Availability

Why?

This attribute is required. Use the availability attribute to display your stock status.

Format

  • Type: String

  • Encoding: UTF-8

  • Repeatable: no

Accepted values

  • in_stock - Product is available to be ordered and will be delivered within 6 working days.

  • out_of_stock - Product is not in stock or delivery time is longer than 6 days due to backorder.

  • pickup - Product can be bought in physical shop only.

  • preorder - Product is ready to be ordered but it has not yet been released. You can use the availability_date attribute to set a release date.

  • download - Product is sent via digital channels.

  • not_available_for_purchase - Product is not available to order.

XML examples

  • Example 1

    <availability>in_stock</availability>
  • Example 2

    <availability>out_of_stock</availability>

CSV examples

  • Example 1

    Column: availability

    Value: in_stock

    availability 
    in_stock
  • Example 2

    Column: availability

    Value: out_of_stock

    availability 
    out_of_stock

Requirements explained

  • Use up-to-date stock info

  • Don't use out of stock when the shop is temporarily down

  • Don't use out of stock when you want to remove the product from the listing

  • Don't use out of stock for products that are discontinued

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