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1 hour ago, Ptphotography said:

Hello everyone.

I am from the UAE. I am planning to launch a shopping site soon using Paypal as mode of payment. I will be connecting my local credit/debit card. Can I use USD as store currency or would that cause any problem? The reason why I chose USD is because our currency (AED) is not available. 

Thank you in advance,
K

 

 

You can choose USD and install a currency convert plugin to display converted value in AED, checkout still in USD

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8 minutes ago, Ptphotography said:

@bangank36 Thank you for this!

Where do I add the plug in? Is it for free? Thank you for your help!

it complex work so it not for free, but it definitely workable as I already did for several clients. 

Here is an example from other developer, with "squarespace geolocation based currency converter" (your keyword to search for a plugin)

Mams Kulture

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The plugin only convert for viewing, when checkout it will be still the default currency you chose from beginning

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On 11/12/2020 at 9:19 AM, bangank36 said:

Here is an example from other developer, with "squarespace geolocation based currency converter" (your keyword to search for a plugin)

Mams Kulture

This isn't a real store though, right? All the prices are the same, so you cannot see if it really works. I doubt it does. This site doesn't have size and color variants, doesn't have different prices for variants, sale prices or prices over $1,000. I doubt this plugin would cope with these. The coding and UI need to be improved, as this screen flickers when the price changes, and it covers the cart icon.

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17 minutes ago, JamesDesign said:

This isn't a real store though, right? All the prices are the same, so you cannot see if it really works. I doubt it does. This site doesn't have size and color variants, doesn't have different prices for variants, sale prices or prices over $1,000. I doubt this plugin would cope with these. The coding and UI need to be improved, as this screen flickers when the price changes, and it covers the cart icon.

currerror.thumb.jpg.20e36ca8fc670a6f8abffb1459859e6b.jpg

It not mine, so i cant answers your questions. It just a site that use currency converter plugin i see. What's your problem?

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