web design, England, Britain, UK, belgium
 
Ulti Clocks content

Virtuemart 2.0 shipping plugin Australia e-go.com.au - Joomla & VirtueMart Tips & How To's

We have built a VirtueMart 1.1 e-go Australia's #1 Cheap Courier & Freight Service that fully integrates and shows real time quotations based on vendor and customer postcodes in the checkout process. Installs as a native VirtueMart Shipping Module.

Home Joomla - VirtueMart Virtuemart 2.0 e-go Australia Shipping

Sun

22

Apr

  • VirtueMart 2.0
  • e-go Shipping Plugin

We are happy to annouce a VirtueMart 2.0 e-go "Australia's #1 Cheap Courier & Freight Service" that fully integrates and shows real time quotations based on vendor and customer postcodes in the checkout process.
Installs as a native VirtueMart 2.0 Joomla 2.5 Shipping Module.

++++++ UPDATE 21.05.2014 ++++++++++++
In their "wisdom" e-go have released a new api (v2) which totally breaks the one they have had for at least 5 years - no backward compatibility at all!!!!

The new api requires suburbs - written/spelt EXACTLY as they require as well as postcodes - a perfect formula for disaster...
I have written a new plugin for this but of course it relies on the client knowing and spelling his/her suburb correctly. You need to add a new compulsary shopper field in your registration/billing and shipping VM forms.

Contact me with your purchase details and I will send you this updated copy. There is a small charge of €15. You can pay the update fee here: Virtuemart 2.0 e-go update fee

This isn't of course ideal and I have developed a template over ride for the address forms of VM and a system plugin to make use of a suburb api that e-go have made available. Download the VM2.0 e-go Suburb plugin here. There will have to be a charge for this as it was large coding effort - any complaints please direct them to e-go for having the arrogance to completely change their api with no backward compatibility and hugely additional complications.



This is a VirtueMart 2.0 Shipping Plugin for the Australian shipping company e-go.com.au

e-go.com.au.com Virtuemart 2.0 Australia shipping Plugin

You can download it here - Download Price is €40.00


Please note: For this module to function cURL must be enabled on your server.
In the majority of cases this is standard but please check before buying.

Also your units for the product need to be in centimeters and kilos!

e-go shipping_virtuemart-2-dimensions

Install the Joomla 2.5 Plugin by using the standard Joomla installer for the file vm2.0_e_go_shipping.zip.


The next step is to enable the e-go.com.au shipping plugin in the Joomla 2.5 Extensions->Plug-in manager.

e-go VM2 plugin shipping

Then go to Virtuemart-->Shop->Shipment Methods and click 'New'.
Use the settings below. After saving intially you can then configure the parameters.

e-go shipping_virtuemart-2-setup




The module calculates in real time the shipping price from e-go considering the following parameters -

  • Store Owner Postcode
  • Customer Postcode
  • Quantity
  • Weight (kilo)
  • Length (centimeter)
  • Height (centimeter)
  • Depth (centimeter)

e-go shipping_virtuemart-2-setup-2

e-go shipping_virtuemart-2-1st page
e-go shipping virtuemart 2.0 2nd page
There is error checking via the e-go server and messages are reported back.
With a minor hack (there appears to be no native validation of shipping in the Virtuemart 2.0 core) the e-go Australia shipping method is un-selectable.
(Please contact me if you want this done)

e-go shipping_virtuemart-2-invalid


See a working example at VM test site 2
User : testshopper
Pass : testshopper

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 12:16
 
VirtueMart
Your Cart is currently empty.

Latest Joomla & VirtueMart Tips

See all tips & examples



Virtuemart 2.0 shipping plugin Australia e-go.com.au|Joomla & VirtueMart Tips & How To's



We have built a VirtueMart 1.1 e-go Australia's #1 Cheap Courier & Freight Service that fully integrates and shows real time quotations based on vendor and customer postcodes in the checkout process. Installs as a native VirtueMart Shipping Module.


shipping, plugin, virtuemart, api, joomla, update, module, centimeter, suburb, download, compatibility, written, forms, use, australia, fee, course, parameters, contact, charge, postcode, standard, backward, price, native, customer, postcodes, time, server, real, function, enable, methods, note, extensions, shipment, step, manager, plug, shop

|

We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set.
To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

I accept cookies from this site.