How to set up and manage Shopify change currency stores with Transcy?

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How to set up and manage Shopify change currency stores with Transcy?

Online shopping has grown in popularity over the last few years. As an owner e-commerce store, you are looking to expand your business into new markets, then supporting Shopify change currency can boost your revenues significantly. 

In this article, Transcy from FireApps will guide you through how to set up and switch currencies for your Shopify stores.

When you first install and access the app, there will be some brief instructions on how to set up the currency.

How to set-up currencies?

The first step is to press the button “Start now” to configure your store currency’ format:

Start now for Shopify change currency stores
Welcome onboarding to change currency for your Shopify stores

Second, you will see a tour guide open, similar to the one below, which will walk you through each step in detail:

Tool tips for Shopify change currency
Tool tips for Shopify change currency
Tool tips to set up currency in app
Tool tips to set up currency in app
Set up Currency Formatting
How to set up Currency Formatting in Shopify stores?

The steps below are just an example flow for configuring currency format. Because the code may differ depending on the theme, simply follow the instructions in the app to set up the correct code.

Set up Currency code for Shopify change currency
How to set up Currency code for your Shopify store?
  • Go to General Setting in Shopify admin
  • Go to Store Currency settings > click on Change formatting
  • Replace the current code in HTML with currency section with the following code (this code is just an example and it will be different depending on specific themes so please follow the instruction in the app): <span class=transcy-money>${{amount}} USD</span>
Set up Currency code for Shopify change currency
The second step to set up Currency code in Transcy
  • Replace the current code in HTML without currency section with the following code <span class=transcy-money>${{amount}}</span>
Set up Currency code for Shopify change currency
The third step to set up Currency code for Shopify stores
  • Save your settings
  • After that, get back to the app and click on Verify settings
Verify currency code for Shopify stores
Next step to verify currency code
  • When everything is complete, you will see a message similar to the one below
Complete to verify currency code successfully
The final step for verifying currency code

After setting Currency code successfully, you can click on Hide set up Currency to hide the Set up Currency formatting guide if you want.

Hide set up Currency code
Hide set up Currency code

NOTE:

If you change your default currency in Shopify, the Set up currency formatting guide will appear in the app, and you will need to enter a new Currency code in accordance with the guide.

For example: 

I change the default currency from USD to EUR in Shopify, then I will see this notification popup in the app to set up the Currency code again.

How to change Shopify currencies?
How to change Shopify currencies?
Verify Currency code when to change Shopify currencies
Verify Currency code when to change Shopify currencies

How to manage currencies?

When you’re finished configuring, a Currency settings menu will appear. You can now manage (Add/Edit/Delete) and customize how your currency appears in your Switcher.

Add Target Currency

  • Click on Add Target Currency
Add target currencies when you convert it
Add your target currencies when you need to convert it
  • Choose your target currency from our list of 167 supported currencies.
Select target currencies for Shopify change currency
Select target currencies if you need to convert it
  • Click on Add
Add currency that you choose for your Shopify stores
Click on “Add” for your target currencies
  • After that, it will display a notification similar to this one, prompting you to Go to Switcher settings to customize your switcher.

You could choose View by to sort the order of currencies in the Target currency list and Switcher as your favorite.

Go to Switchers when add target currencies successfully
View by to sort order of currencies in Target Currency list
  • You can view your page to see the result, as well as scroll down or search for any of your target currencies on the Switcher, as shown below. This also makes it easier and faster for your customer to find and select their local currency.
Change currencies on switcher
Change currencies on switcher for your Shopify stores
Search currency on Switcher
You can search currency on Switcher

This is a comprehensive guide for setting up and managing currencies  in Shopify stores using Transcy. 

Conclusion

Shopping online is becoming increasingly popular. If you want to capitalize on this trend, you must be prepared to meet the needs of your customers. 

To convert target currencies is a must. That’s why we wrote this article to guide you with Shopify change currency and giving your customers the option to shop in their home currency improves their shopping experience.

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