Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Shipping products, part of Create Your First Online Store with Drupal Commerce .
You can divide salable items into two categories;…the tangible, and the virtual.…We're going to talk about the tangible items, which have weight, and heft, and…have to be shipped.…You actually have to deliver them to the purchaser.…That means collecting a delivery address, setting up a shipping method, and…charging the purchaser for transit,…if that's the way your store is set up.…In Drupal Commerce, you do all that by first installing a general shipping…module, and then installing another module that's specific to the shipping method…you're going to use.…As I write this, there are only a couple of such method modules.…
The one I'll show you will charge a specific amount for each package shipped;…that is, a flat rate.…We start off by downloading the basic commerce shipping module.…To get it, go to drupal.org/project/ commerce_shipping, scroll down, and install…it in the usual way. Then enable it.…I am going to enable both the Shipping module, and the Shipping Method Example,…along with the Shipping UI.…
- Surveying the store-building process
- Installing Drupal Commerce using Commerce Kickstart
- Accepting PayPal payments
- Processing orders
- Understanding rules and line items
- Listing and importing products
- Managing inventory, orders, and customer profiles
- Streamlining the checkout process
- Launching a store
- Offering product discounts
- Analyzing site traffic with Google Analytics
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Setting Up Drupal Commerce
2. Getting Ready for Sales
3. Understanding How Drupal Commerce Works
4. Listing Products
5. Managing Your Workflow
6. Organizing Your Store
7. Increasing Sales
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