To allow visitors to pre-order a specific product format before its official release date, set the
preorder_on value. The
preorder_on value must precede the
Navigate to the Edit Product Format form.
Set the Pre-order Date value to a date that precedes the Release Date.
Click the Save button at the bottom of the Edit Product Format page. The product format will be available for pre-order once the nightly activation process1 is complete.
1 Note: Every night at midnight, TitleLeaf will check a product formats pre-order date against the current date. If the pre-order date is less than the current date, then the product format will be activated (NYP => ACT). If not, then the product format will be deactivated (ACT => NYP).
2 Note: The pre-order functionality was previously controlled by a global Setting. All products formats would be available for pre-order a given number of days before their release date. That functionality has been removed. Pre-order functionality is now controlled on the product format level.