Magento Open Source 2.1.x

Adding Websites

Multiple websites can be set up that use the same Magento installation. The websites can be set up to use the same domain, or different domains. If you want each store to have a dedicated checkout process 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..

Multiple Websites
Step 1: Create a New Website

On the Admin sidebar, tap Stores. Then under Settings, choose All Stores.

Tap  Create Website . Then, do the following:

Website Information

In the Name field, enter the domain of the new website. For example, “”

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.

(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.

To make this the default website for your Magento installation, mark the Set as Default checkbox.

When complete, tap  Save Website .

Set up each store and store view that is needed for the new website.

Step 2: Configure the Store URL

Follow the instructions to configure the store URLs.