Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency Extension- User Manual

1.0 Introduction

Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension by Knowband offered helps you localize your eCommerce site. The store admin can fix the default language and currency to be used in a particular location from the backend of the Magento 2 Auto switch currency and language extension. The Magento 2 Auto change language and currency extension detects the IP of the site visitors. The visitors can view the contents and product prices in the specified language and currency. In short, the Magento 2 Auto switch currency and language module changes the language and currency being used on the site automatically based on the IP of the store visitor.

The Magento 2 store owners can now localize their business and cater overseas customers without making any changes in the site for the various locations.

1.1 Admin Benefits of Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency Extension:

  • With Magento 2 automatic language and currency change module, the admin can tap the global audience with least hassle.
  • The Magento 2 auto switch language extension automatically changes the language of the site based on the location of the store visitor. The store owner need not make any changes in the back-end of the site.
  • The Knowband Magento 2 auto switch currency module changes the currency of the eCommerce site automatically based on the location of the customers.
  • The Online retailer can enable or disable the functionality just by clicking a button from the back-end of the Magento 2 auto change language and currency extension.
  • The Magento 2 automatic change language and currency module allows the admin to upload the geolocation file with ease.
  • The mapping of the language and currency for the various locations can be done at a few button clicks from the admin interface of the Magento 2 auto switch language and currency plugin.
  • This Magento 2 Automatic language and currency converter plugin offers multi-lingual support.
  • The Magento 2 language and currency auto-switcher is SSL compatible also.
  • The Magento 2 language and currency switcher module is compatible with the other themes.
  • The store admin can offer a better store experience to the customers by showing the information in their preferred language and currency.
  • This Magento 2 Auto change language and currency extension offers hassle-free and smooth functioning.

2.0 Installation

The steps to install the Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency Module are mentioned below:

1. Buy the Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension from Knowband. You can download the extension package.

2. The package has a zipped file that contains the user manual and the source code of Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency plugin. Unzip the package.

3. Create a folder {Magento root}/app/code/Knowband/Autoswitchlangcurrency

4. Upload the extracted content in the above folder via FTP manager (like Filezilla or WinSCP – download here: http://filezilla-project.org/).

5. Now run below commands to install the plugin:

php -f bin/magento module:enable –clear-static-content Knowband_ Autoswitchlangcurrencyphp -f bin/magento setup:upgradephp -f bin/magento setup:di:compilephp bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

6. The extension is now installed and ready for use. In Admin Panel go to “Knowband Extensions > Auto Switch Language and Currency”.

You can now configure and use the Knowband Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension.

3.0 Admin Interface

Magento 2 language and currency switch extension automatically changes the language and currency of the Magento 2 site by detecting the IP of the user. The user need not change the same manually. The admin interface of the Magento 2 currency and language switch plugin offers two tabs. They are mentioned below:

  1. General Settings
  2. Mapping

Admin Interface | Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension

Let us discuss the various customization options of Magento 2 automatic language and currency switch module.

3.1 General Settings

The General settings tab of Magento 2 Auto Language and Currency Switch module by Knowband offers basic configuration options. The various fields in this tab is discussed below.

General Settings | Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension

Enable Language Settings: This field will enable the auto-language switch option. If enabled, the Magento 2 auto language switch extension will convert the language of site to one fixed in the back-end.

Enable Currency Settings: Enable this field to change the currency being used in the transaction of the eCommerce site. If this button is enabled, then, the Magento 2 auto currency switch plugin will automatically change the currency being used in the front-end.

Upload Geolocation File: You can upload the Geolocation file in this section of Magento 2 Auto language and currency change module. Only .mmdb file format is accepted.

You can upload the file here or copy the file in the location ‘app/code/Knowband/Autoswitchlangcurrency/view/frontend/web‘, using FTP.

3.2 Mapping

The mapping section of the Magento 2 auto currency and language change extension is where you map the language and currency to the relevant location. The geolocations uploaded in the general setting tab can be viewed here as shown in the image below:

Mapping | Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension

You can apply filter and find a particular location. In case, you want to change the language and currency fixed for a particular location, click on the ‘Edit’ icon as shown below.

Edit Mapping | Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension

For instance, we select India. As you click on the edit icon, a popup will appear in the front-end to edit your store mapping.

Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension

Country: This section specifies the selected location.

Language: Select the language from the drop-down list. For instance, we change the language of India from English to French. The Magento 2 auto change language and currency plugin will detect the IP of the user. If the user is browsing the site in India, then, the language used in the site will be automatically changed to French and the user will view the entire content in French.

Currency: You can change the default currency of the site from this section. For instance, if you change the currency from INR to Euro, then, the users of the selected location will by default view the prices in Euro.

Currency | Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension

4.0 Store Front-end

The default language and currency of the site is shown in the front-end.

Front End | Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency extension

With Magento 2 auto change language and currency module, the IP of the user will be detected and the default language and currency is changed automatically as shown in the image below. The changes will be based on the configuration of done in the back-end of the Magento 2 auto switch language and currency plugin.

language and currency change

For more information about the Knowband Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency:

Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency module link.

Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency Admin Demo link.

Magento 2 Auto Switch Language and Currency Front Demo link.

Magento 2 language and currency auto switcher YouTube Link.

For more Magento extension, visit here: www.knowband.com/magento-extensions

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