Once you installed the module, the GEOIP REDIRECT menu can see in the Magento navigation pane.
From here you can Configure the GeoIP for the store, Manage Rules for Stores by selecting the Country with Currency and Analyze the GeoIP Data.
Activation & MaxMind GeoIP Configuration
After activation, navigate to the configuration option from GeoIP Redirect -> GeoIP Configuration.
Activation: Select Yes to enable activation of the GeoIP.
MaxMind GeoIP License Key: Please enter the MaxMind license key details to get the Geographical location of the user when they visit your web store.
Note: If you do not have the license key then please sign up from here, after sign up you will get mail from the MaxMind, in the mail you will get the link. Click on the link to further create password for the login, username will be same as registered email address used to sign up. To get license key now, navigate to your account section on left and click My License Key.
Download the GeoIP Data: Click on this button to get the GeoIP Database.
Download Automatic MaxMind GeoIP Database: Enable this option to download the MaxMind GeoIP Database automatically.
Note: To enable the automatic download option for MaxMind GeoIP Database, you must have set the ‘CRON schedule’ with the ‘Time’.
Cron Schedule: You can schedule the Cron Daily / Weekly / Monthly basis as per your need. You can see the last synced detail of the Cron.
Start Time [HH:MM:SS]: Insert the time when do you want to download the GeoIP Database.
Delete Old Database: By enabling this option, your database will delete quarterly.
Popup on Switching Store
Prompt user to ask for switching store and currency: By selecting Yes to this option, the user will get the popup to switch store and currency as per the geolocation detected.
Note: If you have selected No, this option will be disabled, and the store & currency will switch automatically as per the geolocation detected.
You can add Popup Title, Message (Content), Redirection Button Text.
Popup Title: Insert a Popup Title i.e. ‘Auto Store Switching’.
Popup Message: Insert an instructive message to redirect to another store.
Popup Redirect button text: Insert a text caption of redirection button.
Popup Style Preview:
Select Popup Style: Select the ‘Popup Style’ to display the customers when they switch the store. The Popup preview is also provided to select the popup as per your choice.
By clicking on Configure Style 1, the Style 1 for the popup redirect will be selected.
Enable Magento Switcher
Manual Store Switching: You can enable/disable the Magento manual Sore switcher.
Manual currency switching: You can enable/disable the Magento manual Currency switcher.
You can block the unwanted users or traffic to your store by entering the IP address(es) manually or selecting the country from the Country List.
Enable Visitor Blocking: Enable this option to block the users to your store.
Countries Blacklist: You can block the unwanted users or traffic from any countries. Select the country(s) to blacklist and to not allowed to access your Website.
IP Address Blacklist: You can also block the unwanted users or traffic by inserting the IP address(es) manually.
Note: You need to insert a single IP Address per a line.
Select page view for blocked visitor: To blocked visitors, you can display the Pop up message or redirect to the specific page by selecting the Redirect URL option.
You need to insert just URL path of the store to redirect the customer on that page.
If you have selected the ‘Popup message’, you need to insert the popup title and message.
After inserting & selecting the required details for “GeoIP Configuration,” click on Save Config button.
After saving the GeoIP Configuration, you need to setup for the Store & Currency under the Manage Rules.
Navigate to GeoIP Redirect -> Manage Rules menu to configure the Store & Currency by selecting the country and the Store for that selected country.
You will get the list of existing GeoIP Rules in grid view. You can edit any by clicking on Edit option under the ‘Action’ column.
From here, you can add a new rule to redirect the website based on the user geolocation. Click on Add New Rule button to add and configure the store & currency or ‘Edit’ any store.
Select the required details:
Country: Select the Country of the visitors.
Store: Select the Store from the drop-down option on which you want to redirect the visitors to. You will get the stores list as per the Store Configuration.
Note: You can select the multiple countries for single store by holding the ‘Ctrl’ and Mouse click.
Currency: Select the currency to display on the store for product rates. You can configure the currency from the Stores -> Currency Rates under Currency menu.
For a specific GeoIP Rule, you can insert exceptional IP & URL:
Exceptional IP: You can exclude the visitor from redirection by inserting the IP address. The visitor will not be able to switch the store. If you have multiple IP addresses, you need to insert one IP per line.
Exceptional URL: The visitor will be redirected to default store for added exceptional URL.
Priority: Set the priority. High priority selected rule will be considered first for redirection in case there are any other rules added in the backend.
Enable Rule: Enable/Disable the rule as per your business requirement.
After configuring the rules for the store, click on Save button.
Note: GeoIP Rule can be set only for one store by selecting the multiple countries if required. But you cannot add new GeoIP Rule for the Web Store for which you have already added the Rule
When you are managing many stores at a time, the filer option is provided to search and view the GeoIP Rules based on the selection of Country, Currency, Priority, Status, and Exceptional IP & URL.
After selecting the details for the filter, click on Apply Filters button, the GeoIP Rules will appear based on the Filter selection.
The mass actions are provided for the GeoIP Rules.
By clicking on the Action option, you can change the Status and Priority for the selected GeoIP Rules. You can delete the Rule(s) as well.