StageWare® Installation Guide

In this article you will learn how to install StageWare in your shop. You will be ready to create your first test environments and backups within minutes!

1. Install and Activate the Plugin with the Plugin Manager

Like any other Shopware plugin, StageWare® can easily be installed with the Plugin Manager. Please make sure to active the plugin after installation.

The Shopware documentation for the Plugin Manager and how to install plugins can be found here: Plugin Manager

2. Basic Configuration

Carry ou the basic configuration in the plugin under "Configuration" > "Plugin Manager" > "Installed" > "StageWare®" (click on the pencil icon on the right side).

You can access explanations of the individual settings via the "Open Help" links, the blue question marks on the right side of your screen and in the StageWare® Documentation

Hosting Provider and Server Configurations

For some hosting providers and/or servers, additional configuration may be necessary. More information here.

To get the most out of StageWare, you can of course also use our optimized Shopware hosting. Contact us now and to get a special StageWare offer.

3. Create Database and Donfigure Profile

The profiles in StageWare® define how test environments and backups are created. Open the StageWare® Manager under “Configuration” > "StageWare® Manager" in your Shopware backend. Now click on the “PROFILES” tab and select the prifle “Staging 1”.

Now create a new database on your server and enter the database access data to the right next to “Database Settings”. If you need help creating a database, contact your hosting provider, your web development agency or technical service provider.

4. Next Steps

Great, you did it! Now you can use StageWare® to create a test environment and make a backup.