Enable Shipping

Go to the Extensions → Shippings

Every delivery method in AbanteCart is presented as an Extension and in order to access these, you will need to login into the admin area of your installation.

Once you access the Extensions page you will find the Shippings extension list. Then you will need to click on the small “play” like icon under the “Quick Actions” column of the table view. This action will install the extension and will lead you to the configuration page for the same where you need to configure additional options.



Common Shipping settings

Extensions → Shippings

Once you access the Extensions page you will find the Shippings extension list. Then you will need to click on the small “play” like icon under the “Quick Actions” column of the table view. This action will install the extension and will lead you to the configuration page for the same where you need to configure additional options.

Additional settings vary in each delivery method however several settings are present as part of AbanteCart core and present in any shipping extension installed:

Auto Select You can set to skip the shipping selection page if there is only one shipping option available. This shipping method will be selected automatically. In order for this to work, only a single shipping method needs to be present for the given checkout process.

Select to restrict payments (Accept these payments) If only specific payment methods are needed for this shipping method, select them here. If nothing selected, all available payment methods will be shown. This setting allows only specific payment methods to be accepted based on the delivery method selected.



Product's shipping settings

Catalog → Products → Edit Product

Requires Shipping - set to ON to allow shipping for the product

Free Shipping - Enable to allow free shipping in case product with free shipping only one in cart.

Ship Product Individually - Shipping individually is using a fixed shipping price setting. The product will be shipped in a separate package and additional shipping costs will be added to the order with multiple items. If enabled, the Fixed Shipping Price needs to be set.

Fixed Shipping Price - Master setting with the fixed shipping price for this product.



Weight Class notes

Important to know your product's weight/length classes and base weight class in System → Localization → Weight Classes. Whatever you have set to 1.00000 is your base weight class. Any other weights in there need to be a factor of your base class.



Get more shippings

If you did not find the required delivery method in the Extensions → Shippings list you can get more third party delivery extensions in the http://marketplace.abantecart.com or directly in Admin → Extensions → Get Extensions



Core AbanteCart Shippings

Some of the listed modules have additional settings depending on the functionality of the shipping module that need adjusting.




Third-party shipping extensions

Extensions are available in Extensions → Get Extensions section or thru browser direct link http://marketplace.abantecart.com