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Mastering Magento 2 - Second Edition by Jonathan Bownds, Bret Williams

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Setting up Magento stores

As we discussed in Chapter 1, Planning for Magento, Magento leads the open source community in its ability to manage multiple websites and stores within a single installation. This is an often overlooked power of Magento. It is also one of the more complex configuration issues.

To help illustrate how to configure multiple stores in Magento, let's set up an example. As shown in the following table, we are going to build two online businesses, each with their own categories and products, and one with three Store Views. The following table shows the GWS relationship of this example:

Business focus

Types of product

Domain

Language

Sportswear

Apparel

www.AcmeSportswear.com

English

Sportswear

Apparel

www.AcmeSportswear.fr ...

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