Shopware 5 includes the new, ready to use Responsive theme, as well as the Bare theme that you can use as a starting point for your custom themes. While we recommend using these themes from now on, your existing Shopware 4 templates are still supported by Shopware 5.
themesdirectory: Contains the new Shopware 5 themes
templatesdirectory: Contains the older Shopware 4 and below templates
Keep in mind that your custom themes still need to be tested with Shopware 5 in a test environment, before being deployed into a production environment. Please read the Shopware 5 Upgrade guide for developers to know more about what changed in Shopware 5.
Additionally, although they are still supported, Shopware 4 templates support in Shopware 5 is a deprecated feature, and will be removed in Shopware 5.2.
As before, there are two ways to add templates to Shopware:
templatesdirectory on the root of your Shopware installation
If you don't have a
templates directory in your clean Shopware 5 installation you can download a newer version of Shopware 5 (at least RC 3) where the Shopware 4 template is included.
As the new Shopware 5 Responsive theme has different requirements when compared with Shopware 4 templates, you might need to reconfigure some of your shop's settings in order for your template to work properly. This is applicable only if:
In order for your Shopware 4 templates to work properly in Shopware 5, you will need to perform the following changes:
|Artikel||30x30 57x57 105x105 140x140 285x255 720x600|
|Blog||57x57 140x140 285x255 720x600|
sw:thumbnail:generateCLI command for this.
As you changed the article thumbnails settings, other parts of your system might also need to be reconfigured to function properly:
Notice that these changes will cause the Shopware 5 Responsive theme (and themes based on it or on the Base theme) to incorrectly display images. You need to revert the above changes if you wish to change to the Shopware 5 Responsive theme.