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Last updated on November 29, 2016

Details

Send your store’s order and customer information to virtually any cloud-based service you already use to run your business.
Zapier connects with over 750 apps like Asana, Facebook, Quickbooks and more.

Requirements

  • 3dcart, Bigcommerce, WooCommerce or Volusion shopping carts
  • Vextras account
  • Zapier account

Setup

Part 1 – Activate Vextras Zapier App
  1. Login to your Vextras account
  2. Confirm your store is connected
  3. Click the ‘Add New’ in the bottom left corner
  4. Select ‘Add New App’
  5. Choose Zapier
  6. Copy the API key that was generated in Vextras
Part 2 – Setup Zap in Zapier
  1. Login to Zapier
  2. Create a new ‘Zap’
  3. In the ‘Choose a Trigger Service’, search for Vextras
  4. Once found, Select the ‘New Order’ or ‘Order Update’ trigger with the appropriate
  5. e-commerce platform e.g. New Volusion Order
  6. Choose your ‘Action’ service e.g. Asana, Geckoboard, Zendesk, etc.
  7. Set your preferences with the chosen ‘Action’ service
  8. Click ‘Continue’
  9. Paste in your Vextras API key
  10. Continue to set parameters for the ‘Action’ service and complete the zap
Vextras API Key

The Vextras API key is automatically generated when the Zapier app is added. To create a zap, the API key must be added to Zapier.

Example API Key

app_N8ZBFNNTBFXRKSPWBh4BXDNY

Overview Dashboard

The overview dashboard will show a summary of the app’s event activity. Each widget shows the total count of events that have occurred during the last seven days.

vextras zapier overview dashboard

  • Status – whether the app integration is on or off
  • New order triggers – total number of new order zaps that have been triggered
  • Order update triggers  – total number of order update zaps that have been triggered

More Information

Zap Speed

Vextras transfers the information over to Zapier in real-time. Depending on the subscription plan at Zapier, data will flow at the interval supported with your plan.

Multiple Meta Values

You may see multiple values for things like order_id, order_api_OrderID, order_api_sOrderID – they all will work in your zaps.

Legacy Triggers

If you created your Vextras account before 10/23/15, you will need to use legacy triggers when creating a new zap.

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