2

I am using Joomla 1.5 and Virtuemart 1. I want to setup automatic shipping based on postcodes/location. For example if a customer lives in the postcode DH2 then they will have to pay a delivery fee of £1.50. Other fares for other postcodes could be higher or lower. I want to be able to do this automatically. Can anyone help?

  • 3
    I doubt anyone on here is using Joomla 1.5 (ancient) and VirtueMart 1 (ancient). Please try doing some research and above all, please consider upgrading to the latest version of Joomla – Lodder Feb 2 '15 at 10:43
  • I've been researching this for weeks and found nothing. Theres a section to enter Zip codes but it doesn't work with English post codes. – Jim Leeder Feb 2 '15 at 11:07
2

GJC's plugin does the job. But this is using Joomla 2.5 and VM3. Still looking for an answer for 1.5, but might end up taking all sites to later Joomlas/VMs anyway. - http://www.gjcwebdesign.com/joomla-downloads/virtuemart-20-postcode-zip-code-shipping-plugin.html

1

The Standard Shipping module worked for me in Australia (see below).

UK postcodes are a little different and you may have to search the downloads and forums on the Virtuemart website for a UK postcode compatible version of the module.

  1. Create a Shipper.
  2. Create Shipping Rates as required as per the example below.

enter image description here

  • Because I'm using Virtuemart 1 and Joomla 1.5 I doubt theres any downloads for it anymore. We're looking into the newer versions. I don't think the standard module will work for English postcodes since we have ones like "DH1 4BY", not just numbers which it seems is what its built for. I can stop users registering who don't have certain postcodes with JavaScript, but I just need the automatic delivery by postcode. – Jim Leeder Feb 5 '15 at 9:36
  • No I am capable of looking myself – Jim Leeder Feb 5 '15 at 9:55

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.