How to set Default Language and Currency in Magento 1.9

3. Explore the Manage Store section, click on the Main Website Store link:
Related tutorials:

1. Set the Default Language

1. Login to the backend of your Magento store.
1. Login to the backend of your Magento store.
From the left-side menu, select General > GeneralLocale Options:
By default, Magento sets US dollar payment and English as the default currency and language for the web store.  However, not all the stores use US dollar as their payment currency. It is necessary for the shop owners to change the pre-configured language and currency. This Magento tutorial will show you how to set default language and currency for your Magento store.
Currency setup
2. From the Admin dashboard, navigate to System > Manage Store.

  • Here, you can choose Base Currency as the default one, select the Default Display Currency as well as Allowed Currencies from the drop-down menus.
  • Click Save Config to finish.

5. The default language for the Magento store backend can also be changed. From the Admin dashboard, navigate to System > Configuration.

Rate this post