1. PHP recommended >= 5.4.x (min. 5.2.0)
  2. MySQL >= 5.0.0

Installation instructions

  1. Copy the contents of the ZIP file to your htdocs directory.
  2. Run the installation procedure as usual.
  3. Log into the admin backend, fill in and submit the displayed form.

Attention: The security patch bundles SUPEE-5994 and SUPEE-6285 of Magento are not part of the localized edition in version v4 and have to be installed manually. Download complete Instruction notes English German

Updating a localized Edition

Use for an update of a localized edition always the complete tar.gz package from the Store. Proceed as follows:

  1. Download the latest tar.gz file of the localized Edition
  2. Create a backup file of your database and filesystem first
  3. Set your shop offline in maintenance mode (create a file “maintenance.flag” without content in the Magento root directory)
  4. Unzip the tar.gz file.
  5. Copy all files to the Magento directory, overwrite the existing files.
  6. Set your shop online out of maintenance mode (delete the file “maintenance.flag” without content from the Magento root directory)
  7. Log out once from admin panel and log in right again.
  8. Empty the Magento cache.


  1. Remove all files from your Magento installation.
  2. Delete the database.