Broadcast theme

Pre-order products using tags

Replace the add-to-cart button with a pre-order button using tags
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 automatically.
From your Shopify admin, click Settings (bottom left), and then click Payments:
Scroll down to find the Payment capture section, choose Manage for Payment capture set to Manual:
Choose Manually capture payment for orders:
Learn more about Capturing payments from Shopify: