In the menu of the Shopware Administration you will find the item Sales Channel. You can click on the plus symbol to create a new sales channel. Already created sales channels are displayed below the point Sales Channels and can be edited by clicking on them.
To create a new sales channel, click the plus symbol next to the menu point Sales Channel.
In the pop-up window, you can choose whether you want to create a new Sales Channel with HTML storefront or a headless sales channel that only provides an API interface. You can also create a product comparison here. This is used to export your products to comparison portals and marketplaces. Further information about this function is available here.
First of all you have to define some general settings for the new sales channel. These include the name (1) and the point of entry for navigation (2) as well as the number of levels (3) to be displayed in the front end. The maximum number of levels depends on the theme used.
Next, you choose the entry point for the footer navigation (4), which is displayed in the standard Responsive Theme at the bottom edge, and the entry point for the service navigation (5), which is displayed in the standard Responsive Theme at the upper right corner through a drop-down menu.
As default Customer Group (6) you enter the customer group that should be automatically assigned to guest visitors and new customers.
Now you need to select the available payment methods (7), shipping methods (8), countries (9),currencies (10) and languages (11) and choose a default selection for each.
Here you can add different domains for your sales channel. For example, each selected language needs its own domain to be called directly.
Under the item Domain you can create several domains for your sales channel, each with its own virtual URL, language, currency and snippet set.
This is necessary if way you can create multiple language shops for one shop.
Here you can temporarily deactivate the product comparison. The call of the product comparison URL and the API will then be temporarily inaccessible. You can also activate the maintenance mode here. The call is restricted and only available for selected IP addresses that are white listed.
If you delete the product comparison using this button, it will be irrevocably removed. You should only do this if the sales channel is no longer needed.
In the Theme tab you can assign a theme to your sales channel.
First of all you will see the theme that is currently assigned to the sales channel. If you click on the preview image of the theme or on Change theme, you can assign one of the installed themes. Click on Edit themes to go directly to the theme configuration.