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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Configuring shipping by zip code

There are a lot of great VirtueMart shipping plug-ins. And if you want to do anything simple yet very specific like shipping by US state, Australian region, UK city, or similar, then the Joomla! extensions directory is the place to go. There is a solution to most common specific problems although most of the good ones are paid. However if you just want to configure by US zip code this recipe is for you..

Tip

Not all the available shipping plugins are listed in the Joomla! extensions directory. They can also be found in the VirtueMart forum's third party extension section or at extensions.virtuemart.net.

Getting ready

Gather a list of zip code ranges to cover the states you are interested in. You will see the beginnings ...

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