Zen Cart Admin Menu Guide – Configuration – Shipping/Packaging

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The zen cart admin is packed with functionality. Here is a handy overview of all of the Admin – Configuration – Shipping/Packaging. General shipping information including locations, weight and size limits, etc.

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Configuration – Shipping/Packaging

  • Country of Origin: Set this to the country of origin to be used in shipping quotes.
  • Postal Code: Set this to the postal code of the store to be used in shipping quotes. For zip codes within the US, only use your five digit zip code.
  • Enter the Maximum Package Weight you will ship: Set this to the maximum weight limit for a single package.
  • Package Tare Small to Medium – added percentage:weight: Set this to define a percent of product weight as packaging. This is expressed as two numbers separated by a colon. First number is a % of the weight of that will be your small package weight. Second is your small package weight maximum or upper limit.
  • Larger packages – added packaging percentage:weight: Set this to define a percent of product weight as packaging. This is expressed as two numbers separated by a colon. First number is a % of the weight of that will be your large package weight. Second is your large package weight average or maximum or upper limit.
  • Display Number of Boxes and Weight Status: Options are: 0 = off, 1 = Boxes Only, 2 = Weight Only
    , 3 = Both Boxes and Weight.
  • Order Free Shipping 0 Weight Status: If there is no weight to the order is shipping free?
  • Shipping Estimator Display Settings for Shopping Cart: Set whether a shipping estimator link is displayed in the Shopping Cart or not. Options are: 0 = Off, 1 = Display as Button on Shopping Cart Page, 2 = Display as Listing on Shopping Cart Page.

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