Installing Sample Data for Magento Community Edition (CE)


This page discusses how to get the sample data for:

importantImportant: Magento CE 1.9 and later use different sample data from the other versions in the preceding list. Make sure you use the correct version of sample data with your version of Magento CE.

Install Sample Data Before You Install Magento

Magento CE sample data must be installed before you install Magento CE.

Getting the Sample Data

The sample data is provided in different formats for your convenience. Archives for each version have exactly the same content (they differ only by compression method).

Installing the Sample Data

Detailed instructions for installing sample data for Magento CE 1.6–1.9 can be found on the Magento Knowledge Base.