Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions
Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions is an extension for Magento 2 that allows you create shipping restrictions to apply for your store or some of stores if you work on multisite. With each restriction, you can choose specified carriers and shipping methods that apply the restriction. Moreover, the restriction is also set to use for particular store views and customers groups that helps you give promotions for your target stores and customer groups. To automatically apply the restriction, this Magento 2 extension allow you to create conditions with various parameters such as cart attributes and customer attributes. Besides, using Shipping Restrictions for Magento 2, you can restrict shipping for order using coupons that also means that you can earn more money by requiring customers to pay more shipping fee to using your shipping services.
With all above settings for the shipping restriction, when customers and their orders meet conditions that you created to apply the restriction, there is an error message displayed on checkout page in the shipping methods section to inform to the customers which shipping methods restricted. Then, they will choose other option for shipping methods that may bring more value to you.
In summary, Shipping Restrictions is one of useful extensions for Magento 2 to improve shipping management for your store. So, to make your shipping order be more influent and efficient, use it!
1. Benefits & Features
Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions allows you create shipping restrictions that inform to customers about the unavailability of shipping methods for their order. With each restriction, you can configure settings to have restrictions that apply for your store.
With this Magento 2 extension, it is easy for you to manage automatically shipping orders. Moreover, it can also help you earn more money by restricting free shipping method with various conditions that you configure on backend.
2. Display Error Message on Checkout Page
Using Shipping Restrictions for Magento 2, on checkout page, when the order meets conditions created for the shipping restriction, there is an error message displayed to inform to customer about the unavailable shipping methods. The text of the message is set on configuring the shipping restriction. Besides, you can also allow or not allow displaying the error message in configuration of this extension.
3. Manage Shipping Restrictions
Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions extension allows you to manage easily all your shipping restrictions by listing them in the grid. Each row as each record is a shipping restriction that you have created in the website. Each column is an attribute of the shipping restriction that you can know settings of the restriction when looking at the grid. Also in the grid, you can take actions for each record including activating, inactivating and deleting or taking mass actions for multiple record.
4. Configure General Settings
This Magento 2 extension helps you be easy to create and configure settings for the shipping restriction rule. These settings include entering name of restriction, specifying shipping methods restricted, choosing carriers restricted all shipping methods and entering error message displayed on checkout page when applying the shipping restriction.
5. Create Conditions for the Shipping Restriction
Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions allows you to create unlimitedly conditions for the shipping restriction with several parameters including cart attributes or customer attributes such as subtotal of the order, shipping address, … For example, you can restrict shipping to one or some countries that your carriers are not available. Besides, you also can choose to block shipping rule for backorders. It means that if there is backorder item in cart, the shipping restrictions will be applied.
6. Set up Restriction for Coupons
With this Magento 2 extension, you can increase your profit by restricting free shipping rule or other promotion shipping rules when using coupons. On the other hand, you can create coupons that have more terms such as “+ $20 for free shipping” for customer to choose. With that, your customers can understand more clearly about the coupons they have and use them correctly.
7. Specify Stores & Customer Groups applied the Restrictions for
Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions extension allow you to specify particular store views and customer groups that are apply the restrictions for. This feature helps you create or block shipping rule for the store views and customers group. It is very useful for your business, especially, for your working on multisite.
8. Choose Days and Time applying the restriction
With this setting of Shipping Restriction extension for Magento 2, you can manage your store more efficiently. For example, all the carriers do not work and rest in the same time, in other words, when a carrier takes a rest, other carriers still work. Moreover, default feature of Magento 2 that you can only block days and time for all carriers does not bring efficiency to your business. So, with this extension, you can choose the days and time for only carriers who do not working. This can make your business pipeline be more efficient and successful.
9. Set up Configuration of Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions
Default settings of Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions applied for all shipping restrictions created and used in the store are configured as you can see the screenshot. These settings include calculating tax in subtotal options, using subtotal after discount options and showing error message options.