Installing Sample Data for Magento Community Edition (CE)

Overview

This page discusses how to get the sample data for:

  • Magento Community Edition (CE) 1.6, 1.7, or 1.8
  • Magento Community Edition (CE) 1.9

Important: Magento CE 1.9 uses different sample data from the other versions in the preceding list. It's important to use the correct version of sample data with your version of 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 available from the following sources:

  • Magento CE 1.6, 1.7, or 1.8: (.zip) (9.9 MB), .tar.gz (9.8 MB), and .tar.bz2 (9.7 MB) formats to download (the files contain exactly the same content inside and are provided in different formats just for your convenience).
  • Magento CE 1.9: (.zip) (416.95 MB), (.tar.gz) (414.55 MB), (.tar.bz2) (317 MB)

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.

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