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Booking Calendar Events Addon for WordPress

Allow adding Event booking with a full event description page. Serves as an event booking solution for your calendar.

Can only be used with CM Booking Calendar Pro

Booking Calendar Events Add-on Description

The Booking Calendar Events Add-on for WordPress allows to add events with a full event description and allow users to register to the event. It serves as an event booking solution for your calendar.

Rich Calendars

Events appear in the calendar along with any available bookings.

You can define multiple eve for each calendar and allow a defined number of attendees per each.

This versatile WordPress events add-on creates the ultimate calendars!

Calendar sample with bookings and events
Calendar sample with bookings and events

Interesting Events

Add images and messages for each event, making them unique and appealing. Editing is easy - add images and format text just like with any regular WordPress content!

Each event receives a page where users can check the number of open spots, register and leave a note.

Create beautiful and informative events for your team easily!

Sample event page for a birthday party
Sample event page for a birthday party

Dynamic Calendar View

Hovering the mouse over an event highlights it, and fully booked appointments get grayed-out.

Choose an exclusive color for events to make them stand out.

Fully booked meeting in the Calendar
Fully booked meeting in the Calendar

Booking Calendar Group Meeting Add-on Prerequisite Plugin

Can only be used if CM Booking Calendar Pro was installed before using this add-on.

Booking Calendar Events Add-on Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this add-on.

  • Bookings and Events Together – Calendars can have both bookings and events at the same time, allowing you to prioritize them as fit.
  • Unlimited Events – Create as many events as you need.
  • Calendar View – The events’ name appear in the calendar, making them easy to find.
  • Quick or Full View – Choose if clicking on an event will show the information on a simple interface or on a new tab.
  • Limit the Seats – Select how many openings each event has. After the limit has been reached, it gets closed.
  • Email Notifications – Send alerts to users automatically whenever an event is requested or accepted. These messages are fully customizable with placeholders – this way, every user will receive a personalized email.
  • Handy Table of Events – Generate a table of all events for each calendar with a simple shortcode.
  • Compatible with Booking Payments – Charge users for requesting bookings by using this add-on along with the Payments add-on.

WordPress Booking and Appointment Plugin Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin

  • Multiple calendars – Supports multiple calendars at the same time. Each calendar can have their own appointment form, moderator, session length, availability period etc
  • Multiple Spots – Calendars can have multiple spots for each time slot. The Front-End view will display how many spots are available, if any.
  • Appointment form – For each calendar admins can create a unique booking form that includes all the necessary information to make booking. The form can include any number of fields and can be customized as needed. The form comes with reCaptcha support
  • Moderation – Bookings can be accepted automatically or can be moderated before acceptance. This setting is available for each calendar
  • Moderator – Each calendar has a moderator who receives new booking notifications and can discuss booking requests with the customer
  • Timezone – Calendar frontview is adjusted based on the customer’s time zone
  • Notifications – Each booking creates notifications for both the moderator and the customer who has completed the booking
  • Calendar Reminders – Send automatic reminders to the admin and the customer before booking events start. Customize how many hours in advance notification emails will be sent.
  • Discussion – If moderation is set to “yes”, appointment requests can be accepted, rejected or discussed. All discussions are held within the plugin appointment system so both the moderator and the customer can track them easily
  • Shortcode – The calendar can be added to any page or post using a shortcode
  • Availability – Bookings include an advanced calendar feature set that allows you to define the exact availability of calendar dates and times that customers are permitted to book. You can also define days off when booking is not permitted within the calendar
  • Labels – All plugins labels and messages are editable and can be adjusted to any language and terminology
  • Next available slot – Calendars always load the next available slot for new booking
  • Min hours ahead for booking – For each calendar you can define how many hours from the current time a user can book a new appointment
  • Mobile support – When a small screen device is detected the plugin will switch to day view which is adjusted to fit small screens and mobile
  • Views – Support both Day, Week and Month view
  • Search for next available slot – Automatically search for the next available slot
  • Manual Booking – Manually add bookings from the admin dashboard
  • Edit date – Edit existing booking date. Once changed a notification will be sent to the user

Booking Calendar Events Add-on Front-End Gallery

Booking Calendar Events Add-on Back-End Gallery

Booking Calendar Events Frequently Asked Questions

What's the difference between a booking, an event and a group meeting?

It’s possible to use the three in tandem.

What happens if a regular booking is made at the same time as an event or group meeting?

In this case the Event booking takes priority over the group meeting and regular booking. The priority is event > group meeting > regular booking. So the event booking will appear in the front-end.

To learn more about this see this Help article.

Booking events - Calendar view booking and event

Calendar view booking and event

What happens to the events I've created if I disable the add-on?

If you disable the add-on then the events will not be shown. However, they won’t be deleted – once you reactivate the add-on, they will be available again.

What happens when the maximum number of places have been taken for the Event?

When this happens the appointment will change to show “Booked” in the calendar front-end view, to inform people that it’s no longer available.

To learn more about this see this Help article.

Can this plugin work as a way to sell seats for events with limited places? Like concerts and gigs?

Yes. In this case you should probably take a look at the Booking Payment add-on as well. It allows you to use Easy Digital Downloads or WooCommerce to take payments from customers for Bookings.

To learn more about Booking Payments see the Product Page.

Can I isolate events from regular bookings in the admin panel view?

By default they’re separate in the WordPress Dashboard. Bookings and Events have separate areas.

Booking events - Options view

Is it possible to set a different color in the front-end calendar for Events?

Certainly. This can be done through the Appearance Tab within the Plugin Settings ( Appointments Booking Pro → Options → Appearance).

To learn more about this see this Help article.

Still have questions? Send us a message and we will reply within 24 hours.

 

 

Booking Calendar Events Add-on Related Add-ons

Booking Calendar
Customers can easily schedule appointments and pay for them directly through your website.
Booking Calendar Group Meeting
Allow multiple bookings for the same meeting. Serves as an event booking solution for your calendar
Booking Calendar Payments
Supports payment for setting an appointment using the booking calendar. Based on WooCommerce or EDD cart with more than 50 payment gateway support.
Booking Calendar iCal Sync
Support exporting the booking calendar using an iCal feed. You can read this feed using Google calendar and other iCal calendars
User Booking Calendar
Supports user ability to manage his own booking calendar using a frontend interface.

Version 1.0.0 10th Mar 2019

  • Add-on Release