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Read First: How to add new shipping options
OP: August 07, 2020, 10:53:29 AM
This board is for discussing ecommerce shipping options. If you have a question about a particular shipping option or would like to see a new shipping option added you can post about here in this board.

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How to add new shipping options

Shipping options are stored in the following location from the CMS root directory;  includes/shop/shipping_options

If you have downloaded a shipping option from the forum you will need to upload it's folder and files into this directory. Make sure to extract the files first if they are packaged into a zip file.

- - -  Configuring Shipping Options - - -

Once added shipping options can be enabled and configured by going to Settings -> Shipping in the CMS admin area. Note when a shipping option is set to test mode it will only be shown to logged in admin users.

- - -  Modifying & Creating New Shipping Options - - -

With some PHP experience it is possible for anyone to modify and add new shipping options to the CMS. The following serves as a quick start guide on how to do this.

Each shipping option has it's own folder that contains at least one file called shipping_option.php

When creating a new shipping option or making a modification it is recommeded to copy and rename the folder of an existing shipping option and then edit the shipping_option.php file for it as needed.

If you are modifying or creating a new shipping option you are welcome to share it here on the shipping options board for others to use and provide feedback.
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« Last Edit: August 09, 2020, 09:59:55 PM by xtom »