Photo USA Integration

IN THIS GUIDE

Overview
Setup
Integration Settings
Product Settings
Sending Orders to Photo USA

Overview

Order Desk can submit your print on demand orders to Photo USA. When Photo USA fulfills your orders, the shipment info will be pulled back into Order Desk automatically and sent back to the original shopping cart, if your store is set up for this.

This guide explains how to set up and begin using the Photo USA integration.

Setup

To connect to your Photo USA account, click on Manage Integrations in the left sidebar. Under the Print on Demand tab, look for and enable the Photo USA integration.

Alternatively, search for Photo USA in the available integrations search.

Once enabled, enter your Photo USA credentials and click to connect.

Integration Settings

Once connected, you can set your preferences for this integration in the integration settings.

After Import, Move To

Choose the folder where orders should be moved to after they are successfully sent to Photo USA.

You can choose the default Prepared folder for this, or create your own folders in your Store Settings. Read the Working with Folders guide for more information.

After Shipment, Move To

Choose the folder where orders should be moved to as Photo USA sends tracking details back.

Default Shipping Carrier

Set the default shipping carrier you want Photo USA to use for your orders. You can set a custom carrier on individual orders if necessary, details below.

Default Shipping Method

Set the default shipping method you want Photo USA to use for your orders. You can set a custom method on individual orders if necessary, details below.

Backup Email

Set the email address Photo USA should use for any orders that don't have one included.

Notification URL

This URL allows Photo USA to send tracking details back to Order Desk as they ship your orders. Please copy this URL and give it to Photo USA to apply to your account.

Default Return Address

Set your default return address for Photo USA to use on your order shipments.

If you need to customize the return address for certain orders, you can save different return addresses to your Store Settings and then use a rule to set the return address to specific orders. If a return address is not added to the order, the default address set here in the Photo USA settings will be used.

For information on adding additional return addresses and applying them to specific orders with a rule, read the Store Settings guide.

Product Settings

For more information on what the product settings within the Photo USA integration do, please read the Print on Demand Product Settings guide.

Sending Orders to Photo USA

Getting your orders ready to send to Photo USA takes some setup time. For detailed instructions on how to use Order Desk with your print on demand orders, please take a few moments to read through the Print on Demand Fulfillment guide.

Preparing Your Orders

The following details can be submitted for an order as either checkout data or order metadata.

Field Name Field Description
PackingSlip URL for the PDF to be included as the packing slip with the order. Details here.
Insert Must be pre-approved by Photo USA.

If you are unfamiliar with checkout data, see the How to Work with Checkout Data guide.

Preparing Your Items

The following fields can be set as variations or item metadata for each order item. Replace "x" with a value specified in the table.

Field Name Field Description
print_sku Required. Photo USA product code for the item.
print_url Required. URL of the artwork file.
photousa_print_url Optional. Custom print_url that only applies to Photo USA.

Custom Shipping Options

For custom shipping, set ShippingCarrier and ShippingMethod fields in the checkout data of your orders to override the defaults you selected in the integration settings.

Valid carriers are USPS, FEDEX, UPS.

Valid shipping methods are:

01 UPS Next Day Air
02 UPS 2nd Day Air
03 UPS Ground
07 UPS Express
08 UPS Expedited
11 UPS Standard
12 UPS 3 Day Select
13 UPS Next Day Air Saver
14 UPS Next Day Air Early AM
54 UPS Express Plus
59 UPS 2nd Day Air AM
FEDEX_1_DAY_FREIGHT FedEx 1 Day Freight
FEDEX_2_DAY FEDEX_2_DAY_AM FedEx 2 Day AM
FEDEX_2_DAY_FREIGHT FedEx 2 Day Freight
FEDEX_3_DAY_FREIGHT FedEx 3 Day Freight
FEDEX_EXPRESS_SAVER FedEx Express Saver
FEDEX_FIRST_FREIGHT FedEx First Freight
FEDEX_FREIGHT_ECONOMY FedEx Freight Economy
FEDEX_FREIGHT_PRIORITY FedEx Freight Priority
FEDEX_GROUND FIRST_OVERNIGHT FedEx Found First Overnight
GROUND_HOME_DELIVERY FedEx Home Delivery
STANDARD_OVERNIGHT FedEx Standard Overnight
First USPS First
Priority USPS Priority
Express USPS Express

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