How to Add Manufacturer in PrestaShop 1.6.x

Step 1. Log into the PrestaShop admin.

Step 2. Go to Catalog->Manufacturers.

Step 3. Click Add New Manufacturer button on the top

Step 4. Fill out all of the required fields.Note the only required field here is the Manufacturer’s Name. Type the name of the manufacturer in the corresponding field

Step 5. Upload a logo image for the manufacturer from your computer.

Step 6. You can disable or enable the manufacturer, so that it will be visible or not on the frontend of your store.

Step 7. Click on the Save button to add the manufacturer.

For disable the manufacturer, click on the green “Yes”. Once disabled, a red “No” appears in its place: click to re-enable the manufacturer.

Now you should associate products to the manufacturer. For that go to the “Products” page and use each product’s “Associations” tab and select this manufacturer from the respective drop-down menu. (see Step10 in Add New Product). 

Click on a manufacturer’s name or logo on the frontend of your store, and get a list of all the products associated with it. It makes it possible for customers to view all the products of a certain manufacturer.