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I'm just wondering which is the best method for all products to offer "free shipping", can any of the default modules just be set to $0.00 (and it will work)?

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Yes, you can just set the Flat module to $0.00 and it will work. A few changes to the language files would make it easier to understand, but are not strictly required.

 

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Jim


See my profile for a list of my addons and ways to get support.

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I thought that osC has a build in Free Shipping option.

 

Admin Area -> Modules -> Order Total -> Shipping

 

Set Free Shipping to true and amount to 0 and choose for domestic, international or both.

The only thing that needs to be done is edit the text that shows on the checkout_shipping.php

 

Free shipping for orders over $0.00

 

Sounds just stupid so instead of "Free shipping for orders over $0.00" maybe "Free shipping for all orders" or something like that.

Or of course as Jim said set the Flat module to 0.00 and change the language definition to show something more appropriate.

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I think flat rate would be better and can change the wording, because I also want to offer express post and when you do free shipping, it results in only free shipping i thought.

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I think flat rate would be better and can change the wording, because I also want to offer express post and when you do free shipping, it results in only free shipping i thought.

 

True, then you are better off with Jims solution. That way you can customized it more. The build in Free Shipping function doesn't consider the shipping modules but only the total amount.

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Great help here.   Always appreciate the advice I find on here


I offered free shipping on the above advice for a test. 

My question now is:  How to change the text on the shipping page?
Where do I do that?  
Thanks in advance. 

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I followed this advice:    

Admin Area -> Modules -> Order Total -> Shipping

 

Set Free Shipping to true and amount to 0 and choose for domestic, international or both.

The only thing that needs to be done is edit the text that shows on the checkout_shipping.php

 

Free shipping for orders over $0.00

 

Version:     osCommerce Online Merchant v2.3.3

 

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@fiddlehead

Open the following file

catalog/includes/languages/english/modules/order_total/ot_shipping.php

and search for this language definition

define('FREE_SHIPPING_DESCRIPTION', 'Free shipping for orders over %s');

 

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Thanks for your help. 
But I can't find it. 
I imagine that's in the code. 

And I will have to get my IT guy to help then. 
I don't want to mess with changing code. 

I thought there would be a way to do it from the dashboard. 

I made the change to free shipping but can't really tell the customers that. 

Yet.  

 

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