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How does it work?

Machool integrates directly with your e-commerce store to automatically sync your orders into the Machool platform. Once a shipment has been made in Machool, your order is fulfilled and updated with tracking details. Once you connect your store you will be able to:

  • Pull orders live from your e-commerce store
  • Make shipment, and print labels in seconds
  • Manage shipments (view payments and shipping status)
  • Review shipments and their status in your e-commerce store

How to connect your store?
Once you have logged into your account, go to Manage > E-commerce, click on the store logo. Enter your shop name and click Connect.

How to connect your store?
Once you have logged into your account, go to Manage > E-commerce, click on the store logo. Enter your shop name and click Connect.

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: Machool plugin for WooCommerce

2. Make sure your store is connected to Machool and click on the “folder +” icon.

Woocommerce Plugin icon - English

3. Generate an API key.

Woocommerce Plugin modal - English

Woocommerce Plugin modal API key - English

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

Woocommerce Plugin setting - English

Set up your shipping zones and rates

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

Woocommerce Plugin Shipping zone - English

Edit your shipping details.

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What your customer will see at checkout

The options selected in your shipping zone settings will be visible at checkout. You can choose to display, both standard and expedited or only one of those options.

Woocommerce Checkout page - English

What you will see in Machool

When a customer has paid for one of the Machool shipping rates, this will be displayed on the e-commerce page with an icon showing which service was selected, as well as the amount paid for shipping:

Orders page - English

What you should know

Define your product details

Our plugin requires accurate dimensions and weight to be able to provide a cost estimate.

Woocommerce Product page - English

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.

Shipping address - English

Check your enabled providers

The rates displayed at checkout are those you would get on Machool, taking into account the weight and the dimensions of the items based on the product descriptions in the WooCommerce administration page. 

The rates displayed in WooCommerce come from the providers you have enabled on the Manage > Couriers page:

Couriers image

How to connect your Wix store?

  1. Make sure you are currently logged in to your Wix store, then open a new browser tab and go to
  2. In the menu at the top of the page, click “My Apps”, then click “Create New App” in the upper right corner.
  3. You will be redirected to the App Dashboard for your new app. In the left-hand menu, click on “OAuth”.
  4. Under “URLs”, add a Redirect URL with the address, add a App URL with the address and save your changes.Wix dashboard - English
  5. In the left-hand menu, click on “Permissions”, then click “+ Add Permissions” in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
  6. Select “Wix Stores” from the Permission Category drop-down menu, then select all permission scopes and save your changes.Add permission page
  7. Now, return to the “OAuth” page using the left-hand menu. Open a new browser tab and log in to your Machool account, then navigate to the E-Commerce page and click on the Wix logo. Copy your App ID and App Secret Key from the OAuth page of your Wix App, paste these in Machool and click Submit.

You should now be able to view and fulfill orders from your Wix store in Machool!

How to connect your Magento store?
In order to connect to your Magento store from Machool app, firstly you need to create a Machool integration in your Magento Store admin page. Please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to your Magento store and log in as store admin.
  2. Go to “System”, select “Integrations” under “Extensions”.Magento dashboard setting - English
  3. Click the “Add New Integration” button.Magento setting integration - English
  4. Under “General”, enter a name for this integration, for example “Machool app” (the name is only for your reference). Under “Current User Identity Verification”, enter your store admin password again.Magento setting new integration - English
  5. Click the “Save” button.
  6. You will be redirected to the Integrations page, where you can find the Integration you just created on the list. Click “Activate” link, and click the “Allow” button.Magento setting new integration API - English
  7. You will see the “Integration Tokens for Extension”, copy the “Access Token”, and click the “Done” button.Magento dashboard tokens - English

Once you have the access token, login to your Machool app, and go to the E-Commerce page, click the Magento logo, paste your Access Token (together with your Magento storefront Url), and click “Connect” button.

How to connect your Panierdachat store?

First go to your Panierdachat store administration to get the API and secret keys as described on this page.

Once you have your keys, add them in your Machool account in Manage > E-commerce > Panierdachat, and paste the 2 keys in the fields and click on Connect.

Panierdachat modal - En

Once the store has been added in E-commerce, enable Machool rates in your Panierdachat store, by clicking on the “folder +” icon.

Panierdachat setting modal

Adjust your rates if necessary and save the settings.

Panierdachat setting modal

How to connect your Lightspeed store?

In the back office of your Lightspeed store, go to Settings > Store Settings > Developers in order to create an API key and secret. Detailed steps are described here.

Lightspeed modal - En

How to connect your BigCommerce store?

In your store’s control panel, go to Advanced Settings > API Accounts. The store API credentials are generated when a store API account is generated. You can find more information in Store API Accounts.

As permissions, please make sure to have set up:

  • Information & settings: Read-only
  • Orders: Modify

BigCommerce modal - En


How to connect your Squarespace store?

In order to connect your Squarespace store to the Machool app, first you need to go to your Squarespace store administration page to get the API and Account ID. Please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to your Squarespace store and log in as store admin.
  2. Go to “System”,  select “Developer API Keys” under “Advanced” to create your API key.Squarespace setting page - English
  3. Click the “Generate a Key” button.
  4. Under “Key Name”, enter a name for this integration, for example “Machool app” (the name is only for your reference). Squarespace setting page 02 - English
  5. Tick each “Permissions” one by one making sure that the option “Read only” is selected.
    Squarespace setting page 03 - English
  6. Click “Generate a Key” on the top right corner of the popup window.
  7. Copy the “API KEY” and click on the “Close” button.Squarespace setting page - English
  8. You can find your Account ID in your store’s setting.Go to “Account Settings” and select “Account & Security”.Squarespace setting page 05 - English

Once you have your key and account ID, add them in your Machool account in Manage -> E-commerce -> Squarespace, and paste them in the fields and click on Connect.

How to connect your X-Cart store?

  1. Log in to your X-Cart store and access the store admin page, then go to the App Store from the bottom left-hand menu (puzzle piece icon):X-Cart setting screen 01 - English
  2. In the App Store, search for the third-party app “REST API” and install the app to your store. This will allow your store and Machool to communicate via the Rest API.X-Cart setting screen 02 - English
  3. In the left-hand menu, select “My Apps” and locate the REST API app. Click “Settings” to access the app settings menu.X-Cart setting screen 03 - English
  4. Create a strong, unique identifier to use as a Read/Write API Key. This can be any string of characters, but we suggest using a mix of lowercase and uppercase letters, numbers and special characters to make it hard to guess. Copy and paste this in the “API key (read/write)” field and click Submit. X-Cart setting screen 04 - English
  5. Log in to Machool and access the E-Commerce page. Click the X-Cart logo and a modal window will open. Enter your X-Cart store URL and the Read/Write API Key you created at step 4, then click “Connect”.X-cart modal
  6. You can now view and fulfill your X-Cart orders in Machool!

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