- Upload the plugin folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
- You will be prompted to install the Extensionworks Framework click on the link and install it.
- Activate the Extensionworks Framework
- Thats it – you can now configure the plugin.
ACTIVATE THE EXTENSION WORKS LICENCE KEY
To activate the ExtensionWorks Licence go to: Dashboard > ExtensionWorks Licences
All products require weight and dimensions.
Download and install the UPS Shipping Extension. Once the extension is installed on your Woo Commerce site, you need to activate it.
Setting up WooCommerce.
The UPS Shipping Extension only works if you set the country of origin to the United States and the default currency to the U.S. dollar. To do that, go to Woo Commerce --> Settings --> General. You should see the following screen.
The rest of the shipping options are more open-ended. We suggest the following, but it is truly up to your discretion.
UPS Shipping Extension Options.
Stay on the same screen, and click on the UPS link under shipping options. It’s this one:
You will be taken to the UPS Shipping Extension screen. You should see the following options:
To view a larger Version of the UPS admin panel, you can also view as a PDF
UPS requires you to be using US dollars and United States as your base country.
Origin Zip Codes set up as in the United States only.
Enter your weight and dimension units as lbs and inches.
Enter your product dimensions rounded off to the nearest whole number. (For best results)
Enable/ Disable: Tick to enable to function.
Method Title: This displays the name of the shipping carrier.
Origin Postcode: This is where your shipping will start from.
Method Availability: You can select specific Countries, or all Countries.
Debug mode: Used for testing the product.
Handling Fee or Discount fee: You can add or subtract an amount from your shipping rate. Enter amount +2.50 or -2.50, you can also add +2% or -2%
Apply handling fee to the value of the cart: Instead of applying the handling fee to the shipping rate, add it to the value of the cart.
Letter Mail Setting
Packing letter Mail together with Parcel- this will allow you to pack the products that have been selected to ship as a letter into the boxes for parcel mail.
Packing letter mail Separately-this will allow the letter to be packed individually and not combined into the parcel mail boxes.
Unpackable Products Setting
Send unpackable products directly: Products that do not fit into any custom boxes, the product dimensions will be sent to the Shipping Carrier (API) to determine a rate.
Remove un-packable products: The products that do not fit into any custom boxes will not have a shipping rate returned from the shipping carrier.
Terminate calculate Process: There are no custom boxes (set up in the admin area) to calculate a shipping rate, the API request will be terminated. No rate will be returned from the Shipping Carrier.
Parcel Packing Method
To use a certain custom box for your shipping you will need to Tick the option: Select Box for the custom box you would like to use.
If your shipping Companies offers Predefined boxes they will already be pre-populated in the custom box area. You will need to Select the predefined boxes you would like to use.
Adding a custom box please enter the following:
- Outer Length, Outer Width, Outer Height
- Inner Length, Inner Width, Inner Height
- Box Weight
- Maximum Weight
- Weight ( tick if only shipping with weight only)
- Letter ( tick if you would like to use as a letter option)
Save you settings. Very Important.
Then go and Select the custom boxes you would like to use. Tick the selected options.
Save your Settings
Shipping Method Services
Enable customize shipping methods / this needs to be ticked to enable the Services.
Parcel / Letter Shipping Method Services: Tick to enable you to select the Shipping Services you wish to offer on your Website.
Select shipping rate to display: All, Cheapest Rate, Highest Rate.
Select shipping order to display: None, From low to high or From high to low.
Fallback Name: The Label for the Fallback Price offered.
Fallback: If the shipping method returns no matching rates, offer this amount for the shipping so the customer can still checkout. Leave blank to disable.
Adding Multiple Origin Zip Codes/ Post Codes
Origin Zip codes can only be in the United States.
The default ( global ) origin Zip Code/ Post code is set up in the UPS admin area.
To use multiple Post codes option go to: Products ( individual product area) /Product Data/ Shipping.
Here you can add the specific information:
WooCommerce UPS requires you to enter the;
PLEASE USE THE SAME FORMAT BELOW
Zip Code - 90210
City/State - Beverly Hills
State Code - CA - THIS NEEDS TO BE THE STATE CODE.
UPS Licence number / UPS Access Licence number is 16 character long
UPS shipper number is 6 digits long
More information about the UPS Account details found here:
State Province Code: This needs to be the same as your UPS account and the origin zip code.
Example: Origin Zip Code is 08360, State Province Code is NJ
Origin Zip Code is 90210, State Province Code is CA
Pick up option: To receive the same rates as what is provided at ups.com you will need to set this option as Customer Counter.
Residential address: Tick this option to allow, ship to Residential Address, and will provide residential pricing.
The box packer is volume based. This will in most cases provide good results, but will never be as accurate as a real person packing a box (see BIN Packing Problem) therefore it is important you understand that packing results are as accurate as they can be and any anomalies should be accepted.