An Insight Into Currency In Magento 2

On the previous articles, we described tax and everything around the topic such as tax rules, tax classes, added value tax, tax configuration in Magento 2 admin panel, international tax, fixed product tax and how to configure, VAT ID configuration, Tax Quick Reference and Warning Messages… On this new topic, we will describe an insight into currencies and the symbols of them in Magento 2, and the configuration of currencies in the admin panel.

  1. Currency In Magento 2

The default installation of Magento Open Source supports more than two hundred currencies from two hundred countries around the world. If you set your store to support multiple currencies, the Currency Chooser will display in the header after currency rates are updated. To know how to update currency rates, please read this article: How to update currency rates in Magento 2 Admin panel.

If you accept payment in multiple currencies, remember to edit the currency rate settings, because any fluctuation can affect your profit margin.

  1. Symbol of Currency in Magento 2

The symbols of currencies appear in sales documents and product prices, for example, invoices and orders. The currency symbols can be customized as store administrators needed, and the display of the cost can be set separately for each store or view.

Currency In Magento 2
Currency Chooser

In the next currency articles, we will describe further about the configuration of currency in Magento 2 admin panel, currency symbols and updating currency rates. If you have any question, feel free to leave a comment or contact us directly. Don’t forget to like, share and subscribe Magestandard if you think our Magento 2 articles are useful. Keep following our blog to read other useful Magento 2 insight articles. We hope to see you again in our next blog post on Magestandard.


All The Things About Permission in Magento 2 You Should Know


In Magento 2, the access levels of the admin are determined based on their own roles and permissions straightly. In the very first step of setting your Magento 2 store, the system sends admin a set of login credentials for the Administrator role which is fully provided permissions. Nevertheless, for other people who work on your site, admin is totally able to restrict the level of permissions on a “need to know” basis. For instance, if you are a Designer of the Magento 2 store, the admin completely can allow you to access to only the Design tools. So, for the areas with customers and order information, you are not able to reach.

Besides, you also can further limit the ability of Admin access to only a specific site or set of sites and their associated data. In case you have more than one brands or business units with particular stores running in the same Magento 2 installation, it is free to not only provide Admin access to each of your business units but also hide and protect their data from other Admin users without any struggling.

In addition to these, if an Admin user’s access is restricted to specific websites or stores or both of them, the websites and stores in which admin users are not authorized will either not be visible to them or shown as inactive at all. And only the sales and other data which is enabled for permitted websites and stores is displayed.


In short, here is all the detailed information of Permissions in Magento 2 we want to share you. Hope that this article can bring you as much as impossible necessary knowledge of Permissions and even help you in set up your Magento 2 store greatly. If you find it helpful for yourself, please Like, Share and Subscribe to keep updating for our more coming articles!


An Overall View of Locale Options in Magento 2

This article today will help you answer questions relating to store locale in Magento 2: What is Locale Options? How to Set Locale Options in backend?

Locale Options

What is Locale Options?

Language, country, tax rate and other settings utilized throughout the store are shown in the locale section. The locale options allow admin to set the time zone and language used for each store. Moreover, you can also determine the days of the work week in your area including first day of week and weekend days.

How to Configure the Store Locale

You can follow this instruction to set your own store locale

  1. Choose Stores on the Admin Sidebar -> Select Configuration under Settings.
  2. Under General in the left panel, tap General.
  3. Widen the Locale Options part.
  4. Choose your Timezone from the list and do the following:
  • Locale: Select the appropriate store language among existing choices.
  • Weight Unit: Set the unit of measurement that is commonly used for shipments from your locale. There are 2 options for you: pounds (lbs) or kilograms (kgs).
  • First Day of the Week:  Customize the day that is known as the first day of the week in your area.
  • Weekend Days: Choose the days which fall on a weekend in your locale. (To select many options, hold down the Ctrl (PC) or Command (Mac) key).
  1.  Click Save Config to finish all steps.


Provided above is the overall view and instruction about setting locale options in Magento 2. Please feel free to contact us if you have any query and don’t forget to follow other articles to receive more interesting details about Magento 2.

A Quick Introduction of Merchant Location in Magento 2

In the previous articles, we gave you some explanation about configuration in store details section of Magento 2. To continue providing other details about basic configuration, this article today will show you a quick introduction of merchant location in Magento 2.

What is Merchant Location?

Merchants are known as the wholesalers or retailers who may purchase goods from other sources for the purpose of resale to anyone to make profit. In Magento 2, configuring the merchant locale is the first step for setting payment methods. After that, you can customize payment methods as wish by expanding provided selections. If no value is entered into the merchant location part, the default country setting from general configuration is utilized.

merchant location

Configure the Merchant Locale

You can easily set the merchant position by following this instruction:

  1. Select Stores on the Admin sidebar -> Tap Configuration under Settings.
  2. Choose Sales in the left panel -> Scroll down and select Payment Methods section.
  3. Widen the Merchant Location area and then choose any country as your Merchant Country from the existing list.
  4. Click Save Config to finish all steps.

In Conclusion

Provided above is the quick introduction of merchant location in Magento 2. We hope that you can get useful information about the merchant locale section in this article. If you have any question about merchant location or any topics relating to Magento 2, please feel free to contact us. Lastly, don’t forget to share and follow our site to receive more interesting articles.

Things to Know About Magento Marketplace

Magento Marketplace is a kind of application store which is built-up by Magento platform founders. Magento Marketplace offers businessmen a fundamental selection of solutions from thousands Magento providers in the world as well as provides qualified developers the tools, platform and prime location to build a wealthy business.

To visit Magento Marketplace

Go to Magento Marketplace for visiting

To find Magento partners featured on Marketplace

In the Magento Marketplace Admin homepage, take a look at sidebar and click on Find Partners & Extensions. There will be lists of Magento partners. For more details of each partner, please click on Learn More button under its name and only in a jiffy, all the essential information of selected partner will be displayed on the screen clearly.
To learn more, see the Magento Marketplace User Guide. For extension installation instructions, see Component Manager in this guide, or the Marketplace Quick Tour.

To install extensions

Finding and choosing for a necessary extension for your Magento 2 store to install is not difficult at all when you are in Magento Marketplace. Magento Marketplace aggregates and provides you thousands outstanding Magento extensions from thousands prestigious Magento providers in all around the world. You just need to consider which is the best suitable one for your Magento 2 store and then Magento providers will help you complete the rest parts of installing extension progress.
In addition to these, installing an extension is a process with requiring three steps which should take place during your working hours. Before the extension is installed, the maintenance mode, checked for readiness and backed up are all on for your store getting ready. After the extension is installed, it must be the configuration time for your store following the developers’s instructions.
For more details of step-by-step installation instructions, see the Marketplace User Guide