Product Shipping Classes

Shipping classes can be used to group products of similar type and used by some shipping methods, such as Flat Rate Shipping, to provide different rates to different classes of product.

Add Shipping Classes

Go to: Store > Settings > Shipping > Shipping Classes.

Select Add Shipping Class beneath the table. A new row appears.

Enter a Shipping Class Name and description. Slug (unique identifier) can be left blank and auto-generated, or you can enter one.

Save Shipping Classes.

Edit and Delete Shipping Classes

To edit or remove a shipping class:

Hover over Shipping Class Name. Options appear. Select Edit to revise the name, slug, or description. Or Remove to delete the shipping class

Assign shipping classes to products

To apply these rates to a specific class of products (e.g., bulky or heavy items), you need to assign them.

Go to: Store > Products.

Select the product, and Edit.

Go to Shipping, and select the Shipping Class from the dropdown.

Variable Product – Shipping Classes

Update the product to save changes.

Bulk-Edit Shipping Classes

Go to: Store > Products.

Select the products you want to edit by ticking boxes on the left-hand side.

Select Edit from the Bulk Actions dropdown, then Apply. A new screen appears.

Select a shipping class from the dropdown.

Update to save changes.