How to install and configure WooCommerce Shipping & Tax plugin

The WooCommerce Shipping & Tax plugin automates tax calculation based on shipping zone as well as shipping label printing. This article will walk you through installing and configuring the WooCommerce Shipping & Tax plugin to calculate shipping costs and create shipping labels for WordPress powered websites.

Installing Configuring WooCommerce Shipping & Tax in WordPress

To configure and use WooCommerce Shipping Extension in your WordPress website, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress site with an administrator account.
  2. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click Plugins, and then click Add New:

    Add new WooCommerce Shipping plugin

  3. Search for “WooCommerce Shipping & Tax” and then install and activate the WooCommerce Shipping & Tax Plugin:

    Alternatively, you can download it from here.
  4. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click WooCommerce, and then click Settings:

  5. Activate JetPack if has not been activated:

  6. Click on the Shipping tab:

  7. Click on the Add Shipping Zone button to set up how much will it cost to send a product to an specific area/region:
  8. Enter the name of the zone, coverage area, and the shipping method which could be any of the following:

    • Flat rate
    • Free shipping
    • Local pickup

  9. To print shipping labels, click on WooCommerce Shipping:

  10. Select a label size, and the payment method for the shipping label and click Save changes:

  11. Easily open any order and print the shipping label and send the product to the customer after this configuration.

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