Everything about the Magento 2 Store, View, and Website

The Magento 2 Store View And Website


It is mandatory for every Magento 2 store to have at least one store view. The main purpose of the store view is to store the alternative values for products and services. It means the titles, descriptions, and features like informative content.

  • Magento store view works great for multilingual online stores.
  • It works in such a way that one store view per language in previous. But here it allows your customers to choose one or more languages.
  • This feature serves those who wish to have different themes and designs for their store.
  • Not only the multilingual supporting platform. It also provides predefined localized support.
  • In this store view, there is no specific payment methods and shipping methods.
  • There won’t be any changes in the category structure. It remains the same.
  • Finally, you won’t view the majority of reports based upon store view segmentation.


In simple terms in Magento 2, many websites can run from a single Magento instance. For example, if you want to sell cosmetics and auto parts at the same time. Then you can create two websites cosmetics.com and autoparts.com, under a single Magento instance.

  • Each Magento website has a basic advantage of having specific customers. And order base attached to them, they are not shared.
  • It allows dividing customers and orders into completely different sets to manage.
  • Magento 2 website allows customers to choose any payment and shipping methods of their choice. This is to provide them a better shopping experience at each website level.
  • This website particularly helps to feed many prices through configuration settings. So it is possible to meet distinguished reach globally.
  • There is some key difference between the Magento 2 view, website, and Store. That is the whole store views share customer databases and orders, websites do not share them.

Magento 2 VIEW

Magento 2 store view is for managing many stores at the same time. Each website under a single instance can have many store views. In this feature, you can manage two or more different Magento 2 store and view under a website under one admin panel.

  • Magento 2 Store view can manage all the goods and services that are being sold. All this through a single web domain under their store view.
  • This feature enables your customers to find their desired product faster on your site.
  • All shopping-related attributes such as check-in, check-out, and selective pricing. And add to cart option are all come with the installation.
  • You’ll have the total control of all your online stores under various store views and IP addresses.
  • Also, you can enjoy the same category structure for all your store views.


  1. Firstly, log-in to the admin panel
  2. Find and select the Catalog tab to manage categories.
  3. Now click on “Add Root Category” button
  4. Enter the title on the Name set, and dropdown to Yes.
  5. Then click on the “Save Category” button
  6. After saving the category, move to the System tab, and choose Manage Stores.
  7. Now, click on the “Create Website” button
  8. For the sake of Code, insert “example.com” once again.
  9. Press Save Website
  10. Then, click on the “Create Store” button.
  11. Pick the example.com for the Website from the dropdown menu. And for the Name, enter the Main store. Then, select the example.com from the dropdown once more for the Root Category.
  12. Click on the Save Store button and Create Store view to create a new store view.
  13. Move to the System tab and select Configuration.
  14. Now change the dropdown from Default Configuration to example.com
  15. In the end, just click on the Save Config button to save and start the configuration.


We hope that you’ve learned what’s the Magento 2 store, view, and website are up to.



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