This section will help you to set up your webstore based on your country localization parameters.

If you want the prices currency to be displayed depending on a customer’s location use the Multicurrency Module

  1. Go to the Localization section of your store’s Admin area (Store setup > Localization). localization.png

  2. Use the settings in this section to define the localization parameters for your country:
    • Weight unit : This setting defines the main weight unit that will be used in your store to measure the weight of products, shiping boxes, etc. You can choose between LB (pound(s)) / OZ (ounce(s)) / KG (kilogram) / G (gram)
    • Weight symbol : The field is updated automatically depending on the chosen Weight Unit.
    • Hide trailing zeros in fractional part : If enabled weight is displayed as a whole number (1) instead of a fractional number (1.00) in the customer storefront. Weight is always displayed as a fractional number (1.00) in the admin area.
    • Weight format : This setting defines how weight is displayed in the customer storefront.
    • Dimensional unit : This setting defines the main dimentional unit that will be used in your store to measure the size of products, shiping boxes, etc. You can choose between - MM (millimeter(s)) / CM (centimeter(s)) / DM (decimeter(s)) / M ( meter(s)) / IN (inch(es))
    • Dimensional symbol : The field is updated automatically depending on the chosen Weight Format.
    • Date format : This setting defines how date is displayed in the store.
    • Time format : This setting defines how time is displayed in the store.
    • Time zone : This setting defines the time zone your store geographically belongs to.
    • CSV column delimiter : This setting defines what sign should be used in a CSV file to delimit columns if you use any text editor instead of a speadsheet editor.
    • Import/export charset : This setting defines a charset used for an import/export CSV file.
  3. Once you are done, click Submit at the bottom of the page to save the changes.