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Shopify Customer Events

Customer events

Customer created

This event fires when a new Customer is added to your Shopify account. At that time, Drip uses the new customer's information to create a new person.

Customers can be created through the following methods:

  • Manually created in the Customers section of your Shopify account

  • Automatically created when the customer fills out their personal information during a checkout or through the Shopify email subscription opt-in.

    You can view this event on the subscriber's activity timeline after it fires:

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To automate with this event in a workflow or rule:

  • Set up the Customer created trigger:

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    This event can be used to determine if a Shopify customer has placed an order at any point before being added to your Drip account. If they have, they'll simply get tagged as a Customer. If they haven't, they'll get subscribed to a general marketing campaign:

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Customer updated

This event fires when one of the following gets updated about a customer in Shopify including their name, email address, or Shipping or billing addresses.

Customers can be updated through one of the following methods:

  • Manually edit customer through their profile

  • Automatically when a customer updates something about their contact information while moving through a checkout.

    You can view this event on the persons's activity timeline after it fires:

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    If a custom field is also updated as a result, you'll see that information on the activity timeline:

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To automate with this event in a workflow or rule:

  • Set up a Customer updated trigger:

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Customer disabled

This event fires when a customer's account is disabled. Shopify's Customer Accounts feature must be enabled.

Click here to learn more about this event

To disable a Shopify customer's account:

  • go the customer account you'd like to disable, and click Disable account:

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    You can view this event on the subscriber's activity timeline after it fires:

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To automate with this event in a Workflow or Rule:

  • Set up a Customer disabled trigger:

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    With this event, you can apply a tag to any customer whose account is set to 'disabled' in Shopify. You can trigger internal communication between your team by sending a notification email following this event:

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    Although this event does not include information about a customer's checkout or order history, you can still add language to the notification email, informing your team there's been a change t a customer's account status:

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Customer enabled

This event fires when a customer account becomes enabled. Shopify's Customer Accounts feature must be enabled.

To send an account invite to your Shopify customers:

  • Go to the customer's profile in Shopify, click Send account invite:

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    You can view this event on the person's activity timeline after they've accepted the invite and created an account through your Shopify store:

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To automate with this event in a Workflow or Rule:

  • Set up a Customer enabled trigger:

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With this event, you can trigger an automation to apply a tag to any customer whose account is enabled in Shopify. You can trigger internal communication between your team by sending a notification email following this event:

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Although this event does not include information about a customer's checkout or order history, you can still add language to the notification email, informing your team there's been a change to a customer's account status:

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