Setting Up Preorders

Here are some helpful steps on setting up preorders for an entire category, and by an individual items.

How to set all products within a category to preorder status:

  1. Navigate to Inventory > Categories.

  2. Find the category you would like to set to preorder status, and click on the blue name links to expand that category's basic information. Scroll to the bottom to find the preorder controls for that category.

  3. Set the date that these products will be available and save. All products within this category will have been set to preorder status. Any subsequent order containing one of these products will automatically appear in the Preorder status tab on your Orders page.

Note: Any products imported into this category after the preorder date is set will not be marked as preorder unless you perform these steps again.


How to set a single product to preorder status:

  1. Navigate to Inventory > Products.

  2. Search for the Product you would like to set as a preorder.

  3. Click the edit link under the product.

  4. Check "Preorder item" and then set the available date. Save the product.