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Search Shipping Methods

Shipping methods are individual shipping options that customers select during checkout when buying shipped products.  The Search Shipping Methods page displays the shipping methods that are currently present in the store.  By default, the shipping methods are displayed by their DO (Display Order).  A different method of sorting can be selected by clicking the up and down arrows in the heading of each column.
Shipping Method Columns

SID (System ID)
The SID (System ID) is a unique number that identifies the shipping method to the system.  This number is set by the software and cannot be changed.

Display Order
The Display Order is used to specify the order the various shipping methods are displayed to the customer in the storefront.  The lower the number, the higher the priority.

Shipping Method Name
The Shipping Method Name will be the name the customers sees in the storefront, when the shipping methods are displayed.

The four types of shipping methods available are USPS, UPS, FedEx, and custom.

Shipping Rate Calculation
This column displays a brief summary of the calculation used with the shipping method.

A green dot in this column indicates that the shipping method is active, while a red X indicates that the shipping method is inactive.  Inactive shipping methods will not be available to customers in storefront.

Edit Method
Click on the SID number or    icon to go to the Shipping Method Editor, where the shipping method can be edited.

(Check icon)
The checkboxes in this column work with the options in the dropdown menu below.

Bulk Editing

Make Active
Multiple shipping methods can be activated by selecting the checkboxes on the right, selecting Make Active from the dropdown menu and clicking Go.

Make Inactive
Multiple shipping methods can be deactivated by selecting the checkboxes on the first right, selecting Make Inactive from the dropdown menu, and clicking Go.

If a shipping method is no longer needed, it can be deleted.  To delete a shipping method, select it on the far right, select delete in the dropdown below the table, and click Go.

— Last Edited - 12/27/2012 10:45am PST
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