How to Add New Indian Rupee Symbol in currency

Posted: July 7, 2011 in Magento, Version 1.4.*

To Add New Rupee symbol in magento currency follow below steps:

1. Add below css and js in header.phtml of your design theme.
link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”http://cdn.webrupee.com/font”
script src=http://cdn.webrupee.com/js type=”text/javascript”

2. add below code in root.xml
path of file: lib/Zend/Locale/Data/root.xml open file in wordpad

find:

currency type=”INR”

replace symbol Rs with: amp#x20B9; (use & for amp).

3. After this refersh cache from admin and manually delete cache from front var/cache folder.

Now in front end it will display new India rupee symbol.

Thanks
Krupal Lakhia

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Comments
  1. Anagha Patil says:

    There is another way you can do it is explained in this tutorial

    For more details you can also refer
    http://magentocoders.blogspot.com/2011/10/insert-rupee-symbol-instead-of-rs-in.html

  2. Vikram says:

    Very helpfull tutorial . Really works.

  3. Abhishek says:

    Works like a Champ in Win 7. But it will not display in Win XP. any other alternative for it ???

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