There are many reasons to set shipping restrictions. Maybe you don't want to ship ammo to California because of the law or maybe you don't want handguns to ship by ground. During this tutorial, we'll go over how to set these restrictions by category.
First off, navigate to SYSTEM > STORE SETUP > SHIPPING.
Click add rule.
Here you will see all general information for you to input.
Status - Always make sure to set this to active or the rule will not be applied.
Restrict shipping methods - This allows you to restrict a specific method rather than restricting an entire carrier. Simply type in the method you wish to restrict.
Restrict all methods from carriers - Here you can select one or multiple carriers to restrict.
Error Message - What you type here will show whenever the system has an issue.
On the left-hand navigation navigate to CONDITIONS.
The conditions section is where you will apply logic. The following will show how to restrict based on category.
Click the green symbol and select from the drop-down,"Product Subselection".
Once this is selected, mimic the remaining choices below:
Click,"is", after total quantity. Set to,"equals or greater than". Then click the triple dots and type in 1. Click the green symbol directly below this and select Category. Click,"is", and set to,"is one of". Lastly, click the triple dots to select your categories for this rule to apply to.
Lastly, click the triple dots and select all applicable categories.
Click SAVE in the top-right corner to apply changes.
*NOTE - Other conditions for these restrictions can be applied such as zip codes. names, address, etc. Be sure to select the condition most appropriate for your restrictions.