Change Default Country in WHMCS

By on April 4th, 2016

WHM stands for the web host manager. It gives you administrative access to the backend of the cPanel. It means that you can easily manage billing and reseller accounts to your customers. WHM and cPanel are very popular. Because both of them combined are very popular and efficient at managing a web hosting business. Because of its popularity, it is used in many countries. And you as a hosting provider run your business in a specific country. It means that the majority of the customers you get are from a specific country. It means that setting a default country can be very convenient for your customers.

In WHM, you can update the default country directly from the admin panel. In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to do that. So, let’s get started with the tutorial.

Change Default Country in WHMCS

Log in to your WHMCS account and hover on the Setup option given in the top menu to reveal detailed options. Click on theĀ General Settings from the list of options you see in the drop-down menu.

Default country

Now, you will see a section with the title General Settings. In General, settings navigate to the Localisation tab to update localisation related settings.

Default country

In the Localisation section, you can update various settings like System Charset, Date Format, Client Date Format, Default Country and Default Language. Click on the Default country and select the country as per your requirements.

Default country

Finally, click on theĀ Save Changes button given at the bottom of the page to apply the changes.

Change Default Country in WHMCS

So, this is how we can update the default country in WHMCS. It is one of the most important tasks to complete after setting up your server with WHM and cPanel. It will help your customers save some time. If you have any questions regarding this tutorial or Localisation in WHM/cPanel, please let us know in the comment section given below.

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