Collecting payment for pre-orders

If you want to collect payment on a product that isn't available yet, please see the article below. If you don't want to collect payment, then the regular Waitlist functionality will suit your needs.

If you have "Continue selling when out of stock" set for your product:

We will let the inventory go negative in these cases, and we will not trigger the waitlist message if someone comments for it.

They will get the checkout message as usual even though there is zero inventory for it:

They would check out and pay for the product. And when you get it in stock, you would fulfill it as you normally do through Shopify.