Shopsys Framework is a fully functional ecommerce platform for businesses transitioning into tech-companies with their own software development team. It contains the most common B2C and B2B features for online stores, and its infrastructure is prepared for high scalability.
Shopsys Framework is the fruit of our 16 years of experience in creating custom-made online stores and it’s dedicated to best in-house devs teams who work with online stores with tens of millions of Euros of turnover per year.
Our platform’s architecture is modern and corresponds to the latest trends in the production of software for leading ecommerce solutions. Deployment and scaling of our system are comfortable thanks to the use of the containerization and orchestration concepts (Docker, Kubernetes). The platform is based on one of the best PHP frameworks on the market - Symfony.
Shopsys Framework Infrastructure
Current State and Roadmap
Shopsys Framework is fully functional e-commerce platform with all basic functionality all e-commerce sites needs:
- Product catalog
- Registered customers
- Basic orders management
- Back-end administration
- Front-end full-text search and product filtering
- 3-step ordering process
- Basic CMS
- Support for several currencies, languages, and domains
- Full friendly URL for main entities and full control over SEO aspects of online presence
- Performance optimization through Elasticsearch, Redis, PostgreSQL
- Full core upgradability
- GDPR compliance
- Preparation for scalability
- Manifest for orchestration via Kubernetes
- Support to easier deployment to Google Cloud via Terraform
- Basic GraphQL Front-end API for implementation of own front-end and PWA
Plans for next releases
Overview of our goals and priorities can be found in our Shopsys Framework Roadmap
How to Start a New Project
The shopsys/shopsys package is a monolithic repository, a single development environment, for management of all parts of Shopsys Framework. See more information about the monorepo approach in the Monorepo article.
For the purposes of building a new project use our shopsys/project-base, which is fully ready as the base for building your Shopsys Framework project.
For more detailed instructions, follow one of the installation guides:
For documentation of Shopsys Framework itself, see Shopsys Framework Knowledge Base.
For the frequently asked questions, see FAQ and Common Issues.
If you have some ideas or you want to help to improve Shopsys Framework, let us know! We are looking forward to your insights, feedback, and improvements. Thank you for helping us making Shopsys Framework better.
You can find all the necessary information in our Contribution Guide.
What to do when you are in troubles or need some help? The best way is to join our Slack.
If you are experiencing problems during installation or running Shopsys Framework on Docker, please see our Docker troubleshooting.
Or ultimately, just report an issue.
We distribute the main parts of Shopsys Framework under two different licenses:
- Community License in MIT style for growing small to mid-size e-commerce sites with total online sales less than 12.000.000 EUR / year (3.000.000 EUR / quarter)
- Commercial License
Learn the principles on which we distribute our product on our website at Licenses and Pricing section.
Some of the Shopsys Framework repositories including HTTP smoke testing and Monorepo Tools are distributed under standard MIT license so generally you can use it without any restriction. The information about the license is placed in the LICENSE file in the root of each repository.
Shopsys Framework also uses some third-party components and images which are licensed under their own respective licenses. The list of these licenses is summarized in Open Source License Acknowledgements and Third Party Copyrights.