How to Install Shopware 6 on Hypernode

This article will explain how you can setup the latest version of Shopware 6 on Hypernode as easy as possible. Shopware 6 cannot be installed on the old Grow plans.

Upgrade Your PHP Version

Shopware 6 need at least PHP version 7.4 to be able to run. So the first thing to do is upgrade your PHP version to 7.4 with the following command:

hypernode-systemctl settings php_version 7.4

Change the MySQL Version to 5.7

Shopware 6 needs MySQL 5.7 to be able to run. You can change the MySQL version by running the following command:

hypernode-systemctl settings mysql_version 5.7

Install Node.js v10.16

hypernode-systemctl settings nodejs_version 10

Two Ways to Install Shopware 6

There are two ways to install Shopware 6: either by using the pre-install or doing it manually. See below for the two options. Please note: you only have to use one of the two options to install Shopware 6.

Download and Install Shopware 6 Using the Pre-install

On Hypernode we offer an easy way to install Shopware 6 using one of our pre-install images. Use the following command to install Shopware 6.

hypernode-systemctl preinstall shopware_6

Download and Install the Latest Version of Shopware 6

Download the latest Shopware 6 version to the public folder from the Shopware website by right clicking on “Download for free” click on “Copy Link Address” and paste the link after the wget command below.

mkdir shopware
cd shopware

# Unzip the downloaded .zip file

# Enable secure document root
cd ~
rm -rf /data/web/public
ln -s /data/web/shopware/public/ /data/web/public

Install Shopware 6

Now open your browser and browse to At this point you can follow the guide through your browser. Make sure to fill in the right details at the Configure database:

  • Database server: localhost

  • Database user: app

  • Database password: run cat ~/.my.cnf in your terminal and copy that password.

  • Database name: Select your database

  • Select “new database”, and pick a name you like

  • Fill in the Basic shop set-up how you see fit.

Done! You’ve now successfully installed Shopware 6.

Demo data If you’d like you could install demo data as well. To do this you’ll need to login the backend: with the credentials you entered during the step: Basic shop set-up at the installation. At your first login you’ll see the “First Run Wizard”, make sure to install the Demo data at the “Demo data” menu.