Activate Shipping Method in AbanteCart

Posted on July 21st, 2016

Shipping is the most important part of the eCommerce business. If you own an eCommerce store, you must have perfect shipping methods in place. It can improve overall customer satisfaction as everyone needs fast shipping nowadays. Shipping methods come with the eCommerce applications by default. If you are using AbanteCart, there is good news. You can activate additional shipping methods to your AbanteCart eCommerce store directly from the admin panel with a very easy process.

AbanteCart provides additional extensions for every section of the store. It means that you can install an extension to add an additional payment method, shipping method and much more. In this tutorial, I am going to show you How to activate additional shipping method in your AbanteCart store. All you need is the admin panel access to install additional extensions.

Activate shipping method in AbanteCart

First of all, Log in to the administration panel of your AbanteCart store. Then, find an Extension option from the left sidebar of the admin panel. To understand the process visually, see the screenshots given after every step.

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As I mentioned earlier, AbanteCart provides extension for every section of your eCommerce store. It means that the Extensions option will show you a list of categories of plugins. Click on the Shipping option from the dropdown.

Shipping Method

Now, It will show you the list of available extensions in the shipping category. Select the one you want to install in your store. Once you have made the decision, Click on the Play button corresponding to the extension you want to install. It will download and install the extension.

Shipping Method

Once the installation is complete, it will redirect you to a page on which you can configure your extension. For example, If you are following the tutorial, you will see a form just like the following image. You have to enter some information dedicated to you.

Shipping Method

After filling up all the required information, click on the Save button given at the bottom of the page to save changes. It will immediately activate the additional extension on your store.

Shipping Method

So, this is how you can install and activate the shipping extension in AbanteCart. Please let us know in the comment section if you have any questions regarding the shipping methods as well as this tutorial. We will get back to you with an answer as soon as possible.

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