Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing inventory, part of Create Your First Online Store with Drupal Commerce .
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Alas, nothing lasts forever, and for many types of salable items, it's possible to run out of stock.…Certainly, that's true for physical items, like books, but it's also true for…some non-tangible items, such as seats at a concert.…Even if the item isn't truly limited, you might want to set an artificial…limit to create scarcity.…In any case, the way you do that is with the Commerce Stock module, which is…available at drupal.org/project/commerce_stock.…As usual, we'll go down, and download it, and enable it.…
You'll find the module in the Commerce (Contrib) group on your Modules page, and then save.…Once you've done that, you'll notice a new setting when you click Configure store.…It's the Stock management; let's go there.…We'll enable it for the only product type we have, which is Product, then click Submit.…Now once we do that, we have an option to check a box here to allow stock…override for a specific product. That means we can vary it from product to product.…
I'm going to go ahead and say that yes, we want to do that, and submit again.…
- Surveying the store-building process
- Installing Drupal Commerce using Commerce Kickstart
- Accepting PayPal payments
- Processing orders
- Understanding rules and line items
- Listing and importing products
- Managing inventory, orders, and customer profiles
- Streamlining the checkout process
- Launching a store
- Offering product discounts
- Analyzing site traffic with Google Analytics
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Setting Up Drupal Commerce
2. Getting Ready for Sales
3. Understanding How Drupal Commerce Works
4. Listing Products
5. Managing Your Workflow
6. Organizing Your Store
7. Increasing Sales
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