T-Shirt & Sons Integration
IN THIS GUIDE
Order Desk can submit your print on demand orders to T-Shirt & Sons, a UK-based apparel printing firm. As T-Shirt & Sons fulfills the orders, the shipment details will be sent back to Order Desk and on to the original shopping cart if your store is set up for it.
This guide explains how to set up and use the T-Shirt & Sons integration.
To connect to your T-Shirt & Sons account, click on Manage Integrations in the left sidebar. Under the Print on Demand tab, look for and enable the T-Shirt & Sons integration.
Once enabled, enter the API Token you received from T-Shirt & Sons during the setup process and click to connect.
Once connected, you'll have a few settings to adjust in the T-Shirt & Sons integration.
Default Mail Class
Select your preferred mail class. The shipping method selected will be used for all orders sent to T-Shirt & Sons unless, where different, the shipping method on the order matches T-Shirt & Sons' method name exactly.
If you need T-Shirt & Sons to use a specific shipping method on an order by order basis rather than defaulting to the settings here, set your preferences in the Shipping Class Match section.
After Import, Move To
Select the folder you want orders to be moved into after they are successfully sent to T-Shirt & Sons.
You can use one of the default folders already in your store or create your own. Read the Working with Folders guide for more information.
After Shipment, Move To
Select the folder you want orders to be moved into as T-Shirt & Sons sends back shipment details.
Set your default
To override these settings, do so on the individual items following the notes about custom details below.
Shipment Return Address
Set your default return address for T-Shirt & Sons to use on your order shipments. This return address will be printed on all packages shipped within Great Britain. If the order does not have a phone number on it, the phone number here will be used.
If you need to customize the return address for certain orders, you can save different return addresses to your Store Settings and use a rule to set the return address on specific orders. If a return address is not added to the order, the default address set here in the T-Shirt & Sons 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.
If you are using T-Shirt & Sons for screen printing, enter your screen printing API.
Fore more information, please read the T-Shirt & Sons Screen Printing Tool guide.
For more information on what the product settings within the T-Shirt & Sons integration do, please read the Print on Demand Product Settings guide.
Shipping Class Match
If the shipping methods you set up in your shopping cart(s) don't match the shipping method names T-Shirt & Sons uses, they won't know what methods you intend for them to use. When this happens, the default mail classes applied above will be used instead for all of your orders.
To tell T-Shirt & Sons what methods you want them to use, you will need to match your method names to theirs. This can be done in the shipping class match section. For detailed instructions on setting this up, please read through the shipping class match guide.
Sending Orders to T-Shirt & Sons
Getting your orders ready to send to T-Shirt & Sons takes some setup time. For a detailed walkthrough of 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.
Custom Details for T-Shirt & Sons
There are some special details about T-Shirt & Sons to consider.
print_skufield is the first Style column in the Stock Spreadsheet.
- Each print location requires the following fields:
print_preview_x(the image field will be used if nothing is provided)
print_location_x(front or back)
- You may also set
print_yoffset_1(and _2). If nothing is set, the defaults in the integration settings will be used. Offsets are in MM from the top left of the print. Artwork will not be auto-centered.
- Colors and sizes should be passed in the variation or metadata for each product. Both fields are required. Order Desk will handle size formatting. Color names will be lowercased and spaces will be converted to underscores.
- All artwork must be supplied as a PNG with a transparent background and must be the actual size for print. Resolution should be 300dpi for best quality, although 200dpi can be accepted.