I have made a script for migration orders from prestashop to magento All orders were imported successfully. I have just one problem. I don't know how to apply discount amount on order and how to show discount amount and description in customer order history list.

I tried to create cart price rule and apply it on quote with this tutorial but without success.

    $quote = Mage::getModel('sales/quote')->load($order_no);                  

I tried to apply discount amount on order object with bellow code:


Does anyone have any experiences with importing orders in magento and how to apply discount?

  • Be careful with the date the tutorials you're looking at were released. A lot happened in magento between now and then. Btw, you didn't tag your Magento version. Commented Jul 11, 2014 at 13:54

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Ok, it is quite simple:

  • Magento normally also distributes the discount amounts across the items. I would suggest taking a look on the database level how the order is saved when placing an order via Magento vs your script. Commented Sep 14, 2014 at 23:54
  • Please accept your own answer to mark this question as resolved. This platform is still in beta and we need to reach an answer rate of 80%. blog.stackoverflow.com/2009/01/accept-your-own-answers Thanks! Commented Nov 26, 2014 at 7:24

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