Shipment Method Edit

All the shipment methods available are listed in the Shipment Methods list.

steps to create a new shipment method

Shipment methods are based on the shipment plugins you have installed in your system.  They are used to create and manage the interaction with the shipment methods in your store.

  • Go to the Shipment Methods list
  • Click New or check an existing method from the list and click Clone shipment
  • The Shipment Method Information tab is displayed.
  • In the Shipment Name field enter the name of your shipment
  • Set the Published radio button to Yes
  • In dropdown Shipment Method select the shipment method you want to create
  • In the top toolbar, click Save. This will load the configuration parameters into the Configuration tab for the Shipment plugin type you just selected.
  • Go to the Configuration tab, and configure the parameters for the Shipment method.
  • Click Save & Close or Save.
  • Your new Shipment method is now avalable for use in your store.

The screens for the VirtueMart included shipping plugin are shown below.

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