How do I enable Stock Control management and format display?

FAQ: How do I enable Stock Control management and format display?

You can use stock control settings and format stock information display for your Products.

A. To enable Stock Control for your complete Catalogue:

1. Please go to Manage Catalogue > Edit Stock Control Settings
2. Click to Enable Stock Control Settings for the entire catalogue
3. Tick the checkbox to enable Stock Quantity Alert and specify a stock quantity level
Stock Level alerts are sent indicating any products that have a stock level = to or below the value entered. The email is sent to the Order Notification address entered in Manage Shop Settings > Edit Email Notification Settings
4. Select 'Disable purchasing of items out of stock', to stop items with a stock level of zero from being purchased.
5. Click 'Done' to save changes

B. To enable Stock Control for an individual Product:

1. Please go to Manage Catalogue > Manage Products [select a product] > Edit Product
2. Click on Stock Control
3. Tick the checkbox to Select to enable specific Stock Control settings for the product
4. Choose to:
- Enable Stock Control for the Product
- Enable Stock Control for the Product Options
- Disable Stock Control for the Product
3. Tick the checkbox to enable Stock Quantity Alert and specify a stock quantity level
Stock Level alerts are sent indicating any products that have a stock level = to or below the value entered. The email is sent to the Order Notification address entered in Manage Shop Settings > Edit Email Notification Settings
4. Select 'Disable purchasing of items out of stock', to stop items with a stock level of zero from being purchased
5. Click 'Done' to save changes

C. Format Stock Quantity information displayed to Customers

1. Go to Manage Website > Edit Website > Format Product Display
2. Click Stock Control Information
3. Click the checkbox to Display Stock Quantity information
4. Now opt to display either:
- Quantity in stock
OR
- A message for items in stock
- A message for items out of stock
Messages can be specified for both of these 
5. Click 'Done' to save changes

Please note, it is important when making changes to your settings to Publish your shop for the new settings to take effect on your Live Site. 
 

 

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