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PHP 5 e-commerce Development by Michael Peacock

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Miscellaneous

Finally, we come to the miscellaneous section of the administration area; this can house any number of aspects that can't be as easily classified as the other features.

Shipping

With regards to shipping, we need to be able to create a shipping method, manage existing shipping methods, and create and manage shipping rules.

Creating a shipping method

Creating a shipping method should be quite simple, with one minor complication. Our shipping method just needs to store some basic information:

  • Name
  • Default shipping cost
  • If the method should be the default shipping method

One important aspect we need to take into account when creating a shipping method is that we need to create an associated shipping cost for it for each product in the store. ...

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