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    Prestashop Delivery Time Slot {User-Guide}

    Prestashop Delivery Time Slot: Multiple delivery attempts by courier services in order to deliver the product is very common these days. It not only creates a problem for delivery personnel but for the customers too. The reason owing to this problem could be anything. Hence, in order to minimize the issue arising in delivery and to ensure efficiency in the delivery of products, we bring you the Prestashop delivery time slot module.

    This module helps customers to choose the time slots suitable for the delivery of the products. The customers can simply choose a suitable slot at the time of checkout. Sometimes, it also happens that a customer wants to update the delivery slot after placing the order. So, to help the customer in that case, an option to update the slot is also available on the order details page.

    Check the overview of the plugin in the video mentioned-below –

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    Features of Prestashop Delivery Time Slot

    • Allow customers to select the preferred date, day, and time for product delivery.
    • Create pre-defined time slots for each day of the week.
    • Add the required number of time slots for a day.
    • Enable or disable the time slots for a day.
    • Set the number of days (Minimum Lead Time) after which customers can select pre-defined time slots.
    • Configure the number of days from lead time to show pre-defined time slots.
    • Set a minimum number of days after which customers can select the preferred date slot.
    • Customers can update the preferred time slots even after placing the order.
    • Select the order status on which customers cannot change the time slot.
    • Set the minimum time gap between the start and end delivery time.
    • A calendar is displayed on the checkout page to select the delivery day.
    • Customers can view the delivery date and time on the order confirmation and details page.
    • View delivery time slot selected by customers in order listing and details page.
    • Prestashop Delivery Time Slot module is Multishop compatible.

    How to Install Prestashop Delivery Time Slot

    • Firstly, go to the module manager in the back office and click on ‘upload a module’.
    • After that, drag and drop the module file or select the file from the system.
    • In this way, the module installation will be successful.
    Prestashop Delivery Time Slot installation
    Prestashop Delivery Time Slot installation
    Prestashop Delivery Time Slot installation

    Prestashop Delivery Time Slot Configuration

    After the installation of the module, you need to configure it.

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    Use Pre-defined slots

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    Enable this field to allow customers to select pre-defined delivery time slots. After enabling this field, you need to specifiy the minimum lead time and days limit.

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    Minimum Lead Time

    In this field you need to specify the minimum number of days after which the customers can select the preferred delivery date and time. For example, if a customer adds a product to the cart on 20/08/21, then he can select the delivery slot for 23/08/21.

    Days Limit

    In this field, you need to specify the number of days from lead time for which delivery date and slots are displayed on the checkout page. For example, if you have set 3 as minimum lead time and 7 in this field. The delivery slot will display from 23/08/21 – 29/08/21 if you have set delivery slot for all the days in a week.

    Front End View

    As configured by admin from the back office, customer can select preferred delivery date & time after minimum lead time. Also, delivery slots are displayed for 7 days from lead time.

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    Time Slot

    This option enables customers to select the preferred delivery slot. On enabling this field, you need to set minimum time gap.

    Minimum Time Gap

    In this field, you need to set the minimum time gap between the start and end delivery time. For example, you have set 10 minutes in this field. Now, while selecting the delivery slot on the checkout page, if a customer selects 10:30 in From (Start Delivery Time) field, then he need to select 10:40 in To (End Delivery Time) field. That is, a minimum time gap of 10 minutes should be there.

    If a customer selects 10:35 in To (End Delivery Time) field, then an error will display on the checkout page as show below:

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    Day Slot

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    This option allows the customers to select delivery day on the checkout page. Kindly note that on activating the day slot field the date slot field gets disabled.

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    If you enable the “Day Slot” field and disable “TIme Slot, then only delivery day option will display on the checkout page. And, the customers can select the day for order delivery.

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    Date Slot

    This option enables customers to select the delivery date for their orders. On enabling the “Date Slot” field, you need to set the minimum number of days after which the customers can select the delivery date for their orders.

    Kindly note you cannot enable both day slot and date slot at the same time.

    When a customer click on the date option, a calendar appears on the checkout page from where he can select the delivery date for the order.

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    After successfully placing the order, the delivery date and time selected by a customer is visible on the order details page.

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    Customer can also change the preferred delivery time after placing the order on the order details page if the status of the order is not updated to configured status.

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    If the status of an order is changed to the configured status say delivered, then the customer won’t be able to update the delivery time.

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    Kindly note that only one configuration (Pre-defined slots or Time Slot) will work at a time.

    The preferred delivery time selected by a customer is also in the order listing and order details pages in the back office.

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    Delivery Time Slot

    Post-installation, a new tab “Delivery Time Slot” gets available under Orders in the back office. From here, you can add and manage the pre-defined time slots to display on the checkout page.

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    Click on the Edit button to add the day-wise time slots.

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    While adding a new time slot, you need to select start time, end time, and availability of slot.

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    Similarly, you can add more time slots for the same day. Also, once added you can remove the time slot.

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    After adding the time slots for days, you can view the number of slots added for each day. Also, you can enable or disable the time slots for specific days.

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    Front End View

    On the checkout page, customers can view time slots select them as per their convenience.

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    Once a customer has selected the time slot, he can change it if he wants. A customer just has to select the preferred time slot and click on “Change Slot” button.

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    Once the customer has placed an order, he can update the delivery date and time from the order details page.

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    On the order details page, a customer can select a suitable time slot and click on the Change Slot button.

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    Now, if the same or another customer adds a product to the cart, then updated time slots will be visible to him on the checkout page.

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    This was all about Prestashop Delivery Time Slot Module. I hope this document will help you in checking the functionality of the module in a better way. Also, do let us know about your views in the comments.

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