We are happy to announce a VirtueMart 3 / 2 NZ Post "New Zealand Post" Shipping Plugin that fully integrates and shows
real time quotations based on vendor and customer postcodes in the checkout process.
Installs as a native VirtueMart 3 / 2 Joomla 2.5 Shipping Plugin or Joomla 3.3 Shipping Plugin for the upcoming VM3.0 release!
This has now been completely re-written for the new NZ Post v2 api - lots of info here: GJC NZPost Virtuemart 3 / 2 v2 api.pdf
This is a VirtueMart 3.0 Shipping Module/Plugin for the New Zealand Post Office Parcel Service - Domestic and International. It is fully compatible with all Joomla and VM versions incl J3.3.3 & the upcoming VM3 and backward compatible to Joomla 2.5 / VM2.6 series.
You need to apply to New Zealand Post for an api key to use the calculator. Simply enter it in the plugin configuration. You can get it here API Key
It is necessary to make two new shipping methods (if you are using International shipping) - one for domestic with only New zealand as the chosen country and a second with the chosen International countries selected.
Your units for the product need to be in centimeters and kilos!
Install the Joomla Plugin by using the standard Joomla installer for the file VM.3.NZpost.shipping.plugin.3.0.2.zip.
The next step is to enable the VM NZ Post shipping plugin in the Joomla Extensions->Plug-in manager.
Then go to Virtuemart-->Shop->Shipment Methods and click 'New'.
Use the settings below (this is for Domestic). After saving intially you can then configure the parameters.
You can chose any of the various NZ Post shipping methods or choose to show only the cheapest.
The module calculates in real time the shipping price from New Zealand Post considering the following parameters -
|Last Updated on Thursday, 31 July 2014 17:38|