Update customer metafield

The Update customer metafield action adds a metafield to the customer that triggers the workflow, or updates an existing metafield on that customer.

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The Update customer metafield action contains the following fields.

Fields used in the Update customer metafield action.
Metafield namespaceRequired. A metafield namespace is a container for a group of metafields. Grouping metafields within a namespace prevents your metafields from conflicting with other metafields.
KeyRequired. A key is an identifier for the metafield value.
ValueRequired. The value is the information to be stored in the metafield. The value is always stored as a string, regardless of the metafield's type.
TypeThe data type of the metafield's value.


The Update customer metafield action has a hidden field added to it by the trigger. This field, Customer ID, identifies the customer to add a metafield to. The customer ID is set by default and can't be changed.

The Update customer metafield can be used in workflows that start with the following triggers:


Example of a workflow that adds a customer metafield when a customer is created

In this example workflow, a customer metafield is added to all newly created customers.

API details

To learn more, review the MetafieldInput input object.

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