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Product Stock Notification Alert - Standard

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Product Stock Notification Alert - Standard| HuntBee OpenCart Services

Many times customer will look for a product and when they see out of stock, they simply leave the website, and you lose a sale. 

What happens when customer finds a product Out-of-Stock?

The time duration spent by your customer on your website is less and therefore your page CTR (Click-through Rate) is reduced. This affects website Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  1. You do not know that a customer visited your website and left just because one of your products is not in stock.
  2. Customer gets unhappy
  3. You lose a potential Sale and therefore your potential profit gets affected
  4. You are unaware of Customer demands
  5. Inventory Management is not effective

What is the solution?

Here is an extension which will engage your customer to your website and also it will let you know on the customer demands and gives you an opportunity to provide quality and better customer service to your customers. It makes easy for you to keep customers up to date on the products that they want to purchase but are out of stock.

With this extension you can see which out-of-stock products customers subscribed. This way you will load your stock with the products which you can sell right away. By keeping in stock the products which customers want to buy, you will sell products a lot quicker and save on inventory.

Benefits / Features of this extension

Features mentioned here are as per the latest extension version (9.x.x)
  1. Improve inventory turnaround and get more profit
  2. Build customer loyalty and increase customer satisfaction
  3. Let your customer subscribe to out-of stock products
  4. Let your customer subscribe to out-of stock product options of configurable items
  5. Automatically Notify Customers when product is back in stock (Cron Job Setup)
  6. Manually Notify Customers [One Click Operation] when product is back in stock (Cron Job Setup) 
  7. Notify individual customers (with stock validation override) *
  8. Email Notification to Customer
  9. Email Subscription confirmation email to Customer *
  10. HTML Email Editor for customer emails (Short-codes available for dynamic email customization)
  11. SMS template editor
  12. Individual Product Subscription trend chart *
  13. Individual Product Subscription Report *
  14. Product Subscription trend *
  15. Tracks Customer Selected Product Options
  16. Tracks Customer Language
  17. Multi-Store, Multi-lingual
  18. Easy Admin Control
  19. If the customer is logged in, the customer need not to type his/her email address/name/phone. This extension will automatically get the email address/name/phone of the logged in customer
  20. Google Analytics Campaign tracking 
  21. Cron job script to automate the process

* Features not available for OpenCart 1.5.x.x versions

How it works?

This extension has 3 kinds of licenses. Refer the below table to check the features. The basic functionality is same. It differs only on how the button appears in store front end

FeaturesStandardFull ProFull – Form Inline
CompatibilityOpenCart 1.5.x.x, 2.x.x.x, 3.x.x.xOpenCart 1.5.x.x, 2.x.x.x, 3.x.x.x

OpenCart 2.0.x.x to 3.x.x.x

Add to Cart Button BehaviourNo Changes to button, but when clicked on add to cart button of a out-of stock product, notify form pops out

Add to Cart button is Renamed to Notify Me Button for product out-of-stock (Product with no user options); and upon clicking on this button, notify form pops out.

However No changes to add to cart button on product with out-of-stock user options.

Change of add to cart button to notify me button when user selects out-of stock options can be provided on demand. 

Notify form is embedded in Product page for product out-of-stock.

Also covers standard and full-PRO license support

Template DependencyLess Dependent Highly DependentHighly Dependent


The features differs based on opencart versions. Refer the below tables for the comparison

In-built Template Support

Default, Journal2

(Free support for template conflict)

Default, Journal2, Journal3

(Free support for template conflict)

Default, Journal2, Journal3

(Free support for template conflict)

Enhancement/Future UpdatesDiscontinued (It is suggessted to upgrade your opencart version to 2.x.x.x or higher to get the full features of the extension)ActiveActive
Notification Email to customerYesYesYes
Confirmation Email to customerNoYesYes
Enhanced Admin DashboardNoYesYes

SMS (Text Message) functionality

This extension offers you provision of adding SMS functionality to this extension. Adding SMS notification functionality has great advantage over Email notification, as SMS reaches the customer mobile instantly.

  • Offline Notification - The customer need not to be connected to internet to get the notification.
  • Email may get delivered to SPAM in some cases. Therefore SMS provides you better customer notification  

To send an SMS to any mobile you will need to have an active SMS gateway service. Without an SMS gateway service this extension will not be able to send any SMS. If you have already got HTTP API from your SMS Gateway Vendor, contact our support team to integrate it with this extension.

There are many SMS Gateway provider who offer your SMS Web Integration. Select a service for best and quality service and at affordable price package. 

There are also free gateway available to send SMS where your smartphone acts as a server and your mobile number is used to send SMS. Contact our support for more information. 

Once you are registered to a service contact our support to integrate the facility to your website for this extension functionality (Not covered under free support. Custom charges applicable according to the SMS gateway API settings). 


Compatibility 1.5.4.x, 1.5.5.x, 1.5.6.x, 2.0.x.x, 2.1.x.x, 2.2.x.x, 2.3.x.x, 3.x.x.x (Enhancement and updates discontinued for 1.5.x.x versions)
Requirement VQMOD 2.x for OpenCart 1.5.x.x, OCMOD for opencart 2.x.x.x and higher versions
Core Files Overwrite No Core files overwritten
Multi-store Yes
Multi-lingual Yes
Template Support Free support is applicable only for one template.
Framework OpenCart

Store Front-end Demo

Product without user options

  1. Go to product Iphone http://opencart-demo.huntbee.com/opencart2101/iphone
  2. This product is out-of-stock and therefore when user clicks on add to cart button, notify form pops up

Product with user options

  1. Go to product Canon EOS 5D  http://opencart-demo.huntbee.com/opencart2101/canon-eos-5d
  2. This product's Color Red is Out-of-stock
  3. If customer selects the out-of-stock options and clicks on add to cart button, Notify Form pops out

Category Page

  1. Go to category Phones & PDAs http://opencart-demo.huntbee.com/opencart2101/smartphone
  2. The product Iphone is out-of-stock and When user clicks on the add to cart button, notify form pops up
  3. The same behavior can be observed in modules, search page, etc..

Admin Demo


Username : demo

Password : demo

Go to Extensions > Product Stock Alert

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VERSION : 9.0.5DATE RELEASED: 13 Aug 2019
  1. Email Validation Function Updated
  2. Multiple selections of records for Notify Selected 

VERSION : 9.0.4DATE RELEASED: 03 Jun 2019
  1. Updated the extension for the latest Journal 3.0.34

VERSION : 9.0.2DATE RELEASED: 24 Mar 2019
  1. Updated compatibilty for Journal3 (w.r.t 3.0.29)

VERSION : 9.0.0DATE RELEASED: 11 Jan 2019
  1. Removed Feature : Removed addtional jquery flot chart plugin added on previous versions
  2. Code optimized for more security and maximum compatibility
  3. Added Feature: Compact view to view the records in admin
  4. Added Feature: Displays available quantity of products and its out of stock status
  5. Added Feature: Displays if the subscribed alert is from a registered customer or guest customer
  6. Added Feature: Displays total amount of purchase made previously by the particular customer
  7. Added Feature: Search option added to seach records by product id or product name or customer email or customer name
  8. Added Feature: Integrated google charts plugin
  9. Added Feature: Product Subscription trend line chart
  10. Added Feature: Individual Product Report and product subscription trend chart
  11. Added Feature: Integrated ckeditor as HTML Editor
  12. Added Feature: Optional HTML Confirmation Email to customer and template editor
  13. Added Feature: SMS HTTP API input field
  14. Added Feature: Installation of add-on script easily from the extension
  15. Added Feature: Selection and Installation of ocmod script for Journal2 template and Journal3 template
  16. Added Feature: Auto deletion of subscription record if the product is deleted


This update is only for OpenCart Versions 2.0.x.x, 2.1.x.x,, 2.3.x.x

  • VQMOD Dependency Removed
  • OpenCart's OCMOD Dependent
  • file_get_contents function dependency removed; curl function dependency removed
  • Extension location changed from Extensions to Extensions > Modules
  • Database table updated with inclusion of more columns
  • Optional Customer Comment input textarea added to capture customer comment
  • Records Quantity Selection by customer
  • Mobile validation: Minimum Allowed digits and Maximum allowed digits
  • Admin Setting Added : Enable / Disable Admin alert when customer subscribes for the alert
  • Admin Setting Added : Specify admin email address to receive notifications
  • Admin Setting Removed: Admin Email template setup removed
  • HTML template based Admin Email added
  • Detects if Google reCaptcha is enabled in admin. If disabled, enable captcha checkbox is disabled and grayed out.
  • Admin Setting Added : Authentication key for cron jobs
  • Language file updated to include more vocabulary for both admin and store front
  • Captures Customer IP Location
  • Added : Cross Origin Support
  • Added : Auto delete record for products that don't exists
  • Added : Export to Excel download option
  • Added : Notified Date fix tool
  • Added : Database table irregularities fix tool
  • Added : Charts added 
  • Added : Product Image resize 
  • Updated : Campaign tracking setup
  • Updated : Security of the extension to prevent SQL Attack
  • Fixed: Compare page bug

VERSION : 7.8.1DATE RELEASED: 03 Feb 2017
  1. Bug found while in email alert for product option. 
  2. Pagination fix for filters
  3. Journal fix

Update extension from 7.8 to 7.8.1

Only overwrite the admin and catalog folder files. Do not replace XML files.  

  • OCMOD Version released
  • Compatiblity for OpenCart 2.3.x.x Released

  • Shortcode added for customer email - {store_name} and {store_url}
  • Pagination for reports bug fixed for newer versions of opencart


  1. Store URL Tracking from customer end
  2. Multi-store functionality improved
  3. SMS HTTP API field removed
  4. Automatic reload of admin report page removed
  5. Notify popup form module removed
  6. PHP File function or CURL function server check added
  7. Bug fixed for "Alert record already exists"
  8. Upgrade 7.0 to 7.5 function added


  1. Added Google Analytics Campaign tracking, so that you know how the extension is working effectively for you
  2. Added cron job for receiving periodic demanded out-of-stock product list to admin email
  3. To upgrade from version 6.1 to 7.0 , refer http://opencart-docs.blogspot.in/2015/10/product-stock-notification-upgrading.html

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Mostly No. This extension works on the opencart's default product stock quantity model. If any other extension overrides this product quantity system and uses it's own table or column in database then this extension will not be compatible with that.

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  1. 6 Months Free Premium Support for each license from the date of purchase

  2. You can extend the support for another 6 months (i.e 1 Year Support) by paying additional 30% of price of the extension. This needs to be done within 7 days from the date of purchase

  3. Support can be renewed for 6 months once the support is expired. The charges for renewing support is 60% of latest price of the extension


How to ask for support?

For any post purchase support, you need to raise a support ticket at https://www.huntbee.com/get-support



For more information please go through our Support Policy

  1. License to use extension is restricted to only one domain and its subdomain. If you want to use the extension in other domains you need to purchase license (i.e., Purchase again)

  2. After purchase you need to activate license by visiting https://www.huntbee.com/get-support. This is done to validate your authorization.

  3. You cannot license, sub-license and resell our products

  4. You cannot resuse any part of the code or logic or algorithm of this product to anywhere else which doesn't satisfy the operation of this product as advertised.

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