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Auto-tag orders with mismatching billing and shipping addresses

by Isaac Bowen (

Useful for flagging orders for manual follow-up, for stores that see fraudulent activity in which billing and shipping address are not the same.

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

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This task auto-tags orders, as they're created, if their billing and shipping addresses do not match. It ignores orders that do not have a billing address, or that do not have a shipping address.

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when an order is created (shopify/orders/create)
order tag to add (required)
{% if event.preview %}
  {% capture order_json %}
      "admin_graphql_api_id": "gid://shopify/Order/12345",
      "shipping_address": {
        "first_name": "Foo"
      "billing_address": {
        "first_name": "Bar"
  {% endcapture %}

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

{% if order.shipping_address != blank and order.billing_address != blank and order.shipping_address != order.billing_address %}
  {% action "shopify" %}
    mutation {
        id: {{ order.admin_graphql_api_id | json }}
        tags: {{ options.order_tag_to_add__required | json }}
      ) {
        userErrors {
  {% endaction %}
{% endif %}
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