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The Order Object

Orders are a core part of Crystallize. The order object has the following key components - Customer, Cart, Payment, Total, and other additional information. Let's take a look at each of these!

Customer Details

Once a customer places an order, the order is pushed to Crystallize. Here, we store the following information - name, birthdate, contact details, and addressees (shipping and billing address). The example below shows how the Customer type looks like:

Cart Information

Cart information includes details regarding the products purchased. This implies it includes particulars such as - name of the product, variants, sku, images, quantity, price related information, subscription data, etc.

Payment Information

Crystallize Order API clearly defines major payment gateway providers and also supports any other implementation. You can read more details on the supported payment gateways or learn how to build your custom solution. Shown below is an example when the payment provider is Stripe.

Total

The total field gives you price related information including the gross price, net amount, currency, discount, and tax. Here is how you can query this field:

Metadata and Additional Information

An order can contain more information aside from the what is contained in the fields discussed above. Any meta information provided with the order can be accessed via the meta field. Same goes for any additional information as well.

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