This guide describes the working of the Postcode Service extension for Magento 2. The extension is created by TIG. This extension is targeted on the Dutch Magento 2 market, and only works when the customer checkout has Dutch selected as shipping and/or billing country.
With the help of this extension, your customers will be able to automatically fill in the Dutch street and city information, based on the postal code and house number that the customer provides.
Support, feedback & feature requests
For questions and/or comments about the extension you can get in touch with TIG using the following contact details.
Phone: +31 20–2181000
Postcode service contract
To make use of our extension it is required to have a postcodeservice contract. It is possible to conclude a contract from €10 a month. You can request all the required data at the following link. Please note that the page is in Dutch: https://tig.nl/postcode-service/magento-2/
In case you have any additional questions about signing up, feel free to get in touch with us.
This chapter describes the installation procedure for the Postcode service extension for a Magento 2 webshop in Developer mode and caching on, on a staging environment. The installation makes use of the package manager Composer.
We strongly advice to always create a backup of your environment before starting any installation steps of a new extension.
Log in with SSH on your server and navigate to the root of the Magento 2 installation.
Use the following commands to get your environment ready for installation.
Use the following commands.
it is important to stick with the same order of using the commands, as described below.
Empty the following folders (if they exist). Do not remove the folders, just empty them.
Flush your cache.
Update your Magento 2.
Deploy your static content for English:
Deploy your static content for your own language, e.g.:
Your installation should be completed on your staging environment.
This chapter describes how to use the Magento 2 Postcode Service extension.
2.1 Configure the extension
2.2 Testing if the extension works
To run the Magento 2 Postcode Service extension, it is required that your environment complies with the system requirements of Magento 2. You can find the requirements on http://devdocs.magento.com/guides/v2.0/install-gde/system-requirements.html.