I want 'out of stock' products to show in the store, but despite the option System/Configuration/Inventory/Stock Options/Display Out Of Stock Products being set to yes they still don't show.

Is there another setting that could be overriding this?

  • you need to clear your cache and try again Aug 11, 2014 at 15:29
  • Done that, several times.
    – PeteW1959
    Aug 11, 2014 at 15:33
  • if the available quantity is set to zero, product may not display in frontend Aug 11, 2014 at 15:36
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    Did you rebuild your indexes? Also make sure that the products are associated to the current website.
    – Marius
    Aug 26, 2014 at 19:25
  • This setting refers to visibility catalog and catalog, search. It doesn't apply to configurable products options if that's what you're going for.
    – ladle3000
    Aug 22, 2015 at 0:46

3 Answers 3


When the index is built, the following happens:


So when you set this to yes, all products which are in the index should be shown.


You also have to set the Only X left Threshold to -1 and it will work!



  • Product Attributes
  • Product Prices

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