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Multiple websites can be set up that use the same Magento installation. The websites can be set up to use the same domainThe address of a website on the web; what the customer types in their browser address bar to access the store., or different domains. If you want each store to have a dedicated checkout processThe process of gathering the payment and shipping information that is necessary to complete the purchase of items in the shopping cart. In the final step, the customer reviews and places the order. under its own domain, each store must have a distinct IP address and separate security certificateInformation that is used by the SSL protocol to establish a secure connection..
|1.||On the Admin sidebar, tap Stores. Then under Settings, choose All Stores.|
|2.||Tap Create Website . Then, do the following:|
|a.||In the Name field, enter the domain of the new website. For example, “domain.com.”|
|b.||Enter a Code that will be used on the server to point to the domain.|
The code must begin with a lowercase (a-z) letter, and can include any combination of letters (a-z), numbers (0-9), and the underscore (_) symbol.
|c.||(Optional) Enter a Sort Order number to determine the sequence in which this site is listed with other sites. Enter a zero to make this site appear at the top of the list.|
|d.||To make this the default website for your Magento installation, mark the Set as Default checkbox.|
|3.||When complete, tap Save Website .|
|4.||Set up each store and store view that is needed for the new website.|