- 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 to install it. The extension will not function without the Framework.
- Activate the Extension Works Framework
- Thats it - you can now configure the plugin.
ACTIVATE THE EXTENSION WORKS LICENCE KEY
- Once activated, go to JigoShop > Extensionworks Settings
- Choose the method from the list on the page.
- Configure the shipping method
- Ensure your products are in the correct format. Make sure you have entered Weight and Dimensions for your products.
USPS requires you to be using US dollars and United States as your base country.
Set your dimension and weight units to inches and pounds.
Enable/Disable: Tick the box to allow USPS to function.
Method Title: This controls the Title which the user sees during the checkout.
Handling Fee: Enter an amount for handling. Example: 2.50 or 5%
Tick the box: If you want to apply the handling fee to the value of the cart and not the value of the shipping rate.
Your Products will be shipped: Choose from the drop down menu TOGETHER or SEPARATELY.
TOGETHER: Items will be packed together.
SEPARATELY: Items will be sent as 1 item only
Boxes For Parcel Mail: Select Boxes you would like to use when packing your products. You can choose from the predefined Boxes or the Custom Boxes that you create.
For best results we recommend creating some custom boxes.Custom box dimensions are sent across to the USPS API (if you have set up some custom boxes). Product dimensions and weight are used for packing the items.
Envelopes for Letter Mail: Select the Envelopes you would like to use when shipping your products.
Shipping Method For Packages: Click inside the box to select some Shipping Services or leave Empty (default) to enable all shipping Services.
Shipping Methods For Letters: Click inside the box to select some Shipping Services for Letters or leave Empty (default) to enable all letter shipping Services.
To ship your products as a letter you will need to enable this function inside your product area.
Method Availability: Leave the default: All allowed countries. ( This will allow you to ship to all countries)
Or click the drop down to Choose Specific Countries: Select the countries you would like to ship to.
Debug Mode: Tick this box if your are testing your shopping cart.
It can also help if you are having difficulties returning any rates. You can QUOTE the error messages to our SUPPORT PERSONNEL to provide a speedier resolution.
Container Settings: Add/ Edit a Container: Start by adding a label for your Custom Container/ Box.
Custom box dimensions round off to the nearest whole number.
Next add the Dimensions: Width | Length | Height | Girth in CM
Add in the Maximum Weight: The maximum weight the box can hold in KG
Add the maximum Units: This is the number of items which can be placed into the box.
Make sure you have added | selected any Custom Boxes you would like to use for BOXES FOR PARCEL MAIL.
SAVE YOUR SETTING
Rename Shipping Methods: Pick a Method | Service to rename. These are the Shipping Services provided by the Shipping Company.
Click on the Drop down menu to choose a Shipping Service and Rename to suit your online Store.
New Name: Add your preferred Shipping Name.
To go back to the original shipping Service name select the Shipping Service from the Drop down Menu and leave the New Name Field blank this will return it back to the default.
SAVE YOUR SETTING
That's it your done.
Finally, ensure your products are in the correct format; All non-virtual products need weight and dimensions set– without this no shipping will be calculated.
Each order is automatically divided into packages. The plugin will calculate how many packages need to be sent, calculate the cost of shipping each package and display the total cost to the customer on the cart and checkout.
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.