Admin API order vs checkout

sj1234
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Hi, I would like to know what the equivalent of createcheckout from storefrontAPI, in Admin API, preferrably graphql. I see that is REST API to create a checkout, but how do i do it in graphql. And moreover is creating a draftorder is same as creating a checkout in admin api graphql?

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_JCC_
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Hey @sj1234 ,

As you've indicated REST checkout creation is possible, but only for sales channel apps. There isn't a corresponding mutation in GraphQL.

Creating a draft order via GraphQL will generate an invoiceURL that a customer can then use to complete a normal checkout flow, and ultimately generating an order.

Hope this helps, if you have any other questions please don't hesitate to reach out.

Regards,

John

 

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