Auto-tag a customer's first order, with Mechanic.

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Auto-tag a customer's first order

by Isaac Bowen (team@usemechanic.com)

Watches for incoming orders that are the very first order on file for the related customer, and adds the tag of your choice.

Runs when an order is created. Configuration includes order tag to add.

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Watches for incoming orders that are the very first order on file for the related customer, and adds the tag of your choice.

Developer details

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Events
when an order is created (shopify/orders/create)
Options
order tag to add (required)
Script
{% if event.preview %}
  {% capture order_json %}
    {
      "admin_graphql_api_id": "gid://shopify/Order/12345",
      "customer": {
        "orders_count": 1
      }
    }
  {% endcapture %}

  {% assign order = order_json | parse_json %}
{% endif %}

{% if order.customer.orders_count == 1 %}
  {% action "shopify" %}
    mutation {
      tagsAdd(
        id: {{ order.admin_graphql_api_id | json }}
        tags: {{ options.order_tag_to_add__required | json }}
      ) {
        userErrors {
          field
          message
        }
      }
    }
  {% endaction %}
{% endif %}
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