Steps to Set up Free Shipping in Magento 2

How to Setup Free Shipping Method in Magento 2



Today, we’re going to teach you guys how to setup a free shipping method in Magento 2.

Free shipping method is used by all kinds of eCommerce businesses to attract more customers and make more sales.

In fact, nearly 70 percent of prospective customers abandon their shopping carts due to high or unexpected shipping costs.

However, you can introduce an attractive free shipping option to entice them to make a purchase from your online store.

It’s a smart marketing approach used by eCommerce businesses all around the world to push prospective customers to buy.

All you need to do is, apply a condition of minimum purchase or cart price rule to offer free shipping to your customers.

In this tutorial, we’re going to show you exactly how to configure free shipping method in your Magento 2 store.

Steps to Configure Free Shipping Method in Magento 2

Here’s the step-by-step process to configure free shipping method in Magento 2.

Step #1 – Configure Free Shipping Method in Magento 2

First of all, open the admin panel and navigate to Stores > Settings > Configuration.

After that, open the “Sales” tab from the left side panel and click on the “Shipping Methods” tab.

Then, click on the “Free Shipping” section and do the following:

  • First, “Enable” the Free Shipping option by selecting “Yes”.
  • Next, write the “Title” you want to display for the Free Shipping option on the checkout page.
  • Then, write a description for the Free Shipping option in the “Method Name” field.
  • After that, define the “Minimum Order Amount” for the Free Shipping option.
  • Now, write an error message to show if Free Shipping is not available in the “Displayed Error Message” field.
  • Next, Assign the “Ship to Applicable Countries” from one of the following options:
    • All Countries: Free Shipping to every country in the world.
    • Specific Countries: Free Shipping to selected countries.
  • If you want to show the free shipping option all the time in your store, then set the “Show Method if Not Applicable” field to “Yes”.
  • Lastly, Set the “Sort Order” field on the shipping method for the checkout page.
  • Now, click on the “Save Config” to finish the process.

Step #2 – Set up Free Shipping Method in Magento 2

To set up free shipping for orders over a specific amount in Magento 2, follow below steps:

  1. First, go to the Shipping Methods Configuration, and click on the “UPS” section.
  2. Then, Set the free shipping method to “Ground”.
  3. After that, Enable the “Free Shipping with Minimum Order Amount”.
  4. Lastly, enter the minimum number of orders to apply free shipping in the “Minimum Order Amount for Free Shipping” field.
  5. Now, click on the “Save Config” to finish the process.

“Also Read: How to Configure Shipping Restriction in Magento 2?

Final Words…

And it’s done!

This is how easy it is to configure a free shipping method in Magento 2 store.

We hope that you found this tutorial helpful. If you have any doubts, please ask them in the comments below.

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Also, you can refer this Shipping Restrictions for Magento 2 Extension’s FAQ Page for most common questions and it’s answers.

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