ProductAlert

This module enables product alerts, which allow customers to sign up for emails about product price or stock status change.

Installation

Before installing this module, note that the Magento_ProductAlert is dependent on the following modules:

  • Magento_Catalog
  • Magento_Customer

The Magento_ProductAlert module creates the following tables in the database:

  • product_alert_price
  • product_alert_stock

All database schema changes made by this module are rolled back when the module gets disabled and setup:upgrade command is run.

The Magento_ProductAlert module contains the recurring script. Script’s modifications don’t need to be manually reverted upon uninstallation.

For information about a module installation in Magento 2, see Enable or disable modules.

Extensibility

Extension developers can interact with the Magento_ProductAlert module. For more information about the Magento extension mechanism, see Magento plug-ins.

The Magento dependency injection mechanism enables you to override the functionality of the Magento_ProductAlert module.

Layouts

This module introduces the following layouts in the view/frontend/layout directory:

  • catalog_product_view
  • productalert_unsubscribe_email

For more information about a layout in Magento 2, see the Layout documentation.

Additional information

More information can get at articles:

Cron options

Cron group configuration can be set at etc/crontab.xml:

  • catalog_product_alert - send product alerts to customers

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