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) 126.96.36.199
- Magento Community Edition (CE) 188.8.131.52–184.108.40.206
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.