Localizing your store
page last edited on 27 September 2016
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
Go to the Localization section of your store’s Admin area (Store setup > Localization).
- 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.
- Once you are done, click Submit at the bottom of the page to save the changes.
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