Out of Stock Notification | v1.2.15

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For M2 Out of Stock Notification for Magento 2 | v1.0.1
compatibility CE 1.4.x - 1.9.x, EE 1.8.x - 1.14.x
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Be aware of what products customers subscribe to - get more sales and improve customer service.
Improve inventory turnaround and get more profit
Build customer loyalty and increase customer satisfaction
Subscribe to out-of stock options of configurable items
Customers see and manage their product subscriptions
Track out-of-stock and price subscriptions
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More profit through more efficient Magento inventory management and pricing

magento out of stock products report

Know to what products customers subscribe not to waste money

Magento inventory management functionality allows customers to subscribe to stock and price alerts for products. It also sends Magento back in stock notifications to customers, which is nice. However, there’s no way for admin to see to which products customers subscribe. So it is difficult for you to make informed decisions about stock renewals and price updates. This leads to money wasted on unwanted products and unnecessary price modifications. With this Magento stock alert module you will know exactly for which products stock or price need to be updated.

Refill the products, which customers want to buy

With the module you will see to which magento out-of-stock products customers subscribed. This way you will load your stock with the products which you can sell right away.

Return your investment faster

By keeping in stock the products which customers want to buy, you will sell products a lot quicker and save on inventory.

Optimize prices

It is very difficult to set the ‘right’ prices for products – your business needs to be both profitable and competitive. Getting out-of-stock and price alerts, you can increase prices for popular products and decrease the ones which customers would like to buy, but don’t due to high price. Very often even minor price changes will help you to get more revenue.

Build long-term relationships with your customers

magento out of stock products subscription for guest customers

new!Interact with guest customers

By default only registered clients can receive out of stock or back in stock notification or other alerts. Nowadays many customers prefer not to sign up, however this should not stop your interaction with such people. The module enables guest customers to subscribe to stock and price alerts and get notified when Magento products are again in stock, which will considerably increase the base of potential product buyers.

Make customers more loyal

With timely price changes and stock renewals you will demonstrate to your customers that you respect their opinion and they will return to your store more often. Everybody wins in such situation – customers get the desired products and you get more orders.

Improve customer satisfaction

The faster customers get the desired products – the more satisfied they are. With the module you will quickly see which out-of-stock products they are waiting for.

Get accurate subscription data to make right inventory decisions.

show out of stock configurable products

Let customers subscribe to Magento out of stock options of configurable products

By default Magento does not allow to subscribe to out of stock options of configurable products. So if large size of red shirt is not available and a customer wants to buy it, you will never know this. This is a major flaw if you sell configurable products, as you may lose a lot of sales just because you don’t know which products customers would like but can't get at your store.

Let customers manage their product subscriptions

Customers can see to what products they are subscribed to and change their subscriptions. So the subscription data you see in admin panel will be actual and you will update the right products.

new!Customers can subscribe to the grouped products

With this functionality you can see the subscriptions to the grouped products, too.

new!Ability to subscribe to configurable price notifications

Now extension supports price subscription for configurable products. Therefore, customers and guest visitors will receive price notifications on any configurable item they subscribe to.

Hide the ‘subscribe to’ functionality from certain product pages

If you want to restrict customers from subscribing to certain products in your store, you can easily turn off the subscription window for specific products in your catalog.

Other solution to make your store even more user-friendly

Custom Stock Status extension is great addition to Out of Stock Notification. Create unlimited number of product stock statuses and assign stock statuses to products automatically or manually.

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Product questions

I have the error: "Unable to update the alert subscription."
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To solve the problem like "Unable to update the alert subscription" error with the Out of Stock Notification extension, please do the following:


  • Go to your Database
  • Find the table 'product_alert_stock'
  • Run sql code: SHOW CREATE TABLE `product_alert_stock`
  • Find following lines:



FOREIGN KEY (`customer_id`) REFERENCES `customer_entity` (`entity_id`) ON DELETE CASCADE ON UPDATE CASCADE,


  • Delete these lines like:




  • Check the result.
I don't see product subscription on frontend.
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If you don't see the product subscription on frontend, check the following settings:

Go to System > Configuration > Catalog > Product Alerts> Allow Alert When Product Comes Back in Stock set the option to "YES"

I can't send notifications
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If you can't send notifications while using Out of Stock Notification module, please see the guidance below.


NOTE: Notifications won’t be sent as soon as products back to stock, it will be sent according to the schedule.

If there are no emails, please perform the following steps:

1. Login as a customer at the web shop (front end)

2.1 Create a test subscription to a particular product

2.2 Set this product as 'In Stock'

2.3 Open the URL like: www.yoursite.com/index.php/productalert/add/testObserver

This controller sends emails without cron.

If you haven’t received the email, please submit a support ticket at: http://amasty.com/contacts/


If you have received the email notification, the issue is related to Magento settings or the cron configuration.

Please check the following settings and be sure that the cron is set up correctly.

1. Open database and find table "cron_shedule"

If it is empty, the cron haven’t been configured.

1.1  Check Cron settings: 



2. Go to System > Configuration > Catalog > Product Alerts Run Settings

2.1 Set up the "Frequency"

Daily - notifications will be sent once a day

Weekly - notifications will be sent once a week

Monthly - notifications will be sent once a month

2.2 You can set up your own time. Open this file: app/code/core/Mage/ProductAlert/etc/config.xml

find the following line:

and insert the code below before <run>...</run>

<schedule><cron_expr>*/5 * * * *</cron_expr></schedule>

In the example above Magento will check subscriptions every 5 minutes.

Thanks to Amasty:
The extension works as described on my CE 1.9 and helpes to get in touch with customers/guests which doesn't want to create an account at there first visit. And you have always an overview about out of stock products which are really intrested for customers and you can restock without wasting money.
Support: I had a small issue but the support helped me in this case perfectly. They also gave me advice and a clearly described information about a small issue with an other extension which comes in conflict with an other Amasty extension
I'm a fan of Amasty now and recommend the products and service!
Thank you
Excellent extension and support
As many other Amasty extension this one is very useful and powerful! Moreover Amasty support service is excellent and they helped me customizing some templates. I absolutely recommend this extension.
Great as usual
We have lots of configurable products in our store and the demand for product variations is not equal. It means that some variations get out of stock and we should know whether people need them or not. For example, we had an orange cap that had only 2 people subscribed for it and a black cap that had over 30 subscriptions. Of course, we put our efforts in producing black caps and had them sold quickly.
This is a priceless tool for those stores which don’t have large warehouses and produce goods according to customers demand.
We had no problems with this mod so far.
Magento Connect
Thanks for great tool
We use this extension for our spare parts category. Basically we never decide to order them by ourselves; we just look at the subscriptions and make our orders based on them.
The big advantage of the module is admin can see subscriptions and how they send, you can regulate the module so it do not sp am customers.
We had issues installing this and something with cron settings, thank you to support for help, now it’s working good.
We have suggestions:
- Please let us import subscriptions, it is long to go for all products and see the list.
- Please add some notifications for the manager like email notifications when we get subscriptions
Thanks you.

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good extension with fast support
I like the extension though I had some problems with alerts for configurable products. Amasty support solved that problem quickly and now everything is great.
best waiting list
this extension save my day
kai shien
good extensio and fast support
I had some problems with installation though I followed all the steps carefully. But Amasty support helped me out.
The extension works properly and seems indispensable for me now.
This extension is great for any store with a large catalog!
I have thousands of products in my store and that makes it difficult to know which products to restock and which to delete. With this extension I can see which products are the most wanted by my customers and then quickly restock to my customers content.

I encountered a few bugs after purchase but the Amasty support fixed and handled everything extremely fast without any fuss.

Thank you.
Works for my restaurant.
In my restaurant there is an opportunity for customers to order dishes from site with delivery. It's important to inform about delivery time. Also usually there are some comments like "delivered with cream souce".
The module is absolutely impossible to replace. Highly appreciate.
Great extension to inform about delivery time
The extension has great features and easy to understand. Highly appreciate it! We use it to sell dishes, where it's essencial to inform about delivery time.
Kevin Raz
Just essential for configurables!
I especially needed this module for configurables to know which color is in demand. Easy to use! Thanks, Amasty!
increased sales
With this extension I managed to increase sales by 13%!!! Now I see that I was wrong choosing the popular products. The customers want another ones and subscribe to them! I refill mz stock and increase sales!
Competitive advantage
I've chosen this module among others cause it allows guest customers to subscribe for alerts. It's rather important cause usually not all customers are eager to register in the store.
Works for large catalogs great!
This extension is great for any store with a large catalog!
I have thousands of products in my store and that makes it difficult to know which products to restock and which to delete. With this extension I can see which products are the most wanted by my customers and then quickly restock to my customers content.
I encountered a few bugs after purchase but the Amasty support fixed and handled everything extremely fast without any fuss.
Thank you.
Extremely useful!
This is extremely useful extension for a website that has registration disabled. With help of the Out Of Stock Notification guest customers have possibility to subscribe to stock alerts, and we started getting more sales from such kind of visitors.

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Version 1.2.14 - January 05, 2016
– Minor improvements
Version 1.2.13 - October 27, 2015
– Admin routing patch (SUPEE-6788) compatibility
Version 1.2.11 - July 22, 2015
– Compatibility with Magento 1.9.2 security patch
– Translations file improved
Version 1.2.10 - June 25, 2015
– Support for grouped products improved
Version 1.2.9 - March 11, 2015
– New column to display the number of customers awaiting notification is added to the grid with colouring statuses
– Possibility to remove individual subscriptions from the product edit page
Version 1.2.8 - February 13, 2015
– Out Of Stock Notifications: bug fix for ACL
Version 1.2.7 - December 19, 2014
– Minor improvements
Version 1.2.5 - December 02, 2014
– Support for configurable price subscriptions
Version 1.2.4 - September 11, 2014
– Possibility to send notifications as soon as product quantity changed by admin
Version 1.2.1 - June 26, 2014
– Tested with the latest Magento CE 1.9 release.
Version 1.2.0 - March 26, 2014
– When a guest user gets registered, the subscription with his/her e-mail address is automatically added to the account
– When a guest user enters the e-mail of an existing customer, the subscription is being added to the customer account
Version 1.1.9 - January 31, 2014
– Better compatibility with Custom Stock Status extension
Version 1.1.8 - January 20, 2014
– Template files re-based
– Minor bugfix
Version 1.1.7 - November 24, 2013
– Setting to enable/disable subscription for guest customers.
Version 1.1.4 - September 20, 2013
– New feature - support of subscriptions for grouped products.
– New feature - each product now has a yes/no attribute to hide "subscribe" functionality.
– Improved installation script
Version 1.1.0 - July 16, 2013
– Bugfix
Version 1.0.9 - May 23, 2013
– Fixed bug with cron job
Version 1.0.8 - February 20, 2013
– E-mail field length increased to 50 characters.
– Bug fix of sorting issues on report page in the backend.
– Translation file added.
Version 1.0.6 - December 05, 2012
– Link goes to configurable page instead of simple.
– Possibility to remove customer from list after notification sent.
Version 1.0.4 - November 30, 2012
– Bug fix for removing correct database index.
Version 1.0.3 - October 24, 2012
– Fix for installation script.
Version 1.0.2 - October 20, 2012
– Bug fix.
Version 1.0.1 - October 11, 2012
– Minor bug fix (installation script).