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How to Create New Documents in Shopware 6

Updated 24 November 2022


In this article, you are going to learn “How to Create New Documents in Shopware 6. You can configure the templates for the documents generated by Shopware, such as the invoice and the delivery note. You have the possibility to integrate your company logo and enter bank details.

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In this article, you will see how to do this!

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Why need documents in Shopware 6?

By default, Shopware already provides global templates for delivery notes, invoices, credit notes, and cancellation invoices. But you can also create your own templates, which you assign to an individual or multiple sales channels and which then overwrite the global template.

Creating New Documents

To add Documents follow the below steps –You have to go to Settings > Shop > Documents.


Shopware already provides global templates for delivery notes, invoices, credit notes and cancellation invoices. To edit them, you can open the context menu by clicking on the button with the three dots (…) and then open the configuration of the template by clicking on the Edit button.

In the context menu, you can also delete a template.


Add document

To create click on the Add document button.

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In the settings, you specify, among other things, the file name of the PDF files to generate, the general styling of the document, and specify which order information should display.

Technical name: Here you enter the name of the template, this is visible e.g. in the template overview.

Company logo: Add your company logo to the document. The logo integrates at the top of the document as standard.

Filename prefix: The value present here will be visible before the document number when generating a PDF document.

Filename suffix: The value present here is visible behind the document number when generating a PDF document.

Page orientation: This is where you determine whether the document should create as a portrait (portrait format) or landscape (landscape format).

Page format: Select the document size here, this is to A4 by default.

The Display header: Enable this option to display the header in the document.

Display footer: Enable this option to display the footer in the document.

Display page count: Determine whether the page number should print at the bottom of the document.

The Display line items: This enables you to display the entire range of ordered items.

Display line item positions: Inserts a column for numbering in the product area of the document.

Display prices: If this option is active, VAT, product unit price, and total product price will display.

Items per page: Use this to configure after which number of positions in the document the page break should occur.

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Company settings

Display company address: Activate the display of the company address in the address field above the customer address.

Company address: Enter the address that is to integrate above the customer address if necessary.

Company name: Display at the bottom of the document, above the tax information.

The Company e-mail address: To include at the top right of the letterhead.

Company URL: Also display at the top of the letterhead.

Company tax number: Is inserted at the bottom left of the tax information.

Tax office: Here you can enter the responsible tax office.

Company VAT ID: Is displayed together with the tax number in the tax information.

Bank name: Is included in the second column Bank details are below.

IBAN: Is displayed below the bank name.

BIC: Is additionally inserted in the bank information

Place of jurisdiction: The third column shows further legal information, such as the place of jurisdiction.

Place of fulfilment: In addition to the place of jurisdiction, the place of fulfilment is also displayed here.

Executive director: The fourth column shows the executive director(s).

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Document type: This determines which documents this template is used (delivery note, invoice, credit note, or cancellation invoice).

Sales Channel: Determine for which sales channels the template should be used, multiple selections are possible.

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Need help?

We hope you now understand how to create documents in Shopware 6. For any query in Shopware, you can send us an email at [email protected]. Please let me know if you want to discuss your Shopware project, you can ping us anytime at our skype:

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