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Updating Shopify Checkout for New Zealand Addresses

The Problem

There is an issue with the address auto-suggestion system that is used by Shopify for New Zealand addresses.

When an address is chosen from the auto-suggest, the suburb of the address will be placed into Address Line 2, which is labelled Apartment, suite, etc. (optional). This label is incorrect.

For example, if we typed 1 Albert Street into the Address field on the checkout and selected it, it would populate the fields as below: 

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The Solution

We need to change the label on Address Line 2 from Apartment, suite, etc. (optional) to Address Line 2.

Login to your Shopify backend and on the left side navigate to Settings -> Checkout.

At the bottom of the page, click "Manage checkout language":

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Under the Checkout contact section, modify the field "Optional address2 label" to be Address Line 2. 

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Scroll back to the top of the screen and press Save.

Your checkout will now look like the below and auto-suggest will behave correctly.

 

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