Auto-tag new orders with their fulfillment locations, with Mechanic.

Mechanic is a development platform for Shopify. :)

Auto-tag new orders with their fulfillment locations

by Isaac Bowen (team@usemechanic.com)

Monitoring for brand-new orders, this task tags each order with the fulfillment locations that Shopify automatically assigns at the moment of order creation. (Note: It's not currently possible to adjust tags when assigned fulfillment locations change.)

Runs when an order is created.

15-day free trial – unlimited tasks

Documentation

Monitoring for brand-new orders, this task tags each order with the fulfillment locations that Shopify automatically assigns at the moment of order creation. (Note: It's not currently possible to adjust tags when assigned fulfillment locations change.)

Important: This task requires Shopify API version 2020-01 or later.

Developer details

Mechanic is designed to benefit everybody: merchants, customers, developers, agencies, Gurus, everybody.

That’s why we make it easy to configure automation without code, why we make it easy to tweak the underlying code once tasks are installed, and why we publish it all here for everyone to learn from.

Events
when an order is created (shopify/orders/create)
Script
{% if event.preview %}
  {% assign order = hash %}
  {% assign order["admin_graphql_api_id"] = "gid://shopify/Order/1234567890" %}
{% endif %}

{% capture query %}
  query {
    order(id: {{ order.admin_graphql_api_id | json }}) {
      fulfillmentOrders(first: 250) {
        edges {
          node {
            assignedLocation {
              name
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
  }
{% endcapture %}

{% assign result = query | shopify %}

{% if event.preview %}
  {% capture result_json %}
    {
      "data": {
        "order": {
          "fulfillmentOrders": {
            "edges": [
              {
                "node": {
                  "assignedLocation": {
                    "name": "Store #12345"
                  }
                }
              },
              {
                "node": {
                  "assignedLocation": {
                    "name": "Store #67890"
                  }
                }
              }
            ]
          }
        }
      }
    }
  {% endcapture %}

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

{% assign fulfillment_location_names = result.data.order.fulfillmentOrders.edges | map: "node" | map: "assignedLocation" | map: "name" %}

{% action "shopify" %}
  mutation {
    tagsAdd(
      id: {{ order.admin_graphql_api_id | json }}
      tags: {{ fulfillment_location_names | json }}
    ) {
      userErrors {
        field
        message
      }
    }
  }
{% endaction %}
Mechanic tasks are written in Liquid, which makes them easy to write and easy to modify. Learn more about our platform.