Merch Reports - Installation Instructions

OPTION 1: Install on Your Computer

Watch this video:

This video is recorded on MacOSX but the process for Windows is identical (except you need to download the Windows version of XAMPP, of course)

1 - Go to and download XAMPP

2 - Download, open, and follow the installation process.

3 - After the installation finishes, the XAMPP Control Panel will launch.

4 - If you are on MacOSX, click on the "Open Application Folder" button. If you are on Windows, click on the "Explore" button.

This will open the xamppfiles folder. Now look for the htdocs folder.

You want to UNZIP the file that you downloaded from Gumroad. Unzipping will give you a FOLDER called merchreports. Copy or extract the "merchreports" folder INTO the "htdocs" folder.

5 - If you are on Windows, click on the "Start" button on the "Apache" row. Apache is the web server, there's no need to start the other servers to run Merch Reports

That's it! You can now access Merch Reports LOCALLY on your computer to analyze your Merch By Amazon sales!

6 - To access Merch Reports, open this address on your browser :


Extra Windows Instructions:


This video gives further instructions for Windows users

  1. Disable UAC
  2. Launch XAMPP Control Panel
  3. Click on Explorer
  4. Find and open the htdocs folder
  5. You want to UNZIP the file that you downloaded from Gumroad. Unzipping will give you a FOLDER called merchreports.
  6. Copy or extract this folder INTO the htdocs folder.
  7. Click Start on Apache

Go to => http://localhost/merchreports


OPTION 2: Upload to your Web Hosting

You can unzip any zipped (also known as compressed/archived) files on your hosting account.

Example for GoDaddy:


  1. Log in to your GoDaddy account.
  2. Click Web Hosting.
  3. Next to the hosting account you want to use, click Launch.
  4. Click the File Manager tab.
  5. Select the file you want to use, and then click Extract.
  6. Complete the on-screen fields, and then click Extract Files.



XAMPP won't start?

*** Make sure you don't have any other Web service running on port 80. For instance, on Windows 10, you might find that IIS (Window's web server) is active, thus impeding XAMPP's web server (Apache) to run on that same port.

To solve that:

  1. Go to Windows Services administration (Use the search button next to the start menu button in the Windows 10 taskbar and type "Administrative Tools". You can either hit return or click on the "Administrative Tools" link that Windows finds for you. A control panel window will open with a list of tools. The one you want is "Services." Double-click it.)
  2. Find the service "W3SVC" ("World Wide Web Publishing Service" *)
  3. Disable it, or alternatively, set it to "Manual"

* French: "Service de publication World Wide Web" / German: "WWW-Publishingdienst" / Polish: "Usługa publikowania w sieci WWW" / Russian: "Служба веб-публикаций" / Italian: "Servizio Pubblicazione sul Web" / Spanish: "Servicio de publicación World Wide Web" / Portuguese: "Serviço de publicação da World Wide Web"

But.. What Is Merch Reports?

Merch Reports gives Merch By Amazon sellers unprecedented access to detailed analytics of their sales! Upload your Merch By Amazon sales reports to see a comprehensive breakdown of your sales including SIZE and COLOR breakdown!


Merch Reports runs locally on YOUR COMPUTER! Your sales and data are never shared online. Keep control of your data and your designs confidential with Merch Reports.

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