Localize a Region in Store Locator

When Store Locator loads, it applies a default bias for the United States.

This article outlines how to change this bias to suit your store's needs and geolocate your locations more accurately.

 Example

Without the script to change the region. Searching Toledo automatically populates in the US.

Without the Script

With the script and using the GB region. Searching Toledo now loads within Spain.

With the script

 


 

Setup

  1. From the Shopify admin, select Apps.
  2. Select Store Locator.
  3. Select Settings, then Display Settings.

    Display Settings

  4. Copy and paste the following code into the Page Footer HTML:
    <script async
        src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&region=XX">
    </script>

    Page Footer HTML

  5. Select Save.
  6. Select Need Help?, then Google Map API Key.
    Google Mapo API Key
  7. Copy your API key, then navigate back to Settings > General Settings.
  8. Within the Page Footer HTML field, replace YOUR_API_KEY with your copied API key.
  9. Replace XX with your region.
    • Australia - AU
    • Canada - CA
    • France - FR
    • United Kingdom - GB
    • United States - US

    Region

  10. Select Save.
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