Zen Cart: Set a Check to See if Sufficient Stock is Available

Checking to see if sufficient stock is available before a customer checks out is important for inventory control and customer satisfaction. This step by step tutorial will show you how to Set a Check to See if Sufficient Stock is Available.

This tutorial features the Lancaster Lux zen cart template by Picaflor Azul. If you like it and want to use it for your zen cart project, you can download it for free here.:

Lancaster Lux Zen Cart Template by Picaflor Azul

  • Super flexible design perfect for all types of ecommerce stores–the possibilites are endless!
  • Fixed width 2 or 3 column display
  • Matching button set included
  • Matching icons
  • Custom header with header search box, shopping cart total number of items, and dollar amount.
  • Fully customizable header drop down mega menu with quick links, shop, brands, info (includes admin configurable ez pages), contact form, and service (with customizable text and images).
  • Home Page slideshow included
  • Tabbed home page centerbox content for New Products, Featured Products, and Specials
  • Add This social bookmarking added to all product pages (includes Facebook like button, Twitter Tweet Button, and 300+ Sharing Services)
  • Custom footer featuring a footer menu with contact information (telephone and link to contact us page), information, customer support, and useful links (ez pages), integrated, optional links to your Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, Google Plus, and blog, and optional, customizable links to payment options.
  • Cross Browser tested using Firefox, IE9, IE8, IE7, IE6, Google Chrome, Opera, and Safari.
  • W3C Valid XHTML and CSS
  • Comes with the following modules installed: Column Layout Grid, About Us Page, Footer Menu , Column Divider Pro, Designer Monthly Boxes, CSS Horizontal Dropdown Menu
  • No changes to core files
  • Fully compatible with versions 1.3.8, 1.3.9, 1.5. Would probably work with lower versions although it has not been tested.

In your zen cart admin go to Configuration–> Stock

Click on “Check stock level”, Select “True”, or “False” to turn off, and click on the “update” button.

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