I want to create an custom function that can send an custom order email to an chosen supplier (in the checkout form). But when i try to get the data from the checkout in the email, the checkout form did not sent the order. I could also not complete the order.

Hopefully someone could help me, and tell me what is wrong in my code.


// Triggers for this email
add_action("woocommerce_checkout_order_processed", "my_awesome_publication_notification");

function my_awesome_publication_notification($post_id) {
    global $woocommerce;

    $post = get_post($post_id);
    $checkout = $woocommerce->checkout();
    $order = new WC_Order( $order_id );
    $author = get_userdata($post->post_author);
    $title = get_the_title();

    $author_email = 'info@domain.nl';
    $email_subject = 'New order recieved';
    $site_title = get_bloginfo('name');
    $customer_address = $woocommerce->customer->get_adress();
    $customer_address_2 = $woocommerce->customer->get_adress_2();
    $customer_postcode = $woocommerce->customer->get_postcode();
    $customer_city = $woocommerce->customer->get_city();
    $customer_country = $woocommerce->customer->get_country();




        Hi, <?php //echo $author->display_name ?>. I've just published one of your articles 
        (<?php //echo $post->post_title ?>) on <?php echo $site_title; ?>!
    <h2>Order informatie</h2>
    <strong>Adres:</strong><br /> <?php echo $customer_address; ?> <br />
    <strong>Adres (extra):</strong><br /> <?php echo $customer_address_2; ?> <br />
    <strong>Postcode:</strong><br /> <?php echo $customer_postcode; ?> <br />
    <strong>Plaatsnaam:</strong><br /> <?php echo $customer_city; ?> <br />
    <strong>Land:</strong><br /> <?php echo $customer_country; ?>




    $message = ob_get_contents();


    wp_mail($author_email, $email_subject, $message, $headers);



function set_content_type($content_type){
return 'text/html';
  • This link would help you to know how to create custom email notification in woocommerce. – Ravinder Kumar Nov 8 '13 at 17:26
  • But this plugin does not tell me how i get some custom information, from the checkout in my email – rschouwenaar Nov 10 '13 at 12:02
  • I would suggest reading this tutorial. – helgatheviking Oct 7 '14 at 11:34

After some searching and testing i found the solution. It's not very difficult!

Check the code on my blog

I hope i've helped you guys to!

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