Prestahop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module – User Manual

1.0 Introduction

The inconvenience of making online payments is one of the major cause of cart abandonment. The online shoppers are still intimidated by the idea of sharing their card details. Is this fact costing you some conversions? Offer your store visitors with an option to make the payment in cash at the time of receiving their order with the help Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee module. In return for the cash payment feature, the store owners can charge a fee to the customers. This is one of the ways to curb the exit intent and conversion of the visitors into paying leads.

The store owners can now charge a commission/fee to the customers when they choose the cash on delivery payment method. The online shoppers can now select their desired payment mode without sharing their card detail. In addition, the eCommerce store owners can reduce the cart abandonment and the surcharges can boost the revenue effortlessly.

1.1. Project Objectives

Prestashop COD for fee promises to take the burden off your shoulders. The list of the advantages offered by the Prestashop module is ever-lasting. Some of them are listed below:

1. It offers an easy way to manage the COD options with an additional commission of the eCommerce store.

2. The Prestashop eCommerce store admin gets to manage and create the fee profiles with minimal effort and in the least time.

3. The orders received with the COD option can be tracked from the back-end of the admin interface.

4. The payment method is a perfect way to help those customers in completing their online transaction who are not willing to opt for the online payments and PayPal wallet.

1.2. Features:

  • The Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fees Extension is very easy to install and configure.
  • The Prestashop COD with Fees addon allows admin to set terms and conditions and fee for the cash on delivery.
  • The Prestashop Cash on Delivery addon is highly customizable.
  • The Prestashop Cash on Delivery with surcharge offers admin to enable/ disable, edit, delete the fee structure any time.
  • N number of COD conditions can be created.
  • The cash on delivery module with extra fee allows admin to set return fees percentage.
  • The eCommerce store admin can select minimum or maximum order limit for which cash on delivery fees will be charged.
  • Admin can select the category, country, a particular manufacturer, shipping option to apply Cash on delivery charges.
  • The cash on delivery fees extension allows admin to keep track on the Cash on delivery orders.
  • The payment method can be shown to the registered customers, guest visitors or new customers as selected by the store admin.
  • The cash on delivery facility addon supports multiple languages.
  • The Prestashop cash on delivery with extra charges module is multi-store compatible.
  • The Prestashop COD with Fees extension is compatible with the latest version of Prestashop.
  • The Prestashop cash on delivery with surcharge is web browser-compatible.

2.0 Installation

Order the module from the store and you will get following files and folders as listed below:

1. A zipped folder including the source code of the module

2. User Manual

In order to install the module in your Prestashop store follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Unzip the zipped file. It would contain files and folders as shown below –

Root Directory

  • Copy all the files and folders of the unzipped folder and paste them into your store “Modules” directory. Follow the path in your local drive – Root Directory/modules/.

3. The Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fees module is now ready to be installed. You can find that in Store Admin -> Modules and Services.

You can find the module in admin modules list by using the following details:

Keyword – Cash on Delivery with Fee

Category – Payment and Gateway

Filter By – Installed & Not Installed / Enabled & Disabled

  • Click on “Install” button to install the module. It would show a pop-up for your confirmation. Click on “Proceed with the installation” option. This step will install the module and show notification – “Module(s) installed successfully”.
  • Once the installation is complete, you can configure the module by clicking the button as shown below:

Configure Cash on Delivery Module

3.0 Admin Interface

The online shoppers need not fumble into the lengthy checkout process. The e-merchants can reduce their burden by offering the cash on delivery option. The Prestashop Addon requires no technical assistance. The COD with surcharges can be managed in a few simple steps.

3.1 How to start configuring the module?

Enabling the functionality in your Prestashop store is just a button away. Toggle the button shown below and the feature will be enabled/disabled from the store.

General Setting tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

3.2 How to Add or Edit the COD with fee profile?

The ‘Fee Profile’ tab allows the Prestashop eCommerce store admin to define the additional fee as well as the terms and conditions for the cash on delivery.

3.2.1 How to edit or delete the existing fee profile?

The Prestashop eCommerce store admin gets an option to edit or delete the existing profiles or conditions. All they need to do is to select the profile and click on the buttons shown below.

Fee Profiles tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

3.2.2 How to Create New COD with Fee Profile?

In order to add new profiles, click on ‘+’ sign at the top right section of the admin interface.

The information required to be filled in order create the feed profile are mentioned in detail below:

1. Enable or Disable Payment Method: The eCommerce store admin can enable or disable the payment method from here.

Add Fee Profiles tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

2. Name: Enter the name of the payment profile in this section. The name can be entered in multiple languages. Select the desired language from the drop-down list. The payment name should be unique, otherwise, it shows an error message.

Name tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

3. Payment Image: You can enter the image that you want to showcase in the front-end along with the payment profile. You may select the image from the local drive. Just make sure that it’s resolution is 60*60px.

Payment tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

  • Fee Type: The fee or the surcharge in return of the COD facility can either be a fixed amount or percentage. The Prestashop eCommerce store admin can select the option from the drop-down list. Once the option is selected the amount or the percentage value can be entered as required.

Fee Type tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

In case, you choose ‘Fixed Type’, then, you’ll be asked to enter the amount as shown below.

Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

When the ‘Percentage’ type is selected, then, you’ll be asked to enter the base amount on which the percentage will be charged. The base amount can be the total amount that includes the shipping cost or the amount excluding the shipping cost. You can choose any one from the drop-down list and then enter the percentage amount in the next section.

Moreover, the Prestashop eCommerce store admin gets an option to enter the minimum and maximum fee amount. The surcharge will then lie within the provided range.

Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

5. Minimum and maximum order amount: The Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fees addon allows e-merchants to fix the minimum and maximum order amount within which the cash on delivery feature will be offered to the customers.

Order tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

6. Select Categories: The Prestashop eCommerce store admin gets an option to select or de-select the categories in which the COD feature is to be added from the back-end as shown in the image below.

Select Categories tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

The Prestashop eCommerce store admin can expand the categories and select the one in which they are looking to include the feature as shown in the image below.

Prestashop Cash on Delivery with surcharge

In case, none of the categories is selected then the payment method will be automatically shown in every category available in the store.

7. Country Selection: The Prestashop Cash on Delivery with surcharge addon allows to select the countries and locations where you are looking to provide this feature.Prestashop Cash on Delivery

8. Select Customer Group: The feature can either be offered to all the customers or else you can select the desired group from the Guest Visitors, Registered customers or First-time visitors.

Customer Selection tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

9. Select the Carrier: The feature can be enabled in selected carrier or shipping options. The same can be selected from the list of the options.

Select the Carrier tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

10. Select the Manufacturer and Suppliers: The Prestashop admin can even select the name of manufacturers and suppliers for offering this functionality.

Select the Manufacture and Suppliers tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

11. Edit the Text of the Checkout Page: The text that is to be flashed at the checkout page of the website can be edited from this section. This can be done in various languages. Select the desired language from the down-down options.

Edit the text of the pacakage tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

12. Select the Payment Status: The initial payment status when the customer selects this payment mode can be selected from here.

Select the Payment Status tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

3.3 How to track the orders opting for the COD payment mode with the fee?

The ‘Order’ tab of the admin panel allows the e-merchants to view all the orders that opted for the cash on delivery payment mode with surcharge. Use the filters to find the required orders easily. The ‘View’ button can straight away take you to the profile of that particular order.

Order Status tab | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

4.0 Website UI

The customers can easily avail this facility. All they need to do is to add to the product in their cart and select the shipping method. The options available in the payment methods include the COD with fee methods.

Front End | Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

The customers may select the option that they find feasible and the amount will be calculated including the surcharge. A message will be shown to the customer showcasing the total amount along with the fee.

Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

They can change the payment method from here on or may continue with the selected option. Once the transaction is complete a confirmation message is sent.

Prestashop Cash on Delivery with Fee Module

Module Link:  https://www.knowband.com/prestashop-cash-on-delivery-with-fee

Admin Demo Link:  
https://psm.knowband.com/codfee/16/admin1/index.php?controller=AdminModules&token=2a1dbe1666dd87fb270314503584878b

Front Demo:  https://psm.knowband.com/codfee/16/en/

YouTube video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ly6T6X1kVE&feature=youtu.be

Please contact us at support@knowband.com for any query or custom change request as per your business requirement.

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