change the store title on prestashop

How to Change the Store Title and Contact Details on PrestaShop

After installing the PrestaShop, you may want to change the store title and contact details on PrestaShop. If you are concerned about Search Engine Optimization then you must know about the importance of useful titles for SEO. If you are a beginner in SEO then don’t be afraid of all these things. We will show you all the things step by step.

Let’s see what we are going to learn from this article:

  • What is the title tag?
  • How to manage the shop title in PrestaShop.
  • How to change the title by the database.
  • How to remove the shop title.

What is the Title Tag

Every webpage has a title tag. You can see a picture that shows the title of this website. It is the name of every page that will show when you share the link on social media. Search engines always detect the title of the webpage and try to understand what about the pages so that Search engines can optimize the page perfectly.

This is why it is very important to put the proper title for the webpage so that search engine robots understand where they are and what are you selling. The title tag is an opportunity for the webpage to introduce the pages. There you see the green arrow direction which is the title of the site.

prestashop store title

There are some important things for you:

  • Every web page should have a unique title.
  • The title will represent the page so it must be relevant to the content of the webpage.
  • The title must contain the keyword but not too much.

Google didn’t mention any limit on the number of characters for the title. Google is too smart and will understand every word that you add to the title.

We hope that you understand the importance of title and now let’s manage the title of your store which is called the store name.

If you would like to know more about the title and other tags on PrestaShop then you can read the article:

How to Add Meta Tags in PrestaShop 1.7 Easily

How to Change the Store Title on PrestaShop

There is two way to manage the title on PrestaShop.

  1. From Back office / Admin Panel.
  2. From the database.

Manage / Change the store title on PrestaShop from the back office

This is the easiest way to manage/change the store title on PrestaShop from the back office. To manage store headers and contact information, follow the following process.

We will follow the simple process to change the title in PrestaShop.

  • First login to the back office.
  • Then go to the Configure
  • Click Shop Parameters > Contact
  • Now Click the Stores tab.

Now scroll down and you will see a window like this:

Change the Store Title on Prestashop

So there you will see the edit text field. There is a symbol * like this which is the required field. You must input the text on that field.

  • Shop Name: You have to insert the shop name in this section. This is the title of your store.
  • Shop email: This is also the required field. You have to provie the valid official email address here.
  • Registration Number: This is the company’s legal registration number which depends on your country’s legal system.
  • Shop address line 1 / Shop address line 2: This is the address of your store.
  • Zip/postal code: Postal code of the store.
  • City: The city where the store is located.
  • Country: The country of the store.
  • Phone: Phone number of the store.
  • Fax: Fax no of the store.

Fill this text field and then click Save. Now if you see the view page source, then you will get the title has been added.

contact html

How to Change the store title by the database

There is another way that you can change or delete the title of your PrestaShop store.

  • First, you have to Login to the hosting server.
  • Then go to the phpMyAdmin.
  • Click to the database file
  • Now find out the PS_CONFIGURATION paramter.
prestashop configuration
  • Now click the browse. Then you will see a new window.
  • Now find out the PS_SHOP_NAME
  • Then you can click the Edit.
  • Now you will see the new window to edit the title of the PrestaShop.
prestashop shop name change
  • Now put the name into the value field.
  • Then click Go.

If you want, you can get the value by the query. Just click the SQL. Now run the following codes.

SELECT * FROM ps_configuration WHERE name LIKE ‘PS_SHOP_NAME’

Then click the Go.

How to Remove the Shop Title

If you don’t want to show the title then you can do it. We are using the PrestaShop classic theme. If your theme is overridden then go to the theme folder,

public_html/theme/classic/templates/_partials folder, and then go to head.tpl file

remove title prestashop

In this file, you will see the hard-code title tags.

There you can see the <title>{block name=’head_seo_title’}{$page.meta.title}{/block}</title> tags. So remove them to completely remove the title.

As we mentioned, title tags are very important for the SEO of your store. So we suggest you not remove the title tags.

If you feel any issues to apply the above process, feel free to explore our PrestaShop Development Services.

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