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Low Stock Notification for Admin

Low Stock Notification for Admin



This is my first time on here having just registered.  I'm completely new to Magento.  I'm looking to implement a low stock notification email when the company sell a product and it is down to the last 5 items, for example.  Is there a way of doing this in the back end without using an extension/add on.


I am using Magento ver.


Apologies if asked before, I could only find similar questions with regards to Magento version 2








Re: Low Stock Notification for Admin

Hello @nick_alexander1,

Magento provides RSS feed for low inventory alerts. Lets us discuss how to subscribe to the feed.

First we need to set up the inventory level of a product at which it will be considered as low stock and also check screenshot.

  1. Login to admin and navigate to System >> Configuration
  2. Catalog tab and click the Inventory section to open it. Now expand the Product Stock Options section.
  3. Set Manage Stock as Yes and add a value for Notify for Quantity Below, save the configuration. Note that you do not set Notify for Quantity Below as 0 as it disables the RSS feed.


How to subscribe to low inventory alerts RSS feed?

  1. In the Magento admin navigate to Catalog >> Manage Products
  2. At the top of the product listing grid next to the pagination toolbar there is a link Notify Low Stock RSS,click it.
  3. A pop up appears asking for username and password, enter you admin login credentials.
  4. On successful authentication you are redirected to a RSS feed page. Add this page link to your favorite RSS reader.

Thank you.

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Re: Low Stock Notification for Admin

The admin credentials don't work on the http authentication

Re: Low Stock Notification for Admin

However, it is much easier to use the extension. And it optimizes the notification management too.

Magento 2 Admin Email Notifications extension for example has the feature that allows you to send low stock email notifications to the admins and attach CSV files to the email.


Detailed and organized report of products you need to restock right there, in your email box.


Isn't it convenient?