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Auto-tag orders that do not have a certain tag

by Isaac Bowen (team@usemechanic.com)

This task monitors for new and updated orders, adding a tag if a certain other tag is found missing. If and when the order does receive that certain other tag, the task's tag will be removed.

Runs when an order is created and when an order is updated. Configuration includes order tag to watch for and order tag to add.

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This task monitors for new and updated orders, adding a tag if a certain other tag is found missing. If and when the order does receive that certain other tag, the task's tag will be removed.

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Events
when an order is created (shopify/orders/create)
when an order is updated (shopify/orders/updated)
Options
order tag to watch for (required), order tag to add (required)
Script
{% if event.preview %}
  {% assign order = hash %}
  {% assign order["admin_graphql_api_id"] = "gid://shopify/Order/1234567890" %}
  {% assign order["tags"] = "" %}
{% endif %}

{% assign order_tags = order.tags | split: ", " %}
{% assign add_tag = false %}
{% assign remove_tag = false %}

{% if order_tags contains options.order_tag_to_watch_for__required %}
  {% if order_tags contains options.order_tag_to_add__required %}
    {% assign remove_tag = true %}
  {% endif %}
{% else %}
  {% unless order_tags contains options.order_tag_to_add__required %}
    {% assign add_tag = true %}
  {% endunless %}
{% endif %}

{% if add_tag or remove_tag %}
  {% action "shopify" %}
    mutation {
      tags{% if add_tag %}Add{% else %}Remove{% endif %}(
        id: {{ order.admin_graphql_api_id | json }}
        tags: {{ options.order_tag_to_add__required | json }}
      ) {
        userErrors {
          field
          message
        }
      }
    }
  {% endaction %}
{% endif %}
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