How to Configure Localisation Settings in WHMCS

This article will cover the important configurations you can make in the Localisation tab under the WHMCS General Settings. These steps will apply for VPS, reseller, as well as dedicated web server hosting.

To access your Localisation tab just follow the steps below:

  1. Login to your WHMCS Admin
  2. General Settings under Setup

    Hover over Setup and choose General Settings

  3. Localisation tab

    Choose Localisation

  4. Fill in the settings:
    System Charset:Default: utf-8
    Date Format:Choose Display Style for Admins & Staff (must be numeric to allow for date input)
    Client Date Format:Choose the display style for the date you want your clients to use
    Default Country:Select your default country
    Default Language:Select the default language
    Enable Language Menu:Check this to allow users to change the language of the system
    Remove Extended UTF-8 Characters:Check this box to automatically remove 4 byte UTF-8 characters such as emoticons from customer ticket posts and emails
  5. Blue Save Changes button

    Click Save Changes

Now that you have gone through the Localisation options you are ready to proceed to the Ordering tab.

Christopher Maiorana Content Writer II

Christopher Maiorana joined the InMotion community team in 2015 and regularly dispenses tips and tricks in the Support Center, Community Q&A, and the InMotion Hosting Blog.

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