Opencart Shipping Validator module will help the customers to check available shipping methods on their zip code. Under this module, a customer can enter their zip code on the product page and check the available shipping methods in that zip code.
Note: – This shipping validator module does not support UK zip codes.
Features of Opencart Shipping Validator
- Customers can check available shipping methods for their zip code.
- Customers can check shipping price for their zip code.
- Shows warning if no shipping method is available.
- Admin can set heading text for the shipping validator.
- Admin can set shipping validator button text.
- Admin can Enable/disable the module.
- Supports all the third party Opencart themes.
Installation of Opencart Shipping Validator
Installation of Opencart Shipping Validator module is very easy. Under the module zip, there are 3 folders admin, catalog, and ocmod. you just need to upload admin and catalog folders to the root directory of the website.
Once you have uploaded the file then login to admin and go to Extensions> Extension installer and upload the XML file. The XML file can be found on the ocmod folder.
After uploading the XML file go to the Extensions > Modification and click on refresh field.
After that in Admin panel go to System -> Users -> Usergroup and edit ‘Administrator’ and select all for both Access and Modify Permission then save it.
After that under Extensions->Modules install the Opencart Shipping Validator module like this.
After installation of the module, admin can click on the edit button to configure it. From here admin can enable/disable the module. Admin can also enter the text of shipping validator heading and the text for shipping validator button.
Let us consider an example, if you have enabled a shipping method “Free Shipping” for all zones.
Whenever the customer will enter the pin code then the module will check the pin code with the enabled zones of the shipping methods. And the module will show the available shipping based on the shipping method configuration.
Translation of Opencart Shipping Validator
As this Opencart Shipping Validator module supports multiple languages so this section will describe how to make the module work in different languages. Please check this link for language translation.
Front End Of Opencart Shipping Validator
After the complete installation and configuration of the module, a customer can see the shipping validator option on the front end.
After clicking on “check availability” button customer will receive a pop-up which will contain the list of shipping methods with the price.
If there is no shipping method available on the zip code then the customer will receive a warning message stating “No shipping method Available”.
Note: – If the product weight and dimensions are not mentioned then the third party shipping extensions like FedEx, DHL, USPS, UPS will not work because they require weight and dimension to calculate shipping.
That’s all for the Opencart Shipping Validator module still, have any issue feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the module better http://webkul.uvdesk.com/.
Current Product Version - 188.8.131.52
Supported Framework Version - 2.0.x.x, 2.1.x.x, 2.2.x.x, 2.3.x.x, 3.x.x.x