close ad
Databridge V2 with MySQLi support IS Now Available!
open ad
View Menu

Technical Support Forums

Free, outstanding support from WebAssist and your colleagues

shipping by weight + options for 1st, 2nd, Recorded and International help

Thread began 5/24/2012 9:27 pm by Christopher West | Last modified 6/06/2012 12:29 pm by Christopher West | 1930 views | 27 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

using the floor - ceiling approach, you have a separate record for each weight range, this allows to query the database based on the cart weight:

WHERE floor > Cart Weight AND ceiling < cart wight


to return the amount for the weight range.

The benefit here is that you are always using the same amount column in your results.

  wouldnt I need another field to represent the delivery type  



I thought you said you where going to have a separate table for each delivery type?


  also in the shipping rules am I right in thinging I will need to create a heavy long list of shipping rules to...  



No, the idea is to create a recordset that pulls the correct delivery amount based on the cart wight, selected shipping type and shipping region

if you use a separate table for each delivery type, you'll need a recordset for each delivery type, and a rule for each delivery type.

Build websites with a little help from your friends

Your friends over here at WebAssist! These Dreamweaver extensions will assist you in building unlimited, custom websites.

Build websites from already-built web applications

These out-of-the-box solutions provide you proven, tested applications that can be up and running now.  Build a store, a gallery, or a web-based email solution.

Want your website pre-built and hosted?

Close Windowclose

Rate your experience or provide feedback on this page

Account or customer service questions?
Please user our contact form.

Need technical support?
Please visit support to ask a question

Content

rating

Layout

rating

Ease of use

rating

security code refresh image

We do not respond to comments submitted from this page directly, but we do read and analyze any feedback and will use it to help make your experience better in the future.

Close Windowclose

We were unable to retrieve the attached file

Close Windowclose

Attach and remove files

add attachmentAdd attachment
Close Windowclose

Enter the URL you would like to link to in your post

Close Windowclose

This is how you use right click RTF editing

Enable right click RTF editing option allows you to add html markup into your tutorial such as images, bulleted lists, files and more...

-- click to close --

Uploading file...