Magento 2 Shipping Rules – Meetanshi Extension Explained

Magento 2 Shipping Rules - Meetanshi Extension Explained

Putting an effective E-commerce shipping strategy in place is an impactful step one can take to grow the business online. Shipping strategy must be so designed that it does not affect the customer shopping behavior and at the same time does not affect the profit!

It is important that the shipping cost must not increase cart abandonment or increase the cost of the product. However, default shipping carriers are not enough to fulfill these conditions. Custom shipping rules must be configured based on product conditions, shipping address conditions, order, and cart attributes. Meetanshi’s Magento 2 Shipping Rules extension is what you need for the purpose!

The extension allows modifying the default shipping rates. The feature is useful when admin wants to offer a discount, charge additionally or make changes more suitable for business needs! For example, the module allows altering the shipping cost from $15 to $20 for Magento 2 DHL shipping method or reduce it to $5 in the case of a discount!

Costly shipping can be a reason for canceling the purchase! Hence adjust the shipping charges and boost your sales!

Why choose Magento 2 Shipping Rules Extension by Meetanshi?

The extension offers a backend grid that lists all the created shipping rules. One can add new shipping rule from the “Add Rule” button. Any number of custom shipping rules can be created based on the shipping address and the cart attributes. The shipping rule can be enabled or disabled according to the requirements.

1_Configuration- shipping-rules

The option to set the name of the rule makes it easy to identify the rule. Select the shipping carriers to apply the rule on. You can also apply the rule on some of the methods of shipping carrier which is to be mentioned in the Shipping Methods option. Set the priority for the rule to decide when multiple rules are applied on a single order.

The extension also offers the configurational option to apply the shipping rule based on store and customer groups! This option allows to offer a discount to VIP customers or set custom shipping rule for a store in France based on their rules!

Magento 2 Shipping Rules - Meetanshi Extension Explained 1

Admin can set custom shipping rules per order or per product. There is also an option to set handling shipping rate in percentage. Select the rate calculation type as shown below.

Magento 2 Shipping Rules - Meetanshi Extension Explained 2

As shown below the Magento 2 Shipping Rules extension offers options to configure the custom shipping rules based on product and shipping address conditions. Under the product conditions, you can make use of cart item attributes and product attributes to create and apply a shipping rule.


It allows charging shipping based on the cost of delivery that varies by location or product type, quantity, etc. Here, you can use cart attributes to create and apply shipping rules on orders. One can charge only the exact cost of shipping and hence effectively plan the shipping strategy!


Once configured, the shipping rules applied can be displayed on the cart page as shown here. The shipping type and the cost are specified in the order summary with the help of the module.

6_Shipping-Rule- Applied-on-Order

Now that you know the usefulness of the extension and how easy the configuration is, the setup will be easy for you. However, you can refer the user guide any time if you face any issues in the installation steps.

You are now able to create effective custom shipping rules that help decrease cart abandonment. Shipping costs will no longer be the pain points for the Magento 2 store owners, owing to Magento 2 Shipping Rules extension.

Thank you 🙂


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Sanjay is a co-founder at Meetanshi. He is a Certified Magento Developer who loves creating Magento E-commerce solutions. Owing to his contributions in Magento Forums and posting solutions, he is among the top 50 contributors of the Magento community in 2019. When he is not engrossed with anything related to Magento, he loves to play cricket.

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