Share a Refund

Share a Refund integrates with WordPress

WordPress Shipping Plugin
Share a Refund integrates with WordPress. The Share a Refund plugin enables WordPress users with the same features available directly within Share a Refund user account. The intent of this guide is to define the integration, and provide users with topics related to getting started and troubleshooting common issues.

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Core topics on the Share a Refund WordPress plugin:

Built for merchants

Any business that ships with FedEx, UPS, DHL or Purolator can benefit from the shipment auditing and automated claim filing features built into Share a Refund.

Performs a comprehensive audit

Each shipment is analyzed by 40 different points. Any late shipments, billing mistakes and unshipped shipments are uncovered.

Files claims and disputes

Request for refund are filed as claims and disputes on your shipping accounts, filed for the proper amount and documentation required to maximize refunds.

Delivers automatic savings

Refunds are applied to your shipping accounts in the form of credits that are automatically applied to future invoices.

About the plugin

The Share a Refund WordPress plugin is simple by design. The authentication framework provided by WordPress to site owners is utilized to enable a secure connection and authentication to Share a Refund from inside your WordPress site.

How to install the WordPress plugin

Within the link above is the Share a Refund plugin for WordPress. This plugin can be downloaded locally and installed following the typical workflow of installing any WordPress plugin, which is detailed below

How to install

Average time required: 2 minutes
  1. Download the plugin. Share a Refund WordPress plugin.
  2. Sign in. Sign in to your WordPress Control Panel (if not already signed in).
  3. Click on the Plugins menu item. Located in the left sidebar menu.
  4. Click on Add New. Located within the submenu of the Plugins menu item.
  1. Click on Upload Plugin. Located on the top of the Add Plugins page.
  2. Select plugin file. Located on your local computer. This is the same file that was just downloaded.
  3. Activate plugin. By clicking on button shown after successful installation of the plugin.
  4. Confirmation. Plugin has been successfully installed and activated.

How to sign up using the WordPress plugin

  1. Click on Share a Refund menu item. Select Share a Refund menu item in left sidebar.
  2. Create an account. Follow the steps within to create a Share a Refund account.

How to sign in using the WordPress plugin

  1. Click on Share a Refund menu item. Select Share a Refund menu item in left sidebar.
  2. Sign in. Use the email and password provided when creating the Share a Refund account.

Installation issues

Some troubleshooting issues users may experience related to installing the Share a Refund WordPress plugin.

Email address already in use

This error means the email address used in the signup process has previously registered for a Share a Refund account. If you already have a Share a Refund account, then choose the sign in feature within the Share a Refund WordPress plugin and input that email address and association password.

No login credentials

The login information for a FedEx, UPS, DHL or Purolator account is required. If not available at time of registration, simply add placeholder values at this step and update at a later date. Note: login credentials to a shipping account are used to audit recent carrier invoices, file disputes on overcharges billed to the account and verify the result refunds posted back to your shipping accounts. Online features must be enabled on your account in order for Share a Refund to work properly.

Different carrier accounts

The signup steps ask for just one shipping account. Additional accounts can be added from inside your Share a Refund customer dashboard after your user account is created successfully.

No credit or debit card

Placing a credit card on file with ensures a fully active account at Share a Refund. While it’s not necessary to add a credit card when first creating your account, doing so will ensure that there is no lapse in auditing your shipping accounts when it comes time to split the refunds secured.

How your information is used

No data from your WordPress instance, including files, plugins or database stores is used or analyzed by Share a Refund, with the exception of the email address that’s associated with your account. This information is used to authenticate your Share a Refund account. We take your security seriously. Share a Refund does not share, sell, rent or trade your information with third parties.

How to uninstall the WordPress plugin

Uninstalling the Share a Refund WordPress Plugin is easy.
  1. Sign into WordPress.
  2. Navigate to the Installed Plugins page.
  3. Click Deactivate under the Share a Refund Plugin.
  4. Click on Delete under the Share a Refund Plugin.
  5. Confirmation. The plugin is now removed from your WordPress instance.

Billing overview

The Share a Refund Plugin is part of the software as a service provided by Share a Refund to customers. The service is free to set up and pay as you go pricing is entirely based on the refunds secured by Share a Refund back to your shipping account. The plugin is free to install. Half of the savings secured by Share a Refund is the fee for service. An invoice details each shipment where a refund was secured. Read more on the performance billing terms that businesses love.

Plugins commonly installed with this plugin

Below is a list of other WordPress plugins installed by users. Any blogger or store owner that runs an e-commerce shop that ships physical goods through common carriers like FedEx, DHL, UPS and Purolator saves time and money with Share a Refund.
  • WooCommerce
  • eCommerce Shopping Cart
  • Cart66
  • Ecwid Ecommerce Shopping Cart
  • PayPal Shopping Cart
  • WordPress Simple PayPal Shopping Cart
  • Ecommerce WD
  • Selz eCommerce Shopping Cart
  • Easy Digital Downloads
  • Jigoshop

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