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Localization Settings per Organization

To define the custom localization options for the particular organization:

  1. Navigate to System > User management > Organizations in the main menu.

  2. For the necessary organization, hover over the More Options menu to the right and click to start editing the configuration.

  3. Select System Configuration > General Setup > Localization in the menu to the left.


    For faster navigation between the configuration menu sections, use Quick Search.

The following page opens:

  1. Here, you can configure the following options by clearing the Use System check box and providing your own data:

    Option Description Default
    Locale Affects formatting of numbers, addresses, names, and dates. English
    Primary Location and Format Address Per Country

    Define the address formatting to be applied.

    If Format Address Per Country is enabled and the country-specific formatting is enabled for the instance, the address will be displayed in compliance with the rules specified for the country. For example, if the chosen country is China, the address will be displayed as follows:

    ZIP code Country State, City Street First and Last name

    whereas, for the US it will be:

    First and Last name Street name CITY NAME, STATE CODE, COUNTRY, ZIP code

    Otherwise, the Primary Location formatting will be applied.

    Timezone Defines the timezone to be applied for all the time settings defined in the instance. If the time-zone is changed, all the time settings (e.g. due dates of tasks), time of reminders, etc. will be changed correspondingly. (UTC -08:00) America/Los Angeles
    First Quarter Starts On Defines the quarter start date. January 1
    Currency Defines the default currency that is used to display prices to customer users in the storefront  
  2. In the Map Settings, select the Temperature Unit and Wind Speed Unit to display the weather on the map. The default values are Fahrenheit and miles per hour (MPH).

  3. Click Save to the save the settings.