In administrator panel: Zones -> Manage Zones
Here you can create new customer regions by pressing the "Add New Region" button or by
editing existing ones by clicking the "Edit" link. For this example, we're creating three regions: The United States, Canada and Mexico. The Default region is created during
the installation. This region is applied in case there aren't any regions matching a
visitor which is why it can’t be removed from the system.
The only tab that is available for the "create new region" process is General. Here you can
fill in region-general details.
Region code is the unique human readable alternative to the identifier attribute. In simple terms, the code is the unique identifier for the region (with no spaces).
No one will ever see the code name.
Region display name. The Name is the label you give to a specific region. Everyone will see this Region Name.
Region description. This attribute is for the internal use of the administrator.
Region priority is needed if there is more than one region matching a customer location
are intersecting). The region with the lowest priority value is assigned to the
This is the currency that is selected automatically for a customer's region. The "Default
Currency" option must be selected in Currencies.
The default store is the store view that the customers will be redirected to if their geolocation matches the region.
The value must be selected in "Stores".
Default Payment Method
If multiple payment methods are offered at checkout, this payment method will be pre-selected for customers.
The value must
be selected in "Payment Methods". Your Payment Methods can include Paypal, Credit/Debit Cards, checks,
wire transfers, money orders and many more.
Default Shipping Method
If multiple shipping methods are offered at checkout, this shipping method will be pre-selected for customers. The value must be selected in "Shipping Methods".
Minimum Order Amount
The minimum order amount set for the region. Select the "Use Config Default Minimum Order Amount"
checkbox. This is set in the global configuration.
- Choose NO and this region will use the website assigned Minimum Order Amount. [link to store config for minimum order amount]
- Choose YES and you can assign a region specific minimum order amount for all products.
Default Redirect URL
The default redirection URL is needed if a store isn’t allowed for a customer. Check "Use
Config Default Redirect URL" to inherit the value that is set in the global configuration.
Assign the geolocations for this Region.
Each region can include a number of geolocations to improve it's flexibility. In this example, we have three geolocations including Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.
Each geolocation can be defined as country, region, exact zip code or zip codes range.
Note, region select is available for the specific countries. This is only with regions data
This is where you select all the currencies you wish to use for all regions you create. In this example, we select: the Canadian Dollar, US Dollar and the Mexican Peso.
When selecting multiple currencies, hold down "Ctrl".
The currency must be enabled in the
configuration initially: Zone -> Manage Zones -> Edit Zone -> Currency.
Base currency is the currency which the product pricing will be based off of.
If you offer multiple currencies for a region, the other currencies will be
converted using the algorithm (rates x base currency).
The default currency is the currency that will first display to a user when they're viewing the assigned store view.
Now when you return to manage your regions, you can select "Canadian Dollar" as the Base Currency and Default Currency for the "Canada" region.
You may assign multiple store views that will be available in the store view picker for users who match this Region.
Allowed payment methods for a specific region. The payment method must be previously
in the "Payment Methods" configuration settings section: System -> Configuration -> Zones(left side panel) -> Payment.
Allowed shipping methods for a specific region. The shipping carrier must be previously
enabled in the "Shipping Methods" configuration settings section: Zones -> Manage Zones
-> Edit Zone -> Shipping Methods.
The administrator is able to overwrite the available product category list depending on
the region here.
Note, the product category availability doesn’t affect the product's availability
The list of products enabled for a specific region. The region can be enabled for a specific
product in the product's manager.