Commerce General Settings

Base Location
Defines your shop’s base country and state (i.e., Where you are based as a seller). It determines default tax rates and customer locations.

Selling Location(s)
Choose to sell to all countries or to specific countries. You can choose multiple specific countries or states.

Default Customer Address
Choose the location we assume site visitors are in, before they enter it, to calculate tax and shipping.

  • Shop base address tells the system to assume they are in the same location as your shop.
  • No address gives them no location, and no taxes are calculated.
  • Geolocate address verifies where their current location and calculate taxes accordingly. (as of WC 2.3+)

Store Notice
Enable site-wide store notice text by selecting the checkbox, then editing your message below. This message displays across the top of your site and can be styled with CSS to fit your theme.

For example, adding the following to your custom CSS will make the background of the Store Notice white:

p.demo_store {background: white;} 

Currency Options

Options that affect how prices are displayed on the front-end.


Choose the default currency for the store. Only one may be selected.

Currency Position
Choose the default currency position for prices: Left, Right, Left/Right with space

Thousand Separator
Choose the symbol to use for the thousand separator: 1,000 or 1.000

Decimal Separator
Choose the symbol to use for the decimal separator: 100.00 or 100,00

Number of Decimals
Choose how many numbers to display to the right of the decimal when displaying prices: 100.00 or 100