Create a new commerce order from the admin

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2.2.8 2019-02-15 10:53 UTC


Commerce Admin Orders is a Craft 3 plugin that allows control panel users to create and update orders.


This plugin requires Craft CMS 3.0.0-beta.23 or later.


To install the plugin, follow these instructions.

  1. Open your terminal and go to your Craft project:

    cd /path/to/project
  2. Then tell Composer to load the plugin:

    composer require kuriousagency/commerce-admin-orders
  3. In the Control Panel, go to Settings → Plugins and click the "Install" button for Commerce Admin Orders.

Commerce Admin Orders Overview

Creating A New Order

1. New Order

Click Commerce in the sidebar and click "New Order" in the top right.

New Order

2. Users

Select a user using one of the following options:

  • Postcode/Zip Code search – search by code and click select
  • Guest Checkout – enter an email address and click continue
  • Existing User - select existing user and click continue


3. Products

  • Select or search for a product, enter the required quantity and click "Add to cart" (repeat for each required product).
  • Enter any required coupon codes and/or select a different payment currency and click update
  • Click continue


Products and cart

4. Address and Summary

Select an existing address or choose the option to add a new address. Any shipping options can also be selected on this page.

Address and summary

For Guest Checkouts, a "Create User Account" option is given. If this option is selected, once the continue button is clicked a user account is created and an activation email is sent to the order email address.

Address and summary guest

5. Payment

Finally, a payment can be processed for the order by clicking "Make Payment" and selecting a payment method.  

Updating An Order

Incomplete orders now have extra options to add/remove products, update quantities or add a coupon code.

Update order

Search for the incomplete order (the best way to do this is to use Craft Commerce’s predefined "Active Carts" and "Inactive Carts" filters) and select.

To add a new product simply select or search for a product, enter the required quantity and click "Add to cart".

To update the quantity of a product, change the line item quantity and click the update button. Likewise, to add a coupon code, enter the code and click the Update button.

Products can be removed by either clicking the X on right of the line item or by entering a quantity of 0 and clicking the Update button.

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