When configured for pre-order, products can be pre-purchased on your web store. Customers will be able to buy the product in advance and will be notified that the product is due to be shipped at a future date.
Locate the stock control section and populate the following fields:
It should be noted that this does not replace the QTY field, this will still need to contain your current stock levels. You can specify a different amount here to the amount incoming.
In the Availability description you can explain any terms and conditions attached to the pre-order.
Please note: For kitted products the child (component) products must have the date of arrival and pre-order qty completed. The parent (complete bundle/ kit) product will draw the quantity details from the child SKU.
Here's how the pre-order will look on the webstore:
Customers will receive a standard order at checkout and once the item has arrived at the warehouse, a standard dispatch notification will be sent out during the pick, patch and dispatch process.