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    Magento 2 Marketplace Australian Post Shipping

    Australia Post is an Australian government-owned corporation that provides postal service both locally and internationally. Now, we have integrated it with the Webkul Magento 2 Marketplace. Using the Magento 2 Marketplace Australia Post Shipping, the admin and the sellers can provide their customers to select the Australia Post shipping method for getting their shipments delivered. This shipment method can be used for shipping the products within Australia and internationally.

    This extension is an add-on of the Webkul’s Marketplace. To make use of this extension you must first install the Marketplace module.

    Features

    • The admin can enable or disable Marketplace Australia Post method.
    • The admin can set the Marketplace Australia Post shipping method name that will be shown on the front-end.
    • The admin can set the handling fee.
    • Australia Post shipping rate will be calculated from seller’s address.
    • The admin can allow sellers to save their Australia Post Credentials.
    • Shipments can be delivered locally(within Australia) and internationally(from Australia to other countries).

    Installation

    Customers will get a zip folder and they have to extract contents of this zip folder on their system.

    For Magento 2.2.x & 2.3.x Users – You need to first install the Marketplace Base Shipping module, that you will find in Magento 2.2.x/2.3.x folder and then install the Marketplace Australia Post Shipping module.

    The extracted folder has an src folder, inside the src folder you have the app folder. You need to transfer this app folder into the Magento2 root directory on the server as shown below.

    After the successful installation, you have to run these commands in the Magento2 root directory:

    First command – php bin/magento setup:upgrade

    Second Command – php bin/magento setup:di:compile

    Run the Third Command – php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

    After running the commands, you have to flush the cache from Magento admin panel by navigating through->System->Cache management as shown below.

    Configuration For Multi-Lingual Support

    For the multilingual support, the admin will navigate through Store->Configuration->General ->Locale Options and select the locale as German (the language into which admin want to translate his store content).

    Translation

    If you need to do the module translation, please navigate the following path in your system app/code/Webkul/MpAuspost/i18n. Now, open the file named en_US.CSV for editing.

    Once you have opened the file for editing. Replace the words after the comma(,) on the right with your translated words.

    After editing the CSV file, save it and then upload it to the same folder. Now your module translation is complete.

    Admin’s Configuration

    After the successful installation of the extension, the admin will navigate to Stores->Configuration-> Sales->Shipping Methods->Webkul Marketplace Australia Post Shipping.

    To configure the extensionthe admin will  –

    • Selects “Yes” to enable the extension for use else selects “No” to disable the extension.
    • Enter the Shipping Title that is visible to the customers at the front-end.
    • Enter the API key for the Admin’s Australia Post account.
    • Select the weight unit as “Pounds” or “Kilograms” as per the requirement.
    • Select Ship to Applicable Countries as “All Allowed Countries” if you want to ship to all countries else you can select “Specific Countries” and then select the specific countries under the option “Ship to Specific Countries” where you want to ship.
    • Select “Yes” to show the Method if not applicable for “Show Method If Not Applicable” else select “No“.
    • Enter the Error Message that is displayed when the shipping method is not available.
    • Set the Handling Fee if any that will be applicable.
    • Under “Allow Sellers to Save Australia Post Details” set as “Yes” to allow the sellers to save their Australia Post Shipping credentials else select “No“.
    • Set the package length, Width, and Height of the parcel(enter these values for domestic shipping).
    How to get the API Key

    Step 1: The admin needs to have a personal account at the Australian Post website. For creating a new account click here.

    Step 2: Now, to get the API key please click here and login using your account credentials. After login, you will see the below screen.

    Step 3: Here, click on “Register now to get a PAC API Key” and you will be redirected to another page. Fill in the required information and click the submit button.

    Step 4: lastly, check your email address provided in the previous step for the API key.

    Seller’s Configuration

    The seller will find a new menu option under their marketplace block – “Manage Australia Post Shipping”. Here, the seller needs to enter his Australia Post account related API Key. After entering the key tap the save button to save the configuration.

    How to get the API Key

    Step 1: The seller needs to have a personal account at the Australian Post website. For creating a new account click here.

    Step 2: Now, to get the API key please click here and login using your account credentials. After login, you will see the below screen.

    Step 3: Here, click on “Register now to get a PAC API Key” and you will be redirected to another page. Fill in the required information and click the submit button.

    Step 4: Lastly, check your email address provided in the previous step for the API key.

    Workflow at Buyer’s End

    When the buyer adds the products into the cart and goes for the checkout, he will be able to see the Marketplace Australian Post Shipping on the checkout page as per the snapshot below.

    The customers can also see the selected shipping method on the Order Review page as well.

    After the order has been placed, the customer can see the order details under their account menu option “My Orders“.

    Even the admin will be able to see the selected shipping method whilst checking the Order details in the admin backend.

    Seller Order Management

    When the order is placed, the seller can see the order under “My Order History” as per the image below.

    Now click on the View Order button to see the details for the order. The seller can see the selected shipping that was selected by the customer.

    That’s all for the Magento 2 Marketplace Australian Post Shipping module. Still, have a doubt get back to us at  webkul.uvdesk.com

    Current Product Version - 2.2.0

    Supported Framework Version - 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x

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