Creating new store views you add different variations of your store in various languages. Every Magento 2 store initially has a default store view. So, you create other store views in order to support different languages in your store as well as for other purposes.

In order to create a new Magento 2 store view follow the steps:

1. Go to Stores > Settings > All stores and press the Create Store View button.

Magento 2 all store views

2. Fill in the Store View Information.

  • Choose the Store the newly created store view will be assigned to.
  • Give the Magento store view a Name and a Code.
  • Enable or disable the store view.
  • Set the Sort Order of the store view. It defines the store view position in a list of  Magento store views.

3. Don't forget to press the Save Store View button after you've entered all the information.

Magento 2 new store view information

Once you've created a store view you will be notified about its successful creation and see it appear on the list of current Magento store views.

Magento 2 new store view

4. Do the Magento reindex, run the CLI command:

php bin/magento indexer:reindex

That is how newly created store view will be displayed on the storefront.

Magento 2 store view on the storefront

New Store View Creation is just one of the series of articles about How to Create Multi-Language Website in Magento 2? which include information about the language packs installation, useful multi-language store extensions, product&category, CMS pages&blocks, email templates, and other translations in Magento 2 website. You should definitely get acquainted with them in order to know how to manage a multilanguage store.