Description: The article is about fedex login. This is a quick tutorial for setting up real time shipping rates with FedEx Shipping Plugin. The author shows some basic settings required for fetching up real-time shipping rates from Fedex on your WooCommerce store.
In this tutorial,we will help you get started with your FedEx plugin and walk you through some of the basic settings required for fetching up real-time shipping rates from FedEx on your WooCommerce store. Once you have successfully installed and activated the FedEx plugin,you can see this in the list of your installed plugins. Now you can move on to configure the plug-in.
You can click the settings option. The first step is to enable the plug-in,if this option is not checked,you cannot access any FedEx services,you should remember to enable this option. Next,you should set a custom method title for the plug-in,you can keep the default text or change it to something of your choice.
Next option is to set countries where the FedEx shipping method will be applied,you can choose the appropriate option according to your shipping strategy. Next we will move on to the generic API settings,for these settings you need to create a FedEx developer account,once you sign up,you will receive the FedEx account number,meter number and web services,test password in the account confirmation email.
To receive the web services test key,you can log in to your FedEx account,you can move to develop and test section in the FedEx Web Services section to receive your test key.
You can enter the required information and follow through to receive your Web Services key,you can test the plug-in functionality by using these tests credentials and change to live credentials when switching to live mode. To get the live credentials for your account,you have to contact FedEx support,you can enable the show delivery time option to display the expected delivery time of the package on the cart and check-out page.
An important step is to select the unit for dimensions and weight,you can select the appropriate choice. You should remember to set weights and dimensions for your products in your product settings as these settings will be used to calculate the shipping rates.
We will move on to services section,if you want to enable the service that you want to use,a good idea would be to check the FedEx website to understand each services in detail. Lastly,you can set your origin postcode as this information will be used in calculating shipping rates from your shipping origin address to the customer address.
Once these settings are done,you can get real-time shipping rates on your website. You can add a product to the cart and move to the cart page to see the available FedEx shipping services including any default shipping method,you can change the shipping address to test available shipping methods for other areas.
With this you can receive real-time shipping rates from FedEx. In addition to this there are various other options that you can configure,you can enable the residential delivery option for the shipping address to be considered as residential address,this will result in charging extra cost though.
You can also enable the insurance option,you can choose to return to standard lists rates or the discounted account rates from FedEx. You might want to offer the cheapest rate instead of showing all the services available to the customer,for this you can configure to either display all the available services to the customer or offer the cheapest rate that is selected anonymously.
You can also configure how the items should be packed as this influences the shipping rate calculations,you can explore in the products page of the plugin to know more about other features. To understand each feature of the plugin in more detail,you can refer the product documentation.