UPS Shipping


  1. Ensure you are running the latest version of Expresso Store
  2. Upload the extension to system/expressionengine/third_party/store_ups on your server
  3. In the ExpressionEngine control panel, visit Add-Ons > Extensions, and click Enable next to Store UPS Shipping
  4. Click Settings next to the extension to configure it


The UPS Shipping extension will automatically add shipping method options to your checkout. To display the shipping options inside your checkout tag, use the {field:shipping_method} variable. For more information, see the Checkout Tag Shipping Methods.


Access Key

Your UPS Access key.

User ID

Your UPS User ID.


Your UPS Password.

Pickup Type

Where you would like to pick up or drop off the orders for delivery.


Which service options you would like to provide to your customers. If you don’t select any services then any available services will be returned. Otherwise, displayed service options will be restricted to those you select here.

Note: Even if you select options here, only shipping options which are applicable for a particular order will be displayed. For example, international shipping options will not be displayed for domestic orders, even if they are selected here.


The packaging you will be shipping the order in. If unsure, or you will be using your own packaging, leave at the default of “Package”.

Source City

The city where you will be sending items from.

Source ZIP

The ZIP where you will be sending items from.

Source Country

The country where you will be sending items from.

Insure Order

Whether to include insurance for the order.

Test Mode

Whether the API should be queried in test mode.

Version History


February 19, 2014

  • Fixed shipping cost when all products in the cart have free shipping
  • shipping_city is no longer required to calculate shipping
  • Add support for {shipping_method:days} variable


November 6, 2013

  • Fixed unable to disable extension in EE control panel


October 26, 2013

  • Restructured zip file layout to mirror EE direcotries


September 9, 2013

  • Initial version