Shopware User Guide


Shopware is a powerful eCommerce platform that allows you to create and manage an online store. It’s known for its user-friendly interface and its wide range of features. Shopware is a great choice for businesses that want a powerful and easy-to-use eCommerce platform.

This user guide will help you get started with Shopware. It covers the basics of installing and configuring Shopware, as well as how to manage your store’s products, customers, orders, and more.


Before you can start using Shopware, you’ll need to have the following:

  • A web server (Apache, Nginx, or IIS)
  • A database (MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle)
  • PHP 7.2 or higher
  • Composer

Installing Shopware

Once you have the prerequisites installed, you can install Shopware using the following steps:

  1. Download the Shopware installation package from the Shopware website.
  2. Extract the package to a directory on your web server.
  3. Open a web browser and navigate to the directory where you extracted the Shopware files.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Configuring Shopware

Once Shopware is installed, you’ll need to configure it. This includes setting up your store’s name, logo, currency, and other settings. You can also configure your store’s payment methods, shipping methods, and taxes.

To configure Shopware, log in to the Shopware admin panel. The admin panel is located at admin/index.php.

Managing Products

Shopware makes it easy to add, edit, and delete products. You can also set product prices, inventory levels, and other details.

To manage products, go to Catalog > Products in the admin panel.

Managing Customers

Shopware makes it easy to add, edit, and delete customers. You can also set customer permissions and view their order history.

To manage customers, go to Customers > Manage Customers in the admin panel.

Managing Orders

Shopware makes it easy to view, track, and fulfill orders. You can also send order confirmations and emails to customers.

To manage orders, go to Sales > Orders in the admin panel.

Managing Reports

Shopware provides a variety of reports that can help you track your store’s performance. These reports include sales reports, customer reports, and inventory reports.

To view reports, go to Reports in the admin panel.

Extending Shopware

Shopware is a highly extensible platform. This means that you can add new features and functionality to your store by installing extensions. Extensions are available from the Shopware Marketplace and from third-party developers.

To install an extension, go to System > Extensions in the admin panel.

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Securing Shopware

Shopware is a secure platform, but it’s important to take steps to further secure your store. These steps include setting up a strong password, enabling two-factor authentication, and keeping your Shopware software up to date.

For more information on securing Shopware, please see the Shopware Security Guide.

Getting Help

If you need help with Shopware, there are a number of resources available to you. These resources include the Shopware documentation, the Shopware forums, and the Shopware support team.

For more information on getting help with Shopware, please see the Shopware Help Center.


This user guide has provided you with a basic overview of Shopware. For more information, please see the Shopware documentation.