email-merchant-order.php content template

content template used as email template for merchant on order success.

At the successful “completion” of an order, usually when payment is authorized or captured, an email message is sent to the customer (optionally to the merchant as well). The email-merchant-order.php content template is used as the merchant email template for this message, when available.

Other templates

The following older content template files will be used if the email-order.php template is not present.

  • email-order.php – used for order success email to the customer
  • order.php – used in Shopp 1.1.x for order success email.
  • order.html – oldest template for order success email, not recommended.


This template file is used when located in the shopp subdirectory of your theme.

For instance, if your “My Theme” WordPress theme is located at:


Any Shopp content templates should be added to:


Some of the more general content templates have examples that can be installed in your theme, using the Content Template Starter Set. The Content Template Starter Set can be installed from your WordPress Admin by navigating to Shopp → Setup → Presentation → Theme Templates.

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