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Table rates-shipping calculations-combined virtual/downloadable and real products in cart
 
Ian C
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I have table rates set up for calculating shipping based on the order value. It’s working fine when I have all real products OR all downloadable/virtual products in the cart (no shipping charged). But when there are both real and downloadable/virtual products, the value of the downloadable/virtual products is being (wrongly, I presume) included in the calculation of the order value for the purpose of the shipping calculation. I want to exclude any downloadable/virtual products from the shipping calculation. (This must be a bug, surely? Why would you include a downloadable or virtual product in the order value for calculating shipping charges?? Isn’t that th epoint of these products--they don’t have to be shipped?!)

I can’t see it in any bug reports. Does anybody know if it has been reported as a bug?

I see that there is an extension that says it solves the problem:

http://www.magentocommerce.com/extension/1102/shipping_cost_corrector

But the guy is charging $500, which seems a ridiculous amount of money—especially since it seems like a bug fix rather than an extension to Magento.

Does anybody know a way around this problem? Do any other shipping extensions, like AuctionMaid MatrixRate, overcome this problem?

Thanks for any help.

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Hi,

This issue is now resolved within Auctionmaid Matrixrate multiple tablerate extension.  See version 2.0.11 onwards.

It is a bug in the Magento code and what it passes into the tablerate extensions, and really should be fixed there, but the workaround in matrixrate will work.

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Ian C
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Yep, Karen has successfully solved this problem for me.

http://www.magentocommerce.com/extension/604/auctionmaid-matrixrate/

Version 3.0.5 is the solution I’ve installed, and it works a treat! Both virtual and downloadable products excluded form the shipping calculation. Highly recommended (and Karen has been great to deal with--thanks again Karen!)

 
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I have the tablerate shipping module installed, but my downloadable products have 2 different links that can be purchased separately with a price on each.  It seems to still be calculating shipping including this link cost for downloadable products.

Any insight on this?

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