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CartOrder or Order?

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  1. Brett
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    07 Apr 2015
    24 May
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    Hi,

    I'm just looking at creating orders through code with a view of adding product to a basket (or shopping cart) then checking out to complete the order.

    I'm just wondering which data structure to use to effectively create this functionality? What is the difference, should I be creating a CartOrder for the shopping cart stage, then an Order once checking out??

    Can anyone give me the pros and cons of using either of the two?

    Thanks,

    Brett.

  2. Stanislav Velikov
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    08 Dec 2016
    30 May
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    Hello,

    Orders are created form CartOrder, refer to this this documentation samples as reference. The general idea is there is a shopping cart which gets populated with products and forms CartOrder which is saved in the DB. The CartOrder is used to create Order upon checkout.

    For a complete sample of generating an order from CartOrder refer to this sample repository where Sitefinity team have supplied a widget called one page checkout.

    Regards,
    Stanislav Velikov
    Telerik
     
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