Using OANDA Currency Conversion Services


OANDA provides instantaneous currency conversion for more than 140 currency types on a site-wide basis. When OANDA services are activated, a "convert" link will be displayed on your product pages next to product prices and order totals. By clicking on this link, your customers can open a pop-up window listing available currency types. Clicking on a currency type will perform the conversion on every page in the site, so that StoreFront will now list the amounts in your web store's selected currency type as well as an equivalent amount in the selected OANDA conversion currency. Follow the instructions below to make OANDA currency conversion services available to your customers.
  1. Establish an account with OANDA.

  2. Open your web store's Merchant Tools in a browser. Click the link for Store Settings, then select Geographical.

  3. Under the Currency Conversion section, enter your OANDA user id in the field labeled OANDA User ID. Check Activate.

  4. Click the Submit button at the bottom of the page to save these settings and make OANDA currency conversion available in your site.

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