Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time extension- User Manual

1.0 Introduction

Knowband offers Magento 2 Preferred delivery time module by which the online store merchant can allow the customers to select the preferred delivery date and time for receiving the order. The online users can select the preferred date from the available calendar and time from the drop-down list. This way, the online merchant can deliver the products as per the customer’s requirements. The Magento 2 Delivery Date and Time Extension makes it easy to implement preferred delivery date-time functionality implementation. Customers can also get an option to change their preferences after placing their order. The Magento 2 Delivery Date and Time module is mobile responsive and offers smooth functioning.

1.1 Magento 2 Order Delivery Date and Time Extension Features

  • The online store merchant can use Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time Module for implementing preferred date-time selection functionality.
  • The online store merchant can set delivery days gap and select calendar days from which customers can select the preferred delivery dates.
  • The online store merchant has an option to define the time slot and time slot range from the Magento 2 Delivery Date and Time Extension admin interface.
  • The Magento 2 Delivery Date and Time Extension allows admin to select weekdays on which delivery will be unavailable.
  • There is an option for online users to change their order delivery preferences even after placing the order. The e-merchant can set the time limit and order status on which customers can change their delivery preferences.
  • Ready-made email templates are available in Magento 2 Delivery Date and Time module which can be further customized for sending an order confirmation email to the customers.
  • There is an option to set weekdays on which order delivery will not be available for the consumers.
  • This Magento 2 Delivery Time/Date module is mobile responsive and offers smooth functioning.
  • The delivery time slot selection module for Magento 2 offers a user-friendly interface.

2.0 Installation

After purchasing Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time extension, the store admin will get the following files:

1.Preferreddeliverytime.zip which has the source code of this Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time Module.

2.User Manual, with all the basic details and information.

The steps to install the Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time Module are mentioned below:

  • Buy the Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time Module from Knowband. You can download the extension package.
  • The package has a zipped file that contains the user manual and the source code of Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time Module. Now, Unzip this package.
  • Create a folder {Magentoroot}/app/code/Knowband/Preferreddeliverytime
  • Upload the extracted content in the above folder via FTP manager (like Filezilla or WinSCP – download here: http://filezilla-project.org/).
  • Now run below commands to install the plugin:
    1.php bin/magento module:enable Knowband_Preferreddeliverytime
    2. php bin/magento setup:upgrade
    3. php bin/magento setup:di:compile

The extension is now installed and ready for use. In Admin Panel go to “Knowband Extensions > Preferred Delivery Time”.
You can now configure and use the Knowband Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time Module.

3.0 Admin Settings

After successful installation, the online store admin can apply settings for implementing the preferred delivery date and time option for the customers. These are the configuration options as shown below:

Delivery date extension for Magento 2

3.1 General Settings

In the General Settings tab, the online store merchant can apply these settings as shown below:
Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time Plugin

  • Enable: The online store merchant can activate or deactivate the module functionality by a single button toggle.
  • Delivery Days Gap(in Days): Set the delivery days gap which you want to show while selecting the preferred delivery date.
  • Delivery Date Required: Set delivery date selection mandatory for the customers.
  • Allow Time Slot: Allow customers to select a time slot for receiving the order.
  • Time Slot Range(in Hours): The eCommerce store merchant can set a time slot range from the admin interface.
  • Start Delivery Time: Set the Preferred start delivery time in 12 hours format.
  • End Delivery Time: Set preferred end delivery time in 12 hours format.
  • Delivery Time Slot Required: Make time slot selection mandatory for the customers by enabling the option.
  • Allow Incomplete Time Range: Enable this option if you want to allow showing incomplete time range ie 8 PM to 10 PM and 10 PM to 11 PM.
  • Maximum Calendar Days: Admin can set the maximum days available for selecting preferred delivery.
  • Delivery not Available During These days: Select the days on which delivery will not be available. Customers will not be able to select these days for delivery preference.
  • Allow Post Order delivery Update: Enable this option if you want to allow the customers to update delivery preferences after placing the orders.
  • Select Order Statuses to Update Delivery time: The e-merchant can also select the order status on which customers can change their preferred delivery date and time. Admin can select multiple statuses at a time.
  • Time Limit in hours for delivery time update: Admin can set the hours limit for allowing customers to update their preferred delivery date and time. Customers can update their preferred delivery date and time within the provided time limit.
  • Send mail with order confirmation: The online merchant can enable this option for sending an order confirmation email to the customers along with the date-time preference details.
  • Email templates: The online store merchant can customize the email templates for sending an order confirmation email to the customers.

4.0 Front-end Interface

The online users can view the delivery date preference option while checkout. The online users can select the preferred date from the available dates from the calendar as shown below:

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The e-Commerce store merchant can select the preferred time slot from the drop-down list as shown below:
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The online users can get an order confirmation email on their registered email id.

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The online users can also update their delivery preferences from their order section. They just can need to click on “update” button as shown below:

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The online users just need to click on the calendar date from available dates as shown below:

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They can also select a different time slot from the available drop-down list:

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This way, they can successfully update the preferred delivery date and time.

Preferred delivery date and time view on the Admin interface:

The e-merchant can also view the customers preferred delivery date and time by viewing orders from the admin interface.

Delivery time slot selection module for Magento 2

Admin can click on the view button for checking the delivery preferences.

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This Magento 2 Preferred Delivery Time Module also shows preferred delivery date and time in invoice. The customers can go to the invoice section after generating invoice as shown below:

Magento 2 Delivery Date and Time Extension

The online store admin can click on view to check the delivery preferences details in the order invoice:

Magento 2 Delivery Date and Time Extension

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