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  • Set up different shipping settings for different store views
  • Know the impact product types have on your shipping settings
  • Save and upload a table rates spreadsheet with multiple shipping costs
  • Learn the process of shipping your orders and customer communication
  • Create a promotion to enable Free Shipping for customers from California
  • Edit your email templates to incorporate your own messages
  • Create new statuses for your orders to distinguish those that are delayed
  • Creating new tax rules and rates

There is nothing worse for a customer than paying for an item online and never receiving it. As store owners, it is your responsibility to make sure each order is processed correctly, and more importantly—shipped. Configured correctly, Magento’s shipping settings will not only make your lives as vendors much easier, but will also, through good service, keep customers coming back for more.

Instant Magento Shipping How-to is a comprehensive guide on how to set up your Magento Shipping configuration. This book will also broaden your knowledge of the various systems within Magento that impact upon the shipping settings.

Instant Magento Shipping How-to will walk you through the steps required to conduct the initial configuration to allow shipping for your products, taking into account Tax settings and the different product types. Magento’s administration panel is a bit of a daunting system. Being able to customise all of Magento’s shipping settings is what makes the difference between a store that can take orders and ship them and a store that delivers on all levels.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Set up popular shipping methods such as Table Rates
  • Easily manage orders with reports and tools
  • Order through the shipment phase
Page Count 58
Course Length 1 hours 44 minutes
ISBN 9781782165415
Date Of Publication 22 May 2013


Robert Kent

Robert Kent is a Magento Certified Developer with over four years of experience using the Magento framework. He currently works at Creare Communications Ltd.(, one of the UK's largest SEO and web design companies based in the Midlands.

With over 5 years of experience working on a variety of projects across multiple open source frameworks, he has gained expertise in PHP, XML, jQuery, and a wide range of other web-based languages.

Working in an R&D capacity developing extensions, and plugins for both Magento and WordPress, he also plays a key role in developing new techniques and standards for both of these platforms from an SEO perspective.

This is his second book based on Magento, the first book being  Magento  Shipping How-To,  Packt Publishing —a guide on how to configure shipping  settings within Magento.