WordPress Booking Plugin for Appointment – BookingPress

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Appointment Settings

Default Appointment Status

This option works with the many third-party payment gateways like Paypal, Stripe, etc. Suppose if any of the clients make a payment with the third-party payment gateways, then you can set the “Default Appointment Status” between “Approved” or “Pending”. If the appointment status is set to “Approved”, then the appointment will get Approved directly after the client does the payment, or else if the status is set to “Pending”, then the appointment will status go in the pending list of the bookings until the approvation is done from the back-end.

Appointment status paid with ‘On site’ payment method

On-Site” payment method will only work if the “On-Site” payment method is enabled from BookingPress -> Settings -> Payments. This payment method usually works if the payment is done locally directly to the admin at the time of booking a slot. 

Minimum time required before booking

You can set the minimum time required before booking a slot from here, and if you set “Minimum time required before booking” to “Inherit from general setting” from the “Service Settings” under “Advance Options”, then the service time requirement before booking will be calculated according to the minimum time required before booking set in “General Settings”.

Minimum time required before canceling

You can set the minimum time required before canceling a booking from here, and if you set “Minimum time required before canceling” to “Inherit from general setting” in the “Service Settings” , then the time required to cancel an appointment will be calculated as per minimum time set to cancel the appointment in the “General Settings”.

Minimum time required before rescheduling

You can set the minimum time required before rescheduling the booking slot from here, and if you set “Minimum time required before rescheduling” to “Inherit from general setting” in the “Service Settings”, then the service time required for rescheduling the appointment will be calculated as per the minimum time set to reschedule the appointment in “General Settings”.

Time Period available for booking in advance ( Days )

This option will set the period, according to which the clients can set the timing for advance booking. The maximum time for setting the period for advance booking can be set upto 365 Days (1 year), which means that the client can book a slot in advance before 365 days.

Share timeslot between all services

When this option is enabled, then the time slots for the staff members will get shared within the services. 

Suppose Staff Member 1 is providing two services, “Jungle Cruise” and “Water Cruise”, and timings for both are the same, so when that staff member will get booked for the “Jungle Cruise”, at that time, according to the same timing, “Water Cruise” booking slot for that staff member will be shown unavailable to the clients, as both the adventures have the same timing, but the staff member is booked for either of one adventure and that’s why one of his services will be shown unavailable at the front because it will share the booked time slot for both the service.

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