I need to query the Magento MySQL database to get an image path/name for a file.

What I have:

  • Order ID
  • Order Number

What I need:

  • I need to get the image name/path from this table sales_flat_quote_item_option

From what I can see so far following the foreign keys that lead to this table. I seem none of them use the order ID or order number as they all descend from the sales_flat_quote table instead of the sales_flat_order table.

Does anyone know of a fancy query I could use to get a value from the sales_flat_quote_item_option table by using what I have, order ID and number?

If I can simply get the Quote ID from my Order ID/Number then I can doing a join SQL query using the Quote ID to get my record from the sales_flat_quote_item_option table.

I have to do this with SQL instead of Magento Models as it will be ran outside of Magento in a separate application.

  • You should be able to use the quote_id from the sales_flat_order table to get the Quote ID you need Commented Dec 1, 2015 at 3:06
  • @CCBlackburn thanks I overlooked that existing!
    – JasonDavis
    Commented Dec 1, 2015 at 3:10

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There are only one relation between Magento quote item tables & sales order tables and that is sales_flat_order.quote_id=sales_flat_quote_item.quote_id.

In magento,sales_flat_quote_item_option does not have any direct relation with sales_flat_order.It have an indirection relation

sales_flat_order.quote_id=sales_flat_quote.quote_id=> sales_flat_quote_item.item_id=sales_flat_quote_item_option.item_id

Query seem like:

SELECT * FROM sales_flat_quote_item_option where item_id in (
        select item_id from  sales_flat_quote_item  where quote_id in (
            SELECT quote_id FROM sales_flat_order  where entity_id =ORDER_ID


  • Thanks I cant remeber how I got past my issue as it was about a month ago however this may help me in the future or help someone else. I just ran the SQL to do quick test and it seems to work! SO thanks for sharing and hope it helps others too
    – JasonDavis
    Commented Jan 16, 2016 at 0:29
  • PS) my own question confuses me as im not working in Magento for a month so amazing work!
    – JasonDavis
    Commented Jan 16, 2016 at 0:31

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