What is Advanced Cash on Delivery?
Sections in this Guide
- Getting started with COD
- Setting up custom shipping rates
- Enabling COD in your store
- Troubleshooting / FAQ
To add custom shipping rates select "Require customer to use custom shipping rates" and then select "Add rate".
A new menu will appear where you can add a custom rate.
From your Shopify admin page, click the bottom button on the left hand side that says "Settings".
From there, select the option "Payment providers".
Scroll down until you reach "Manual Payments" and select "Cash on Delivery (COD) from the drop down.
Once selected click "Activate" on the bottom right hand side to enable COD payment.
Now head to Google Analytics and select "Admin", which is at the bottom of the left hand navigation bar.
In the middle column you will see a section with your shop name. Click the button under it that called "Tracking info".
Note: If you have multiple websites under your Google Analytics account, make sure your Shopify shop name is displayed under the middle column. If it's not, click the arrow to the right to select your store.
If you have not added your Shopify store to your Google Analytics account, click "Add property" to add it.
Once you click that a menu will drop down and from there click "Tracking Code".
From this you will see your Tracking ID and below that will be some code under "Global Site Gatg ("gst"). Copy that and head back to your Shopify Admin page.
Once you have returned to your admin page, click the button "Online Store" in the right hand bar. Then click "Preferences" in the menu that appears below that.
From there, scroll down until you see the "Google Analytics" box. Paste that code you had just copied from Google Analytics and click "Save".
Once you paste the code remember to replace "CODShippingName" with the name of your shipping method you created (Rate Name).
Q: What is the CODShippingName?
A: The CODShippingName is the name of your shipping method. This should be a phrase that is consistent amongst all your shipping methods.
Note: make sure all of your shipping rates contain the same phrase like in the example above.