Step 1: Configure the Inventory Stock Options
1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in the Configuration panel on the
left, under Catalog, select Inventory.
2. Click to expand the Stock Options section. Then, do the following:
a. To configure how “out of stock” products are handled in the category and search results
lists, set Display Out of Stock Products to one of the following:
Yes Includes “out of stock” products on catalog pages.
No Omits “out of stock” products from catalog pages.
b. To configure the stock availability message on the product page, set Display products
availability in stock in the frontend to one of the following:
Yes Displays an availability message indicating the product stock
No Does not display an availability message.
3. Click the Save Config button to save the setting.