Edit Shipment Method

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All the shipment methods available are listed in the parameter Shipment Method.
The steps to create a new shipment method are:

In the "Shipment Method Information" tab

  1. In the Shipment Name field enter the name of your shipment
  2. Set the Published radio button to Yes
  3. In dropdown Shipment Method select  the shipment method you whish to create
  4. In the top right toolbar, click Save. This step will load the configuration parameters of the shipment method you just created.
  5. Go on the Configuration tab, and configure the shipment method.

Shipment Name

Give a unique name to your shipment method. This name will appear in your checkout page.


Must select YES for Published or the shipment method will NOT appear in your store.

Shipment Description

This explanation will appear in the checkout page so your customer can understand the choice(s).

Shipment Method

There is only one shipment method pre-installed in VirtueMart, so select it from the drop-down list.

Shopper Group

If you shipment method is available for all shopper groups, DO NOT SELECT any shopper group.

If you whish to restrict a shipment method to a specific shopper group, click in the box to display the drop-down menu and select it. This method to be available only to that group. 

List Order

If you use multiple shipment methods, put a 1 for this method to appear first, 2 to appear second, etc. Click the SAVE Button before moving onto the Configuration Tab so VirtueMart knows what configuration settings to show you.

After configurating your shipment, click the Save & Close button.