Last Updated on January 21, 2022

Shopware is renowned for its powerful ecommerce features right from the start. Using the Shopware ecommerce development platform, you will not go wrong while starting your online business. However, in specific industries and businesses, the business owners feel that they need some custom features or functionalities which can only be implemented through add-ons. There is a considerable number of plugins (add-ons) available for Shopware 6 of different kinds. These plugins will extend the capabilities of your Shopware store. Today’s article will go through the top twenty free Shopware plugins for your Shopware store.

1. Paypal

This product comes with many popular PayPal products from a single source: the PayPal Express Checkout button, PayPal PLUS, Pay upon Invoice, and banners for the PayPal Installments. You have the choice to choose these four products individually or simultaneously.

We recommend you to use the PayPal PLUS with the Express button. It will allow you to offer customers a direct purchase from the product pages and in the cart. You can easily integrate it even without technical knowledge.

Benefits

  • A complete package with one click
  • Customers can easily buy larger purchases and can pay in installments.
  • Installment payments will attract more audience.

2. PayPal Express

Not compatible with Shopware 6 instead use PayPal

PayPal Express offers multiple payment methods, including credit cards, debit cards, and others. PayPal is one of the biggest payment gateways across the world. It has more than 220 million customer accounts in 190+ countries globally. In European countries, the buyers are pretty concerned with payment security. With PayPal, they know they can trust your store. Also, if any problem arises, you are given protection from fraudulence and default by PayPal’s Seller Protection program. Use PayPal integration of Shopware to offer a better payment mechanism for your customers.

Benefits

  • PayPal can increase your sales by an average of 18.7%
  • Allow international business as it has a presence in 25+ currencies and 190+ countries.
  • High-level protection against fraudulent protection
  • No requirement of minimum sales, and there are except no fixed fees
  • Leader in mobile payments

3. Shopware Security Plugin

Internet fraud has become ubiquitous, and that’s why customers do not always trust every second online store to make a purchase. Even the online business owners are at risk of being targeted by malicious customers, resulting in a loss due to credit card chargebacks & refunds claimed by the customers pretending to have never received their orders. Thus, it is essential to protect your Shopware store by every security means. The Shopware Security Plugin will protect your store from possible security vulnerabilities. Simply download and activate the plugin in your Shopware admin.

Benefits

  • Monitor any file change
  • Protection from Malware

4. Google Integration

There will be no Shopware 6 successor for this app.The functionalities of this app are already included in Shopware 6

This plugin allows you to leverage Google Analytics, Google Universal Analytics, and conversion tracking in your store. With Google Analytics, you will get all the data about users’ activity on your site in detail. You will know which page is the most visited, how many pages they visited or bounced after seeing only the landing page.

Benefits

  • Audience Targeting
  • Know where the visitors are coming from
  • Know which pages have a higher bounce rate
  • Long-term performance comparison
  • Campaigns tracking and evaluation

5. Backend Orders

There will be no Shopware 6 successor for this app. The functionalities of this app are already included in Shopware 6

If you want to create multiple orders at once from the backend of your Shopware store, then this is the right plugin for you. You can generate orders behind the scenes from a simple window through this plugin. It is beneficial if you get orders on call, e-mail or fax. It also allows basing the language of the order confirmation on the language available in the store.

Benefits

  • Customize each order individually
  • Assign the order to an existing customer or create a new one
  • Specify the currency and language of the order
  • Specify the order source, i.e., e-mail, phone, fax, etc.

6. DHL Adapter powered by Pickware

DHL is one of the most popular and biggest shipping companies across the world. This plugin allows you to create DHL shipping labels conveniently in your Shopware backend with just two clicks. The DHL Adapter connects your online shop directly with your account in the DHL Business Customer Portal. Thus, there are no other costs apart from shipping costs.

You can create the desired shipping and return labels, immediately retrieved in the backend as a PDF and printed directly. Incorrect shipping labels can be quickly canceled from the Shopware backend.

Benefits

  • All DHL products are supported including DHL Paket, DHL Europaket, DHL Paket International, DHL Domestic Express, DHL Express Worldwide, DHL Paket Taggleich, and DHL Retoure
  • Return labels creation
  • Shipping labels creation without associated orders
  • Automatic weight calculation based on product data
  • Shipment tracking from the order overview
  • Automatic tracking link integration in the Shopware shipping notification
  • Support for preferred time, day, Packstation and postal offices

7. Vat ID –Validation

There will be no Shopware 6 successor for this app.

Based on the European interface, this plugin can automatically validate both domestic and foreign VAT numbers. Thus it can avoid typos and incorrect information.

8. Shopware Import/Export

There will be no Shopware 6 successor for this app. The functionalities of this app are already included in Shopware 6

This plugin is pre-installed in Shopware 6. You can still use it if you are using older versions. Data is the most precious thing in an e-commerce store, and importing or exporting products or customers, products, orders, etc., data is a standard task in e-commerce. This extension of Shopware allows you to define CSV and XML formats and export your data. You can also import existing forms following a one-time configuration. It supports large amounts of data to import/export. It is also possible to import files via shell command or cron job using this extension.

Benefits

  • Create XML / CSV formats
  • Data conversion during import/export
  • Log of any operation
  • Imports & Exports history and the possibility to redownload that data
  • Automatic imports via cron job
  • Shell command-line tool

9. Internationalization France – French

This is a free plugin to install, and it will create your shop for french speaking countries and customers. The plugin can translate all frontend and backend snippets, with the exception of e-mail templates, into french. Since the plugin focuses on running a successful e-commerce business in France, you can also use the backend of your Shopware store in french.

10. Internationalization Italy – Italian

This plugin allows you to do e-commerce business smoothly in Italy. It will translate all the frontend and backend snippets except for e-mail templates in the Italian language. Since the plugin focuses on running a successful e-commerce business in Italy, you can also use the backend of your Shopware store in the Italian language.

11. Migrating from other shop systems to Shopware

Are you switching to Shopware from any other e-commerce platform? Then this migration plugin is handy for you. It can transfer your existing data from your previous store to your new Shopware 6 shop. This plugin has different migration profiles and is continually updated to match the latest versions of alternative systems.

12. Shopware License Manager

There will be no Shopware 6 successor for this app.

This plugin can activate all commercially licensed plugins and extensions in your Shopware store. You can also upgrade your Community Version to a commercial version with this plugin. Thus leverage support and additional features. The plugin can integrate a license management window into the basic settings in the backend.

13. German Post Adapter Powered by Pickware

This plugin allows you to create shipping labels & stamps in your Shopware backend in just two clicks. It connects your Shopware store directly to the German Post Webservice. Thus, there will be no other costs apart from shipping costs. Also, no need for CSV data export. But this plugin is designed to use only in Germany and can’t be used in other countries.

Benefits

  • Support all German Post Products including Standardbrief, Kompaktbrief, Großbrief, Maxibrief, Postkarte, Warensendung, Einschreiben, Warenpost International and others.
  • Return labels creation and automatic dispatch by e-mail
  • Shipment tracking directly from the order overview
  • Easily correct delivery address
  • Automatic notifications of shipping and delivery
  • Batch processing for simultaneous creation of multiple shipping labels

14. Internationalization Spain –Spanish

This is a free plugin to install, and it will create your shop for Spanish-speaking countries and customers. The plugin can translate all frontend and backend snippets with the exception of e-mail templates into Spanish. Since the plugin focuses on running a successful e-commerce business in Spain, you can also use the backend of your Shopware store in Spanish.

15. Customer Specific-Prices

There will be no Shopware 6 successor for this app. The functionalities of this app are already included in Shopware 6

You can use this plugin to offer special discounts on specific items and, for sure, customers. It is independent and separate from customer groups and their prices and provides another way of appreciating your custom.

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16. Internationalization Netherlands – Dutch

This is a free plugin to install, and it will create your shop for Dutch-speaking countries and customers. The plugin can translate all frontend and backend snippets except for e-mail templates into Dutch. Since the plugin focuses on running a successful e-commerce business in the Netherlands, you can also use the backend of your Shopware store in Dutch.

17. Shopware Cookie Permission

There will be no Shopware 6 successor for this app.

Many countries have restrictive cookie policies. Thus, they can collect cookies only after the permission of the users. “Shopware Cookie Removal” offers the possibility to notify customers of the use of cookies (with a pop-up display) or remove cookies until the customer allows their use. You also have the option of configuring which customers receive the cookie notification (i.e., customers with a Dutch IP address or Dutch browser).

18. Internationalization Bulgaria- Bulgarian

This is a free plugin to install, and it will create your shop for Bulgarian-speaking countries and customers. The plugin can translate all frontend and backend snippets, except for e-mail templates, into Bulgarian. Since the plugin focuses on running a successful e-commerce business in Bulgaria, you can also use the backend of your Shopware store in Bulgaria.

19. Internationalization Czech Republic

This is a free plugin to install, and it will create your shop for Czech-speaking countries and customers. The plugin can translate all frontend and backend snippets except for e-mail templates into Czech. Since the plugin focuses on running a successful e-commerce business in the Czech Republic, you can also use the backend of your Shopware store in Czech.

20. Internationalization Portugal

This is a free plugin to install, and it will create your shop for Portuguese-speaking countries and customers. The plugin can translate all frontend and backend snippets except for e-mail templates into Portuguese. Since the plugin focuses on running a successful e-commerce business in Portugal, you can also use the backend of your Shopware store in Portuguese.

Wrapping Up

This article has gone through 20 free plugins that you can install in your Shopware store. At Emizentech, the best Shopware development company in India, we have expertise in developing custom plugins and developing a Shopware store from scratch. Let us know your requirements.

Author

Founder and tech lead at Emizentech, Mr. Vivek has over ten years of experience in developing IT infrastructures and solutions. With his profound knowledge in eCommerce technologies like Shopware, Magento, and Shopify, Mr. Vivek has been assisting SMEs to enterprises across the globe by developing and maintaining their eCommerce applications. Technology innovation and trends insight come easy to Vivek with his thorough knowledge in the eCommerce domain. See him talking about ideas, trends, and technology in this blog. To know more about how Team Vivek can assist you in your eCommerce strategy? Connect team Vivek here.