Intro To Shopware

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Magento vs Shopware

Head-to-head platform review Web Solution NYC has, for over a decade, built and maintained Magento sites – both M1 and M2. As the first US-based Shopware Premier Partner, we’ve dug in to see which platform is best for our clients. The answer – like many things in life – is not straightforward. That said, we can help you main the best decision for your business. Shopware 6 Magento 2 Open Source Option Yes Yes Paid Version Yes Yes License Fee Structure Three Tiers, Flat Fee Based on booked revenue WSYWYG Editor Available at all levels Only available in paid versions Name Recognition In the US, relatively unknown. Large installed base in Germany and Europe. Huge name recognition. Multi-site Support Yes Yes Google & Bing Product Feed Yes, out of the box. No, requires extension Sell Through Amazon Yes, out of the box. Yes, out of the box. Sale count toward license level. Performance Average Response Time: 197 ms95% Response Time: 384 ms Average Response Time: 364 ms95% Response Time: 1087 ms Admin Interface Quick, Vue.JS based Slow, especially with large

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Intro To Shopware

What is Shopware By Ben Marks

What is Shopware People ask me, What is Shopware? Well, Shopware is an open commerce platform, and it’s effectively a turnkey solution that provides kind of the ease of a SaaS platform, but with enterprise extensibility and functionality right out of the box. So you can be a merchant of any size and rely that Shopware is going to allow you to deliver you know, what it is that your customers need, and that includes custom functionality, customizing whatever the platform delivers out of the box or integrations with some of our major partners, you know, TaxJar, PayPal, et cetera. Freedom To Grow And the most important thing about Shopware is that it really, it delivers your freedom to grow, right.  Because if you’re in this business and you’re doing it right, you know, even if everything that you’re doing stays the same, that market continues to change around your customer, expectations change and your platform has to be able to adapt and at Shopware we’re really fond of saying that the best way to be future proof is to

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Shopware Merchant Deep Dive

Shopware: Shopping Experiences & Merchandising

Shopware is all about creating beautiful shopping experiences from the homepage to the category page to the product page.  Everything is editable and these do even by non-technical people.  On the homepage, we can decide to swap out any image we like with just a few clicks. Go to shopping experiences. Find our homepage.  Shopware is all about creating beautiful shopping experiences from the homepage to the category page to the product page. And through the what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) editor, we find a block that we want to swap out. Simple updating the image of our beach towel with melons. We have a couple of options here. We can either choose the kinds of display modes that we want to use. This might change the layout. We can set the minimum height and we can add a URL. Save it.  And our homepage, it’ll easily be updated. But not just for the homepage. Also, categories can be edited.

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Shopware Migration & Data

Shopware: Data Migration Tools & Best Practices

In every project, this is a crucial phase of the project where we migrate from the old platform, whatever that might be to our new platform, and we quickly want to go through a couple of pointers and topics that  we want to keep in mind when doing this and how to actually do that in Shopware 6. CSV Import Tool So, what we’ll be talking about is the different options for adding entities or data – such as products, customers to Shopware. We have a couple of flavors there. And then we’ll talk about some of the recommendations we have from the field – from other agencies that have already done this before, from other merchants that have gone through that migration, that we can share with you, to make sure that the migration is as easy as it can possibly be. The first way of importing data is CSV imports, I think this is the most basic way of importing and something that should be familiar to most of you, it’s CSV file that we can generate from

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Shopware Merchant Deep Dive

Shopware: Edit Category and Landing Pages

Basic Category Editing We have standard categories with a simple product listing that you might recognize from any platform. Shopware also allows to create beautiful landing pages. For example, for Summer Barbecue, where we have rich media, where we have some sub-pages. Where we can link to subcategories, and even products directly, for example, like here. In the backend, we can take a look what it looks like. Click ‘Categories’ And then navigate through the tree. to ‘Summer Barbecue’. From the category itself, we see can upload different media and edit to different sales channels. We can add various products to this, and we can go in and actually change the layout. Here you can choose different landing page designs. Or, we can directly go into the editor. As you see, the page looks exactly the same as on the front end. We can change our blocks. For example, uploading different images. Change copy directly.

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Intro To Shopware

Shopware: Merchants Have Freedom To Grow

Tools To Grow So one of the things that I think is really important to all of us at Shopware is that merchants are free, they have the freedom to grow because we expect – if we do our job well and the merchants do their job well and our partners do really well in our ecosystem that our merchants are going to be really successful. So they’re going to have… they’re going to face the challenges of success in addition to the challenges of the evolving – the ever evolving marketplace. Tools To Be Unique And our approach to that is to recognize that every merchant is a unique story, right. And so when you go from one merchant to another, they really should feel like to two different experiences. I mean, one of the challenges that I’ve always had when I think about a SaaS solution is like, if you are merchant A and merchant B are selling the same things and they’re on a SaaS platform, like how meaningfully different can those two experiences be? And so

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Shopware Migration & Data

Shopware: Platform Migration Tools & Tips

So we asked our partners, we asked some of our merchants that we worked with before on some of the things that they want, they kept in mind during their migration. And I think we got some, some very fairly solid advice here. Only Bring Over What’s Needed Migrate only what is absolutely needed. Time and time again, we see that start with the idea that they want to migrate everything that is in the old system. Anything from products, to orders to customers, and orders from 10 years back. And often we find that is not really necessary. It might be OK to just migrate the current customers. The customers that are still active orders of the last six months or that are eligible for returns, for example. And again, also with the catalog, there might be a lot of collections from previous years so that aren’t even being sold anymore. So it’s is good to be picky when migrating  your data. Migrate data early and often Migrate data early and often. We generally recommend to set up Shopware

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Shopware: In-Depth B2B

Introduction I am Melanie key account manager at Shopware with a background with 10 years experience working for a B2B industrial company. Let us handle the question today. How does Shopware 6 support and inspire online business for the B2B shop owner and also for the customer who purchases in the Shopware B2B shops? So jumping directly into our admin panel of Shopware. Generally, we’ve prepared having a standard Shopware for the whole community to one an online shop based on configuring and filling in fields within the admin panel. So you can configure products, create CMS pages, decide on promotions within this admin panel without needing HTML knowledge or other developer knowledge. So, customers who are just starting their business can run an online shop. But there are also companies out there that work with big ERP systems, PIM systems, and CRM systems so that they’re integrated with Shopware so that they don’t need to create and configure the products manually. They just get the data from the ERP system or the image data from the PIM system. Technology

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Shopware Merchant Deep Dive

Shopware: Product Admin Overview

Basic Administration Product placement in Shopware is powerful, yet easy to do. Let’s take a look at one of the products. Go to ‘Summer Barbecue’ and to the Smoking Board Cedar Wood product. Let’s open that up in it’s own product page, see here. A basic product with some content, some properties, a price in dollars and an ability to add to the shopping cart along with some images. Let’s go into the admin area and find this product to edit. In the product grid, we can search for a product. We’ll bring it up. Where we should see the same information. We have the title. We have a product number or SKU. And the manufacture along with the description. Prices can be added. Along with currency-dependent prices, if you want to set a specific price for the currency. And Advanced Pricing. This is based on all rules. Next, we have deliverability. This includes the stock, the available stock and clearance tools that we might want to run. We also have information like the delivery time or the time it

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Intro To Shopware

Shopware: Flexibility Built Into The Platform via Technology

API First, Customer First Underneath…one of the ways that we try to enable these stories is by being API first, because that allows merchants and their agencies to build the kinds of experiences that the customers need, whether that’s PWA (progressive web apps) just some form of headless front end, whatever strategy they want to tell their story, we enable that with our platform. I would assume that that’s pretty important in your world, that you will have that kind of flexibility to work with your partners and see what they need. Absolutely, it’s a great point in the history of Web Solutions. Every client’s unique, every business is unique. We’ve always been working with our clients and as you mentioned, every client’s unique, every business is unique. They might both be selling the same products, but they’ve got different unique selling points of their customer base and they need the control. So as an agency, you know, we’ve been asked to look into all different types of software in the past because we build the relationship with the client

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