How to setup multi-store in Opencart

This intruction is based on my experience. You may find a different way. The steps are as follows:

In CPanel

Go to your CPanel,
Open Domain > SubDomain,
Fill in the subdomain input filed, such as: mobile (my second store will be http://opencart.techphpexpert.com),
Look at Directory Root input field, CPanel will fill it automatically. Don’t use it,.. Replace with your main store’s OpenCart installation folder. In my case /public_html/shop. Click Create.
In OpenCart Administration

Go to System > Settings,
Click Create A New Store button,
Fill in all required fields including the logo, favicon, etc.
In Store URL, fill it with http://opencart.techphpexpert.com,
Click Save
Done!!
Don’t forget to edit Category, Product, Manufacture, and Information Pages that you want to be displayed in your second store.

Important Notice : In your configuration file there is “/” added in selecting store query. so you must have to remove that for above to work.

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VPR Nair (3 years ago)

Dear sir,
I am very new to shopping cart.I am planning for an online shop for physical delivery of goods locally.I have installed opencartv1.5.0.1,but I am unable to replace the logo with my own as the image upload is not loading the image.Another reason in I am not able to find catalog/template/default/image/logo.png.kindly help
Regards
Nair

robin (3 years ago)

hi can i have multi admin in opencart to manage different store with different admin

    Sudhir Tiwari Sudhir Tiwari (6 days ago)

    Yes. you can create different admin user with different permission.

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