Zero Subtotal Checkout can be used for orders with a subtotal of zero that are taxed after a discount is applied. For example, Zero Subtotal Checkout might be used in the following situations:
A discount covers the entire price of the purchase, with no additional charge for shipping.
A coupon code covers the full price of products and shipping.
To save time, zero subtotal orders can be set to automatically invoice.
Configure zero subtotal checkout
On the Admin sidebar, go to Stores > Settings > Configuration.
In the left panel, expand Sales and choose Payment Methods.
Under Other Payment Methods, expand the Zero Subtotal Checkout section.
If necessary, first deselect the Use system value checkbox to change these settings.
To activate zero subtotal checkout, set Enabled to
Enter a Title to identify the Zero Subtotal method during checkout.
If orders typically wait for approval, accept the default New Order Status as
Pending”until the order is approved.
If you prefer, you can use the
Suspected Fraudstatus for new orders with this payment method.
Set Automatically Invoice All Items to
Yesif you want to automatically invoice all items that have a zero balance.
This option is available only if the New Order Status option is set to
If New Order Status is set to
Processingand Automatically Invoice All Items is set to
No, you must also assign Order Status =
Processingfor the Order State =
Pendingand Default Status =
Nomapping on the Order Status page.
Set Payment from Applicable Countries to one of the following:
All Allowed Countries Customers from all countries specified in your store configuration can use this payment method. Specific Countries After you choose this option, the Payment from Specific Countries list appears. To select multiple countries, hold down the Ctrl key (PC) or the Command key (Mac) and click each option.
Enter a Sort Order number to determine the position of this item in the list of payment methods that is displayed during checkout.
This is relative to the other payment methods. (
2= third, and so on.)
When complete, click Save Config.