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GeoIP at the City level? Cannot find suitable extension. 
 
BillRust
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Can anyone recommend a GeoIP extension that will redirect a user based on the MaxMind City level database?  Not Country, but City.

Example - A user in Cincinnati, Ohio would see a different store view than a user in St. Louis, Missouri.  We have 8 stores, all in different cities.  Have tried a couple extensions that advertise they can use the City database, but don’t actually do anything when that option is selected.  So we need to find one that works at the City level.

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As a heads up, this is dependent on the ISP and the quality of the database. Depending on the day you check our fixed IP, my company’s located in Eugene or Portland dependent on routing which is 140 or 260 miles from home base.

 
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chiefair - 23 October 2012 06:35 AM

As a heads up, this is dependent on the ISP and the quality of the database. Depending on the day you check our fixed IP, my company’s located in Eugene or Portland dependent on routing which is 140 or 260 miles from home base.

Yeah.  We’re using the paid DB, so we have a little more control.  Also, there are only 2 stores within the same State, so we shouldn’t have any major conflicts in that regard. There is no perfect solution without coding it up by zip/known IP locale, and that would take days if not weeks to get done.

We just need close, and specific to City, as opposed to Country which is what most available extension seem to be limited to.

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Hi BillRust,

I agree with chiefair. Will be quite difficult to find a correct database which can guarantee you a city based on IP (even in USA).

If your customer is logged in and has some address filled in, it will not a hell to use GPS (google map api for example) to locate him. However if it is a guest customer, I am not sure you can get it running correctly.

In our side, we have a tracker installed on our extension shop to get the country and city of our visitor depending on their IP. However we cannot match correctly our detection with google analytic detection.

I guess that google analytic has better results than us so maybe working on google analytic api may give some better results.

 
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We have an extension that can redirect users based on their country or state or city or IP to a selected store.

Country/State/City/IP-To-Store

 
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GeoIP at the City level? Cannot find suitable extension

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vjtemplates - 18 November 2012 04:20 PM

We have an extension that can redirect users based on their country or state or city or IP to a selected store.

Country/State/City/IP-To-Store

Curious to see this, but the demo button does not work on your site, and there are no buttons or links I see to purchase it.

 
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