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Site URL: https://www.ashevillemusictools.com/

I am a single item company. We are selling out fast and I have a long wait list.
I know no way to restock and then hold new inventory for those first on the wait list (if i am wrong tell me please).
So my intention was to password protect the item so that users could still sign up for the wait list but I would point small batches of the wait list to a password protected page to order when I have more stock by e-mailing those on the list.

I duplicated the product with a slightly altered name.
I made a duplicate product page and password protected it.
This works EXCEPT they can still get to the /inventory page
and from there they can click the new item (which currently shows no inventory) and order there.  If I hide the inventory page then it breaks the other product page.  How can I hide or password protect this one item? What am I doing wrong.

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You can have more than one Store page on your Squarespace 7.1 site, so it possible to make one Store page public (your current /inventory page that will contain the waitlisted product) whilst another Store page is either password-protected or hidden (easier for customers).

To do this:

1. Create the new Store page. Name it something other than Store, Shop or Inventory such as "vipcustomers". 2. Move the available product into this new Store.
3. Either password-protect the new Store page or hide it from search results so that potential customers who aren't on the waitlist cannot find it.

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