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How to Add Tags to Shopify Orders + Tag Types

Add tags to shopify orders
Published 7 October 2022

While tags are not displayed to customers, they are an incredibly useful tool for vendors on Shopify to categorize, group, and order their products.

Try to add tags to certain product groups in order to perform specific tasks for all of these products at once. For instance, tag all of your products that are to be sold during the summer season with the “Summer” tag in order to bulk edit these products and hide them from your sales page once summer is over.

Let’s have a more specific look into how you can make use of tags successfully for your Shopify business.

Shopify tag types

You can create custom Shopify tags that will make it easier for you to sort your products:

  • Product: Shopify product tags can be added to the product’s details page. This allows you to filter the products by description and create automatic collections via the products page as well as the inventory page. As soon as one of your customers will search for a specific term in your online store that matches one of your product tags, the products related to said tag will be displayed (without the actual tags).
  • Transfer: You can add tags or remove them for a transfer’s details page. These transfers can then be filtered on their specific page via a tag.
  • Customer: Shopify customer tags help you to build specific customer segments, which will make it easier to filter for them on the customer details page.
  • Blog Post: Add tags to your latest blog post, which will help you filter them on the blog posts page and also makes it easier for people to find your post.
  • Order: Filter through specific orders and order details by adding or removing order tags on the orders page.
  • Draft Order: Any tag created in a draft order will carry through to the order you create from it.

How to add tags to Shopify orders

Here’s how to add a tag on your Shopify :

  1. Go to your Shopify dashboard.
  2. Click on “Orders” to show the list of orders, then click on an order. If you are creating a new order, click the “Create order” button.
  3. Scroll down until you see the “Tags” section on the right.
Shopify order tag box
  1. Enter (or select from previous tags) the new tag you would like to add to the Shopify order.

How do I remove tags from Shopify orders?

You can remove tags in exactly the same way, just click on the X next to the existing tags in your Shopify order and make sure you click “Save” if required.

How to add & remove tags in bulk

With this method, you can edit unlimited tags:

  1. Go to your Shopify dashboard.
  2. Click on “Orders” to show the list of orders.
  3. Select the orders you want using the checkbox on the left of the order numbers.
  4. Click on “More actions” > then choose one of the tag options to add or remove.
Add bulk tags to shopify orders

Final words

That’s how you add tags to Shopify orders with a few variations. If you need any more help on this one, feel free to leave a comment below and we will get back to you.

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Will is a professional Ecommerce Shopify expert (7 years experience) & a professional Filmmaker/Video Editor (17 years experience). Now living between the Isle of Man & Brighton, UK. Highly experienced in Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, After Effects, Shopify, WordPress & SEO. Owner of Teckers, Bounce Color, Stunt Camera Crew & more.

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