How to configure shipping methods in PrestaShop

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How to configure shipping methods in PrestaShop

PrestaShop allows you to setup and use several different shipping methods.

1) Go to Shipping.

2) Click Carriers.

3) Click Add New.

4) Type the carrier’s Company Name.

5) Next to Transit Time, enter the time taken for product delivery.

6) Set the zones where this carrier is to be used.

7) Click Save.

After you have added the carrier information, there’s two more steps that need to be taken for the carrier to be available to the customer.

First, choose to set either a price range or weight range in which this carrier will be active.

8) We’ll set a Weight Range.

9) Click Add New.

10) Select the carrier we just created.

11) Type the minimum weight required to use this carrier.

12) Since UPS won’t accept packages over 150 pounds, we’ll enter that number here.

13) Click Save.

The last thing we need to do is set the fees for this carrier.

14) Click Shipping.

15) Scroll down to Fees at the bottom.

16) Select the carrier.

17) Enter the fee that will be applied for each zone.

18) Click Save.

That’s it! The new carrier will be available to your customers when they checkout.

How to configure payment methods in PrestaShop

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How to configure payment methods in PrestaShop

PrestaShop allows you to accept many different payment methods. Let’s see how to setup PayPal.

1) Go to Modules.

2) Scroll down until you find Payments and Gateways.

3) Click to expand the list.

4) Click Install next to PayPal.

5) After the module has installed, click Configure.

These options may vary for each payment method you decide to setup.

6) Click the Settings tab.

7) Enter the e-mail address associated with your Paypal account.

8) Click Save Settings.

That’s it! Now you know how to setup a payment method in PrestaShop.

How to setup product attributes in PrestaShop

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How to setup product attributes in PrestaShop

Attributes are used to describe the features of a product and help your customers easily find what they want.

1) First, add an attribute group by going to Catalog.

2) Then click Attributes and Groups.

3) Click Add attributes group.

4) Type a Name for this group.

5) Type the Public Name which is what your customers will see.

6) Click Save.

Now let’s create a new attribute for the group.

7) Click Add attribute.

8) Type the attribute’s Name.

9) For the Attribute Group, select the new group we created.

10) Click Save.

That’s it! Now you know how to add attributes and attribute groups in PrestaShop.