Percent Shipping: Magento Extension by Amasty. User Guide

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Have unlimited number of shipping methods based on percent of order total. For example 5% of order total for ground mail, 10% for express mail, etc. Use individual percent rates for particular categories and products.
Now, once updated, the extension gives you virtually unlimited possibilities in calculating of shipping based on order total. You can learn more at http://amasty.com/percent-shipping.html

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Percent Shipping: Magento Extension by Amasty. User Guide

  1. 1. User Guide: Percent Shipping Page 1 Percent Shipping Support: http://amasty.com/support.html Magento Extension User Guide Official extension page: Percent Shipping
  2. 2. Table of contents: 1. Settings ……………………………………...……………………………………….. 3 2. Creation of percent-based shipping methods ………………………….. 4 3. Specify percent rate, minimal and maximal rate …………………….. 5 4. How to set flat rate for orders with low subtotal .…………………….. 6 5. Individual percent rate for categories .………..………………………….. 7 6. Base flat fee for categories …………………………...……………………….. 8 7. Individual percent and base flat fee for products …………………….. 9 8. New methods on checkout page …………………...……………………….. 10 Page 2 Support: http://amasty.com/support.html User Guide: Percent Shipping
  3. 3. Page 3 Support: http://amasty.com/support.html Please go to System -> Configuration -> Shipping Methods -> Percent Shipping. Here you can activate the percent-based methods, indicate title for percent shipping section on front end, specify countries to which the percent methods should be applied and the error message. 1. Settings User Guide: Percent Shipping
  4. 4. Page 4 Support: http://amasty.com/support.html To create and edit percent-based shipping methods please go to Sales -> Percent Shipping -> Manage Methods. 2. Creation of percent-based shipping methods To add a new method please click ‘Add Method’ button. User Guide: Percent Shipping
  5. 5. Page 5 Support: http://amasty.com/support.html Optionally, you can indicate minimal and maximal shipping prices for this method as absolute numbers, not percent. 3. Specify percent rate, minimal and maximal rate For each method you can specify the method name and the percent of the order total, which will be the shipping price. User Guide: Percent Shipping
  6. 6. Page 6 Support: http://amasty.com/support.html You can also set a flat rate for orders with subtotal less than certain amount. According to these conditions, shipping price will be $15 for all orders with subtotal less than 200. 4. How to set flat rate for orders with low subtotal User Guide: Percent Shipping
  7. 7. Page 7 Support: http://amasty.com/support.html IMPORTANT. When indicating IDs of the categories, please make sure there are no spaces between commas and digits. 5. Individual percent rate for categories At the ‘Categories’ tab you can specify individual percent values for particular product categories. For example if you have a category with very large however light products, you could specify a separate percent value for this category. So shipping for such category will be calculated for example as 12% of order total, not 10. User Guide: Percent Shipping
  8. 8. Page 8 Support: http://amasty.com/support.html The base flat fee is added to the percent amount. So in this case shipping will calculated as 10 + 12% of the product price. The base fee is counted for each product. So if there are three products from this category in the order, the base fee will 30. 6. Base flat fee for categories User Guide: Percent Shipping
  9. 9. Page 9 Support: http://amasty.com/support.html 7. Individual percent and base flat fee for products On analogy, at the ‘Products’ tab you can specify individual percent values for certain products. For example if you have products, that are shipped at a lower cost than others, you can indicate lower percent for them. So shipping for such products will be calculated for example as 8% of order total, not 10. IMPORTANT. As with categories, when putting IDs of the products, please make sure there are no spaces between commas and digits. On analogy with categories, you can set a base fee, which is counted for each matching item. User Guide: Percent Shipping
  10. 10. Page 10 Support: http://amasty.com/support.html 8. New methods on checkout page Shipping method step of the checkout. Above the block with percent shipping methods customers will see the title that you indicated at the configuration page. Under the title there will be all the methods, which you’ve created. User Guide: Percent Shipping
  11. 11. Thank you! Your feedback is absolutely welcome! Page 11 Should you have any questions or feature suggestions, please contact us at: http://amasty.com/support.html Support: http://amasty.com/support.html User Guide: Percent Shipping

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