Amasty Pre Order vs. Webkul Pre Order for Magento 2

Allow customers to pre-order or back-order Magento 2 products that are out of stock or about to be sold.
  • Pre-order feature for all types of products
  • Advance booking
  • Ability to analyze demand
  • Mobile-optimized design
  • Custom pre-order buttons
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To find a perfect solution for your store, you need to research, analyze and compare multiple options. We made all the hard work for you and created this comparison page for the 2 most popular pre-order extensions by Webkul and Amasty.

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Features of Webkul Pre-Order for Magento 2

Full or partial payments for pre-orders

Webkul Magento 2 Pre-Order extension allows you to define full or partial payment for pre-order for the customers. You can even charge an additional fee for a pre-order by defining the type of additional fee calculation as either a fixed fee or a percentage fee.

Custom pre-order information

The Webkul extension supports simple, virtual, and configurable products. The customer will see a variety of pre-order product information such as:

  • partial payment information
  • custom preorder message 
  • availability date
  • pre-order button

MSI compatible

You can see all pre-orders with detailed information. The administrator can select orders in bulk and send emails to selected orders manually.

Pre-order list and email notifications

This extension comes with 2 design themes: dark and light, so you can choose the most suitable one.

Mixed carts

Webkul Preorder for Magento allows customers to add both pre-order and non-pre-order items to a single shopping cart. 

Features of Amasty Pre-Order

Basic functionality

Amasty Pre-Order extension includes all the basic features like:

  • pre-order applying via rules
  • grid to manage pre-orders
  • pre-order for all types of products
  • text customization for pre-order buttons

But it also includes multiple advanced features.

Analytics dashboard

You can easily track and analyze all products, sales, and customer statistics related to pre-orders on a separate dashboard selected which order statuses should be taken for analysis.

Release date display

Display the release date on the storefront by adding a variable to your pre-order warning messages to improve your store's shopping experience.

Release notifications

Adjust the order statuses for which the notifications will be sent as the products change their statuses from pre-order and send messages via mass actions from the product grid.

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Version 2.0.10
Last Update: Feb 20, 2024
2.0.10 - Feb 20, 2024
  • Fix we eliminated the error that occurred during the refund initiation
2.0.9 - Feb 01, 2024
  • Improvement we added primary keys to the ‘amasty_preorder_product_index’ and ‘amasty_preorder_product_index_replica’ tables
  • Fix we fixed the error upon adding the product to the cart when it was out of stock in one of the assigned sources
  • Fix we resolved the problem with the Pre Order note being displayed in the order confirmation emails for the products with qty above zero when ‘Disable Pre Order for Items with Qty Above Zero’ setting is enabled
2.0.8 - Jul 27, 2023
  • Improvement now it’s possible to update pre-order attributes in bulk via Update Attributes mass action
  • Fix we fixed the behaviour with products' backorder value not changing on release date
  • Fix we fixed the issue with the pre-order button missing due to incorrect value of the stock_status field in the cataloginventory_stock_status table
  • Fix we resolved the issue with the pre-order notes not appearing on configurable products' pages
  • Fix we improved the behaviour with in-stock child products treated as pre-order items
  • Fix now cross-sell products block correctly displays Pre Order button instead of Add to Cart button
  • Fix we fixed loading pre-order products by SKU via API
2.0.7 - Mar 14, 2023
  • Compatibility now the extension is compatible with Magento 2.4.5-p2, 2.4.6
2.0.6 - Jun 21, 2022
  • Fix now after filtering by 'Pre-Order' you can export the data in CSV file as expected
  • Fix the issue with HTML Tags displaying in order detail was resolved
  • Fix we fixed the compatibility with Amasty Automatic Related Products so now after updating the extension works as expected
2.0.5 - Mar 31, 2022
  • Compatibility compatibility with Amasty Automatic Related Products was improved
  • Fix we resolved the error when manually running release date cron job (Pro)
  • Fix we fixed the issue with release date cron job not using the attribute value set in the extension configuration (Pro)
  • Fix we resolved the issue with adding products to cart when “Allow Pre Orders for Products with Zero and Below Zero Qty” setting is set to No
  • Fix canceling the order with pre order items no longer causes an error
  • Fix we adjusted the way extension handles configurable products
  • Fix we resolved the issue with duplicated pre order notes on the checkout page
  • Fix we adjusted dependencies of product pre order settings
2.0.4 - Sep 21, 2021
  • Compatibility we improved compatibility with Amasty AJAX Shopping Cart extension
2.0.3 - Aug 26, 2021
  • Compatibility we added the integration with Amasty Custom Reports Builder extension and a premade report for preorders' analysis in case modules are used together
2.0.2 - Aug 04, 2021
  • Fix we resolved the error with empty default configuration fields
2.0.1 - Jul 14, 2021
  • Bug we corrected the way the order table updates in case a preorder is arranged from admin panel
2.0.0 - Jul 06, 2021
  • New we completely refactored and optimized the extension’s code, added indexation to improve the performance
  • New now you can use the preorder condition in catalog and cart price rules (the general preorder scope is now modified accordingly to the website level to match the rules' configuration and improve indexation speed)
  • Improvement we adjusted the preorder add button animation on listings
  • Compatibility now the module is read compatible with GraphQL
  • Compatibility the preorder button is now displayed in Amasty Advanced Search autocomplete popup
  • Compatibility now the Add to Cart button is replaced with Preorder one in Magento Product List widget
Version 1.4.2
Last Update: Jan 21, 2021
1.4.2 - Jan 21, 2021
  • Compatibility we improved the extension functioning in combination with MSI
  • Fix we fixed the issue with incorrect stock status of a composite product which is configured to allow pre-orders
1.4.1 - Oct 06, 2020
  • Improvement we moved MFTF tests to additional packages particular for Magento 2.3.5 and Magento 2.4.0
  • Fix we corrected the usage of html tags for preorder button
  • Fix we resolved the issue with preorder notes disappearance upon products mass-action update
1.4.0 - Aug 11, 2020
  • New we covered the main plugin's features with MFTF tests. It will help to improve quality and stability of our extension
Version 1.3.15
Last Update: Jul 27, 2020
1.3.15 - Jul 27, 2020
  • Compatibility compatibility with Magento 2.4 was added
1.3.14 - May 21, 2020
  • Compatibility we reviewed and enhanced compatibility with split database performance solution
1.3.13 - Apr 01, 2020
  • Improvement we added a handle to preorder product pages to give the possibility to separately customize them
  • Fix we fixed an issue with Add to Cart button text duplication on custom themes
1.3.12 - Mar 16, 2020
  • Improvement we rechecked and established correct dependency on jQuery UI library
1.3.11 - Jan 30, 2020
  • Fix we resolved the issue with ability to add a product with 0 stock to shopping cart despite of restricting configuration
1.3.10 - Dec 27, 2019
  • Compatibility we enhanced compatibility with 3rd-party plugins
  • Compatibility compatibility with Magento MSI was improved
  • Improvement we implemented performance enhancement
  • Fix we resolved issue which occured while preordering items with customizable options
1.3.9 - Dec 20, 2019
  • Improvement minor improvement was implemented
1.3.8 - Sep 06, 2019
  • Fix issue with undefined stock status on selecting of configurable product option was resolved
  • Fix issue with performance on category page was resolved
1.3.7 - Jun 10, 2019
  • Compatibility the compatibility with Amasty Free Gift was improved
1.3.6 - May 02, 2019
  • Compatibility the compatibility with Amasty Custom Stock Status extension was improved
1.3.5 - Apr 22, 2019
  • Fix an issue with missing pre-order note on the order page when the ordered qty is greater than the quantity available in stock was resolved
1.3.4 - Mar 12, 2019
  • Fix; an issue with custom product options was resolved
  • Compatibility a compatibility with related products block was improved
1.3.3 - Jan 29, 2019
  • Compatibility compatibility with MSI coming with Magento 2.3.0 was improved
  • Fix the design issue with Pre-Order Note on category page was resolved
1.3.2 - Jan 24, 2019
  • Fix an issue with pre-order note for Out of Stock products was resolved
1.3.1 - Jan 18, 2019
  • Compatibility compatibility with Multi Source Inventory coming with Magento 2.3.0 was added
1.3.0 - Dec 22, 2018
  • Improvement now the pre-order information, e.g. \"we delivered in 10 business days\" is saved for each particular order. Once admin changes the information to \"delivered in 20 business days\" in the configuration it will be applied to new orders only
  • Improvement now the pre-order note is added to order and email when the Cart qty is greater than the quantity available in stock, e.g. Cart Qty = 4 and Available in Stock = 3
Version 1.2.19
Last Update: Nov 23, 2018
1.2.19 - Nov 23, 2018
  • Fix the problem with mass update attributes was resolved
1.2.18 - Nov 21, 2018
  • Improvement allows to configure warning message text which appears in shopping cart when there is no enough quantity of ordered product and some products will be pre-ordered
  • Compatibility compatibility with Magento 2.3 was added
  • Fix an issue with multi address checkout was resolved
1.2.17 - Nov 09, 2018
  • Fix the issue with warning message on cart for 0 quantity was resolved
1.2.15 - Oct 25, 2018
  • Improvement notification in cart about some products are pre ordered was added
1.2.16 - Oct 25, 2018
  • Fix the issue with pre-order warning message in email was fixed
1.2.14 - Oct 08, 2018
  • Improvement introducing the ability to add the Pre-Order Note to the Order Confirmation email
  • Improvement introducing the ability to determine the Pre-Order Note's output place
  • Compatibility the compatibility with Magento 2.2.6 was improved
  • Compatibility the compatibility with the Amasty Custom Stock Status for Magento 2 extension was improved
1.2.13 - Sep 13, 2018
  • Fix the issue with the mass action on the order grid when sorting by the pre order field was resolved
1.2.12 - Jun 22, 2018
  • Improvement the performance on the category pages was improved
1.2.11 - Jun 05, 2018
  • Improvement the setting for Pre Order note display on the category was added
1.2.9 - May 16, 2018
  • Fix an error in the code after placing order was resolved
1.2.8 - May 14, 2018
  • Fix an issue with some orders not marked as pre-ordered was resolved
1.2.7 - May 02, 2018
  • New the information section was added. Now, you can see the version of the installed extension, available updates, a User Guide link, possible conflicts and other useful information right on the module's configuration page
  • Improvement the Pre Order button behavior for the bundle products was enhanced
  • Fix the issue when the 'Add to cart' button was visible for some time before the 'Pre Order' button appears was fixed
1.2.6 - Apr 02, 2018
  • Fixed an issue with the out of stock options of the configurable product
1.2.5 - Feb 21, 2018
  • New added the pre-order \"Coming soon\" message on the payment review page
1.2.4 - Jan 14, 2018
  • Fixed an issue with Pre Order note on the order review page for the configurable products
1.2.3 - Jan 09, 2018
  • Fix an issue with configurable product
1.2.2 - Jan 05, 2018
  • Minor fixes
1.2.1 - Dec 20, 2017
  • Minor fixes
1.2.0 - Dec 15, 2017
  • New Added the Pre-Order note near the product in the Order review block at the checkout page
  • Fixed an issue with Pre-Order note on the product page
Version 1.12.10
Last Update: May 30, 2018
1.12.10 - May 30, 2018
  • Fix an issue with 'From - To' price filter for the bundle product was resolved
Version 1.1.1
Last Update: Nov 08, 2017
1.1.1 - Nov 08, 2017
  • Magento 2.2 compatibility tested and confirmed
  • Fixed an issue with the missing header in the orders grid page
  • Fixed an issue with the bundle product and wrong orders grid page
  • Fixed an issue with Max Saving filter
1.1.0 - Oct 16, 2017
  • 'Pre Order' button replaces the 'Add to Cart' for the configurable products in the product listing page now.
Version 1.0.15
Last Update: Oct 02, 2017
1.0.15 - Oct 02, 2017
  • Minor fixes
1.0.14 - Sep 25, 2017
  • Compatibility with Amasty Order Archive improved
1.0.13 - Sep 20, 2017
  • Minor display fixes
1.0.12 - Aug 01, 2017
  • The error concerning pre-order attributes which are not added to a product set is fixed.
  • The pre-order defining logic is improved.
  • The incorrect changing of pre-order labels on the \"Add to Cart\" button is fixed.
1.0.10 - Jul 13, 2017
  • Now the module works fine at the product pages without `Reviews` block
1.0.9 - Apr 12, 2017
  • Possibility to use mass action to update pre-order fields
1.0.8 - Mar 02, 2017
  • Minor improvement
1.0.7 - Feb 27, 2017
  • Minor fix
1.0.6 - Feb 13, 2017
  • Minor fix for setting product as pre-order when it has quantity 1 in few cases
1.0.5 - Nov 29, 2016
  • Fix for parsing pre order note message
1.0.4 - Nov 23, 2016
  • Fix for database configurations using prefixes for tables
1.0.3 - Oct 27, 2016
  • Compatibility with Magento 2.1 UI forms
1.0.2 - Sep 28, 2016
  • Code is organized according to the new Magento standards
1.0.1 - Jul 07, 2016
  • Various minor bugfixes

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