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Topic: Selling Topics
Using Shipping Profiles
What are "Shipping Profiles?"
A shipping profile is a way to streamline the process of entering shipping information by having Bonanza remember shipping defaults that you tend to use repeatedly.
For example, if many of your items having optional shipping insurance for $5, and ship internationally for $10, you can create a shipping profile that remembers these pieces of information. Then, on either the New Item Form or in the Batch Editor, you can apply that shipping profile to your item to give you a good head start on populating your item with your usual shipping options.
How Do I Create a Shipping Profile?
Hover over "Sell on Bonanza," click on "Edit booth options," then navigate to the Shipping & returns page and click "Add a shipping profile." A pop-over box will allow you to name your shipping profile and fill out whatever options you want to be associated with the shipping profile (shipping amounts within U.S., internationally, and/or shipping insurance). You can fill out as little or as much of this information as you want. When you're done filling out your shipping profile, click the "Save Shipping Profile" button at the bottom of the pop-over box.
How Do I Use a Shipping Profile?
From the New Item Form: After you have created a shipping profile, the title of your shipping profile will be appended to the list of options in the standard shipping drop down list (e.g., the list where you pick "flat rate," "calculated", etc.). When you pick a shipping profile, all of the information you filled out in your shipping profile will be copied to the item. Note that choosing a shipping profile will delete all your existing shipping information for an item, so you probably would only want to use it when you are first creating the item.
From the Batch Editor: On the "shipping options" page of the batch editor, you can choose a shipping profile and apply it to items. As mentioned above, this will delete any existing shipping information associated with said items, so use it with caution.