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    Prestashop Change Default Combination When Out of Stock

    Managing the inventory of an eCommerce store with a large selection of products can be sometimes challenging. Despite your best efforts, product combinations in your store can go out of stock. Thanks to Prestashop Change Default Combination When out of stock, which automatically changes the default product combination when it gets out of stock.

    This extension changes the default combination when its stock becomes unavailable and set a new default product combination. In default Prestashop, you have to navigate through each product page to change the default combination which can be a lengthy and time-consuming process.

    Multiple parameters are provided in the module based on which a new default combination is set when the current default combination gets out of stock. Also, you can choose to restore the previous default combination as the current default combination once its back in stock.

    Features

    • Automatically change the default product combination when its quantity goes to zero.
    • Select whether a new default combination is set from all combinations or similar combinations.
    • Option to set a combination with the highest or lowest quantity as a new default product combination.
    • Set the most expensive or least expensive combination as a new default product combination.
    • Set best selling combination as a new default product combination when the current default combination gets out of stock.
    • Automatically restores the previous default combination as default combination when it gets back in stock.
    • Automatically change the default combination of a product even if “allow orders” is enable.

    Installation

    1. Go to back-office ->modules ->Module Manager.
    2. Now, click on “Upload a module” button and select the module’s zip file.
    3. In this way, the module gets install on Prestashop.

    Prestashop Change Default Combination When out of stock – Configuration & Workflow

    Configuration Settings

    Set New Default Combination From

    In this field, admin can select whether a new default combination will be from all the combinations or similar combinations.

    If admin selects All Combinations

    If a default combination of a product gets out of stock, then the combination next to the default combination will be a new default combination.

    Suppose a default combination (Size – S, Color – Yellow) gets out of stock.

    As per selection, combination (Size – M, Color – Yellow) will be the new default combination.

    If admin selects Similar Combinations

    If a default combination of a product gets out of stock. Then the combination containing the attributes similar to that of a default combination will be a new default combination.

    Combination Size – L, Color – Yellow is set as the new default combination as it contains attribute (Color – Yellow) similar to that of previous default combination.

    Set Default Combination On Basis Of

    From this field, admin can select a parameter based on which a new default combination for a product is selected.

    If selected “First in Stock”, then a combination next to the default combination will be a new default combination if it is in stock. Suppose the first two combinations Size – S, Color – Yellow and Size – M, Color – Yellow is out of stock.

    As per the selection, the combination in stock next to these two combination will be the new default combination.

    If selected Highest or Lowest Quantity, then the combination with highest or lowest quantity will be the new default combination.

    If selected highest price or lowest price, then most expensive or least expensive combination is set as new default combination.

    Restore Previous Default Combination

    If enabled, then the previous default combination will be restored as default combination automatically once it is back in stock.

    Whenever a default product combination gets out of stock, its record is created in a separate “Default Combination Listing” tab. Under this tab, admin can view a list of products and their out of stock default combinations. If admin has disabled “Restore Previous Default Combination” field, then he has to manually restore the combination from this tab.

    Previous default combination will be restore as current default combination on clicking restore button.

    Set New Default Combination For Allow Orders

    Suppose admin has enabled “Allow orders” under Availability Preferences of Combinations tab. This means even if a combination gets out of stock, then also admin can accept the orders for the same.

    If admin has enabled “Set New Default Combination For Allow Order”. In this case, a new default combination will be set when current default combination gets out of stock as configured.

    Support

    For any kind of technical assistance or query, please raise a ticket at http://webkul.uvdesk.com or send us a mail at support@webkul.com.

    Current Product Version - 1.0.0

    Supported Framework Version - 1.7.x.x

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