To install the Back in Stock Notifications module follow instructions from Installing addons from the Marketplace.

Make sure that the out-of-stock items are visible in the store, otherwise the customers won’t be able make a subscription. For this purpose check that the How to show out of stock products option on the Store setup -> Cart & Checkout page is set to either Show in all the sections or Show only in categories and search listings.

Once installed proceed to the module settings page to configure it.

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The module settings page will look as follows:

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Here you can define the following options:

  • Send Back in stock notifications every : Use this field to specify the frequency of notifications that your store will send to customers.
  • Allow customers to subscribe to back in stock notifications : When enabled the customers are able to subscribe to notifications of the products that are back in stock.
  • Allow customer to specify the product quantity they want to buy : When enabled the customers are able to specify the quantity of product they what to buy. They will receive a notification only if the stock is enough to cover the request.
  • Allow customers to subscribe to price drop notifications : When enabled the customes are able to subscribe to notifications of the price drop down for a product.
  • Allow customer to specify the price they want to pay : When enabled the customers are able to specify the price they are ready to pay for a product. They will receive a notification only if the price changes to meet the request.

Don’t forget to Submit the changes to make them active.

Also a cart admin can edit the back-in-stock and price-drop-down notifications using the corresponding links at the bottom of the page.

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Email notifications can also be managed in the Store setup -> Email notifications section of the admin area.

To edit the notifications a cart admin should click either the Edit back in stock notification or Edit price drop notification link to be redirected to the notifications maintenance page.

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Here the admin can enable/disable the notifications using the State ON/OFF trigger and change the message that is sent to the customers in the Text field if required. When the work is done it will be necessary to Save changes.