How can I add different currency checkout to my store without using Shopify payments

ameya
Tourist
3 0 4

Hi,

 

My store is based in India, and Shopify payments have no support in India at this moment.

I need to add multi currency checkout on my store, and without Shopify payments it seems impossible. I am only using paypal and coinbase as my payment gateway. 

Is it possible to get a multi currency checkout for my store? or is there any alternative for this?

 

Thank You

 

Miles
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
439 60 99

Hi, @ameya!

 

I'm Miles from the Social Care team at Shopify.

 

Multi-currency is a great way to increase sales in other countries. You'll be happy to know that this is not exclusive to Shopify Payments, meaning you're able to offer multiple currencies through other methods.

 

Our Shopify App Store is a great place to find many different add-ons for your Shopify account. This includes multi-currency, email marketing, store design and more! I've noted some multi-currency apps below that may be of interest to you.

 

  • Bold Multi-Currency

    • Free to install and use
    • Bold Multi-Currency is the most powerful currency converter app with NO limitations, and it's FREE. It truly lets your customers feel like they're shopping locally, no matter where they are.
    • Uses Geolocation so the right currency is displayed always
  • Auto Multi Currency Converter

    • Free to use and has 5/5 stars on the app store
    • 160 currencies added in one click
    • Automatically round prices to keep your customer experience easy on the eyes.
  • Multi‑Currency Checkouts+

    • Free plan available, then plans start at $5.99/month
    • Multi-currency switcher bar can be customized so that it matches your website look and feel.
    • Detect the country of the shopper and switch all prices to the currency of the visitor.

If these don't seem right for you, you can view a full list of apps right here: https://bit.ly/2XbNliN.

 

Good luck with your store, and please reach out if we can help in any way.

 

Thanks!

Miles | Social Care @ Shopify 
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ameya
Tourist
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Miles
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
439 60 99

Hi again, @ameya!

 

Thanks for your reply, and apologies for the misunderstanding.

 

This feature is actually been released gradually but is only available for stores using Shopify Payments at the moment or for anyone on the Shopify Plus plan.

 

The ability to edit the code for the checkout is not available on any other plan unless you are on Shopify Plus. This guide explains this in more detail but the primary reasons behind not being able to edit the checkout CSS are around security, responsiveness, and maintaining PCI compliance. If we had customized checkouts, any updates or improvements that we wanted to make would have to be made on a store-by-store basis. As you can imagine, this would take a very long time! It would also make the customer suffer if the checkout was then glitchy/not updated correctly. Ultimately these systems are in place with the primary focus of making our platform more secure for you and your customers. We hope you understand that it’s with your best interest at heart.

 

Regarding using an app to convert the checkout, this would not be possible either for the same reason above. No apps or developers can edit the checkout code unless you are on the Shopify Plus plan.

 

I hope this helps clarify things for you!

Miles | Social Care @ Shopify 
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ameya
Tourist
3 0 4

Hi @Miles 

 

Thank you for your reply again. That clears everything.

 

What difference would that make to Shopify if they make the multi-currency feature universal and not just for Shopify payments. By doing that no one has to edit anything on the checkouts and there wont be no issue with the security too. 

 

Everyone would be happy 

Sambo
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Alixir
Excursionist
26 0 9

Hi all,

I totally agree with @ameya ! My shop is based on Morocco and I face the same problem.

Going global and breaking down the commerce barriers is what brought me to Shopify! Unfortunately, without more multiple-currency features, my conversion rate is expected to be affected for sure!

I hope Shopify will take this into consideration and will anticipate the ongoing growth of ecommerce of a variety of emerging countries.

KR,

okapu
New Member
1 0 1

Yes, please shopify make the multi-currency feature available for all.

DebGan
New Member
1 0 1

I am based in Indonesia and I am also facing the same problem. Have you got any way out? Please share.

Alixir
Excursionist
26 0 9
Hi DebGan
Unfortunately, no solution yet. Let me know if you find something!
KR,
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