Did someone find out how to give discount AND free shipping with a coupon code? I couldn't create such a price cart rule. It always was either discount or free shipping.
there is already a described issue: https://github.com/magento/magento2/issues/6294 It will be fixed in the next Magento Version 2.1.3 When you need it now, look at this commit: https://github.com/magento/magento2/commit/d66748032936d4f48c937343a9906fea8acdd132
I've run into this issue and fixed it with mentioned above patch.
Please follow below steps to create discount coupon with free shipping
Market > Cart Price Rules > Add New Rules
Step 1 : Rule Information
Fill all required field according to your need and select specific coupon for coupon generation.
Step 2: Conditions
make conditions according to your need.
Step 3: Actions
select discount amount and discount percentage whatever you want in apply filed.
Enter discount amount in "Discount amount filed"
Select free shipping filed "For matching items only"
enter condition according to need
Step 4 : Labels
Step 5 : Manage Coupon Codes
Enter coupon Qty, Codelength, Code format
After filling these field click on generate button.