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How to... Know the order ID before the Checkout? help please


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Hi,

I was looking how to know the order ID before the checkout, this is because I need this field to send to the local credit card procesor.

Does anybody knows how can I make this...

 

Please help...

 

Thanks

 

 

Edwin

 

PS: I find a contribution "logging orders before payment" but I dont need to keep this info...

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It normally doesn't create the order until *after* payment is verified. Thus, to get it to work, you have to create the order early and log it somewhere so that you can erase it if necessary (i.e. if payment fails).

 

Hth,

Matt

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There is a contribution that will write the order to the database, thereby creating the order number brefore the completion of the checkout. I don't remember the name of it though.

 

Then you could query the orders table, and display the order id before completing the order.

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