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    Opencart Shipping Validator

    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.

    Check a brief overview of the plugin –  



    • 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.
    • The shipping validator button text can be set by admin.
    • 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.

    installation_Opencart Shipping Validator

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    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.

    BT2_Opencart Shipping Validator

    After uploading the XML file go to the Extensions > Modification and click on refresh field.

    modification_Opencart Shipping Validator

    Thus, 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.

    Access to modify in Opencart_Opencart Shipping Validator

    Henceforth, under Extensions->Modules the admin can install the Opencart Shipping Validator module like this.


    After the installation of the module, the 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 the shipping validator heading and the text for the shipping validator button.

    edit shipping validator

    Let us consider an example, if you have enabled a shipping method “Free Shipping” for all zones. free shipping_ Opencart Shipping Validator

    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.


    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

    Post-installation and configuration of the extension, a customer can see the shipping validator option on the front end.

    front end

    After clicking on “check availability” button customer will receive a pop-up. Thus, this will contain the list of shipping methods with the price.

    shipping method with price

    However, If there is no shipping method available on the zip code. Thus, the customer will receive a warning message stating “No shipping method Available”.

    error_Opencart Shipping Validator

    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

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    Supported Framework Version - 2.x.x.x, 3.x.x.x

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