Master Settings

There are a few times when your buyers’  cart has more than one shipping method applied to it. 

In such cases, you might want to apply all or one shipping methods as per the optimality. Master settings help you in that. You can find the master settings section on the main plugin page itself. It is present just below the list of shipping methods you’ve added till the date.

Master setting

Force all shipping method

There are 4 ways you can resolve the conflict of multiple shipping methods -

  1. Minimum shipping charges - Apply Smallest
  2. Maximum shipping charges - Apply Highest
  3. Let your customer choose an optimal shipping method to be applied to the cart. - Allow Customer to Choose
  4. Force all the shipping methods on the plugin
Using master settings, it can be done easily. You just have to choose your preference and save the settings.
1. Minimum shipping charges - Apply Smallest
when multiple shipping methods are enabled on the cart page and if the store owner wants to charge the lowest value out of all shipping methods applicable on cart page then this feature is used.

pply Smallest

2. Maximum shipping charges - Apply Highest
We have specially added these features when multiple shipping methods are enabled on the cart page. At that time if the store owner wants to charge the highest value out of all shipping methods applicable on cart page then this feature is used.

Apply Highest


3. Let your customer choose an optimal shipping method to be applied to the cart. - Allow Customer to Choose
when multiple shipping methods are enabled on the cart page and If the store owner wants to offer all shipping methods to choose from on cart page then this feature is used.

Allow Customer to Choose

4.  Force all the shipping methods on the plugin
When multiple shipping methods are enabled on the cart page and If the store owner wants to charge the sum of all applicable shipping method’s charges on the cart page then this feature is used. Now,  you can add custom Force all Label. Which is display on the cart page 


[ New ] Force-all Shipping method compatible with Default WooCommerce shipping

In Before Advanced Flat Rate Shipping plugin version 3.6, you can apply force-all shipping for only dotstore Advanced Flat Rate Shipping plugin.Now you can apply force-all shipping in Default WooCommerce and Our plugin's shipping method

There are below option:
  1. Combine both shipping methods. (Default WooCommerce and Our plugin's shipping method.)
  2. Separate shipping method (only combine our plugin's shipping method.)
  3. Combine all shipping

Let me explain in detail with an example:

  1. Combine both shipping methods. (Default WooCommerce and Our plugin's shipping method.)

      Ex: Let's say you have created Local pickup shipping in default WooCommercs setting. After that, you have created two shipping methods in Ad. Flat Rate Shipping Method plugins country based: ₹39.00  and First Shipping: ₹20.00

Default WooCommercs shipping method

  • Local pickup shipping: $2

Ad. Flat Rate Shipping Method plugins

  • country-based: ₹39.00
  • First Shipping: ₹20.00

Step 1: Create a shipping method in the Default WooCommercs shipping method

Default WooCommerce

Default WooCommerce

Step 2: Create a shipping method in Ad. Flat Rate Shipping Method plugins

  • country-based: ₹39.00
  • First Shipping: ₹20.00

After that, you can select the Master setting >> Combine both shipping methods. (Default WooCommerce and Our plugin's shipping method.)

Force all the shipping methods on the plugin

Step 3: Without selected force all shipping 

Without selected force all shipping

Step 4: After select force all shipping 

forceall shipping method

Step 5: add custom Force all Label shipping method 

 add custom Force all Label shipping method

Display Shipping method with Force all method

when multiple shipping methods are enabled on the cart page and If the store owner wants to charge the sum of all applicable shipping method’s charges on cart page then this feature is used.

Force all the shipping methods on the plugin

force all shipping

Custom Forceall Lable

If the store owner wants to charge the  sum of all applicable shipping method’s charges + Add custom Force all Label on the cart page then master setting force-all shipping features use. Custom force-all lable display on cart page. Check below screenshot  

Shipping Display Mode

WooCommerce Shipping Display Mode plugin provides you an interface in the WooCommerce setting section from admin side. As you know WooCommerce has removed choose shipping display mode option from 2.5.1 version. So, this plugin provides these features, admin can choose shipping display modes like radio option or select option for shipping display mode.

So, this setting provides these features, the store owner can choose shipping display modes like.

  • Display shipping methods with Radio buttons OR Dropdown on the checkout page.

Shipping Display Mode

Shipping Display Mode

Options 1:  Display Shipping method with Radio buttons 

Display Shipping method with Radio buttons

Options 1:  Display Shipping method with Checkout buttons 

Display Shipping method with Checkout buttons