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How to Clear Smarty Cache in PrestaShop?

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The changes you make on PrestaShop website are not often reflected on the live website because of the old cached information. To fix this issue you should clear the cache manually or through PrestaShop dashboard.

Login to your PrestaShop Admin Panel

Go to Advanced Parameters => Performance.

Select Force Compilation and disable cache and save changes.

Refresh your website in the browser to see the changes you made.

The PrestaShop cache can be cleared manually from the PrestaShop installation directory.

To clear the cache manually delete the content of below folders:

  • cache/smarty/compile
  • cache/smarty/cache
  • img/tmp

Delete everything except index.php file.

Refresh your website in the browser to see the changes you made.

If you are not able to clear the cache of your PrestaShop website, contact us our team will assist you to get this sorted.

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