How to add new Indian Rupee symbol to magento store

Magento displays Indian Rupee as RS by default. But because there is already new Rupee symbol So we must use this new symbol for our magento based site as well. Below are the steps to add new Indian Rupee symbol to the site.

Step 1: Open lib/Zend/Locale/Data/root.xml and find<currency type=”INR”> you will see there is alredy a symbol difined below this  <symbol>Rs. </symbol> . Just add . (Dot) after Rs and a singlge space.

Step 2: Goto http://cdn.webrupee.com/js and save the page as rupee.js and save it inside /js folder of the root.

Step 3: Now open page.xml file from your layout folder (Default path is appdesignfrontenddefaultbaselayout/page.xml)After this <block type=”page/html_head” name=”head” as=”head”> add <action method=”addJs”><script>rupee.js</script></action>


Step 4: Just clear your mangento cache from admin section . Go to Admin>> System >> Cache Management Now click on “Flush Magento Cache” and “Flush Cache Storage”.

Now you are done. You can see new Rupee symbol is visible to site.

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Chandra Shekhar

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Chandra Shekhar Pandey is Google certified Cloud engineer, I am Magento2 Trained developer. Having huge experience in designing cloud solution. I have around 12 years of experience with world enterprise IT companies and fortune 500 clients. During my architecture design I am always caring about high availability, fast performance and resilient system. From the programmer background I have huge experience in LAMP stack as well. Throughout my carrier I have worked on Retail, E-Learning, Video... Read More about Chandra Shekhar

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