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Delivery validation: Exact postal code matching
Delivery validation: Exact postal code matching
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Written by Sam Forde
Updated over a week ago

With our delivery validation feature, you can validate if the customer is eligible for delivery.

Exact postal code matching method checks the postal/zip code that your customers entered in the widget. That postal code will need to exactly match one of the postal codes you entered in your location settings.

This method should be used if you deliver to a couple of postal/zip codes. If you deliver to a long list of eligible postal codes, our Partial matching method may be a better option.

Please note that we don't support overlapping postal codes—each of your locations needs to have a unique set of postal codes.

To learn more about other delivery validation methods, take a look at our Delivery validation article.

How does exact postal code matching work?

  1. Enabling the exact postal code match method will add a field to the Local delivery section of our widget.

  2. You will need to ethe exact eligible postal codes in the location settings.

  3. Your customers will need to enter their postal code to check if delivery is available.

    • If the postal code is valid, they will be able to proceed.

    • If the postal code is not valid, they will get an error and not be able to proceed further.

Enabling exact postal code match

  1. Open the Apps section in your Shopify admin and click Zapiet - Pickup + Delivery.

  2. Within Zapiet - Pickup + Delivery, click the Settings tab.

  3. Click Local delivery.

  4. Scroll down to the Distance validation section and locate the Validation field.

  5. Select Exact postal code match.

  6. Click Save.

Adding postal codes to the location

  1. Within Zapiet - Pickup + Delivery, click the Locations tab.

  2. Click the name of the location, e.g. Almonds and Cream

  3. Under the Local delivery section, click Edit settings.

  4. Under the Distance validation field, enter your exact eligible postal codes. Separate them with a comma.

  5. Click Save.

Changing the wording in the widget

If you would like to change the wording, you can do so in our Text and design section.

  1. Within Zapiet - Pickup + Delivery, click the Settings tab.

  2. Click Text and design.

  3. Locate the Local delivery > Delivery Widget settings and change the wording according to your needs.

  4. Click Save.

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