How to edit a country in PrestaShop 1.5

Our last article showed you how to add a new country to your store. You will now learn how to modify an existing country in your PrestaShop 1.5 setup. Data on countries can change at any time, so you must be ready to update the data for consistency. The instructions below will guide you on how to edit a country in your PrestaShop 1.5 store

Modifying a country in PrestaShop 1.5

  1. Log into your PrestaShop 1.5 admin dashboard.
  2. Using the top menu bar, hover over the Localizations tab and click on the Countries option.
  3. Now that you are on the Countries list screen, click on the Edit icon on the right hand side of the row of your selected country. This icon looks like a pencil and paper.
  4. This leads you to the country Edit screen. Like the article on adding a country you see there are several fields here to edit. Make any changes you need to your country.
    Countrythe country’s name
    ISO Codeofficial country abbreviated code
    Call Prefixprefix necessary when calling the country
    Default Currencywhich default currency to use for the country
    Zonezone the country falls under
    Need Zip Codeif the country needs a zip code for addressing
    Zip Code Formatformat for zip code (L for letter, N for number)
    Address Formatformat for shipping address
    Statusif country is enabled or disabled for the list
    Contains Statesif country contains states or not
    Need Tax Identification Numberif tax ID is required
    Display Tax Labelif tax label is required


  5. After making the appropriate changes to your country, click on the green Save button in the upper right corner. The changes will then be saved and you will be returned to the Countries list page.

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