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How to Manage Countries and States/Provinces

Review on how to manage the countries and states/provinces in PHPFox

With the use of PHPFox, you have the ability to manage the list of countries users can choose from on your website. The good thing here is that depending on the country, you can actually specify the states/provinces for each one of them.

 

NOTE!

When a user selects it's country, the system will automatically load all of the available states/provinces for it.

 

To get to the management panel, you need to first access your website as administrator and then click on the AdminCP button at the top-right corner.

 

Access PHPFox administrative panel

 

Step 1 Add a country

To add a new country to the pre-defined list, you need to click on the Tools button at the top menu and then Countries > Add Country.

 

Add a new country in PHPFox

 

Edit the following options:

 

  • ISO - Enter the short abbreviation for the new country
  • Name- Enter the name of the country you wish to add

 

Edit details of new country in PHPFox

 

Click on the Submit button to add the new country.

 

Step 2 Edit a country

To edit the already existing countries in PHPFox, you need to click on the Tools button at the top menu and then Countries > Country Manager.

 

Access country manager in PHPFox

 

Click on the arrow drop-down box next to the country that you wish to edit and then Edit.

 

Edit existing country in PHPFox

 

Edit the actual data that you wish to modify and when you are ready, simply click on the Submit button to keep the changes.

 

Step 3 Delete a country

Click on the Tools button at the top menu and then Countries > Country Manager.

 

Access country manager

 

Click on the arrow drop-down box next to the country that you wish to edit and then select Delete.

 

Delete existing country in PHPFox

 

Step 4 Add a state/province to a country

To add states or provinces for a particular country, you need to click on the Tools button at the top menu and then Countries > Add State/Province.

 

Add a state or a province to a country in PHPFox

 

Edit the following options:

 

  • Country - Select the country for the new state/province from the drop-down box
  • Name - Enter the name of the new state/province

 

Edit state or province details

 

Click on the Submit button to keep the changes.

 

Step 5 Edit state/provinces of a country

You also have the ability to edit already defined states/provinces. For that purpose, you need to click on the Tools button at the top menu and then Countries > Country Manager.

 

Access the country manager in PHPFox

 

Click on the arrow drop-down button next to a country that already has any states/provinces. Then click on the Manage States/Provinces option.

 

Select a country in PHPFox

 

Click on the arrow drop-down button next to the state/province that you wish to change and then Edit.

 

Edit state or a province in PHPFox

 

Change the data that you want and then click on the Submit button to keep the changes.

 

Step 6 Delete a state/province of a country

You also have the ability to delete already defined states/provinces. For that purpose, you need to click on the Tools button at the top menu and then Countries > Country Manager.

 

Access country manager in PHPFox

 

Click on the arrow drop-down button next to a country that already has any states/provinces. Then click on the Manage States/Provinces option.

 

Choose a country to edit in PHPFox

 

Click on the arrow drop-down button next to the state/province that you wish to change and then Delete.

 

Delete a state or a province of a country in PHPFox