Shipping in Marketplace is a much-needed feature for the sellers that’s why we have created this plugin. WordPress WooCommerce Marketplace Table Rate Shipping Plugin will allow the marketplace sellers to add the table rates for their products under their seller panel. Marketplace Table Rate Shipping provides an effective solution for the sellers who want to offer dynamic shipping rates to their customers.
WordPress WooCommerce Marketplace Table Tate Shipping Plugin is an add-on of WordPress WooCommerce Multi Vendor Marketplace Plugin. To use this plugin you must have installed first WordPress WooCommerce Multi Vendor Marketplace Plugin.
The seller can add shipping rates using CSV import for table rates.
A seller can add shipping rates with the help of a CSV file also. For this, he just needs to download sample file and prepare CSV as per the sample file. Then seller import the CSV file and on the basis of CSV file table will be filled.
Shipping rates will be populated based upon the table during checkout.
Shipping rates will be populated based upon the table which is prepared by the seller. A seller can also add shipping rates manually in the table.
Admin can Enable/Disable the Marketplace Table Rate Shipping Plugin.
The admin will be able to switch the plugin into enable or disable mode from the admin panel thus providing a control over the plugin availability to the sellers.
Admin can enter the Shipping Title that will be displayed to the customers on the Checkout Page.
When customers are on the checkout page, shipping title that is set by the admin in the backend will get displayed to the customer under the product subtotal.
Sellers can set up the Countries for which the shipping will be applicable.
Sellers will be able to set up any number of countries as per their requirement for which the Table Rate Shipping will be applicable.
Conditions while calculating shipping rates :
If there are two seller products in the cart having the same zone, then the shipping cost of both the products will be added and displayed as the total shipping cost at the time of checkout.
If there are two seller products in the cart, one seller has shipping method for his products and the other seller has not added shipping method, then the buyer can not place that order.
In the case of multiple seller products having different zones for their products in the cart, then the buyer not able to place that order.
You will get a zip file after purchase. This zip file has two folders named “WooCommerce version 2.x.x compatible” and “WooCommerce version 3.x.x compatible” for different versions of WooCommerce. Choose a zip file as per your WooCommerce version to upload in the Add New menu option in the WordPress Admin Panel. For this login to WordPress Admin Panel and Under the Dashboard hover your mouse over the “Plugins” menu option which brings out a Sub-Menu and then select the “Add New” option.
After this, you will see an option on the top of your page that is “Upload Plugin”, click the option to upload the zip file.
After clicking on the “Upload Plugin” option, below that you will see a button “Choose File” click on the button to browse for the zip file as per the snapshot below.
After browsing the file, click the “Install Now” button to install the plugin as per the snapshot.
Now when the plugin is installed correctly, you will see the success message and an option to activate the plugin. Click on “Activate Plugin” to activate the installed plugin.
That is all for the installation part of the WordPress WooCommerce Marketplace Table Rate Shipping Plugin.
After successful installation of WordPress WooCommerce Marketplace Table Rate Shipping Plugin, admin can configure this under “WooCommerce > Settings > Shipping > Marketplace Table Rate”.
The admin will be able to switch the plugin into enable or disable mode from here thus providing a control over the plugin availability to the sellers.
Method Title :
Here the admin can enter the method title that will be visible to the customers at the checkout time.
Tax Status :
Admin can choose tax status whether “Taxable” or “None”.
Now after the admin has completed the installation and configuration of the plugin, a tab named “Table Rate Shipping” will be available. From here a seller can manage his table rates.
Now a seller can create his own table rates manually as shown in below snapshot:
Zone Label : Label to identify the Zone.
Zone Region : Here seller selects the regions within the zones.
Select Basis : Seller chooses select basis whether he want to create a table on the basis of weight or on the basis of Pin codes.
Min Value : Minimum value of the range whether it is a Pincode or a weight.
Max Value : Maximum value of the range whether it is a Pincode or a weight.
Price : Price for the selected range.
A seller can also create a table with the help of a csv file also. For this, he/she just need to prepare a csv file and import it. Seller can also download a sample csv file.
Sample csv file :
After preparing csv file in desired way a seller choose file to import through his panel. A seller can import file by clicking on “Import CSV”.
Now on Front-end, if a buyer adds multiple seller products in his cart having the same zone with different table rates, then the shipping cost of both the products will be added and displayed as the total shipping cost at the time of checkout. And the buyer can successfully place that order.
Here both the sellers applied Marketplace Tablet Rate Shipping and having same Shipping Zone. Shipping rate applied to the first seller’s product is $10 and shipping rate applied to the second seller’s product is also $10. So the total shipping charges will be $20.
After the successful checkout, a buyer can also see the applicable Marketplace Table Rate Shipping Cost for the product purchased on the Order Received page.
If a buyer having multiple seller products in his cart, and a seller has not added Table Rate shipping Method to his Shipping Zone, then the buyer can not place that order. Even if the sellers having different Shipping Zones for their products, the buyer not able to place that order.
An error message will be displayed to the buyer about the unavailability of shipping method.
That’s all for the WordPress WooCommerce Marketplace Table Rate Shipping Plugin still have any issue feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the plugin better at webkul.uvdesk.com