Extensions > Shipping > USPS
If you offer USPS as a shipping option, your customers will see available USPS shipping rates at checkout, for delivery to their selected address.
In USPS shipping, the United States Parcel Service website is used to calculate the shipping cost for the order.
Store: - Select your store.
Status: - MUST be "ON" for Shipping module to appear in your store.
Set extension status to ON, then USPS Settings button will appear. Click on it and fill in the following fields:
User ID: - Fill your USPS credentials in the User ID field. USPS should email you the user id and password. If not contact USPS to confirm your USPS User ID. You should call USPS (800-344-7779) to activate your account on the production servers. (USPS extension needs the User ID set using the USPS USERID assigned to you for Rate Quotes/ShippingAPI. Not the user id you might have to login USPS website)
Password: - required
Zip Code: - Zip/Postal code of the starting location of your package.
Domestic Services: - select USPS domestic postage levels
International Services: - select USPS international services
Size: - Select the container size that you typically use to package the products ordered from your store.
Container: - Select the container type that you typically use to package the products ordered from your store. USPS will only deliver packages weighing up to 70 lbs.
Machinable: - It is recommended that you select Yes. Specify whether it is OK to handle your shipments by machines. Enabling this option reduces the shipping costs.
Dimensions: - Average package dimensions for shipping package.
Girth: - To find the girth of your package, measure the distance around the thickest part of the non-rectangular package.
Display Delivery Time: - Do you want to display the shipping time? (e.g. Ships within 3 to 5 days)
Display Delivery Weight: - Do you want to display the shipping weight? (e.g. Delivery Weight : 2.7674 Kg's)
Weight Class: - Set to pounds.
Length Class: - Default length class of your store. Inches or centimeters
Tax Class: - If you are required to charge tax on this item, select tax class
Location: - select proper location
Storefront Icon: - Shipping Icon to be displayed at checkout shipping selection
Auto Select: - You can set to skip shipping selection page if there is only one shipping option. This shipping method will be selected automatically
Accept these payments: - If only specific payment methods are needed for this shipping method, select them here. If nothing selected, all available payment methods will be shown
After you have made your changes, select the SAVE button.
USPS not showing up
Double check your product have weight set and require shipping is on for products in the basket.