How to allow pre-orders for products?

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Product Pre-Order allows you to sale your items even if products are out of stock on your store.

Please read full shopify article here which is very well written : Allow Product Pre-Order

  1. Authorizing payment for pre-orders
    When selling products as pre-orders, you should not capture payment immediately unless the customer is aware that they are purchasing a product that is not currently available. Instead, you can authorize a payment without capturing the funds immediately. Authorizing a payment at the time of checkout allows you to capture the funds at a later date, when the product is available and you are ready to fulfill the order.

    1. From your Shopify admin, go to Settings >> Payment providers.
      Scroll down to find the Payment authorization section.
    2. Select Manually capture payment for orders:

    3. Click Save

     

  2. Allow products for pre-order

    1. From your Shopify admin, go to Products.
    2. Click the name of the product you want to make available for pre-order.
    3. In the Theme templates sidebar section, change product to product.pre-order

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    4. Check Allow customers to purchase this product when it’s out of stock:

    5. Click Save.