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In order to give you as much support as possible when switching to Shopware, we have prepared a dictionary Magento <-> Shopware. Here you will find the most important differences in the user interface and paradigms as well as a list of the most important Magento terms translated into the Shopware world.

 

Differences in the user interface

In the following we will first list the Magento modules, which are located at the top of the screen in Magento 1.x. In Magento 2.x they are on the left side of the screen. The Shopware modules are located on the left side of the screen, unlike in Magento 1.x. Each module can be opened by mouse-over and thus opens the other sub-items.
 

Dashboard

Also in Shopware you will find the dashboard on the top left side. As in Magento, some statistics like sales or orders of the last 30 days are shown here.
 

Sales

Sales in Magento, orders, invoices, as well as credit notes and deliveries are listed in different sub-items.  You generally find these points in Shopware 6 under the point Orders. An overview of all orders can be found here, and within the order you can access information such as the invoices, or the payment and delivery status.
All necessary information is centrally bundled within the respective order.

Another point that is configured under Sales are the general terms and conditions. You can configure these individually in Shopware by using the Shopping Experiences. Subsequently, you can assign them to the sales channels under Settings->Basic information.

in Magento you can find the menu item Taxes under the menu item Sales, where you can configure the tax rules and set up the tax rates. The configuration of taxes in Shopware does not take place within the customer orders. This is a shop setting in Shopware, which you can find under Settings->Shop->Taxes.

Catalogues

The functions from catalogs can be found very similarly in Shopware under the menu item Catalogues. There you will find the products, categories, attributes (properties) and customer reviews (ratings).

But some things also work a little differently. When creating a new product in Magento, it is necessary to specify an attribute set as well as to select to which product type a product belongs. Such a "hard" separation of products, which are divided into product types, does not exist in Shopware 6. It is not necessary to assign an attribute set either.

   

Furthermore, the product configurations in Magento are listed in submenus on the left side. In Shopware you will find a summary of the most important settings on the product configuration page. Only some more complex settings are located in separate tabs. For example, the Advanced prices, for assigning properties, for generating variants and the cross-selling (cross-selling and up-selling) are in a separate tab.
Individualisation options, which are available in Magento under the item Customer Options, are possible in Shopware with the plug-in Custom Products

All essential settings for the categories can be found, as with Magento, in the sub-item Catalogues->Categories.

You can find an equivalent to the attributes in Shopware under the sub-item Properties. These do not have 100% the same meaning in Shopware as in Magento. In Shopware, attributes serve to provide products with filterable information. In addition, the generation of variants takes place in Shopware based on the properties. In Magento, attributes are only used with the setting "Use to create configurable product".

Unlike in Magento, the variants in Shopware are not independent products. In Shopware 6, you first create a normal product which will serve as a variant template. In this product you then generate the individual variants with the help of the properties, which then inherit the configurations from the main product. Variants are therefore not independent products but are always dependent on their main product. 

In the Magento Administration you will find a list of all SEO URLs under Catalogues->URL Rephrasing Administration, which you can edit and adapt individually. In Shopware you can configure the URL of individual articles in the article configuration under the item SEO. The general structure of the SEO URLs can be configured under Settings->Shop->SEO. Here you can create a general URL template that will be used to create the SEO URLs automatically. 

Just like in Magento you can find the customer reviews in the area Catalogues->Reviews. Here the product reviews of the customers are listed. From here you can check, share and comment on them.

The tags in Shopware are used in Shopware 6 Admin as a tool to mark products and other entities such as customers or orders and thus to differentiate and group them even better.

You can find the sitemap settings in Shopware under Settings->Shop->Sitemap.

Customers

All information about customers can be found in the menu item Customers. There you will find all information about the customers, their addresses and orders. Magento differs from Shopware by providing you with information on whether a user is registered for the newsletter. In Shopware, this is shown separately in a separate overview under Marketing->Newsletter Recipients.
 

Promotions

Promotions can be found in Shopware under the name discounts and promotions. You can find the menu item under Marketing->Promotions. You can create discounts and other marketing actions there and bind them to very detailed conditions from the Rule Builder. The Rule builder is a powerful tool with which you can access all elements of the shop and create conditions from them. You can find out exactly what possibilities you have with this tool here

 

Newsletter

With Shopware 6 we have decided to avoid a separate newsletter module and leave this to our plug-in manufacturers, as there are already some powerful Newlsetter systems available. You can find these in our Shopware Plug-in Store. Shopware manages the newsletter recipients in a separate list under Marketing->Newsletter recipients.

 

CMS

In the CMS area, shop pages can be created and configured in Magento. In Magento these are divided into pages, static pages, widgets and surveys. In Shopware you will find these types of shop pages in the so-called Shopping Experiences. You can find these in Shopware Admin under Content-> Shopping Experiences. There you can create content pages like landing pages, shop pages and category layouts and manage them centrally. 
A comprehensive but easy to use WYSIWYG editor is available for this purpose, which allows you to easily create shop pages. 
Further information on how to use the experience worlds and create shop pages can be found here.

 

System

Under this heading, all system configurations of Magento can be found in several submenus.
You can find a similar menu item in Shopware under Settings. This is most similar to the menu item System->Configuration from Magento. With a few exceptions, you will find all system relevant configurations in Shopware there.
There they are divided into the two submenus Shop and System. On the one hand, there are the settings that affect the shop, such as settings for shipping methods, payment methods or taxes and currencies. On the other hand the system settings, like user rights settings, plugins or the internal logging.

In Magento you will find the menu item My Account under System, which contains the settings for your Admin Account. In Shopware you can find these profile settings by clicking on your name in the left bar at the bottom.
 
The import/export module from this menu can be found in Shopware under Settings->Shop. Here you can import and export almost all data of the shop using CSV files.

The configuration of new and existing stores takes place in Magento under System->Manage Stores. In Shopware the stores are called sales channels. They are configured directly in the left bar below the menu items. 

The sales channels are the gateway from your administration to the storefront. Here you can create a separate sales channel for each channel through which you want to distribute your products. The names of the sales channels can then be configured.


There are three ways to create a new sales channel. 
Storefront: This is the normal sales channel that can be accessed through a URL and where you can offer your items. Each subshop is a separate storefront sales channel. 
Product comparison: This channel is used to export products to price portals or to connect marketplaces. 
Headless: This channel only provides the API interface. For example, a merchandise management system can be connected via this interface. 
 

Keywords

 

Topic

Magento term

Shopware equivalent

Remark

Concepts

Configurable products

Variants

Generated under Products>Generate Variants. You get a container product, which cannot be ordered by itself, but contains all variants with different configurations

Concepts

Attribute

Properties / Custom fields

In SW6 this is divided into 2 different things. Custom fields that add additional information to the product and properties that are used for variants and filtering

Concepts

Attribute Sets

Custom sets

Collects custom fields in logical groups

Concepts

Product > Custom options

Custom fields

Free text fields to provide products and other areas with your own information.

Concepts

Product > Tier pricing

Advanced prices

Can be implemented using the rule builder and the advanced prices.

Concepts

Product > Group Price

Advanced prices

Can be implemented using the rule builder and the advanced prices.

Concepts

Product > URL key

SEO Url Templates

With the SEO Url templates you define the structure for the SEO URL of the product detail pages and category pages.

Concept

Product > Websites

Sales channel

The sales channels can be selected under Products>
Assignment.

Concepts

Product > Visibility

Advanced assignment

You can see how a product is visible under Products>
Assignment.>
Advanced assignment options.

Concepts

Category tree

Categories

Concepts

Category>DisplayMode

Layout assignment

Whether products, a static block, or both should be included is determined by the layout assignment in the category assignment.

Concepts

CMS Block

Shopping Experiences

With the help of the Shopping Experiences you can design the category pages as you wish.

Concepts

Static Block

Shopping Experiences

With the help of the Shopping Experiences you can design the category pages as you wish.

Concepts

CMS Pages

Shopping Experiences

With the help of the Shopping Experiences you can design the category pages as you wish.

Concepts

Layered navigation

Shopping Experiences

With the help of the Shopping Experiences you can design the category pages as you wish.

Concepts

Page Builder

Shopping Experiences

With the help of the Shopping Experiences you can design the category pages as you wish.

Concepts

Theme

Content>Themes

With the Theme Manager you can easily manage the themes.

Concepts

Theme Fallback

Content>Themes

In the Theme Manager it is possible to create duplicates of existing themes that inherit their settings.

Developers

Module

Module

Developers

Indexes

Indexes

To configure under Settings>System>Caches and Indexes

Developers

Extension

Plug-in

Developers

Core Code Pool

Shopware Platform

Developers

Community Code Pool

Plugins / Community Store

Plug-ins can be installed by using the Plugin Manager. Settings>System>Plugins

Developers

Local Code Pool

Plug-ins

Plug-ins can be installed by using the Plug-in Manager. Settings>System>Plugins;
All project-related changes should be made by plug-ins.

Developers

Library

Vendor/shopware/platform
custom/plugins

In the directory level

Developers

Magento core

Shopware platform

Settings

Store view
Store
Website

Sales channel with different languages and domains

Settings

Admin

Admin

Settings

Sales>Tax>Tax Zones & Rates (Magento 1.x)

Stores>Tax>Tax Zones (Magento 2.x)

Settings>Shop>Tax

Settings

Catalog>Attributes>Manage Attributes (Magento 1.x)

Store>Attributes>Product (Magento 2.x)

Settings>System>Custom fields

Settings

Catalog>Attributes>Manage Attribute Sets

Settings>System>Custom fields

Settings

Customers>Customer Groups

Settings>Shop>Customer groups

Settings

Scope

Sales Channel Configuration

Settings

Configuration>General options>Default Country

Set during installation

Settings

Configuration>General options>Allow Countries

Settings>Shop>Countries

Settings

Configuration>General options>Locale

Settings>Shop>Countries

Settings

Configuration>General options>Store Information

Settings>Shop>Basic information

Settings

Configuration>Stock>Backorders

Product>Availability>Sales

Settings

System>Index Management

Settings>System>Cache & Indexes

Settings

System>Import

Settings>Shop>Import/Export

Settings

System>Export

Settings>Shop>Import/Export

Settings

Configuration>Advanced>System>Currency

Settings>Shop>Currencies

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