Add Order Tag before email notification to merchant

NitroMedia
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Hi !

Is there a way to add Order Tags when the order is placed ? So when the notification email is received by the merchant, the tag is already here ? I know I can add them through the API once the order is made, but the tag won't be in the email.

Thanks.

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Jason
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Why do you need to tag the Order in the first place?

You can't add a tag to an Order until it's an Order. Until the checkout it 100% complete it's either a cart or a checkout and you can't add tags to those.

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Prabhat
Shopify Expert
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What you can do is disable the order notification from Shopify backend. Use webhook to know when a order is placed and Use API to tag the order then shoot a mail to Merchant from the API server hope this make sense 

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greg-gkr
Shopify Partner
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Why do you need to tag the Order in the first place?

 

I understand the purpose of asking questions like this. As a frustrated developer, this isn't really what you want to read as the first sentence of a response you're hoping is going to help you solve your problem. Good to include it, but stating your other comments first, then asking this at the end with a follow up like "If we know what you're trying to accomplish there may be another way to do this" would go over a lot better. To the OP, when asking for help, explaining WHY you need to do a particular thing can go a long way in getting you an answer to your question.

 

I have this very need which is why I stumbled on this older post. I would like to tag an order that has had a discount applied to it via my script as a way to track orders discounted in a certain way. I would think this would be VERY important to a lot of merchants.

 

Can we inject hidden form values to the cart page using scripts? Something like cart attributes maybe?

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MJaspan
Shopify Partner
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I am seeking the same answer... a way to Tag an order would allow us to properly move the order into our ERP System given a proper promotion code.

 

Any other ideas welcome! Thank you in advance.

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