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  1. Switch off the Magento Compiler: System>Tools>Compilation.  
  2. Ensure Cache is enabled: Admin> System>Cache Management.
  3. Extract all the zip archive(s). 
  4. Upload the app and lib directory from your computer into your Magento root: root>httpdocs         

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  1. Log out of admin and log back in. If you do not do this you will be shown a 404 Access Denied error.  
  2. Disable Cache in admin.

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  1. Open the frontend of your website to force the extension to load (this makes sure that the sql updates within the extension are performed).
  2. If you are using the compiler you need to recompile: System>Tools>Compilation.
  3. The extension should now be installed. Please check the backend to confirm.  
  4. 10.  Re-index all data in Index Management (Configuration).  
  5. 11.  Enable Cache in admin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the Installation Process:

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  •  Go to admin panel and open System>Configuration and select Sales>Shipping Method.

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  • Select the Dimensional Shipping method for your Website: UPS, FEDEX and/or USPS.

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  • If you select the UPS Shipping method for Dimensional Shipping, then go to the UPS Shipping method setting.

  

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Please select enable for checkout and fill in the required information.

  • If you select the dimensional shipping FEDEX shipping method, then fill in the required information

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Please fill in the Account Id, Meter Number, Key and Password.

  • If you select the dimensional shipping USPS shipping method, then in all required information

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Please fill in the Gateway URL, Title, User Id, Password and other information.

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  1. Next go to Sales>Manage Container

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  1. Create your shipping boxes and edit your shipping boxes in this section for dimensional shipping.  Please add length (Container Length), height (Container Height)  and weight (Container Weight)  and max weight (container can handle maximum weight) according your products.
  2. Next, go to Catalog>Manage Product

Select your product and click the Dimensional Shipping Setting on the left navigation bar.

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  1. Set your product height, width and length for dimensional shipping.

  

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  1. You can now go to the front end and add your product to the cart.  You should see your shipping rate in the checkout page according to your product size.

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