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Machool for WooCommerce plugin

Be accurate with the market and avoid common flat rates! 

Now you can display real time shipping rates in your WooCommerce store to customers at checkout.

Start right away by installing the Machool plugin for WooCommerce!

Enable the couriers you want, connect your store and install the plugin. Within a few clicks, you will be able to provide in real time the cheapest standard and expedited shipping rates you get on Machool.

Why use Machool Live Checkout Shipping rates?

  • Show real-time accurate rate quotes to your customers
  • Protect your margins by quoting accurately
  • Customize your rates by dollar amount or percentage
  • Boost conversion rates
  • Easy to use, quick setup with no modifications required

How to activate the plugin

1. Install the plugin out of WordPress registry and activate it.
2. Make sure your store is connected to Machool, click on the “folder +” icon.
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3. Generate an API key.

Woocommerce plugin modal
Woocommerce plugin modal

4. Paste and save the key in WooCommerce > Settings > Shipping > Shipping with Machool.

Set up your shipping zones and rates

Go to WooCommerce > Shipping > Shipping zones and customise your rates according to your shipping areas and additional costs.

Woocmmerce shipping zone

Edit your shipping details.

What your customer will see at checkout

At checkout the customer will see the options that you have activated in the settings of your shipping zones either you want to display standard and expedited or only one of those options.

The option type and the amount will be indicated with the order in your Machool Account.

Woocmmerce shipping cart page

What’s happening on Machool

When a customer has checked out paying for one of the offered Machool shipping rates, this appears in your orders flow with 2 different icons to identify the chosen options including the shipping fee:

Shipping orders page

What you should know

Define your products details
Our plugin requires dimensions and weight to be able to provide a cost estimate.  
Woocmmerce shipping setting product
Check your store address
Make sure your store address in WooCommerce > Settings > General matches the address you are shipping from in Machool to offer accurate rates.  
Woocmmerce shipping address
Check your enabled providers

The rates displayed at the checkout are the rates you would get on Machool for the order placed by your customer. It takes into account the weight and the dimensions of the items based on the products description in the WooCommerce administration. 

According to these, the rates are coming from the providers you have enabled on this page:

Shipping providers

Need more assistance? Please contact support@machool.com 

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