How do I add the value of an order attribute to the New Order Email template. Specifically an attribute called delivery_date stored in sales_order_grid.

I tried to reverse engineer how {{var order.getShippingDescription()}} works but with no success.

EDIT: I should add that another method I tried was by editing the Email Templates...


...and adding this line to it.

$deliverydate = $order->getDeliveryDate()

(Hoping that I could grab the data the same way that I'd grab a Product Attribute). But that method also returned no value.

  • IS delivery_date the field of sales_order table? – Amit Bera Mar 20 '19 at 13:43
  • Yes, delivery_date is also in the sales_order table – Craig Mar 20 '19 at 14:04

you should use the email_order_set_template_vars_before event.

write an observer for the event and add you desired data. then in the email template you have to add the data.

  • Please, can you elaborate on that? – Craig Mar 20 '19 at 14:02
  • @Craig done. it's pretty simple – Philipp Sander Mar 20 '19 at 14:08
  • Ok, I'll look into into it - Cheers – Craig Mar 20 '19 at 14:11

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