Add Purchase Order Number Text Field During Checkout

FNMNL_Media
Shopify Partner
8 0 1

We need to add a text field or box, where when the customer chooses the "Purchase Order" payment method, they can enter their Purchase Order number on the spot and it shows somewhere in shopify.

We know the custom payment method can be added, but we can only leave a note for the client, they can't leave any notes for us when choosing that payment method.

 

No, we don't want to use the Order Notes from the Cart page, it doesn't flow properly and many people will miss it.

 

Please help, Thank you in advance !

CNJane
New Member
2 0 1

Did you ever get an answer or find a solution for this problem?  We have a few wholesale customers who require that their PO numbers be referenced on all correspondence concerning their orders - invoices, packing slips, and all email correspondence.  So far we're doing all this outside of Shopify because we can't find a way to record the PO number with their orders within Shopify.  Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

If you're not a Shopify Plus merchant you should look into adding this note field on the cart page instead of checkout:
https://help.shopify.com/themes/customization/cart/get-more-information-with-order-notes

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MS Web Designer| MS Web International | Task4Store
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Corgin
New Member
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Yes, we really need this too.  And no, the 'Notes' field on the checkout page won't work for us either.  Please can somebody help?

fordwholesale
New Member
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We also need this

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fordwholesale
New Member
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This doesnt help us because we need it to be an integral part of the order. We need customers to be able to replace the Shopify Order Number with their own reference number

shibs
New Member
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bumping this up.  Has been a need for us for the last year. 

CNJane
New Member
2 0 1

Should be a simple thing for the developer to do.   I have talked to shopify and to the developer about it.  Must not important to them.  Bummer!

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SBWMSU
Tourist
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We absolutely need this too. I can't believe there isn't a clean way in Shopify to do it or an app that can help with checkout. Repurposing the Order Notes field is not a viable option.

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SBWMSU
Tourist
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We found a way to add a PO# field to the cart page using Cart Attributes. You need to be able to code to do it, but we were able to get a text field that appears underneath the Order Instructions field where customers can put in their PO number. I also added a little blurb when they select the "PO Number" manual payment method that says "Customers paying with a purchase order must enter their PO number in the Cart page". I wish we could add the field at checkout like our old site, but I don't think you can mess with the payments page too much. When the order comes through, it appears in the upper right corner of the order page. We're going live with our Shopify site next week, so we'll see how this goes.

Cart - Use cart attributes to collect more information - Shopify Community

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