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Editing a Store View

Because the view name appears in the language chooser, you might eventually want to change the name of the default view to something more descriptive. The Name field is simply a label and can be easily changed.

If your Magento installation has a multisite or multi-store setup, do not change the store Code field without verifying that the value is not referenced in the index.php file. If you do not have access to the server to examine the file, ask a developer for help.

Field Original value Updated value
Name Default Store View English
Code default english

Edit a store view

  1. On the Admin sidebar, go to Stores > Settings > All Stores.

  2. In the Store View column of the grid, click the name of the view that you want to edit.

    When editing the default view, the Store and Status fields are not available.

    Store view - edit default view Editing the Default View

  3. Update the following fields as needed:

    • Store (non-default views only)
    • Name
    • Code (only if not used in index.php)
    • Status (non-default views only)
    • Sort Order
  4. Click Save Store View.