[FX.php List] Calculating UPS shipping cost

Dale Bengston dbengston at tds.net
Thu Jan 27 12:11:41 MST 2011

Hey Bob,

There are a lot of options on that first one. Assuming you're doing something consistent like CD shipping, maybe you could put some of those parameters in hidden form fields so users don't have to deal with them.


On Jan 27, 2011, at 8:03 AM, Bob Patin wrote:

> Hi Dale,
> Well, I tried the 2nd one, never got it working. The first one requires many more variables than they're going to want to provide; some ask for just weight, while others ask for package dimensions, which they don't want to have to provide...
> I have yet to get any of them to work... sigh...
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> On Jan 26, 2011, at 5:51 PM, Dale Bengston wrote:
>> Hi Bob,
>> It looks like you can tap into UPS's shipping calculations API. Here's a short tutorial on how to do your own form that submits to the API:
>> 	http://www.geekpedia.com/tutorial213_Creating-a-UPS-Shipping-Calculator.html
>> And there's an open-source project for tapping into the UPS API.
>> 	http://code.google.com/p/ups-php/
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