Countries

Countries list

Countries are associated with language definitions and purchasing destinations for your store.

Only the active countries shown here will be displayed in dropdown slections.  To restrict customers from using a country in the checkout you can unpublish it. 

The Country ISO codes may be used by shipment methods and/or payment methods.

Country lists are revised on VirtueMart software updates and do not need to be maintained manually.

A list of Countries in your system.

The Filter searches the country name.

countries country list

Country columns explained

Sort the country list

Sort the Country list by clicking the sortable column header. Multiple clicks will sort ascending vs descending priority.

Check box

Can be used to select single or multiple Countries, the effect depends on the function chosen.

Country Name

The country reference name is the country name stored in the database. ( displayed the country name in your website language). This translated country name uses the Country 3 code.
The country reference name will be used, if no translation exists for this country in the language file.

The language file containing the translated country names is located :

administrator/language/your-language/your-language.com_virtuemart_countries.ini

Country (3) Code, Country (2) Code

These codes may be used by shipment methods and/or payment methods. Use the ISO 3166 country codes.

States

Use this link to view/edit the states for this country - some countries do not have states.

Ordering

The sequence order that the countries will be displayed in drop down listings - low to high.

Published

The Country published state.

If you do not want to ship to some countries unpublish them, and the country will not be displayed in the country list when entering the Billing or Shipping address.

Id

The virtuemart_country_id - unique ID of the country.

 

States

Here you can view/edit the states for a specific country.

countries country state list

States list columns explained

State name

Name of state

Current zone

Unused

State(2)code State(3)code

Use the ISO state codes.

Published

The State published state.

If you do not want to ship to some states unpublish them, the state will not be displayed in the state list when entering the Billing or Shipping address.

Id

The virtuemart_sate_id - unique ID of the state.

 

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