How to Manage Currencies in PHPFox

Review on how to manage currencies on your PHPFox website

The money is not the most important thing in the world. However, any new project may have a way of earning finances, at least in regards of maintaining it or developing it further. With PHPFox, you have the option of paid subscriptions, allowing different paid features, etc. Here comes the need of websites with multiple currencies as we may not necessarily use USD, EUR or a GBP.

 

To manage the currencies on your website, you need to access your website as administrator and then click on the AdminCP button at the top-right corner.

 

Access admin panel in PHPFox

 

The editing options for currencies in PHPFox include:

Step 1 Add currency

Click on the Tools button at the top menu and then Currency > Add Currency.

 

Add a new currency in PHPFox

 

Edit the following options:

 

  • Currency ID: Enter the abbreviation for the currency you wish to add.
  • Symbol: Enter the symbol of the new currency.
  • Phrase: Enter the actual name of the new currency.
  • Is Active: Set the new currency as active/inactive.

 

For the purpose of this tutorial, we will add a Japanese yen as a new currency on our website.

 

Edit details of new currency in PHPFox

 

Hit the Submit button to keep the changes.

 

Step 2 Delete currency

Click on the Tools button and then Currency > Currency Manager.

 

Access currency manager in PHPFox

 

Click on the arrow drop-down button next to the currency that you wish to remove and select the Delete option.

 

Select and delete currency in PHPFox

 

Step 3 Change default currency

To change the default currency that will be used for calculations and the display of prices on your website, you need to click on the Tools button from the main menu and then Currency > Currency Manager.

 

Access currency manager

 

Next to each of the currencies, there is a Default button. Click on the one for the currency that you wish to set as default.

 

Set default currency in PHPFox