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Summary of new WooCommerce orders via Slack

Get a summary of new WooCommerce orders delivered automatically via Gmail, Evernote or Slack using Digest by Zapier.


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  1. Download the WooCommerce Zapier .zip file from your WooCommerce,com account.
  2. Go to: WordPress Admin > Plugins > Add New and Upload Plugin with the file you downloaded with Choose File.
  3. Install Now and Activate the extension.
More information at: Install and Activate Plugins/Extensions.

Sign up for a Zapier account

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  1. Go to the Zapier website
  2. Select the Sign Up for Free button or enter info in the form.
Or log into your existing Zapier account.

Setup and Configuration

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To set up a scheduled summary of new orders to be delivered automagically at a time you choose:
  1. Log into your Zapier account at: zapier.com/app/login
  1. Enter Digest in the Search for any app name field.
  1. Select Digest by Zapier.
  1. Scroll down to Popular Zaps for Digest by Zapier.
  2. Select Get a summary of new WooCommerce orders in a Slack channel. A new window opens.


  1. Click Create this zap.
  1. Select Continue to create a Woo Trigger.
woo-trigger This takes you to a Test WooCommerce screen.
  1. Select Copy to clipboard to get URL for next step. Don’t close window.
  1. Go to WooCommerce > Zapier Feeds > Add New on your WordPress/WooCommerce site.
  • Select New Order
  • Paste Webhook URL that you copied from the Test WooCommerce screen in previous step
  • Enter a Title, e.g., New Order Summary, Daily Summary of New Sales, etc.
woo-new-zap 10. Publish. You should see a message at the top: This Zapier Feed is active and ready to receive real data. zapier-digest-feed-live
  1. Go back to the Test WooCommerce screen on your Zapier account, and click OK, I did this.
digest-test-success You should see a Test Successful message, and click Continue.
  1. Click Continue again on the Digest by Zapier Action page.
  1. Set up Digest by Zapier Digest.
  • Enter a Title, which can be same as/different than step ##
  • Customize style the line items in Entry (optional). Zapier provides a formatting guide. Line items are entered by default, are required and stay the same.
  • Select a Frequency from the dropdown. Depending on what you select, another set of options will display. For example, if you choose Daily, time of day and weekend preferences are requested; if you choose Weekly, day of week, time of day, etc.
zapier-digest-frequency Click Continue.
  1. Select whether to test (Create & Continue) or not test (Skip Test & Continue) the Digest you set up.
test-digest-zapier A Test Successful message should appear when choosing to Test. You can also View Your Digest before clicking Continue. view-digest
  1. Set up the Slack Action by selecting Continue, and then Connect a New Account on the Select screen.
connect-slack-digest Zapier will request access to Slack. zapier-request-access 16. Authorize Zapier to access your Slack team. authorize-zapier-slack 17. Save + Continue once the Slack channel/account is added. Or Connect another account. save-slack-account
  1. Set up your Slack Channel Message. Continue when finished.
  • SelectSlack channel from the dropdown where you want to receive the summary (Digest) of WooCommerce orders
  • Customize the Message Text or leave the default
  • All other fields are optional and explained
slack-digest-setup slack-digest-setup2
  1. Select whether to test (Create & Continue) or not test (Skip Test & Continue) the Slack bot you set up.
test-slack-bot A Test Successful message should appear on the Zapier screen. And a new message with WooCommerce order summary (Digest) should display in the Slack channel you selected. slack-digest-woo
  1. Click Finish on the Zapier Test Slack screen.
  1. Turn On the zap you set up.


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My summary (Digest) isn’t being delivered at the time/day I selected.

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Log into your Zapier account, go to Zaps and review your settings. Also verify that your Zap is turned on.

How do I get a summary sent to my Gmail account or Evernote?

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New guides will be written to assist you and linked here. zapier-digest-woo-zaps

What else can I do with Digest by Zapier?

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More at: Popular Things to Do with Digest by Zapier.

Questions & Feedback

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