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Magento 2 Shipping Cost Calculator Guide

Introduction

Magento 2 Shipping Calculator lets your customers calculate shipping prices right on the product page to increase conversion rate and improve customer experience.

Requirements and Installation

Shipping Calculator supports both Community and Enterprise edition of Magento starting from version 2.3. The current version of the Magento installed on your website can be found in the lower right corner of any backend page.

Shipping Calculator has 3 separate ways of installation:

1) Copy the code (ready-to-paste package);
2) Use local Composer;
3) Use MageWorx Repository.

Configuration

To configure the extension, log into the Magento Admin panel and go to STORES ⟶ Configuration ⟶ Mageworx ⟶ Shipping Calculator.

General settings

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  • Enable Shipping Calculator - this setting displays or hides the shipping cost calculator block on all product pages.

  • Calculate by Country - this setting defines if the country field is available for selection by your customers in the shipping cost calculator. If you ship within your country only, you can disable the country selection in the shipping calculator. In this case, the shipping costs will be calculated for your default country (Stores ⟶ Configuration ⟶ General ⟶ Country Options ⟶ Default Country).

  • Calculate by State/Region - this setting defines if the state/region field is available for selection by your customers in the shipping cost calculator. This option is enabled if the Country field is enabled only.

  • Calculate by Zip - this setting defines if the zip code field is available for selection by your customers in the shipping cost calculator.

  • Highlight the cheapest method - this setting can highlight the cheapest shipping method on the product page in the shipping calculator.

  • Calculator Title - this setting allows you to specify a title of the shipping cost calculator.

  • Calculator Description - this setting allows you to specify a description of the shipping cost calculator. It will be visible for your customers.

  • “Not found” error - this setting allows you to specify an error message, which will appear if there are no available shipping methods for selected area.

Shipping method settings

This section allows you to add a custom description or an icon for any shipping method in your store. It creates beautiful user experience and gives you a chance to add estimated delivery dates or any other relevant information.

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Product page

This the example how the shipping calculator looks like on the front-end if all shipping fields are enabled:

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And the results:

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The shipping calculator block is fully responsive and mobile-friendly.

Calculation

The shipping methods availability and the rates are calculated for a full configuration of a particular product, including a product Qty and weight of custom options, added by MageWorx Advanced Product Options.

The extension is fully compatible with all shipping rules & rates created in Shipping Suite extension.

Got Questions?

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