Linguistic barriers should not hamper the growth of your business. It is highly necessary for the website to support multi-language options to reach out to wider audiences in order for the business to grow in this ever-evolving e-commerce world. Our Odoo GeoIP Redirect module bridges political boundaries and helps your customers to surf your website in their own language irrespective of their location. The module automatically detects the IP location of the visitor and redirect them to the website in their own language and currency.
So, your customers can be a local shopkeeper or a businessman from the most distant place on the planet, you can always be sure your website is always user-friendly. They can change the language and currency preference of the website according to their needs.
Or vice-versa, put a check on who can visit your website by selecting the regions or IP address you want to prohibit. Nice… Right!
- Automatically redirect the customer changing the language and currency according to their GeoIP location thus easing the purchase process.
- Provides the option to Prohibit any specific region(s) to restrict them from visiting the site.
- Adds the option to manually change the language and currency as well on the website.
- Admin can add languages and currency manually from the back-end.
HOW TO INSTALL THE MODULE
After buying this app from our Webkul store you will get the link for downloading the zip file. Download it and extract on your system. You will see the ‘geoip_redirect’ folder. Just copy this app folder inside your Odoo addons path.
Once done, follow these steps:
1.) Go to settings menu and click on Activate the Developer Mode.
2.) Now go to apps menu and Click on ‘Update Modules List’.
3.) Remove the app’s filter and search for the geoip_redirect key.
4.) Now you will be able to see the module then simply install it.
Once installed, you will be able to utilize the module’s functionalities as described in succeeding section.
GETTING STARTED WITH THE APPLICATION
1.) Login to the website account. At the bottom right corner of the homepage, you will be able to see the list of languages.
2.) Simply click any displayed language to change the language and currency of the website according to your preference.
3.) Now, Click on the ‘Website’ tab and go to ‘Webkul’s Website Add-ons’.
4.) Here, click on ‘configuration’ under GeoIP Redirect. You will be able to see various settings that can be managed from here.
5.) Tick ‘Hide Language Option On Website’ to disable the option to change the language and currency on the website.
6.) Tick ‘Enable Auto Redirect’ to allow the website to redirect the site automatically according to the GeoIP location of the customer.
7.) Tick/untick ‘Enable GeoIP Redirect’ to activate/deactivate the language and currency conversion feature on the website.
8.) Now, click on the ‘GeoIP’ submenu under website. Then, click on ‘Country Mapping’ to add a new language on the website.
9.) Click on create. Now, select the ‘country’, ‘Pricelist’ and ‘language’ and hit save.
10.) A new language has been added to choose from on the website.
11.) You can also add a custom Url so the customer is redirected to that particular webpage after selecting the respective country. (Note: Enable Auto-Redirect setting needs to be activated from the configuration to auto-redirect the page to the custom URL entered.)
11.) To block any region from accessing the site, click on ‘Restricted IP’ submenu under GeoIP. Click on create.
12.) First, select the website. Then, select whether you wish to restrict a country or an IP address.
13.) Select the name of the country or enter the corresponding IP address. Hit save.
14.) A pop shows up whenever a person from the restricted country/IP address tries to access the website.
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Current Product Version - 1.0
Supported Framework Version - Odoo V10, V11