Australia post shipping plugin

This plugin integrates J2Store with Australia Post Shipping rate API.


  • PHP 5.2 or higher

  • Joomla 2.5 or above

  • J2Store 2.7.3 or above


You can install this shipping plugin, using joomla installer.

  1. In the J2Store admin, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager

  2. Click on the Browse button and select Australia Post Shipping (type=j2store) and click on Upload & Install

  3. Enable the plugin

  4. Configure the shipping plugin by entering the plugin parameters

The installation procedure is illustrated in the image below:


Shipping Type

For this option, select Domestic Shipping Service or International Shipping Service

Check the image below and set up the shipping parameters as illustrated in the image.


This is your Australia post API key. It will be given to you once you create an Australia Post account.

Handling Cost

If a handling cost is applicable for the shipping, you can enter the cost directly in this field.

Show Delivery Time

If you want to show the Date/Time of delivery in checkout page, you can set this option to Yes

Minimum Subtotal required

If a minium quantity is required to avail this shipping method, you can set it here.

Maximum Subtotal required

If there is a limit in the quantity to use this method, set it here.

Tax Profile

If the shipping cost is also taxable, you can select a tax profile here.


If you have limitations in applying this shipping method, you can select the areas that are eligible, by selecting the corresponding geozone here.

Weight Unit

For using this shipping method, the weight unit must always be set to Kilograms only. No other unit is allowed.

Length Unit

The length unit for this shipping method must be set to Centimetre. No other unit for length measurement is entertained.


If you enable this option, a log file will be maintained for error debugging. This debug file will be stored in cache folder.

IMPORTANT: Apart from the parameters set here, to use Australia Post Shipping Plugin, it is mandatory to set the default currency as Australian Dollar - AUD and the country of the store as Australia, in the store configuration setup. If it is not met, this plugin can not be used.


If you still have questions, you can reach us via our support channel here

Thankyou for using our extension.

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