IP Geolocation by MaxMind
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Improve the user experience and transform your website to suit the local customer with a professional solution for CS-Cart developers GEO MaxMind add-on.
MaxMind is a leading provider of IP intelligence which is now used by thousands of ecommerce entrepreneurs.
The GEO MaxMind add-on is a professional solution that adds the ability to identify user's location by IP address using the MaxMind databases.
Advantages of using GEO MaxMind add-on
- The add-on improves the user experience of non-logged in customers - determining their country and address for more precise pre-login shipping cost estimation.
- The country, region, city fields will be filled in automatically at checkout to stop shipments to fraudsters and prevent chargebacks.
- Geolocation is identified at the server level without involving web browsers, which allows to offer content taking into account customer's location at their first visit.
- Geodata is determined very quickly by local databases, it does not depend on external services.
- Extended data for multiple languages (country, region, city).
- User' language is determined by IP.
- User's currency is determined by IP.
Here are available settings of the GEO MaxMind add-on.
The path to the database file - you can upload the city database, that you can get from the MaxMind website . The GEO MaxMind add-on contains the city database by default, but you will need to update it from time to time, by downloading an updated database from the site.
The CSV file - you need to upload a CSV file containing the city database from the MaxMind website. Click Download under CSV format. Note that you should take the CSV file that corresponds to the language of your store from the downloaded archive.
In our User guide we describe steps on how to download database.
If you want to display a block with the identified city for customers in the storefront, create a new block in the admin panel.
Here you can see how it will look like in your storefront.
Note that IP Geolocation by MaxMind is a professional solution for CS-Cart developers which saves nerves and time. It is a basic add-on for futher modifications.
Learn more about the add-on in our User guide.
The add-on is compatible with CS-Cart and Multi-Vendor 4.x.
This add-on is developed and published by Simtech Development Ltd., a CS-Cart developer. You are guaranteed a quality add-on supported by future versions. If you need help, please contact us via our help desk system.
- CS-Cart Ultimate
- Multi-Vendor Ultimate
- Multi-Vendor PLUS