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How to Modify Default Order Number in Magento 2

When managing an e-commerce business by Magento 2 websites, some people want to change the default order number to another number because of some reasons. It might be making impression on customers of a trendy shop, or they don’t want customers to know exactly how many orders have been placed before. Therefore, it is necessary to have a tool that allows customizing the order number.

1. Limitation of “Customize Order Number” in Default Magento 2?

By default Magento 2, order numbers are generated starting from 000000001 or 100000001,… with the first digit as store ID. It is merely a long line of numbers, and the increment number only increases one by one when an order is placed. However, it is a pity that there is no setting in Magento 2 allowing users to modify the start number or increments of the order number. Therefore, store owners can face a problem of being revealed important business information or can’t draw customers attention with more trust.

2. An Effective Tool to Customize Order Number in Magento 2

Magento 2 Custom Order Number extension will help you solve the disadvantages of the default order number as mentioned above. By installing this module, you can modify the start number, increment number and the length of the order number. Furthermore, you are allowed to create a new format for the order number with variables and letters. Not only the order number, are an invoice, shipment and credit memo number also changed with the help of this extension.

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3. How Does Custom Order Number for Magento 2 Extension Work?

Let’s see detailed features of Magento 2 Custom Order Number extension

  • Flexibly create a new order number format

The order number format is built by letters and variables. There are many variables that you can add to the format. You can use date variable to tell customers about order date, store ID variable to different store views, especially the counter variable to calculate the increments of orders and random variables also.

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Create a unique format for the order number
  • Freely set up the counter variable by customizing start number, increment number and the total number of digits

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Set up for the counter variable
  • Be able to reset the counter daily, weekly, monthly or yearly

With auto reset counter function, you’re able to reset counter by daily, weekly, monthly, yearly or keep it always running.

  • Conveniently use the order number as invoice, shipment and credit memo number

The invoice, shipment and credit memo can have the same number as the order number, but you can replace the prefix of order numbers by other letters to differentiate these 4 numbers.

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Be able to use the order number as invoice, shipment and credit memo number

Besides, you are also able to specify different settings for each sale document, which means that they will have their formats.

  • Support for a multi-store website, set counter per store view

After clearly knowing all the features of this module, now let’s check how the new custom order number will be displayed in the frontend for your customers.

4. Conclusion

Magento 2 Custom Order Number extension can meet all the wishes about order number of store owners, either for customer satisfaction or to keep business information safe. And sellers can build more trust with their customers by the impressive sales number. Moreover, managing the sales document is easier than ever with the help of this module, you will quickly identify orders, invoices, shipments and credit memos without any difficulties.

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