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creat1ve
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A simple but great feature is to have multiple ways of displaying product stock.  The most common among big sites is the basic availability “in stock” for more smaller stores some prefer to use visual stock availability such as a bar graph displaying the current stock levels. 

Here is a great example at Inspirebrand:

http://www.inspirebrand.com/product.php?productid=16139&cat;=248&page;=1&sort;=add_date

 
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I completely agree, but like you said, options are always cool lol.

 
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Yikes! If my Mum saw that site she would probably burst into tears. I like to develop sites that are so easy to use that my Nan could use them.

 
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PureVolume does a much better job of using the general stock chart imagery:

https://store.purevolume.com/item/27/guys

Could still be handy, if not core, as an extension.

 
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I wouldn’t say it’s meaningless.  It gives an idea as to the quantity remaining.  Displaying the exact number of stock for each product is a huge no-no for many businesses.  Adding an extra element to “usually ships in 3-5 days” can make a huge difference, especially with sized products such as t-shirts.

 
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So did anyone find how to display a bar graph of the current stock levels ? Is there an extension that shows the product availability in a bar or an image ?

 
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Travis - 20 September 2007 06:30 AM

Displaying the exact number of stock for each product is a huge no-no for many businesses.  Adding an extra element to “usually ships in 3-5 days” can make a huge difference, especially with sized products such as t-shirts.

This is possible with the Custom Stock Status extension.

 
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