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Basic Shop Settings in Shopware 5

Updated 22 November 2022


Shopware is a leading Germany-based ecommerce platform. To date, Shopware has received more than 80 thousand users and it is a wondrous open-source commerce solution in the DASH region and surrounding territories.

In this blog article, you will learn about the basic settings of Shopware 5. You can create multiple shops and can set the default category, locale, currency, and more.

The shop settings are a central setting in Shopware 5. All basic functionalities come together here, and because of that, the shop setting is very important.

Shop Settings

With this, you can learn “Basic shop setting in Shopware 5”.

To create new shops or to do any changes in the shop you have to navigate Configuration >> Basic settings >> Shop settings >> Shops.

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All your shops will be visible here and you can configure them on the right side after a click on the desired shop as seen in the below image.

basic shop setting in Shopware 5

There you can edit the following details:

  • Main Shop (Language shops only): You can map your created language shop to a current main shop or sub shop.
  • Name: In this, you can enter the shop name
  • Title: This defines the title of your shop, which is used in the front end as a title tag. 
  • Position: In this, you can define the position of the shop which will matter in the language dropdown in the front. 
basic shop setting in Shopware 5
  • Virtual URL: If you would like, you can enter a virtual URL.
  • Currency: In this, you can select the main currency that will be available in your language shop. In this case, “Euro” is selected for a new German shop.
  • Localization: Here you can see multiple localization options available. In this, you can select your shop locale.
  • Category: In this, you can choose the category previously created as the root category for your main shop. This is necessary because categories cannot be translated.
  • Customer group: Select the default customer group for your shop.
basic shop setting in Shopware 5


That’s all about the basic shop settings in Shopware 5 for any query and issue related to Shopware please create a support ticket.

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