WP e-Commerce USPS Shipping Extension
- USPS requires you to be using US dollars
- United States, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands can be used as your base country (origin)
- Dimension & Weight units set to Inches & lbs-oz
- SimpleXML installed
- The plugin needs to be able to talk to USPS API. For this it uses wp_remote_post which makes use of fsockopen/CURL.
Calculate shipping costs using the USPS API
USPS is the largest delivery network in United States, this plugin will provide you real-time shipping rates by utilizing their API. The rate returned is based on products dimensions and volume.
To ensure the accuracy when returning a rate from the USPS API it requires, the shipping country, state and Post code/Zip code.
The features of the extension are:
- This plugin offers a number of shipping methods for both International Shipping and Domestic shipping.
- You can choose specific shipping Services's to display at the checkout.
- You can create Custom boxes to suit the size of your products.
- Using your custom box, you can define the number of items you would like to pack into the custom box and also the maximum weight.
- You can add a handling fee.
- Set a fallback rate, if the USPS APi ever goes down, your customers will always be presented with a price.
- You can re-name the shipping service title's to suit your Website.
- The product dimensions and weight will be used to pack your items into your Custom Boxes or the pre-defined boxes, once a box has reached it's full capacity (using the dimensions and weight of your
product), another box will be added. A Box Packing Algorithm.
- You can set up as many Customised Boxes as you need to. There is no limit.
- You can define on the Checkout page which shipping Services you would like to display: Cheapest Rate, Highest Rate or All.
All of our Extensions are developed and Supported by Extension Works, there are no 3rd party developers involved. This will ensure that your request's if any, are handled by Extensions Works in a timely and prompt manner. This we can guarantee.
This extension offers the following Shipping Services:
First Class mail
First-Class Large Postcards
First-Class Keys and IDs
First-Class Postcard Stamped
Priority Mail Keys and IDs
Priority Mail Flat Rate Small Box
Priority Mail Flat Rate Medium Box
Priority Mail Flat Rate Large Box
Express Mail Hold for Pickup
Express Mail PO to Address
Express Mail Sunday/Holiday
Express Mail Flat Rate Boxes
Express Mail Flat Rate Boxes (Hold For Pickup)
Express Mail Padded Flat Rate Envelope
Bound Printed Matter
First Class Mail International Parcel
Priority Mail International
Priority Mail International Flat Rate Small Box
Priority Mail International Flat Rate Medium Box
Priority Mail International Flat Rate Large Box
Priority Mail International DVD Flat Rate Box
Priority Mail International Large Video Flat Rate Box
Express Mail International
Express Mail International Flat Rate Boxes
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Extensions tested on a Single Site Installation, multisite installations not recommended.
Wordpress:Tested up to: 3.8.1
WP eCommerce:Stable tag: 220.127.116.11
The box packer is volume based. This will in most cases provide good results, but will never be as accurate as a real person packing a box (see BIN Packing Problem) therefore it is important you understand that packing results are as accurate as they can be and any anomalies should be accepted.)
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