Roadmap

With openness as one of our core values, we will always provide you with a transparent overview of our product development. The Shopware Roadmap shows you what we are working on, what we want to tackle next, and what visions we have for the future.

Milestones Shopware 6

Developer Preview
now available!

Shopware 6 is available on GitHub:

Developer focus, ecosystem & plugin development

Enterprise early access:

Detailed planning & implementation of projects

Shopware 6.0
Early Access
Early Access
  • Merchants can use Shopware 6 and give us feedback for further improvements. In the form of monthly releases we react to the feedback and provide further functionality.
~ July 2019

Shopware download:

Launch of download package with installation

Public demo:

Official Shopware demo becomes available

Personal demo:

Interested parties can create demo shops on the Shopware infrastructure (on request)

Shopware updates:

Shorter update intervals (Shopware installations can be updated using auto-update from the admin)

Shopware editions:

Community Edition, Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition

Shopware 6.1
~ December 2019

Introduction of regular update cycles:

Regular update cycles start with Shopware 6.1 (patch update every 6-8 weeks)

Shopware editions:

Feature scope from the roadmap available (Community, Professional, Enterprise)

Shopware 6 Community / Developer Edition
Installer / Updater / Auto-Updater
Installer / Updater / Auto-Updater
  • Easy to use installation and update wizards for Shopware 6
Onboarding Wizard
Onboarding Wizard
  • Onboarding wizard for Shopware 6
Import / Export
Import / Export
  • Import and export products, orders, customers and many other entities in custom file formats
Promotions
Promotions
  • Boost your sales with promotions such as "Buy 3, Pay 2" or "10% discount on the cheapest pair of trousers"
Themes
Themes
  • Customize your shop with themes to suit your needs
Forms
Forms
  • Create custom forms so that customers are able to contact you
Rule based surcharges
Rule based surcharges
  • Define surcharges of any kind with Shopware's flexibel rule engine
Cron management
Cron management
  • Manage recurring tasks such as sending birthday mails or clearing the cache
Reviews
Reviews
  • Allow customers to create reviews for products
ACL
ACL
  • Set up restrictions for your employees so that each employee can only perform certain tasks
Product feeds
Product feeds
  • Export products to price comparison portals such as google or idealo
Cross-Selling
Cross-Selling
  • Define similar and accessory products which are shown on the product detail page
Create orders from the admin
Create orders from the admin
  • Easily create orders from within the administration - for example for telephone order acceptance
Affiliate program
Affiliate program
  • Track affiliate links from other platforms
Product Bundles
Product Bundles
  • Create bundles of products and sell those as separate products
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Shopware 6 Professional Edition
Custom Products
Custom Products
  • Offer your customers a variety of design options for your products - from colors through text to image uploads
Additional Sales Channel
Additional Sales Channel
  • Integrate additional sales channel such as Facebook or Instagram to reach even more customers
Experience worlds: Additional content and functionalities
Experience worlds: Additional content and functionalities
  • Create even more pleasing layouts with additional content types and functionalities
Smart Reports
Smart Reports
  • Use Shopware's intelligent report to keep track of conversion rates, orders and registrations at all times
Dataset manager
Dataset manager
  • Create custom content such as recipes, blog posts or a wine database and integrate those with custom layouts in your shop
Rule Builder Actions
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Shopware 6 Enterprise Edition
B2B Suite
B2B Suite
  • Excite your B2B customers with comprehensive self service functionalities. From creating sub accounts through roles and privileges to requests for discounts
Enterprise Search
Enterprise Search
  • With our high-performance and configurable Enterprise Search customers will find their products even faster
Editorial System
Editorial System
  • Create comprehensive campaigns and publish them after review from an additional employee
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Shopware 5
PHP 7.3 Support (5.6)
PHP 7.3 Support (5.6)
  • With the release of shopware 5.6 you are able to use php 7.3 in your projects. At the same, time we are dropping the support of older php versions like php 7.1, 7.0 and 5.6
Custom Sortings (5.6)
Custom Sortings (5.6)
  • Starting with Shopware 5.6, a new backend module allows you to manually sort the products within your category using drag'n'drop
Content Types (5.6)
Content Types (5.6)
  • A new backend module allows you to create your own content types (next to shop pages, blogs, ...) for your shop and show them in the frontend
Shopping Worlds Improvements (5.6)
Shopping Worlds Improvements (5.6)
  • As of Shopware 5.6 it will be possible to have the shopping worlds delivered directly with the source code. In addition, you can easily define for each shopping world whether it should be displayed on paginated pages
Shopping Cart Improvements (5.6)
Shopping Cart Improvements (5.6)
  • Besides the possibility to save the shopping cart directly at the user and to restore it after a login, the shopping cart can also be saved in case of a language change
Elasticsearch Improvements
Backend Improvements
API Documentation
API Documentation
  • We are working on a Swagger integration for Shopware to make access to the API even easier and more intuitive
SEO-Module
TinyMCE Update
Bundles
Symfony 4 Update
Backend Orders
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020