How to Configure Free Shipping Method in Magento 2

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Configure Free Shipping Method is considered as a part of promotion program you offer customers. The free shipping method is applied based on the mimum purchase or the condition of cart price rule you set. In addition, the shipping method can be set for certain product or an entire order, which depends on your current strategy.

Shipping fee is a big reason for customers to delay their online purchases, hence this approach will remove that burden and help you boost sales quickly. To assist you better with the free delivery strategy, we proudly introduce our Free Shipping Bar module with exclusive features. If you need to charge different shipping rates in your store, you can do it with Flat Rate Shipping Method and Table Rate Shipping Method.

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How to Configure Free Shipping Method Free Shipping Configuration

Configure Free Shipping Method in Magento 2

Steps to Configure Free Shipping Method in Magento 2

  • On the Admin Panel, Stores > Settings > Configuration.
  • On the left panel, under Sales, select the Shipping Methods tab.
  • Open the Free Shipping section,
    • Enable the shipping method by choosing Yes for that.
    • Set the Title for the free shipping on the checkout page.
    • Create a decription about the shipping method in the Method Name field.
    • Offer the Minimum Order Amount for the shipping.
    • Enter an error message in the Displayed Error Message box that will appear if Free Shipping is not available.
    • Set Ship to Applicable Countries to one of two options:
      • All Allowed Countries : Free Shipping is supported for every country.
      • Specific Countries: Free Shipping is only supported for selected countries.
    • Set Show Method if Not Applicable to Yes if you want to show Free Shipping all time.
    • Set the Sort Order on the Shipping Method on the checkout page.
  • Save Config to finish.

Activate Free Shipping in the Carrier Configuration

  • From the Shipping Methods configuration, open the UPS section.
  • Set Free Method to “Ground.”
  • Enable the Free Shipping with Minimum Order Amount and set a minimum number of orders applying free shipping in the Minimum Order Amount for Free Shipping field.
  • Save Config to finish.

What is included in the Free Shipping Bar?

Imagine that your free delivery promotions can be highlighted at the bar to gain shoppers’ attention. How exciting is that? Mageplaza Free Shipping Bar also offers these amazing features:

  • Shows bars with 5 pre-made templates or flexible customized messages and designs
  • Shows the initial message, below-goal, achieve-goal messages based on cart total
  • Set timeframe to automatically display the free delivery bar
  • Insert links on the bar to navigate customers to other pages
  • Allow instant previews

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The bottom line

The Free Shipping method in Magento 2 offers customers a great motivation in order for stores to increase conversion rates and generate more sales. In fact, you can even optimize this process by using Mageplaza Free Shipping Bar extension. If you have questions either about this post or our module, feel free to leave comments.

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