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BigCommerce Operations

Order Review and Statuses

When a user places an order, its initial order status will be Manual Verification Required (See #519 below), which indicates Bolt is reviewing the order. There are three potential statuses the order may take after review:

  • Bolt Reversibly Rejected - When Bolt suspects the transaction is likely fraud, Bolt can reject the transaction while allowing user action to reverse this. In this case, the status will stay “Manual Verification Required” (#521). You may either “force approve” or “confirm rejection” in the Bolt Merchant Dashboard.
  • Bolt Rejected - When Bolt is confident an order is fraud, Bolt irreversibly rejects the transaction. The status will show "Cancelled" (#520).
  • Completed - When Bolt approves the order, the status will be updated to "Awaiting Fulfillment" (#518). “auto capture” is always enabled, payment is captured at this point. Otherwise, the payment will be captured when the invoice is issued.
Bolt Merchant Dashboard

Bolt Merchant Dashboard

Custom Order Notifications

If you are using custom order notifications with your BigCommerce store, the BigCommerce statuses may slightly differ then those above. Place a test transaction and contact support@bolt.com if you need help discerning the status flow in these cases.

How to take phone orders

We currently don't support orders created from BigCommerce admin dashboard. However, the workaround is to create a draft order and checkout using Bolt at Cart page.

  1. Create a draft order in BigCommerce, you can follow this instruction:
    https://support.bigcommerce.com/s/article/Creating-a-Draft-Order#create-draft

  2. After going to the draft order url generated from step 1, you can checkout with Bolt at Cart page

BigCommerce Operations


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