GeoIP for Magento 2v1.0.4
Magento 2 GeoIP is a useful extension which allows detecting customers’ location based on their IP addresses while they are shopping at the stores. This is the essential feature to assist store owners to bring a better experience for customers during their shopping journey.
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Problems and Solutions
There is the fact that the stores which target their businesses in multiple
nations need to redirect the visitors to the suitable store view with their
For example, visitors coming from Vietnam will be switched to Vietnam store view with the Vietnamese language.
Product price should be converted to the appropriate currency which is commonly used or native to the customers from specific countries.
It is much more convenient for customers to go shopping in the site whose language and price currency is familiar.
The risk of visitors’ navigating away from the site shortly will be possible if they do not understand the language on site. Therefore, automatically switching store view is essential to decrease the bounce rate from this reason.
Take actions based on IPs
Overview of IPs The "IP" part of IP address stands for "Internet Protocol." The "address" part refers to a unique number that gets linked to all online activity you do, somewhat like a return address on a letter you have just sent out.
Working theory of GeoIP There is the fact that IP addresses are not static and can change at any time. This can be different when there is change in all information technology devices (printers, routers, modems, etc).Depending on this theory, in online shopping stores, Geo IP will work based on customers’ IP addresses.
Automatic geographical detection
Depending on the difference in IPs, Geo IP supports store owners to detect the estimated customers’ location, especially nations.
This detection is really useful and significant to any international stores which open various branches in different countries.
Proper assistance to Store Switcher
Redirect to specific Store View and language Visitors coming to an international store will be redirected their appropriate store view with the familiar language. Thanks to the detection of IP addresses from Geo Ip and the switching function of Store Switcher, customers can totally feel relaxed with their familiar language when they are surfing on any international page.
Automatically switch to the appropriate currency
Besides, this mixture helps customers view products in appropriate price currency which is widely used (such as USD) or native to the customer’s country. Customers do not need to change the product price to their wished currencies by themselves. Every currency converting action is totally automatic
Enhance user experience
GeoIP and Store Switcher supports greatly in enhancing user satisfaction by improving the usability and accessibility of users when they visit store sites.
Being automatically switched to the appropriate store views with the familiar languages and currencies, customers will feel the shopping sites much more friendly and convenient. As a result, customers can invest their time to focus on shopping and picking up their favorite items with ease.
Full Features List
For store admins
- Enable/ Disable the module
- Download library to activate the data source
- Use customers’ IP addresses to detect customers’ locations
- Redirect customers to specific store views
- Decrease bounce rate from first-time site visits
- Collaborate with Mageplaza Store Switcher to switch language and currency
- Compatible with Mageplaza's extensions: Age Verification, Payment Restrictions, Extra Fee, Store Locator...
- Automatically be switched to store view appropriately
- View the site with the familiar language and currency
- Have better user experience on shopping site
This can be done properly if you install GeoIP and Store Switcher. Two extensions support each other effectively to make your wish come true.
Yes, absolutely. GeoIP supports customers in detecting their country and switches them to the store site with their familiar language.
Firstly you need to select two currencies: Stories > Configuration > Currency Setup. Secondly, to set the currency rate, please go to Stories > Currency > Currency Rates.
Yes, customers can come back easily by selecting the store view on the top menu from the frontend.