Pre-order products

Replace the add-to-cart button with a pre-order button

If you have a product that is not yet ready to be shipped to customers, you can set it up as a pre-order product. Broadcast can replace the add-to-cart button with a pre-order button by using a _preorder tag.

Convert the Add to cart button to Pre-order

How to use

  • From your Shopify admin, choose "Products"

  • Choose the product you want to change into a preorder

  • Add the tag _preorder

  • Save the product

When Broadcast sees a product with this tag, the Add to cart button will automatically be changed to Pre-order.

Customize the button text

Use the language editor to customize the button text for pre-order.

Choose Edit languages from the Actions button

Search for pre-order in the Filter bar:

Update value to change button text for any language

Manually capture payment

Pre-orders require that you set up payment options to manually capture payments instead of automatic.

From your Shopify admin, click Settings (bottom left), and then click Payments:

Scroll down to find the Payment capture section, choose to Manage for Payment capture set to Manual:

Choose Manually capture payment for orders:

Learn more about Capturing payments from Shopify: