Now you're probably itching to install your first Magento store. In fact, you probably have done that already and have been fumbling through the vast labyrinth of configuration menus and screens. If you're like so many first-time Magento installers, you might feel ready to uninstall and reinstall; to start all over.
Most of the time, this "restart" happens when users try to take advantage of one of Magento's most powerful features: managing multiple stores. It seems easy when you look at the store management screen until you begin setting up stores, configuring URLs, and assigning specific configurations to each frontend website.
Before you begin laying out your master plan for the various websites and stores you ...