Watchdog Standard

Watchdog Standard
Watchdog Standard
Brand: NetGate
Product Code: WDS
Availability: In Stock
Price: 15€ 11€
Ex Tax: 11€
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Watchdog Standard allows your customers to sign up for product availability notification if the product is out of stock. If product is out of stock, customer can submit his e-mail address (or just click button, if he is logged in) and an e-mail message will be send to him when product quantity will be greater then minimum purchase quantity. After notification customer will be automatically unsubscribed from watchdog. Additionally, if product is out of stock and you have not allowed stock checkout, customer will not be able to add the product into his shopping cart. Comes with basic HTML e-mail template.

Supported OpenCart Versions

directory OpenCart version
1.4.9.X, 1.5.2.x


vQmod only

1.5.4.x, 1.5.5.x, 1.5.6.x



Always backup your files and database before installing any modification to prevent loosing your data!

  1. Choose directory corresponding to your OpenCart version
  2. Upload file install.php into root directory of your OpenCart e-shop.
  3. In your browser go to page http://<YOUR STORE URL>/install.php. If everything goes well you will see text message about successfull instalation.
  4. Upload files from directory new into root directory of your OpenCart installation via FTP client
    • no files will be overwritten unless you have installed extension with the same filename
  5. Update OpenCart files. There are three ways to do this:
    • use vQmod
      • upload file WatchdogStandard.xml into vqmod xml directory
    • overwrite files
      • copy files from directory changed to your OpenCart root directory via FTP client and let it overwrite existing files
      • use this method only if you have not altered any of files listed below
    • alter files manually
      • go through all files in directory changed and make corresponding changes in files of your OpenCart installation
      • added, changed or deleted files are marked with text // WATCHDOG_STANDARD
  6. Add texts into your language files
    • extension comes with english language files only. Texts for any other language need to be added manually
  7. Alter HTML e-mail template to match your store design
    • not required, but recommended

Altered files

  • admin/language/english/catalog/product.php
  • admin/model/catalog/product.php
  • catalog/controller/product/product.php
  • catalog/language/english/product/product.php
  • catalog/model/catalog/product.php
  • catalog/view/theme/default/template/product/product.tpl

New files

  • admin/view/template/mail/watchdog.tpl

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