com with your website’s domain or subdomain).

Step 2. Log in to the PrestaShop admin page with its associated email address and password.  

PrestaShop Login Page

Step 3. Click the avatar of your profile on the upper right side of the page.   

Step 4. Click Your Profile.

PrestaShop Your Profile Button

Step 5. Click Permissions.  

Permissions Tab in PrestaShop

Step 6. Select the profile to be modified.  

Select Profile to be Modified

Step 7. Tick the boxes provided for each permission that you want to allow on the profile.  

Permission Checkboxes in PrestaShop

An Update successful message appears on the right every time changes are made on this page as shown in the screenshot below.  

Update Successful on Permissions of Prestashop Profile

Feel free to contact our Singapore or Australia Support Team if you have further questions. 

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