In this tutorial we will be discussing how to set up multiple Magento stores on the same dedicated server. In this example I will be setting up 2 stores, one main store (TV Mania) and one sub-store (Macs R Us), both of these have been completely made up!
Create Root Category
Firstly we will need to create hosting accounts for each of the stores on the server and install Magento onto the main/parent account (TV Mania). Once we have installed Magento and have full access to the admin area we’ll need to create a new root category for our sub store (Macs R Us) to use.
We can do this by going to Catalog > Manage Categories and clicking Add New Root Category on the left. This will load the normal Magento category fields, in this example we will input the following and save the root category: