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Scheduling Product Alerts

These settings enable you to select how often Magento checks for changes that require alerts to be sent. Additionally, you can select the recipient, sender, and template for emails that are sent if the sending of alerts fails.

To set up product alerts:

1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in the panel on the left under Catalog, select Catalog.
2. Click to expand the Product Alerts Run Settings section. Then, do the following:
a. To determine how often product alerts are sent, set Frequency to one of the following:
  • Day
  • Week
  • Month
b. To determine the time of day product alerts are sent, set Start Time to the hour, minute, and second according to a 24-hour clock.
c. In the Error Email Recipient field, enter the email of the person to be contacted if an error occurs.
d. In the Error Email Sender field, select the store identity that appears as the sender of the error notification.
e. Set Error Email Template to the transactional email template to be used for the error notification.
3. When complete, click the Save Config button.