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What I want is when an user checkout and go to paypal,befor payment and after checkout I want to insert some data in a database. I need a hook for that,I tried to use the hook


,but it's not giving correct result and showing old results.How do i solve it,if any other hook or any other process,please need help.

Below is my code in functions.php :

add_action('woocommerce_checkout_process', 'connect_woo_part');

function connect_woo_part()
    global $wpdb;
    global $woocommerce;

    $args = array(
    'post_type' => 'shop_order',
    'post_status' => 'publish',
    'meta_key' => '_customer_user',
    'posts_per_page' => '-1'
$my_query = new WP_Query($args);
$customer_orders = $my_query->posts;

 foreach ($customer_orders as $customer_order) {
 $order = new WC_Order();

 $orderdata[] =$order;

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Try looking in the class-wc-checkout.php file, you should see some potential hooks. –  helgatheviking Oct 24 '13 at 12:28
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2 Answers

You need to have a hook which have the information of the current checkout.

Try to hook your function with this woocommerce_checkout_order_processed, it holds the current order_id

it is in line number 680 of classes/class-wc-checkout.php

and looks like this

do_action( 'woocommerce_checkout_order_processed', $order_id, $this->posted );

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At this hook you don't have the order at the database yet, you will need a later hook like woocommerce_checkout_update_order_meta.

From class-wc-checkout.php, lines 384 & 385 (WooCommerce 2.1.2)

    // Let plugins add meta
    do_action( 'woocommerce_checkout_update_order_meta', $order_id, $this->posted );

That should give you all the data you want.

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Hey Sudip Roy, did you solved your issue? Were any of the answers useful? Please let us know. Regards, Gabriel –  Gabriel Reguly Mar 2 at 0:46
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