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VM Aus Post Shipping for VirtueMart Plugin

The Australian Post Virtuemart 2.0 Shipping Plugin

This is the VirtueMart 2.0 AusPost "Australia Post" Shipping Plugin that fully integrates and shows real time shipping quotes based on vendor and customer postcodes in the checkout process.
Installs as a native VirtueMart 2.0 Joomla 2.5 Shipping Plugin.

You need to apply to Australian Post for an api key to use the calculator. Simply enter it in the plugin configuration.
Multiple methods (int, Domestic, Express etc) easily configured)
Curl needs to be enabled.

24.04.2014
A heavy recode has eliminated two thirds of the cURL calls to the AusPost server resulting in a significant speed up of the postage returns.
It also as standard prechecks the validity of the requests (postcode, size etc) saving more time and more reliable error checking...

# logo choose on cheapest v1.2.7 08.01.2014
# added discount v1.2.8 18.01.2014
# heavy rewrite - eliminated extra cURL calls v1.2.9 26.04.2014
# insurance added v1.2.9 26.04.2014
# small bug in height/vol calc fixed v1.3.0 17.07.2014

This is all selectable in the plugin configuration.

Dedicated Test Site Here: http://www.gjcwebdesign.com/vm2t2/

Full information in PDF form go here: http://www.gjcwebdesign.com/eximg/auspost/GJC_Web_Design_AusPost_Virtuemart_2.pdf

Remember - buy once and lifetime updates for free!!!

Just use our Support Page and request your update - please mention your order id and email you used while ordering.
We will email you the new zip bundle - just re-install as normal - all your methods and settings will be saved.

Also tested working on VM1.5.26/VM2.0 but contact me for the J1.5 language file.

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2014-05-28
Reviews: 1
So very easy to install! Config options available are awesome. Had a problem contacted John, I got a speedy reply and John nicely pointed out the issue was with another third party plugin. Result was no issue with his plugin. His support service is brilliant.
2014-05-27
Reviews: 5
If you have an Australian-based VM shop and you use Aus Post, this module is essential.

I've used it for one client through two versions of Joomla!/VirtueMart now, and it is fantastic. The first iteration was fairly simple, but John both open to some suggestions for improvement and also to make some paid changes to it.

It's now working in the second iteration (for J2.5) and the advancements that John has made to the module are fantastic. It can now be configured to allow for signature on delivery, insurance etc, which makes it far more usable for a vendor.

John's service is fantastic and the moderate fee he charges for this module is well worth it for all the pain that it saves!
2014-01-23
Reviews: 1
Top product and easy to install.
Being a newb who likes to fiddle with settings I managed to get it all set up and then stuff something up playing with the settings.

Support was awesome. My request was replied to within half an hour and subsequent emails answered straight way with easy to understand instructions.
2014-01-09
Reviews: 2
Very simple and easy to use plugin and most importantly even after 4 months of purchasing the product I send support request to the developer and got the response within minutes like I just purchased the product right now.
2013-12-04
Reviews: 2
This is a fantastic extension and so simple to configure, documentation is well written and easy to follow and the customer service is excellent. I requested the addition of ‘international registered post’ and it was done within hours. Thanks to John, the developer for his work on this plug in.
2013-11-21
Reviews: 4
The VM auspost shipping plugin is so easy to set up and just works. The support is second to none and John goes all out to show you what the problem was with screen shots and diagrams. Simply the very best. Thank you so much.
2013-11-13
Reviews: 1
Buy with confidence you will not be disappointed. Great company, and excellent service. Staff are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I own three of their products and all get 5 Stars!
2013-04-20
Reviews: 1
5 star plugin and support. Well worth the price and now makes my online store check out with shipping and calculating costs such a breeze.

Thanks for this wonderful software.
2013-03-13
Reviews: 5
Thanks for a great, well coded, extension with great support.

Took a couple of minutes to install and select the appropriate options, the instructions page is simple but covers everything needed (included an override to display zero values which I implemented first go) and when the client later wanted free shipping for selected items, John from GJC was as good as his word and responded within 12 hours (different time zones) with a solution.
2013-02-28
Reviews: 2
I have used GJC Web Designs products a couple of times and found both the extension and the support "A" grade. Recently I requested some mods for the VM Australia post module. Their quote was surprisingly inexpensive but more importantly the speed of development and the follow-up serves was exemplary. This was most important as my client really needed the mod and fast!
I experienced a couple of initial problems due to my own mis-understanding of the installation process and they checked my site within minutes and my module was working as expected.
GJC Web Designs is the best outfit I have dealt with in relation to joomla and Virtuemart and my 5-star rating says it all. Thoroughly recommended
2013-02-14
Reviews: 1
I found these guys great with timely responses and understanding my needs. I clicked on the wrong plugin and bought it. I sent them through an email explaining my situation. They were very understanding and sent me through for no extra price the right module.
2013-02-12
Reviews: 1
I have been using Joomla 2.5 for about 6 months and just trying my first e-commerce site for sales within Australia. I chose VirtueMart 2.0 and have only been using it for about 4 days. When got to setting up VirtueMart shipping I wanted way of getting the postage quotes from Australia Post. I found and purchased VM Aus Post Shipping for VirtueMart. I followed the instructions from GJC WebDesign on how to get the Australia Post API Key and install the plugin. I thought I followed the instructions but was having a lot of trouble getting any response back from AusPost. I then re-read the instructions and saw "Your units for the product need to be in centimeters and kilos!". Doh! I had mine in mm and g. After changing my product dimensions to cm and Kg the plugin started giving postage amounts. I was having problems adding the postage GST onto the total GST. I emailed the developer about the problem and after a few emails had the problem fixed. This change will help make the postage GST compliant. I was finding problems with the Australian External Territories not working properly, but that problem is really with the Australia Post API.
2013-01-28
Reviews: 3
I have purchased & installed alot of Joomla plugins and this one was quick, logical & pain free to find out information on it, install & configure.
2013-01-24
Reviews: 1
I just wanted to say thank you.

Installed flawlessly, up and running in 5-10 minutes.

I sent a quick email to the author to say thank you, and had a reply within minutes, making me aware of an upcoming update, and an offer of support if I needed any.

Couldn't be happier...
2013-01-16
Reviews: 10
This plugin is a must for any VM cart contemplating Aust Post as a shipping option. Simple, hassle free 2 x minutes installation and configuration and it just works. Config provided for all domestic & international Aust Post shipping options. Well worth the nominal cost charged.

After sales service - exceptional! I had some minor issues with cart display due to a custom one page checkout being used. Emailed questions are answered virtually immediately and sound, comprehensive and easy to follow solutions were provided without cost. Thank you. A great extension and even better service.
2013-01-04
Reviews: 1
I am very happy with the extension and the support, it is very intuitive and easy to configure even in case of a lot of parameters.
Well done.
2012-11-30
Reviews: 1
It's the only AusPost plugin that I can found for VirtueMart 2, and it was the plugin that I'm looking for!!! Nice~

Just having problem with setting it up properly.. *sigh*
2012-06-28
Reviews: 8
It exactly does what the description says. I have just used it for a e-commerce website. I am planning to use it for my other websites as well in the future.
Some of the features include: Easy to install as it is a native plugin.

+ You do not have to enter volume information for each product as it has a standard volume organiser

I had first trouble with the extension but John solved my problem in hours.

I recently had a trouble again as the extension was not working beacuse of the Australia Post update. My problem was solved again in hours...

So thank you very much for the great extension.
2012-06-25
Reviews: 4
Great plugin for Virtuemart 2.0. No other shipping module for Australia could be found and the dread of writing it myself was horrible. BUT found this with a little searching and the code is beautifully written. Works brilliantly and all the charges I have tested are accurate.

The added debugging in the code by the developer made it super simple to locate areas of code. Really pleased I purchased this plugin. If you're an Australian developer and need this kind of functionality this is the plugin for you!

Wayne