Magento Open Source 2.2.x

Stock Options

Your catalog can be configured to display the availability of each item as “In Stock” or “Out of Stock,” The configuration setting applies to the catalog as a whole, and the message changes according to the stock status of the product. There are several display variations possible, including how “out of stock” products are managed in the catalog and in product listings.

The out of stock threshold indicates when a product needs to be reordered, and can be set to any number greater than zero. Another way you can use the stock availability threshold is to manage products that are in high demand. If you want to captureThe process of converting the authorized amount into a billable transaction. Transactions cannot be captured until authorized, and authorizations cannot be captured until the goods or services have been shipped. new customers, rather than sell to high-quantity buyers, you can set a maximum quantity to prevent a single buyer from taking out your entire inventory.


In Stock, Only 1 Left

To configure stock options:

1. On the Admin sidebar, tap Stores. Then under Settings, choose Configuration.
2. In the panel on the left under Catalog, choose Inventory.
3. Expand the Stock Options section, and do the following:
a. To return items to stock if an order is canceled, Set Items’ Status to be in Stock When Order in Canceled to “Yes.”
b. To adjust the quantity on hand when an order is placed, set Decrease Stock When Order is Placed to “Yes.”
c. Set Display Out of Stock Products to “Yes” to continue to display products in the catalog that are no longer in stock.

If price alerts are enabled, customers can sign up to be notified when the product is back in stock.

d. To display the message, “Only x left,” enter the number in the Display X left Threshold field.

The message begins to appear when the quantity in stock reaches the threshold. For example, if set to 3, the message “Only 3 left” appears when the quantity in stock reaches 3. The message adjusts to reflect the quantity in stock, until the quantity reaches zero.

e. To display an “In Stock” or “Out of Stock” message on the product page, set Display Products Availability In Stock on Storefront to “Yes.”
4. When complete, tap  Save Config .