Shopware is a German innovative online shopping-cart-system by Shopware AG (Is one of the most successful manufacturers of shopping cart software and convinces with a multiple award-winning products, comprehensive service, customized shop solutions and customer proximity) which is on the market from the year 2000 , licensed under AGPL3 in August 2012. This platform is suitable to develop user-friendly and efficient online shops.
Shopware currently has more than 15,000 customers and 1200 partners. Aside from contributing to the 2,000 plugins already in the Community Store, every day invaluable Community lends their talent to the betterment of Shopware open source product. Shopware is a powerful system with a wide range of available features that you can make the most out of this diversity.
How to install Shopware
This section discusses how to install the Shopware software to setup your shop online.
Download latest version of Shopware from official website, refer the path below. Extract the package of the Shopware in to the root directory and go to browser.
Running the Setup Wizard
The setup wizard is a multi-page interface that enables the user to go back and forward one page at a time. You cannot skip pages in-between, and you must fill-up all required information on each page before proceed to the next page.
If errors occurs at any step, you can run the installer again or you can return to the previous page to fix errors on that page.
Access the website folder like http://Host-or-IP>/path-to-Shopware-root/, you will see the set up screen like below and follow the steps.
Step 1 : Initial page
Step 2 : Check system requirements
To install the software you have to meet the system requirement specified by Shopware. The installer will automatically check your system configuration to determine if it meets all of Shopware’s requirements and recommendations.
Step 3 : Accept license agreement
Step 4 : Database setup
Step 5 : Database import
Step 6 : Choose Shopware’s license
Step 7 : Shop configuration
At this step you will finished the installation process and you can access the frontend or the backend and start using your shop. If opening the backend for the first time, the First Run Wizard will appear to guide you through the first configuration steps.