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This page is an overview of the low stock notifier app

Overview:

Low Stock Notifier app helps an user to have a track on the available low stocks present in the store of shopify platform.
In the Low Stock Notifier app, Users can create a notifier so that the low stock notification emails we be sent to recipients email id (The email id is given at the time of creating notifier).

Let us understand how to create a notifier using Low Stock Notifier application:

Firstly download and install low stock notifier application in the shopify platform.
Upon launching the application you will be presented with a welcome dialouge.
This will give you access to the following options:
  • Add New Notifier
  • Edit a notifier
  • Delete a notifier
  • 'Run Now' - To run a notifier as and when required click on 'Run Now'.
The welcome screen is shown in the below image:
Image depicts - Welcome screen
Below are the simple steps to create a new notifier:

STEP 1 - Enter notifier details

Provide all the required details to create a notifier as shown in the below picture.
Image depitcs - Create notifier (Details)
Below you can find links for each field which is present in the Details section. Click on links to get detailed information.

STEP 2 : Set Frequency of a notifier

Frequency of a notifier can be set in 2 ways :
  • Scheduled
  • Instant (Real-Time)
  1. 1.
    Scheduled - User can configure scheduler based on requirement such as like selecting days, setting time, setting repeat intervals and applying filters such as - send notifications only if there is at least 1 low-stock item (or) Do not send items again until the stock is replenished.
Image depicts - Frequency : Customizable scheduler
Below you can find links for each field which is present in the scheduler section. Click on links to get detailed information.
2. Instant (Real-Time) - If this option is selected then whenever the number of stock items in the store goes under stock threshold then email will be triggered at that instant.
User also can apply filter - Do not send same item again until the stock is replenished.
Image depicts - Frequency : Instant (Real-time)
Click on the below link to get detailed information.

STEP 3 - Set Filters

Filtering is a search tool that lets users to restrict their search to a certain section.
There are 13 filters available in this application so that user can set a notifier very precisely based on their requirement.
Image depicts - Filters page 1
Below are the links for each filter present in page 1 as shown in the above image. Click on the links to get a detailed description with examples.
Image depicts - Filters page 2
Below are the links for each filter present in page 2 as shown in the above image. Click on the links to get a detailed description with examples.
Filters are highly customizable and helps user to get specific information of the low stocks.

STEP 4 - Configure Notification channel

Users can configure notification channel to send messages.
There are 2 ways to configure notification channels - email or slack.
For more details click on the link - Configuring Notifications
Image depicts - Notification page 1
In the above image you can find fields such as Emails To, bcc, Reply to, email subject. among all the fields "Emails To" is a mandatory one. Because the notification will be sent to given email id's. It is highly configurable (It can be changed at any point of time and also it can be deleted as well).
Image depicts - Notification page 2
In the above image you can find WYSIWYG editor and an option to check/Uncheck "Attach CSV file". And also there is a dropdown for items sort type.
Finally click on "Save" button - The notifier created will be visible in the welcome screen.
As and when the stock items value changes or goes under threshold level - A notification will be sent via email/slack.
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Let us understand how to create a notifier using Low Stock Notifier application:
STEP 1 - Enter notifier details
STEP 2 : Set Frequency of a notifier
STEP 3 - Set Filters
STEP 4 - Configure Notification channel