Is there a way to automatically email an invoice to a client when we create the order through the API? Right now this is creating a manual step for my client. We have looked into it in the past, but I didn’t see any way to automate sending the invoice via email.
Hmm… I’ll see if there’s anything unusual or special about API-placed orders. In the meantime, would you check on the settings mentioned on the Manually Send An Invoice HelpCenter page? (It seems counter-intuitive, but that’s where I found the settings for automatic invoices.)
See the following article. It will explain what context api order purchases will and will not trigger: