Currencies

The currency sections lets you select which currencies are available for use in store front. The default currency will display all the product prices in that currency. The currency preference can be changed by the customer in the currency module on the front-end side.

Currencies List

Go to EShop -> System -> Currencies to access to currencies section of EShop.

Create New/Edit a currency

Click on the New button on the toolbar OR click on the currency name on the list to create new/edit a currency.

PropertyDescription
Name Name of currency.
Code Code of currency.
Left Symbol Add a currency symbol to the left of the code.
Right Symbol
Add a currency symbol to the right of the code.
Decimal Symbol Use a symbol to decimal.
Decimal Place The amount of decimal places displayed in the price of the store front.
Thousands Separator This is thousands separator.
Exchanged value The Default currency will be set to a value of 1. Every value of currency will be relative to this value.
Published Published this currency or not.

Choose default currency for your store

Go to EShop -> System -> Configuration, then click on Local tab, you should able to choose default currency for your store there. As default, US Dollar is chosen. The price that you entered for products is the price in selected default currency.

Update exchanged rates of currencies

EShop has a plugin called EShop Currency to update exchanged rates of currencies in your store automatically. Please go to EShop Currency Plugin for more details.

Currency module

EShop has a built-in currency module called EShop Currency to display list of available currencies on the front-end site in a module position to allow customers to view products price in the different currencies.

Go to Extensions -> Modules, then filter by EShop Currency module to edit and publish it in a module position that you want. Then it will be displayed on the front-end side for customer to choose a currency to view products price as following: