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Order Types

Last updated 31/03/2020

This article explains what each Order Type means.


All products can be set to one of 6 different order types. The default Order type, 'Order' and is applicable in most situations, but there are some special instances where you may need to change it. Each order type is detailed below.

Field Explanation
Order Default setting, applicable for most products.
Kit Use this if you product is made up of components; this will enable Virtual Stock to show.
Limited Stock For use on the B2B site, if you'd like stock indicators to show. More information in Security Settings.
Purchase to Order Controls some automation features.
Made to Order Controls some automation features. Like Kit (above) will be included in Virtual Stock calculations.
Dropship Controls some automation features.
Pre-Order Shows on the B2B website as Pre-order, which you can order when no stock is available.
Gift Voucher Used for Gift Voucher Products in the POS. Please see Setting Up Gift Vouchers.

Changing Order Types

To change an order type:

  1. From the left navigation, select Products.
  2. Click on the product you'd like to update.
  3. Change the Order Type dropdown to one of the options explained above.
  4. Click Save.