Laravel eCommerce Multi-Tenant PreOrder module allows the customer to pre-order the products which are not yet available at the online store.
With the help of the Laravel eCommerce Multi-Tenant PreOrder module, the customer or the guest user can place orders for out of stock products. The merchant can set whether the customer will pay a full or partial amount of the product.
Next, Run these commands below to complete the setup in the bagisto root directory.
php artisan migrate
php artisan route:cache
php artisan preorder:install (works for existing companies, as it create preorder attributes for them)
php artisan vendor:publish
-> Press 0 then press enter to publish all assets and configurations
Laravel eCommerce Multi-Tenant SaaS Pre Order – Configuration
Once the commands have executed successfully, you will see the Pre Ordericon on the left-hand side in the menu bar as shown in the below image.
After that, the merchant will be navigating to Configure>Preorder for successfully use the module.
Above you will get the settings to choose channel and locale.
The fields below depicting [default] refers to settings of the default channel. The fields depicting [default-en] refers to the setting of the English locale.
Let’s go through with the Configuration Settings one by one:
From the drop-down merchant will select how the customers will make the payment for pre-order – Complete Payment or Partial Payment.
Set the percentage amount of the product’s price. For e.g If the price of the product is $100 and Preorder Percent is 30 then the customer will need to pay $30 only for pre-order. (Only available for partial payment)
The merchant has an option to display a small message on the pre-order product page.
On the admin dashboard, click the Preorder icon which is there on the left-hand side to check on the features as available in the backend for a merchant.
Now the merchant can easily check all the pre-orders received also with the Order ID, Purchase Date, Product Name, Customer Name, Customer, Paid Amount, Remaining Amount, Preorder Type, Status, Email Sent information.
Notify Customers Manually
When the product will be in stock the merchant can also easily notify the customer by sending them an email.
By selecting the customer from the below list, the merchant can easily notify them about product availability. The merchant can also send the bulk email to the customers by using the filter feature.
Please Note – If the invoice is not generated for the pre-order, the customer will not get the In-Stock notification. Therefore, the merchant must creates the invoice after receiving the pre-order payment.
This is the sample of Product In-Stock Email Notification as shown in the below image.
Thus merchant will go to Catalog>Products>Add Product. While adding/editing any product, the merchant will find the below attributes.
Allow Preorder – From the drop-down, the merchant will set the “Yes” or “No”.
Pre-Order Quantity –The merchant can also define the allowed preorder product purchase limit for the customer.
Product Availability – Select the date of Product Availability.
At the pre-order product page the customer will also see the various information about the pre-order :
Partial Payment Info
Product Availability Date
Pre Order button
Pre-Order For Configurable Product
In the configurable product, the merchant can set the Pre-Order Status as “Yes” for any of its associated products. Then the configurable product will also be shown below.
Customer Placing Pre-Order
While the customer placing pre-order there would be two cases are as follows :
Case 1 – Complete Payment
The customer can make the full payment including the shipping cost then place the order. Once the product comes back in stock, the customer will receive an email notification.
Case 2 – Partial Payment
In partial payment, the customer needs to pay some percentage of the product’s price with the shipping cost. Once the product comes back in stock, the customer receives an email notification for making the remaining payment.
As per the above image, the customer will click on the Preorder button to add the product to the cart.
The pre-order percentage shows that the customer has to pay 50% of the product price (Partial Payment).
Adding the product to the shopping cart, now the customer only needs to pay the $10 which is 50% of the product price ($20).
Pre-Order Shipping Price
In the case of Pre-Order, the customer will pay the shipping price only one time.
Once the customer’s order is placed, the customer can also check their order information from My Accounts>Orders section.
Registered Customer – Completing Pre-Order
Product In-Stock Email Notification
An email notification will be sent to the customer for completing the preorder, Once the product will be in-stock.
After clicking the link in the email, the customer order page will open to. Here, the customer will see the ‘Complete Preorder‘ button as shown in the below image.
Pay Remaining Amount
The remaining amount will be added to the shopping cart when the customer will click on the Complete Preorder button.
Note** Now the customer no need to pay the shipping price again.
Remaining Amount Paid
Once the remaining amount is paid for the pre-order product, the customer can also see the second-order information from My Account>Orders.
Guest Users – Pre Order Management
Guest users can also pre-order the product from the website even without logging into the store. They can easily add the product to the cart.
Guest User – Order Placed
Now the guest users will select the payment, shipping method to place the order. The order ID will be created for guest users as well. The guest users can also check the pre-order details using their email address.
Pre-Order List of Guest user
The merchant can also check the pre-orders details of the guest users as well by clicking on the Order ID.
Email notification of products for Guest user
Whenever the product will be in-stock, the guest user will get an email notification for completing the preorder by paying the remaining amount.
Completing Pre Order for Guest User
By clicking on the link shown in the email, the guest user will be redirected to the order information page for completing their preorder.
Here the guest user can also check that the remaining amount to pay for completing the preorder is added on their shopping cart page.
Successfully filling the order information, the guest user will also need to select the payment method then placed the order.
That’s all for Laravel eCommerce Multi-Tenant SaaS PreOrder, still, if you have any issue feel free to add a ticket and also let us know your views to make the module better https://bagisto.uvdesk.com/en/