I’ve been using Webflow Ecommerce for quite a while, and I’ve been building an ecosystem for a client who has several different companies that do the same/different things. I want the Ecommerce sites to function as they currently do, but have all their data go directly into an Orders table in my database.
I’ve looked over Webflow’s dev docs to see if I can funnel all of this data into one place. It certainly is possible to go that route, but I have to create a series of tables that store the Site IDs, Collection and Item IDs, and every Ecommerce ID for each item. That’s a lot of info and variables.
It feels like there is an easier way to do this. Does anyone have any suggestions? I’ve looked at running Webhooks through Stripe to make it easier, but there are 2 issues with that:
- Webflow doesn’t create products in Stripe, so they add a comment at checkout with all the purchased items’ names. That’s also a lot of filtering in an API call.
- Webflow creates the Order ID but doesn’t document that ID anywhere in Stripe. I want that ID to be brought into my database to make it easier to link to users and search the ecosystem from the back office.
I have a different method I’m currently building that doesn’t involve Webflow Ecommerce. I just know that my client and I both appreciate Webflow Ecommerce a lot more than Stripe’s low-code solutions.
If anyone has any ideas or suggestions, it’d be greatly appreciated!