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US Postal Service Rate Changes - May 12, 2008
Started May 12, 2008 @ 6:02pm by DCSun
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US Postal Service Rate Changes - May 12, 2008May 12, 2008 @ 6:02pm
Effective Today (May 12, 2008), the US Postal Service introduced updated pricing for their services. As FlexCMS' eCommerce package automatically calculates the price for USPS Priority Mail shipments using internally stored pricing information, an update is required for your site to correctly calculate the shipping price with these new rates.

You only need this update if you use the FlexCMS eCommerce package, your store is located in the United States, and you make shipments with USPS Priority Mail using FlexCMS to calculate the rates for you. If you are located outside the United States, or calculate your own Priority Mail rates, or don't have plans to use the eCommerce package at all, you can safely disregard this update.

Before you start, you should create a backup of any important information on your site. While this update has been thoroughly tested, bad things can and do occasionally happen.

To apply the updated rates to your website you will need to perform two simple steps;

1. Download uspspm_12may2008.zip to your computer and unzip the file located inside it.

2. Upload the uspspm_12may2008.php file to the main directory of your site, and run it from a browser (ie visit http://www.yoursiteaddress.com/uspspm_18may2008.php). The update will start immediately and only takes a second. At the end you'll see a confirmation message asking you to remove the file from your site's directory, which you can then do.

If you run into any problems applying the update, please reply below and we'll be happy to help.


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Last Edit: May 12, 2008 @ 6:03pm by DCSun

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