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Printing Orders

I’m really beginning to think the ecommerce is not ready for the masses, and that pains me to say this because I really do love Webflow.

The lack of basic functionality for the end user (without the need to buy integrations) and generally complicate their UX, is making me more inclined to use Shopify.

Several threads were created about printing orders 6 months ago, yet still we’re no further forward.

A typical shop owner wants a one stop solution. They don’t want to commit to Webflow and then find out “oh and you’ll need to buy Zapier / Foxy which will let you link to Printful which you’ll also need to buy aswell”.

Most of the store owners I have spoken to what want to be able to simply print a packing slip to go inside their dispatched orders. But this cannot be done.
Can a simple PRINT button be added to this interface?

I really hope some really basic Ecommerce updates are in the pipeline, rather than the more clever fun stuff. Without the basic tools, I can’t ‘sell’ Webflow eCommerce to my clients.

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1.) think the ecommerce is not ready for the masses
2.) lack of basic functionality for the end user (without the need to buy integrations)
3.) typical shop owner wants a one stop solution
4.) I really hope some really basic Ecommerce updates are in the pipeline, rather than the more clever fun stuff.

As a “typical shop owner”, I 100% agree with this content. Switched over for the “ease”, not sure that’s what was delivered. And I’m not quite sure they are listening anymore. Not sure how much longer I can hang. Sorry for the rant.

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Glad you agree with my sentiments.

Also agree with the ‘not listening’ bit too. Too many threads on the Webflow forum are cold, with no staff interaction and help.

I’ve just moved over to Shopify for two new eCommerce projects - shame because I love Webflow

Well the team are punching out some good stuff. Webflow is no doubt onto the integrations and when they do they will be rewarded with serious ecommerce uptake. But right now zapier actions do not even deal with the majority of triggers and actions required without using webhooks and parsing zaps.

Webflow’s ecommerce design tools are so far above (like 5 times as good) any low code options available in Wordpress or Shopify :nauseated_face:. When shipping / fulfillment / reporting , accounting and POS functionality comes online life is going to be SOOOO good!

I think if Webflow develops the best zaps in town we will be good to go. The alternative plugin cluster *@# is not appealing

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I’m bumping this one - I recently started working with a customer to create an eCommerce solution and the farther we go in the process the more “obvious” stuff I discover that any reasonable eCommerce system should have. Such as the one you’re mentioning - just a simple print button for the order information that can be included in the package.

Large eStores would most likely have to print the order to carry with them while packaging everything in their storages. They can’t run back and forth to the computer.

Come on Webflow - this is a simple matter - add printing functionality to the order. This should have been included from the start.