Need advice on server settings for hosting Prestashop

timesurfer

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Hi,

I need advice on server for hosting several (about 20) Prestashop online stores.
For this, I've got a Centos 7 64 bit with 30 cPanel accounts, WHM, and root access.

The advice I would like to receive is NOT about processor, RAM, disk, etc.
But instead is for how to configure Apache, PHP, etc.

I've got it set up and running, and have installed about 8 Prestashop installations until this moment, but haven't got them configured yet.
But, I tried to install a new language in one of them, and the website hangs and becomes irresponsive, while I can access all the others Prestashop's just fine.

I know I must take a look at the logs, etc.
But before I dive into it, I would like to hear advice from someone who has been using Prestashop.
Anybody?..
 

bejbi

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This is very big question - it is unable to answer in couple of words.

There is many mysql changes they could be done in my.cnf and many in Apache conf.

As a very first start - you can change apache handler to lsapi (in my opinion works better than fpm)
 

cPanelLauren

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I use LSAPI as well and like it quite a bit for my sites, though I can't say I use PrestaShop. Like most software and CMS's the error logs and PHP error logs are going to give you the best advice. There are also a ton of sites which offer PrestaShop specific optimization information which would be useful to you as well, a quick google search of Presta Shop Optimization would work.
 

timesurfer

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Apr 16, 2019
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I use LSAPI as well and like it quite a bit for my sites, though I can't say I use PrestaShop. Like most software and CMS's the error logs and PHP error logs are going to give you the best advice. There are also a ton of sites which offer PrestaShop specific optimization information which would be useful to you as well, a quick google search of Presta Shop Optimization would work.
Thank you!