Spree::Order model is one of the key models in Solidus. It provides a
central place around which to collect information about a customer order. It
collects line items, adjustments, payments, addresses, return authorizations,
Whenever information about the order is updated, the
should update the order. If your store creates or changes the functionality
around the order, you may need to
manually call the order
Orders have the following attributes:
number: The unique identifier for this order generated by
Spree::Order::NumberGeneratr. It begins with the letter
Rand ends in a nine-digit number (for example,
R123456789). This number is shown to the users, and can be used to find the order by calling
item_total: The sum of all the line items for this order.
total: The sum of the
state: The current state of the order. See the Order state machine article for more information.
adjustment_total: The sum of all adjustments on this order.
user_id: The ID for the order's corresponding user. Stored only if the order is placed by a signed-in user.
completed_at: The timestamp that logs when the order is completed.
ship_address_id: The IDs for the related
Spree::Addressobjects with billing and shipping address information.
payment_total: The sum of all the finalized payments on the order.
shipment_state: The current shipment state of the order.
payment_state: The current payment state of the order. <!-- TODO: Add link. -->
special_instructions: Any special shipping instructions that shave been specified by the customer during checkout.
currency: The currency for this order. Determined by the
Spree::Config[:currency]value that was set at the time of order.
last_ip_address: The last IP address used to update this order in the frontend.
created_by_id: The ID of object that created this order.
shipment_total: The sum of all the shipments associated with an order.
additional_tax_total: The sum of all the
additional_tax_totals (sales tax) on an order's line items and shipments.
promo_total: The sum of all of the
promo_totals on an order's shipments, line items, and promotions.
channel: The channel specified when importing orders from other stores. For example, if you operate as an Amazon Seller and import orders from Amazon, some orders may have a channel value of
amazon. Otherwise, this value is
included_tax_total: The sum of all the
included_tax_totals (value-added tax) on an order's line items and shipments.
item_count: The total amount of line items associated with the order.
approver_id: The ID of user that approved the order.
approver_name: The name of the user that approved the order.
approved_at: The timestamp logging when this order is approved by the approver.
confirmation_delivered: Boolean value that indicates that an order confirmation email has been delivered.
guest_token: The guest token that links an uncompleted order to a specific guest user (via browser cookies).
canceler_id: The ID of user that canceled this order.
canceled_at: If the order is cancelled, this timestamp logs when the order was cancelled.
store_id: The ID of
Spree::Storein which the order has been created.
Because orders are so integral to Solidus, there are a number of methods available that let you easily display order totals and subtotals. For more information, see the Display totals methods article.
Spree::Order model touches many other models. This section highlights
essential models that orders depend on and links to their existing
Spree::LineItem model provides the cost of each item added to an order.
Line items provide a link between the order and
Spree::Adjustment model provides the cost of each adjustment to an order,
line item, or shipment on an order. Adjustments can decrease the total (via
promotions) or increase it (via
Spree::Shipment model creates shipments according to the items in an
order. An order may have multiple shipments: this depends on your store's
configured shipping categories and shipping methods and the item in the order.
Spree::InventoryUnits. An inventory unit is created for each
item added to an order for the purpose of tracking what order and shipment an
item belongs to. Inventory units provide a link between the order and
For more information, see the Shipments documentation.
Spree::Address model stores customer addresses and shares them with the
order via the
bill_address_id. An order may have one or
two different addresses associated it, depending on the customer's preferred
shipping and billing address.
Spree::Payment model stores payment information for the order. Once the
payment object is updated with the amount paid, this updates the corresponding
Spree::ReturnAuthorization model stores information about customers
returns that have been authorized by an administrator.
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