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Backorder / Pre-Order Partner product

Backorder / Pre-Order for Magento 1

Current extension version: 1.3.0

Lets clients pre-order or backorder products that are not available for immediate delivery.
  • Add-to-cart button substituted with custom action call
  • Explainer pop-up added for out-of-stock items
  • Option available for various product types
  • Backorder button visible everywhere product is displayed


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This product has been developed and is supported by a partner developer.

This module has been developed by an Aheadworks partner and is supported via our Help Desk system by its developer. Our team has examined the source code, tested the extension's functionality and compatibility, and approved it for use on Magento-based websites.

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NOTE: the 1.2 and 1.3 versions of the extension are not compatible with the previous ones due to massive code adjustments. In case you already have any of the older versions installed, make sure to remove them prior to installing the new versions.

With the Magento Backorder / Pre-Order extension, a store owner can encourage customers to buy products that are for any reason unavailable for immediate delivery. The extension offers an easy way to inform your customers about the item status and expected arrivals time, etc.

A warning link is automatically added to the product details, replacing the standard stock status notice. Clicking on this warning will open a pop-up window with the admin-specified details. The standard Add to Cart button is updated with custom text, that can be defined either globally for the store, or on per-item basis. The button is updated in all the major areas (product pages, category pages and product search results), leaving no chance for a mistake or misunderstanding.

Let your customers take advantage of backordering option, and forge a stronger connection with your client base.


  • Customers can order products even if they are not available
  • Replace the Add to Cart button
  • Replace Stock Availability status on product page
  • Display custom stock status
  • Main product types support:
    * simple
    * grouped
    * configurable
    * bundle
  • Leave note for Back order products
  • Add Backorder through Date information
  • Backorder / Pre-Order option is visible in:
    * product page
    * product lists
    * category page
    * product search results

Web developer

Review by Tai | Apr 21, 2018

Good support and I recommend the team.


Review by NIck | Dec 17, 2014

The extension is functional and as advertised, however I think it could be improved by adding a notification on the back-end in the Magento Admin Panel that a certain item is a Pre-Order or Back-ordered item. It notifies the customer but not the merchant. This would be extremely beneficial for stores that may have lots of products (over 1,000 like our store) with a significant amount of pre-orders or out of stock items due to popularity.

Excellent Plugin

Review by Christos | Jul 9, 2014

I definitely recommend it and it is simple and easy to work.

Fully satisfied

Review by Max | Jan 28, 2014

Very good improvement over the standard Magento's backordering process. Makes the whole thing obvious to a customer, and consequently, reduces the number of support calls.
If you offer backorders at your store, this one is a must-have.

Great extension and easy to install!

Review by Mark | Nov 8, 2013

I was looking for this type of solution for our backordered products. I downloaded this and installed in just a few minutes. With in 30 minutes of checkout my website was accepting backorders! This really has helped and people are now backordering products!

Thank you!

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