Delete/Archive Orders

Installation

  • Unzip and paste the extension file into your root Magento folder.
  • Connect to your server by SSH.
  • Go to your Magento root folder.
  • To install the extension, perform these commands:
php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:di:compile
  • To switch the extension on/off, perform these commands:
php bin/magento module:enable Aitoc_DeleteOrders
php bin/magento module:disable Aitoc_DeleteOrders

You can activate/deactivate several Aitoc extensions at once by specifying their names separated by space in the command.

Deleting Orders from the Grid

SALES > ORDERS

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Two new actions (Archive and Delete) appear in the dropdown menu. All order-related documents (invoices, shipments, and credit memos) will be also removed from their workspaces when you archive/delete an order.

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To delete an individual order or multiple order records, mark the checkbox in the first column of each order and select ‘Delete’ in the dropdown menu. Please note that you won’t be able to restore deleted records.

Archiving Orders from the Grid

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Send orders from the workspace to the archive in exactly the same manner. All archived orders may be restored along with related documents.

Order deletion and archiving from its page

SALES > ORDERS - ORDER

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You may archive or delete the order from its page. Click the ‘Delete’ button to delete the record or hit the ‘Archive’ button to archive it.

Restoring and deleting archived orders

SALES > ARCHIVED ORDERS

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Click here to return to the Orders workspace.

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Restore or delete archived orders individually or in bulk from the Archived Orders workspace.

SALES > ARCHIVED ORDERS - ORDER

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You may also restore or delete the archived order from its page.

Creating automatic rules

SYSTEM > DELETE ORDERS BY AITOC - AUTOMATIC RULES

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You may introduce custom rules to automate the order deletion and archiving process.

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Hit the ‘Add new rule’ button to create a new rule.

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Rule statuses are shown in the Status column.

SYSTEM > DELETE ORDERS BY AITOC - AUTOMATIC RULES - RULE

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Add a rule title. It will be displayed in the grid. Assign a new rule to either the Orders workspace or archieved orders. You may delete or archive orders from the Orders workspace or delete records from the orders archive.

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Select order statuses to apply the rule.

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Set the number of days in this field. The action will be applied to orders with the status or statuses selected above for the specified number of days. To activate the rule, set its status to ‘Enable’. You may also disable an active rule by setting the status to ‘Disable’.

Front-end view: My Orders

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Registered customers see all their orders on the My Orders page in the account.

MY ACCOUNT > MY ORDERS - ORDER

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All deleted orders are removed from the My Orders page, while archived orders remain there.