Auto-tag new draft orders, with Mechanic.

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Auto-tag new draft orders

by Isaac Bowen (team@usemechanic.com)

Immediately upon the creation of a draft order, add one or more tags. Simple as that. :)

Runs when a draft order is created. Configuration includes draft order tags to add.

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Events
when a draft order is created (shopify/draft_orders/create)
Options
draft order tags to add (array, required)
Script
{% if event.preview %}
  {% assign draft_order = hash %}
  {% assign draft_order["admin_graphql_api_id"] = "gid://shopify/DraftOrder/1234567890" %}
{% endif %}

{% action "shopify" %}
  mutation {
    tagsAdd(
      id: {{ draft_order.admin_graphql_api_id | json }}
      tags: {{ options.draft_order_tags_to_add__array_required | json }}
    ) {
      userErrors {
        field
        message
      }
    }
  }
{% endaction %}
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