Products Inventory

Manage product Inventory or stocked items


Global Level settings applied to all products or to cart

Display Stock 

setting located in System → Settings → General Tab

You may want to display the actual stock level for the product in order to let their customers know how much of the product is available for purchase. (Display stock quantity on the product page). Sets display of quantity amount available in stock. If set to OFF no quantities will be shown. If Display Stock is On and quantity is 0 or negative then message will be shown configured based on product "Out of stock status". "Out of stock status" configured per product and will be shown in the product listing and product pages.

No Stock Auto Disable

setting located in System → Settings → General Tab

(Disable product on out of stock) If product is set with trackable stock on product or options level will reach 0 or negative quantity, product will be disabled automatically and message will be saved for admin to review in the message manager. If only one of many options becomes 0 or negative in quantity, this option will not be shown. If you want to allow customers to preorder or purchase products with no stock (Stock Checkout setting ON) you need to disable this setting

Default Pre-Order Stock Status

setting located in System → Settings → General Tab

(Global or default Pre-Order Stock Status status). This is a setting that defaults all newly created products to be set to this pre order message in case of stock dropping to 0 or below and Stock Checkout enambed. 

Default Stock Checkout

setting located in System → Settings → Checkout Tab

This global setting enables your cart to allow customers to pre-order or purchase products with no stock. No warnings will be seen. Important to note each product can be configured to use global setting or ignore it.



Product Level Settings

Product Main Quantity

Set main quantity on product edit page

Quantity available for the product. Used if stock trackable is set ON. If you have any stock trackable options main quantity will be ignored.  You can specify quantity for each specific product's option value.

Product Main Per Location Quantity

Set on product edit page

Set stock quantity in appropriate warehouse location if required.

Product Main Minimum Quantity

Set on product edit page

Minimum quantity required to purchase this product. By specifying the minimum quantity, AbanteCart will always add this number to the cart when anything lower than this number is added. In other words, if the Min Quantity is set for two, and the customer tries to add 1 to cart; the store will automatically update this product to 2 items.

Product Main Track Stock

Set on product edit page

Enabled main product to track stock and subtract the quantity after order is placed by customers.

Product Option's Value Track Stock

Set on product edit page

Enabled option value for product to track stock and subtract the quantity after order is placed by customers.  Set this to count, for example, different size and color combinations and do not track the item as a whole.

Product Option's Quantity Values

Set on product edit page

Set quantity for unique options value combination that represents one unique product variation.  When you enable stock trackable options, please set main product quantity to 0. For example if your product comes in 3 colors (black, white, and green) and - with Track Stock enabled for each color - you specify 3 quantity for each color variant.


Product Option's Quantity Per Location Values

Set on product edit page

Set stock quantity in appropriate warehouse location.

Per Product Pre-Order Stock message

Set on product edit page

Message shown if stock in product or options will drop to 0 or below and Stock Checkout enabled for the product. You can add more custom Pre-order message in System  Localization  Stock Statuses


Product stock status flow