Magento Open Source 2.1.x
Stock Message Scenarios

You can use a combination of configuration settings to control stock availability messages on product pages and in listings of products on catalog pages.


Grouped Product with “Out of Stock” Message
Product Page Stock Messages Example 1: Show Availability Message

Stock Options

Message

Display product availability in stock in the frontend:

Yes

 

Product Inventory

 

 

Manage Stock

Yes

 

Stock Availability

In Stock

Out of Stock

“Availability: In Stock”

“Availability: Out of Stock”

Stock Options

Message

Display product availability in stock in the frontend:

Yes

 

Product Inventory

 

 

Manage Stock

No

“Availability: In Stock”

Example 2: Hide Availability Message

Stock Options

Message

Display product availability in stock in the frontend:

No

 

Product Inventory

   

Manage Stock

Yes

 

Stock Availability

In Stock

Out of Stock

None

None

Stock Options

Message

Display product availability in stock in the frontend:

No

 

Product Inventory

   

Manage Stock

No

None

Catalog Page Stock Messages

“Out of Stock” Message on Category Page
Example 1: Show Product with “Out of Stock Message”

Stock Options

Message

Display Out of Stock Products

Display product availability in stock in the frontend

Yes

Yes

 

“Out of stock”

Display Out of Stock Products

Yes

 

Display product availability in stock in the frontend

No

None

Example 2: Show Product without “Out of Stock Message”

Stock Options

Message

Display Out of Stock Products

Display product availability in stock in the frontend

Yes

No

None

Example 3: Hide Product Until Back in Stock

Stock Options

Message

Display Out of Stock Products

No

None