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ShippingContext is a model used for resolving available shipping methods and shipping prices. Shipping context is represented by the following classes:
\Oro\Bundle\ShippingBundle\Context\ShippingContext- the shipping context itself, contains data such as a shipping address, billing address, customer, customer user, website, shipping line items, etc. Implements
\Oro\Bundle\ShippingBundle\Context\ShippingLineItem- a shipping line item, contains data such as a product, product unit, quantity, price, shipping kit item line items (if a product line item is a kit), etc.
\Oro\Bundle\ShippingBundle\Context\ShippingKitItemLineItem- a shipping kit item line item, contains data such as a product kit item, product, product unit, quantity, price, etc.
During the checkout,
ShippingContext object is created by the
\Oro\Bundle\CheckoutBundle\Factory\CheckoutShippingContextFactory, although it is recommended to use
\Oro\Bundle\CheckoutBundle\Provider\CheckoutShippingContextProvider that utilizes memory caching to avoid unnecessary calls to the factory.
ShippingLineItem in its turn is created by
\Oro\Bundle\ShippingBundle\Context\LineItem\Factory\ShippingLineItemFromProductLineItemFactory. If a
ShippingLineItem represents a product kit, then for its kit item line items
ShippingKitItemLineItem objects are created by
The main entry point where
ShippingContext is used is
\Oro\Bundle\ShippingBundle\Provider\ShippingPriceProvider that delegates further calls to shipping methods and shipping rules providers.
When it comes to resolving available shipping methods,
ShippingContext is transformed into a complex array suitable for usage in a shipping rule expression by the converter