Contributing to the PrestaShop documentation

Just like PrestaShop itself, this documentation site (and its content) is open to everyone for suggestions, ideas and modifications!

All you need is to have your user-account validated by the administrators, and to follow the guidelines.

Who we need

Do you feel up for it? Contact us!

The documentation website is actually a wiki. Therefore, anyone with an account can edit it at will. The catch is that you have to have an account, obviously. Not everyone can have one with edit rights: we like to know who edits!

There is currently not automatic way to create an account on the documentation site, it has to be done manually. Therefore, you must contact the documentation team first:

Once you receive our confirmation e-mail, you can get to editing!


Our priority is to fully document the current stable version of PrestaShop. That means v1.4 for now, but comes v1.5, all the content from the 1.4 will be copied to a new folder, and will have to be updated. That will mean more proofreading, and more screen-captures to make. Yay!

Within that big priority are smaller priorities, namely:


Wiki tool

This website is powered by Confluence, which is an excellent wiki software from Atlassian – which, incidentally, also edits Jira, the software behind PrestaShop's Forge.

It is therefore highly advisable to get better acquainted with it's User Guide before editing a page or submitting anything for review, especially its wiki syntax (even though you can use a WYSIWYG editor by default) and how pages and sub-pages are handled. Do not hesitate to search the Confluence documentation for specific keywords.

File attachments (inline images)

In order to be used easily on any page of the wiki, files should not be attached to the page they're used in, but to one of the subpages of the _InclusionLibrary, which is a hidden page where store files in a clear way. There are a handful of subpages available: