Magento 2 Pre Order by Mageplaza allows customers to place the order to the products which are not available at the current purchase. With the support of Magento 2, customers can keep going to process checkout with unavailable or out-of-stock products easily.
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Customers can easily know out-of-stock status of a product but also know that this item can be pre-ordered. This is the positive notification for customers.
Customers can book new products even before it is in stock and available for delivery.
Back-orders are placed on products that are already ranged, but are currently out of stock. The quantity can be zero or smaller than customers’ demand.
Customers are allowed to keeping on checkout with their preferred items even when out of stock. This helps customers feel more satisfied and positive when they go shopping on the store site.
Seeing Pre-order notice will hold on customers and they can keep checkout and wait for the products coming back. Therefore, stores do not miss potential customers and can increase sales of unavailable products.
Do not make customers disappointed when they see unavailable products. Stores offer pre-order to help customers feel more positive and receive notice as soon as products come back to stock.
Depending on the numbers of pre-orders which are made by customers, store owners can get to know that which products are expected the most currently.
Mixing discount campaigns with pre-order products is a wise strategy to attract customers. Customers will be willing to place pre-orders to gain better prices. As a result, a store can increase sales significantly and be more competitive than other rivals.
There is no limitation to any products to apply pre-order. From the admin backend, store owners can pick any items with any attributes to set pre-order status.
The product types can be applied including:
It can be applied Pre-order extension based on specific conditions. The conditions are based on the stock quantity for a product:
The extension will sort out the products meeting conditions and process pre-order status correspondingly.
To help customers realize the current situation of products, creating notification messages are necessary. Messages notifying customers about product availability will change based on specific conditions:
Based on product situations For examples, when customers add the products which are out-of-stock or upcoming, the notice will be about the pre-order items included in the carts. However, in case the required quantity from the customer cannot meet, there will be a notice about the remaining items available.
Based on specific product pages Admin can allow showing notices on specific pages such as Category page, Product Detail page, Shopping Cart Page, Checkout page, Admin Order Page, Frontend View Order Page, Admin View Order Page.
To notify customers about the available date of pre-order products, store admins can set the “Stock Status” Label. This label will show the time the items coming back to store stock.
The date can be a specific date such as Nov 20, 2019 or an estimated time from the current day.
The flexibility in the format of stock status label allows customers to set available time easily.
Interestingly, all the labels of Pre-order extension are customizable easily from backend configuration. Admins can change the following labels:
Pre-order can be made in three cases. Firstly, the product is new, unavailable and upcoming. Secondly, the product which is already ranged but currently out-of-stock. Thirdly, the number of a product is not enough to reach a customer’s demand.
Pre-orders are used for the new products which are not available currently. Meanwhile, backorders are common when the number of items at stock is not enough to reach customers’ demand (either in zero or in a positive number)
Yes. You can do it easily by selecting customer groups from backend configuration of the extension.
Pre-order can be applied to various type(s) including Simple Product, Grouped Product, Configurable Product, Bundle Product
Notices about pre-orders will appear on Category page, Product Detail page, Shopping Cart Page, Checkout page, Admin Order Page, Frontend View Order Page, Admin View Order Page.
Please Login to the Magento Admin, choose Catalog > Product > Edit Product > Advanced Inventory > Pre-order/ Backorder
Please Login to the Magento Admin, choose Catalog > Product > Edit Product > Advanced Inventory > Delivery date
Yes, all the labels of notice such as Add-to-Cart button, Stock Status label, Order Notice, Checkout Notice.