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ryan.jones11
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Can magento have a pre order or order on demand label instead of in stock or out of stock?

Thanks

 
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Amasty
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It is possible to mark some products as “Pre-Order” with the Custom Stock Status
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toocooljonty
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You can try this here.

http://www.creativemgroup.com/magento-blog/47-magento-using-conditional-attributes

The overall code makes sense and i have been able to get it to show an items availability in the product view as ITEM FOR PRE-ORDER. But for some reason i am having trouble changing the label of the add to cart button in category view.

Maybe you will have more luck, If you do get it working on the button title, do let me know how you did it.

For more info on my issue, and how to set up the code to at least show availability in the product view as Pre Order, look at my thread here.

http://www.magentocommerce.com/boards/viewthread/248563/

Cheers

EDIT : Got it solved :D Just make sure that the value for “Used in Product Listing” while creating the attribute has to be set to “Yes”.

 
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Amasty
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Now you can also have a try of our new module: http://amasty.com/pre-order.html.

It allows easily replace the Add to Cart button with custom Pre Order button on product and category pages. With the extension you can also create various stock statuses that will be displayed on product and shopping cart pages.

Take a look at the screenshots below to get a proper idea the way our extension works:

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pre-order-category-page.pngpre-order-configurable-product.pngpre-order-shopping-cart.pngpre-order-account-page.png
 
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