OpenCart currency and language

How to configure currency and language in OpenCart?

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The language and the used currencies of your store depend on the location of your business and the countries you sell your products to.

Here we will show you how to add new currency and language to your store.

Currency configuration

In order to add and configure new currency to your OpenCart store you will first need to go to the Dashboard of the application.

Then you will need to go to System > Localisation > Currencies:

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Clicking on the Add New button will lead you to the page where you will need to fill the new currency details:

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You can set a currency as a default one for your store from the System > Settings menu and clicking the Edit button of your store:

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Next you will need to go to the Local section and set the Default currency:

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Language configuration

First you will need to download the language pack you need. You can search the OpenCart marketplace for such.

Unzip it an upload the files to your main shop directory.

Note: If there is an upload folder inside the archive, upload the contents of that folder, not the main folder itself.

Then go to System > Localisation > Languages and click on the Add New button:

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Next you will need to fill in the language options which are provided with the language pack you have downloaded:

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Click the Save button and that’s all!

Joe Benson Answered on October 25, 2016.
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