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Auto-add the draft order to a new order's attributes

When a new order is created from a draft order, this task will automatically add the draft order ID and/or name to the custom attributes of the new order.

Runs when an order is created. Configuration includes order attribute name for storing the draft order and order attribute name for storing the draft order name.

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Events
when an order is created (shopify/orders/create)
Options
order attribute name for storing the draft order, order attribute name for storing the draft order name
Script
{% if options.order_attribute_name_for_storing_the_draft_order_id == blank and options.order_attribute_name_for_storing_the_draft_order_name == blank %}
  {% error "Please fill in at least one order attribute name." %}
{% endif %}

{% if event.preview %}
  {% assign order = hash %}
  {% assign order["admin_graphql_api_id"] = "gid://shopify/Order/1234567890" %}
  {% assign order["note_attributes"] = array %}
  {% assign order["note_attributes"][0] = hash %}
  {% assign order["note_attributes"][0]["name"] = "Existing attribute name" %}
  {% assign order["note_attributes"][0]["value"] = "Existing attribute value" %}
{% endif %}

{% capture query %}
  query {
    order(id: {{ order.admin_graphql_api_id | json }}) {
      events(first: 1, sortKey: CREATED_AT) {
        edges {
          node {
            message
          }
        }
      }
    }
  }
{% endcapture %}

{% assign result = query | shopify %}

{% if event.preview %}
  {% capture result_json %}
    {
      "data": {
        "order": {
          "events": {
            "edges": [
              {
                "node": {
                  "message": "Staff Member created this order from draft order <a href=\"https://example.myshopify.com/admin/draft_orders/1234567890\">#1000</a>."
                }
              }
            ]
          }
        }
      }
    }
  {% endcapture %}

  {% assign result = result_json | parse_json %}
{% endif %}

{% assign event_message = result.data.order.events.edges.first.node.message %}
{% if event_message contains ".myshopify.com/admin/draft_orders/" %}
  {% assign draft_order_id = event_message | split: "/draft_orders/" | last | split: '"' | first %}
  {% assign draft_order_name = event_message | split: ">#" | last | split: "</a>" | first | prepend: "#" %}

  {% if draft_order_id == blank %}
    {% log message: "Couldn't locate the draft order ID", event_message: event_message %}
  {% else %}
    {% action "shopify" %}
      mutation {
        orderUpdate(
          input: {
            id: {{ order.admin_graphql_api_id | json }}
            customAttributes: [
              {% for note_attribute in order.note_attributes %}
                {
                 key: {{ note_attribute.name | json }}
                 value: {{ note_attribute.value | json }}
                }
              {% endfor %}
              {% if options.order_attribute_name_for_storing_the_draft_order_id != blank %}
                {
                  key: {{ options.order_attribute_name_for_storing_the_draft_order_id | json }}
                  value: {{ draft_order_id | json }}
                }
              {% endif %}
              {% if options.order_attribute_name_for_storing_the_draft_order_name != blank %}
                {
                  key: {{ options.order_attribute_name_for_storing_the_draft_order_name | json }}
                  value: {{ draft_order_name | json }}
                }
              {% endif %}
            ]
          }
        ) {
          order {
            customAttributes {
              key
              value
            }
          }
          userErrors {
            field
            message
          }
        }
      }
    {% endaction %}
  {% endif %}
{% else %}
  {% log message: "Event message didn't mention a draft order", event_message: event_message %}
{% endif %}
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Defaults
Order attribute name for storing the draft order
Draft Order ID
Order attribute name for storing the draft order name
Draft Order Name