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Matthew wrote his first piece of code when he was just five years old in Locomotive BASIC. Ever since he has dabbled in everything from MATLAB to Java, but took particular favour towards PHP and web development. A Zend Certified and Magento Certified Developer Plus, Matthew has delivered complex multichannel solutions for major retailers like Poundland and SKINS at Ampersand Commerce.

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Creating Custom Shipping Methods In Magento

In this tutorial, we will use Magento’s powerful shipping-method code abstraction to create a shipping carrier. We will create two shipping methods that provide a fixed shipping price, allow for free shipping promotions, define logic based on an item’s weight and, finally, make it all configurable in the admin panel.

Creating Custom Shipping Methods In Magento

This tutorial assumes that you are familiar with how to create a Magento module. If you are not, please first refer to an earlier tutorial in this series, “The Basics of Creating a Magento Module.” To begin, you will need a Community or Enterprise installation of Magento, either locally or on a server that you are able to access.

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