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How to not calculate shipping on certain items

    Nov 21 2013 17:09:00

    #1

    WINGS

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 29

    Hello,
    I'm hoping someone can help me. My shipping is set to calculate shipping based on quantity (so 90 cents per item).
    I have a lot of items that have free shipping.
    What do I need to do to indicate which items should have no shipping calculated?
    I tried to set the Units to Zero for the items with free shipping, like this:
    <input type="hidden" name="units1" value="0">
    But it's still adding shipping in the shopping cart. Please help!! Thanks in advance!



    Nov 21 2013 17:45:11

    #2

    GT

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 3238

    You need to add a units value to ALL products, those with 90 cents units=0.9 and those with no charge units=0

    Then use option 7 in shipping setup.

    Let us know if it works for you.

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    Nov 21 2013 17:49:46

    #3

    WINGS

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 29

    GT, thanks so much for your help!
    I think I got it to work. I ended up using Option 5 in shipping set-up. Then down in the Units table, I indicated that it's 90 cents for each unit.
    In my code, I set the units to 0 for the free-shipping items, and units to 1 to the "regular" items. This seems to have did it.



    Nov 21 2013 19:44:04

    #4

    Alan

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 2986

    That's fine. It was either .9 for the UNITS and 1 for the COST multiplier or 1 for the UNITS and .9 as the multiplier.

    Alan
    Some shipping help documents are available at www.stoner.org.uk/mals/