Quick and simple steps to set up Woocommerce in Webshipper.
Please follow the steps in the guide chronologically.
1. Create the order channel
1.1 Set up the order channel
Navigate to Settings > Order channels > New order channel > WooCommerce > Connect.
Fill in the Name and Store URL to begin with.
1.2 Generate the API key
Open a new tab in your browser and go to your WordPress shop backend and navigate to:
WooCommerce > Settings > Advanced > REST API and click on 'Add key'.
Give the key a name and set Permissions to Read/Write finally click on Generate API key.
Copy & Paste your Consumer key' and 'Consumer secret into your Webshipper order channel.
Click Create Order Channel in Webshipper.
NOTE: Did you get ERROR 404 invalid url?
For newer woocommerce installations, it is important that the permalinks are set to POST NAME in order to allow API requests to the shop.
2. Installing the plugin/module for WooCommerce
2.1 Download & install
To show shipping rates in your checkout, you need to download and install the Webshipper module.
Navigate to Webshipper settings > order channels > select your Woocommerce order channel > click on 'Download module' and save the file to your computer.
Now go back to your WordPress backend. Navigate to Plugins > Add New, click on 'Upload Plugin', select the file you just downloaded and click on 'Install Now'.
Once you have installed the Webshipper plugin, click on 'Activate'.
2.2 Configure the plugin/module
Now navigate to WooCommerce > Settings, select the Shipping tab and then Shipping options, and insert the configuration string from your order channel in Webshipper. Remember to select a transfer status (order statuses to expedite import) and set the same status in Webshipper.
Finally, click on 'Save changes'.
Note: Each config string is unique to its order channel and cannot be applied to multiple shops.
Filter rates by basket currency in the plugin is a simple checkbox, which ensures that the shipping rate will only be displayed, if the currency in Webshipper, matches the default currency in the shop.
You are now ready to Get Started Adding Carriers and Shipping Rates.