In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to configure the base location where your business operates, the default currency used for processing payments and your language preferences. The settings we will review in the following lines will determine the costs and shipping calculations and they will be used by shipping and payment providers.
In order to begin, please log in to your OpenCart Admin Dashboard and navigate through the left menu bar to System > Settings.
After you access the “Stores” page, please click on the “Edit” button (the pencil icon) next to your store name and you will be redirected to the “Edit Settings” page.
Please make sure to switch to the “Local” tab as there will be our main focus in this guide.
Please note that entering accurate information is essential as default tax rates will be determined according to the local government regulations of the specific country.
Once you are ready, please make sure to click on the blue "Save" button located in the top right corner of the page.
Even though the configuration of these settings is extremely easy, they play an important role in your online store. As previously mentioned the shipping and payment methods integrated into your store will be based on them. We hope you have found our tutorial useful and we would like to thank for trusting our guidance.
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