Documentation - Check My Address
- Download the extension from your Arosoft Dashboard
- Navigate to Plugins -> Add New
- Then click Upload Plugin
- Now click Choose File and select the .zip
- Click Install Now
- Click Activate Plugin
Update of new version
- Download the new version from your Arosoft Dashbord
- Remove your current installation of Check My Address from your Plugins tab at the WordPress dashboard.
- Install the new version as above.
The settings page can be found as a tab in the WooCommerce Settings.
Before it is possible to start validating delivery addresses, you have to get your Google Maps API Key.
To get started with Google Maps Platform you will need a google billing account. Read this Get Started guide.
It is recommended to restrict access to the key by IP number or HTTP-address. Remember to add an asterix (*) if you don´t adding the exact path. For example https://arosoft.se/*
Insert the API Key at the plugin settings page.
Insert the Address Checker at any page with a shortcode,
Use shortcode [checkmyaddress]
The shortcode arguments are:
position – center (default), left, right – (optional)
border – true (default), false – (optional)
Pick Delivery Location from Map
If the user enter an address that can´t be geolocated as an exact delivery address, a map will be shown to let the user pick the exact delivery location.
This feature can be nessesary if you are in a country or area where google has poor address coverage.
Use Address at Checkout
When this feature is activated, the customer will have an option to save a validated shipping address and it will then automatically be inserted at the shipping address form at checkout.
Learn about WooCommerce Shipping Zones
If you are a beginner working with WooCommerce Shipping Zones, it is recommended to first read trough the documentaion.
Be sure that you are aware on how the shipping zones work, and especially that only shipping methods from the first matched zone are being included at checkout.
Add Shipping Cost Suffix
When a user selects an delivery address from the address form, it will be validated and the user will get recieve a notice if delivery is possible or not.
If using this option, the notice will also contain the shipping cost.