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Step 10. Place the order

GraphQL checkout tutorial

The placeOrder mutation places an order.

{ CART_ID } is the unique shopping cart ID from Step 2. Create empty cart.

Send the customer’s authorization token in the Authorization parameter of the header. See Authorization tokens for more information.

Request:

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mutation {
  placeOrder(input: {cart_id: "{ CART_ID }"}) {
    order {
      order_number
    }
  }
}

Response:

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{
  "data": {
    "placeOrder": {
      "order": {
        "order_number": "000000001"
      }
    }
  }
}

Verify this step

  1. Sign in as a customer to the website using the email john.doe@example.com and password b1b2b3l@w+.

  2. Go to My Account > My Orders. The order you created is displayed. The order is also displayed on the Orders grid (Sales > Orders) in the Admin.