Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions extension


Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions extension helps store owners to restrict the application of shipping methods based on specific conditions such as cart/ product attributes, payment methods, shipping locations and more. This creates highly customized and individualized shipping options for customers.
The extension optimizes shipping process by only allowing effective shipping methods & gets rid of risks and eliminate shipping issues

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Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions for Magento 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 2.4.x

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2.2.x, 2.3.x, 2.4.x

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Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions extension

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Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions extension

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Problems, Solutions and Applications

By Default, Magento 2 comes with limited possibilities to set various rules for shipping methods. This causes the inconvenience for store owners in many real situations which some shipping methods should be restricted to customers.

In some special occasions, store owners would like to offer shipping methods such as free shipping fee, fixed rate to attract customers. However, in Magento 2 default, this is impossible.

With Shipping Restrictions extension, store admins can set any rules for shipping restrictions without any limitation. This creates the great convenience for stores in many necessary cases.

Set new rules on special occasions such as holidays, celebration days, sales campaigns to motivate customers’ purchase. Customers will feel more willing to pay money when they find satisfied with shipping service.

Narrowing shipping methods to use in specific conditions will help the delivery process of online store become more effective. The shipping procedure will be more systematical and professional.

Customers are suggested with the suitable methods list so that they can quickly select the best one as they think. This facilitates customers’ shopping process and provides a better shopping experience.

With loyal wholesales customers, they are offered with Free Shipping in all orders.

If the cart value is less than 20$, the fixed rate 5$ is applied. Otherwise, if the value is more than 500$, the shipping is free. Other values are based on the table rate.

The items in category A is luxury and high-value. Customers are offered with shipping methods from high-class shipping service: FedEx or Express Priority.

If the payment method is Paypal, the shipping method is FedEx or Express. If the payment method is Cash on Delivery, the shipping method is Home Delivery.

Only apply FedEx, DHL for the orders from foreign countries. Other shipping methods are applicable to domestic orders.

A new branch has been opened in a city. The store owners would like to offer free shipping to all orders within the first opening week.

Set shipping restrictions based on cart attributes

With Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions by Mageplaza, the store owners can segment shipment methods depending on cart features including:

  • Subtotal: Total value of the shopping cart
  • Total items: Total item quantity of a shopping cart
  • Total weight: Total weight of all items in a cart

For example, with the order of more than 200$, customers will get free shipping and with the order of less than 20$, the fixed rate is 5$ is applied.

Limit shipment by payment methods

If customers use different payment methods, they will be allowed to select different shipping methods.

For example, if customers select payment via Paypal (the international payment method), the shipping method should be Worldwide FedEx or Express. Otherwise, if customers select payment is Cash on Delivery (for domestic delivery), the shipping method should be Home Delivery.

Restrict shipping methods by shipping locations

Depending on different shipping information, specific shipping methods will be visible to customers and ready-to-use. The shipping information which decides shipping methods including:

  • Shipping postcode
  • Shipping region
  • Shipping state/ province
  • Shipping country

For example, if the shipping locations is the inner city, the shipping fee is free. Otherwise, customers from city outskirts will be charged.

Restrict Shipping depending on product attributes

Specific product attributes can be conditions to determine shipping methods accordingly. With the high-value or limited items which store owners would like to prevent risky possibilities, the shipping methods should be high-class one such as FedEx, Express.

The appropriate shipping methods will support store owners to make sure the proper delivery to customers’ locations.

Schedule to activate shipping methods

One of the most noticeable of Shipping Restrictions for Magento 2 is the activation schedule function. The store can set the time to activate the rules based on specific time. The details of the running schedule include start/end date, weekdays, start/end time so store owners can apply the shipping rules at the exact time as they expect easily.

This feature is helpful to stores on special holidays and occasions to suit various marketing campaigns. For example, free shipping for all orders in the inner city at Store’s Birthday celebration.

Apply both for backend orders and storefront purchases

The flexibility of Shipping Restrictions is that it allows the shipping restriction to apply for both the backend orders (for admin only) and storefront purchases.

From the storefront, the shipping methods can be displayed at View Cart Page, Checkout Page and One Step Checkout Page (if One Step Checkout is installed).

The application for backend orders is used in some cases. Customers would like to change the shipping methods and the store admins will update from the backend. Another case may be for exceptional orders with very high value or from a special customer, and the shipping methods should be visible by store admins only.

Shipping Restrictions's More features

Depend on Cart Price Rules

If any cart price rules are applied, they will override the conditions above

Restrict by customer group(s)

Able to restrict shipping methods by specific customer group(s)

Restrict by store view(s)

Allow limiting the rule application by store view(s)

Extension Compatibility

Properly compatible with Mageplaza extensions: One Page Checkout, Payment Restrictions, Ajax Layered Navigation, Shipping Rules, Multiple Flat Rates Shipping.

Full Mageplaza Shipping Restrictions Features

Shipping Restrictions for store admins

General Configuration

  • Enable/ Disable the extension Store admins can activate Shipping Restrictions extension by click Yes at the enable field in the admin backend. If they want to disallow this module, they can easily click No.
  • Add a new shipping rule from the grid With the support of Shipping Restriction for Magento 2, it is able for store admins to set new shipping rule from management grid.
  • Set the name for the shipping rule Admins are allowed to put any name they want for the shipping rule.
  • Add internal description Admins can easily add the description for the rule. This description is for internal use and visible to admins only.
  • Select status: active or inactive If the admins want to disallow the shipping rule, they can click on Disable status from the admin backend. Otherwise, they can activate the shipping rule by selecting Enable status with ease.
  • Select store views to apply the shipping rule Mageplaza Magento 2 Shipping Restriction extension supports store admins to limit the shipping rule application by store view.
  • Select customer groups to apply the shipping rule Store admins are able to restrict shipping methods by particular customer group(s). For example, wholesalers customers are offered with free shipping in all orders.
  • Set the validation date for the rule: start date and end date One of the most striking features of Strong>Mageplaza Shipping Restriction Magento 2 is that store owners can active shipping rule based on specific time such as the start and end date of the shipping rule.
  • Select the weekdays to apply the rule Running the rule in specific weekdays is possible with the support of Shipping Restriction module.
  • Select the start time and end time of the rule It is convenient for store admins to set exactly clock time to run the rule from the admin backend.
  • Set the priority for the rule If there are several shipping rules, store admins can apply the priority for these rules.


  • Set the conditions for the rule Mageplaza Magento 2 Shipping Restriction allows store admins to narrow shipping methods by using specific conditions.
  • Cart Price Rules will override the conditions If any Cart Price Rules are applied, they will be allowed to override the condition above.
  • Select actions for the rule: hide or show shipping methods By simply clicking Show or Hide option, store admins can make shipping methods rule visible or invisible to customers.
  • Select shipping methods for the rule There is a variety of shipping methods which store admins can choose to apply for the rule.
  • Select location for the rule: Backend Orders or Storefront Purchases Shipping Restriction Magento2 can be applied for both backend orders and storefront purchases. The shipping methods can be shown in the storefront. In some specific cases, the application for backend order (for admin only) is extremely useful.

Shipping Restrictions for customers

  • To be suggested with appropriate shipping methods With the help of Mageplaza Shipping Restriction, customers can quickly select the suitable shipping methods based on specific conditions such as cart/ product attributes, payment methods, shipping locations, etc.
  • Have better experience during shopping time Thanks to customized and individualized shipping options, customers can process their orders quickly and feel satisfied when they go shopping on online store sites.


There is no limitation at all. You can set the rules based on various conditions: cart attributes, product attributes, payment methods, shipping information, customers groups and store views

Firstly, please add the coupon off 70% to the Cart Price Rule section. Then, at the configuration section of Shipping Restrictions, please select this cart price rule, which will override the above conditions you set. All the orders meet cart price rules will not be applied to other conditions.

At the storefront, shipping options are displayed on View Card Page and Checkout Page so customers can view clearly and select easily.


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17 June 2021

Great Job

This is one of the best shipping extensions for small businesses. Many thanks!

Tuan Anh -Verified Purchase
20 November 2020

Great support team

There are issues for the paypal payment. But the team fixed them in 24hours. Good job!

wayman -Verified Purchase
16 November 2020

Good Module

The module as described is working properly.

Mateusz Borowik -Verified Purchase
16 November 2020

Simple and Easy

We are in the business of firearms and firearms accessories. When it comes to shipping firearms there are regulations in place that require certain shipping types for various things. This extension has made it possible for us to limit those products to the exact shipping types allowed and it is simple to configure!

James B. -Verified Purchase
20 April 2020

Simple but powerful

Easy to limit shipping methods by filter. Free shipping only for orders over a given amount? Done. Free shipping only to certain locations? Done Installed quick and took a few minutes to set up all the filters I needed.

Michael -Verified Purchase

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