Bookme – WordPress Appointment Booking Plugin: fully customizable and translatable , notifications, Google Calendar sync, payment with woocommerce, cart system, that allows your customers to check availability and make appointments for specific day(s) and time slots. You can book me plugin – is a great easy-to-use and easy-to-manage booking tool for service providers who think about their customers. Bookme supports a wide range of services provided by business and individuals who offer reservations through websites. Set up any reservation quickly, pleasantly and easily with Bookme!
Multipurpose Booking Types:
- Default Booking
Bookme is a WordPress plugin that provides you an automated booking and online scheduling of your services, save time and money, manage your appointments, customer and staff with an only single plugin.
-Category and Service
-Staff Members (Employees)
-Calendar with Seat Availability
- Group Booking
Bookme allows you to accept group bookings for the same service at the same time. Let customers specify the number of persons they would like to book multiple seats on a single time slot. And in the admin panel, it will be shown as a single appointment.
- Consultant Booking
Booking and scheduling for meeting with consultants. who provides expert advice in a particular area such as security (electronic or physical), management, education, accountancy, law, human resources, marketing (and public relations), finance, engineering, science, or any of many other specialized fields.
- Add to Cart Booking
Bookme Cart allows your customers to book several appointments per session by placing them in a cart. Your clients can book more appointments in the add to cart step of the booking process. A click on “Book More” button will take the user back to the 1st step while retaining the current booking in the cart.
- Free Boking
Let’s say you have the Bookme plugin installed and on your site and you doesn’t required a payment option. You just want to book for the other reason without pay and handle manually. Our developers took care of everything – you can easily disable the booking payment option and you won’t show the payment options in the frontend booking page.
- Booking with WooCommerce
The administrator can enable the WooCommerce feature. It allows you to use the WooCommerce shop to add to cart functionality and checkout. It can be used to create & manage all types of booking services. Bookme enables you to sell time or date based bookings.
How it works
Bookme has a simple installation process, Bookme allows booking in a step-by-step manner, where they first choose a category after service and an employee, then a date, then an available time slot, etc. Bookme renders a step-by-step booking wizard as a neat one-page app, which allows us to uses smoothly without page refresh. You can add Bookme wizard on any page with a single shortcode. Admin can start creating services that can be provided to customers upon request such as a clinic, courses, meetings, training, consultations, etc. Bookme provides a powerful admin panel booking and services management tool with the help of this The administrators can easily change and customize settings booked schedule for each service provider, staff members, schedule days, and hours for the whole company and for each service provider separately. Admin can see all appointments lists, customer data, payment transaction details information with filters on multiple criteria. Bookme also provided an option to create and update appointments manually through the WP admin panel it helps you to manage booking manually.
Let’s say you have the Bookme plugin and installed on your website, but its default design does not match to the appearance of your website. We have kept everything in mind – Appearance customization features are available to manage and modify the booking form design as per your booking purpose & requirements. You can easily modify the main color and change the fields titles and descriptions.
Bookme e-mail and SMS notifications feature – It offers an easy and comfortable way of communication between service providers and customers. Website owner can manage all notification settings in the WordPress admin panel > Bookme > E-mail and SMS notifications.
Bookme offers a unique solution to make the process of booking pleasant for customers – the only thing that is required from the client is to complete 4 easy steps. The interface has been smartly designed to fit into any web page and attractive design makes this process extremely easy. Customers have the possibility to select service, service providers, find a convenient booking time, book an appointment, and pay for it. By entering your purchase code in Bookme -> Settings > Purchase Code – you will get access to Bookme admin panel features.
Beautiful & Simple Design – The interface has been smartly designed to fit into any web page to allows Bookme responsive layout works perfectly on all devices. Powerful & User-friendly admin panel – Bookme comes with an extended powerful admin panel and user friendly, which allows you to manage all bookings, customers, staff members, and many more – with few clicks. Easily Manageable – We did our best to make it as easy and quick as possible to install and start using Bookme on your WordPress website. You can set Bookme up with almost no effort and have a world-class booking system working for you in no time. Managing features and appointments couldn’t be easier. Automate your online scheduling system to concentrate on the most important part of your business – serving your customers.
- Responsive Front-End Design
- Intuitive and Powerful Admin Panel
- Complete admin space having intuitive interface
- Simple WordPress integration
- Independent Booking Calendars
- Online Payment – Paypal integrated
- Customized fields
- Customizable Form and Calendar
- Allow discount coupons
- Each day calendar overview for all
- Unlimited colours
- Unlimited variety of companies
- Unlimited variety of service suppliers
- Personalised value for service supplier
- Customize time slot
- Personalised supplier week schedule
- Configurable schedules and days-off
- Email Templates – Editable e-mail notifications
- Configurable e-mail reminders
- Configurable funds report
- Specific Time Bookings
- Customizable look settings
- Multiple Bookings
- Edit Existing Bookings
- Export of bookings to CSV
- Multi-User Functionality
- WPML Support
- Cart System (Book several appointments at once)
- Payment With Woocommerce
- Stripe Payment
- SMS Notification (Twilio SMS API Integrated)
- Google Calender
- Loco Translate And WPML Compatible (POT File Included)
- WordPress Timezone
Updates – Available FREE to existing purchasers!
Bookly is a free scheduling plugin for WordPress that allows accepting online bookings on your website and automating your reservation system. Manage your booking calendar, services, client base, save time and money – all in one place. Join more than 40,000 businesses all around the world that have already automated their online booking system!
Bookly is designed to grow your online sales and make easy appointments. This is a one-stop shop for any businesses from hair salons or photography to wealth management and transportation. You can start easily with the free version of Bookly and once your business scales you can operate ultimate scheduling software with the paid version available with the Bookly Pro add-on, and various add-ons.
PLEASE NOTE that online payments, unlimited number of staff members and services, and ability to install add-ons are NOT AVAILABLE in the free version. If you would like to find out more about features available with the Bookly PRO add-on, please check our demo.
1. BENEFITS FOR THE CUSTOMERS
Online Scheduling with Bookly couldn’t be any easier for your customers. The booking form is perfectly responsive on any device, and all that customers need to do is pick their desired service and time, provide you with a few personal details, and voilà – it’s done! Your customers will receive an email or SMS notification before the appointment, and it will be automatically added to your Appointment Booking Calendar.
1.1 WHEN YOU INSTALL BOOKLY ON YOUR WEBSITE, YOUR CUSTOMERS WILL BE ABLE TO:
– quickly schedule and book appointment without having to directly contact you or your employee;
– make a booking on any device, since Bookly design is fully responsive;
– select the category, the service, and employee to perform the service;
– define the dates and time that work best for them and the booking system will offer only available time slots;
– fill in the minimum amount of contact details;
– get an email and SMS notification confirming their online reservations;
– get SMS reminder about an upcoming appointment.
1.2 BOOKLY KEY BENEFITS
- Saves time – no action necessary after booking is confirmed
- Friendly booking interface – easy navigation
- Minimal data input required
- Responsive booking form – works on any device
- Never forget a booked appointment with SMS and email notifications
2. BENEFITS FOR THE BUSINESS OWNER
No coding experience required to set up Bookly. We did our best to make it as easy and quick as possible to install and start using Bookly free scheduling software on your WordPress website. And with our Bookly Pro add-on and other add-ons, you will bring online scheduling experience for you and your customers to the next level.
You will be able to navigate the Booking Admin Panel like a pro, approve and adjust your appointments, and automate your online scheduling to concentrate on the most important part of your business – serving your customers and grow sales.
You can change the layout and modify the appearance of the booking form to match your business, website, and branding, manage your services and the customers’ list and send email and SMS notifications – all in one place.
YOU CAN USE A WIDE RANGE OF BOOKLY FEATURES TO CONFIGURE YOUR APPOINTMENT SCHEDULER AND MANAGE YOUR BOOKINGS EFFECTIVELY:
– easily and effectively manage your Customer list and Appointment Calendar online from the Admin panel;
– add an unlimited number of clients to your searchable and sortable Customer list;
– add new customer directly from the calendar;
– setup and customize SMS settings right from Bookly backend;
– notify customers and a service provider about approved, pending and canceled appointments via SMS and Email notifications;
– view calendar in monthly/weekly/daily format;
– filter, search and sort booking list;
– automatically approve or cancel appointments.
CONFIGURE THE BOOKING FORM TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS:
– customize every step of your booking form, including editable headings, texts, and buttons;
– translate all user interface and notifications into 40+ languages via WPML plugin;
– add as many booking forms on your website as you want;
– show or hide specific fields if you don’t want them to be visible to your customers;
– use pre-defined default values for Category, Service and Employee fields in your booking form;
– choose the way your customers will see your booking form on the front-end (e.g., show or hide the calendar, show each day in one column, display blocked time slots);
– display available time slots in the client’s time zone;
– set duration for each service separately;
– choose an individual color for each service in order to color code appointments internally in your Appointment Booking Calendar;
– organize services into categories (you can add up to five services with the free version of Bookly);
2.1 KEY FEATURES
- Fast online booking with intuitively manageable forms
- The fully customizable appearance of the booking form with no coding involved
- Unlimited number of booking forms on your site
- Comprehensive admin area with an intuitive interface
- Monthly/weekly/daily calendar view for the service provider
- Manageable list of your customers
- Filterable, sortable and searchable booking list of your customers
- Variable duration for each service (5 min – 7 days)
- Services grouped into categories
- Customizable SMS and email notifications settings right from the Bookly backend
- WPML integration for multi-language support
3. WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM USING BOOKLY:
Bookly for WordPress is designed to be used by local businesses or individual providers who offer different services to customers. Since the booking form can be fully customized and personalized, it is successfully used in many business segments such as Healthcare, Beauty, Education, Medicine, Consulting etc., as well as by individual professionals.
Also, Bookly is an excellent solution for web studios and developers, who are looking for ways to improve the appointment process for their customers.
ONLINE SCHEDULING FOR:
- Salon & Beauty (hair salons, nail salons, cosmetology centers, tanning studios, barbershops)
- Health and wellness (wellness, spa & massage, aromatherapy, baths)
- Medicine (clinics, doctors, dentists, medical centers)
- Education (education centers, tutors, language schools, private lessons)
- Fitness & Gyms (yoga classes, personal trainers, health clubs, fitness centers, dance instructors)
- Professional services (coaches, consultants, lawyers, photographers, consulting psychologist, cleaning services)
- or any other services which can be scheduled and reserved online using the booking system.
4. BOOKLY PRO ADD-ON FEATURES:
Bookly Pro add-on allows you to use more features and settings, install other add-ons for Bookly, includes six months of customer support, and provides you with advanced capabilities for automating your online scheduling system. Some of them include:
- Unlimited number of staff members with an individual working schedule and ability to manage their profiles and online booking calendar
- Unlimited number of services with additional settings (padding time, visibility, limitations, etc.)
- Ability to receive secure and flexible online payments on your website
- Additional templates for Email notifications (e.g., reminders about upcoming appointments, follow-up messages, birthday greetings, next day agenda, etc.)
- Advanced features for customizing your online booking form (show address fields, birthday fields, Facebook login, timezone switcher)
- Google Calendar integration
- WooCommerce compatibility
- Importable and exportable customer list which includes info about appointments and payments
- Built-in analytics so you will be able to see a comprehensive report about the number of bookings, customers and payments received
- Ability to purchase and use dozens of paid add-ons for deeper customization of your booking system (various payment gateways, group bookings, custom fields, service extra items, recurring appointments, deposits, coupons, personal staff cabinet and user account for your clients, automatic invoicing, waiting list, and much more!)
- Bookly Online Scheduling plugin official page
- Help center
- Bookly demo
- Bookly Pro add-on demo
- Add-ons for Bookly Pro
- Youtube channel
- Add at least one service (Bookly menu > Services).
- Add a staff member linked to your service (Bookly menu > Staff members).
- Customize the appearance of your online booking form (Bookly menu > Appearance).
- Publish the booking form on your website (WordPress sidebar menu > Pages/Posts).
= Version 4.1 = * Added - Export bookings option * Fixed - a few issues
= Version 4.0 = * Added - New Clean Admin Design * Added - Dashboard Page * Added - Change Categories order * Added - Change Services order * Added - Service color * Added - Padding time before and after for services * Added - Capacity Min and Max for services * Added - Change staff member requirement in booking form * Added - Staff Members preference for each service if staff member is not selected in booking form * Added - Limit customers to book same service multiple times for specific period * Added - Change Staff Members order * Added - Set service price for each staff member differently * Added - Set service capacity for each staff member differently * Added - Multiple breaks for staff member * Added - Allow Staff Members to access the Bookme plugin * Added - Fully manage bookings from backend (via calendar also) * Added - 4 Booking statuses (Pending, Approved, Cancelled, Rejected) * Added - Allow customers and admin to cancel the booking * Added - Show/hide the progress bar in booking form * Added - Show/hide service duration with service name in booking form * Added - Show/hide service price with staff member name in booking form * Added - Toggle the booking form layout with one and two column * Added - Custom CSS * Added - 10+ new Email and SMS notifications * Added - Booking reminder notification for customers and staff members (Requires cron setup) * Added - Create custom fields for specific services * Added - Change time slot length from 1min to 8hrs * Added - Show time slots in client's time zone * Added - Set the time for how late an appointment can be booked * Added - Set the time for how late an appointment can be cancelled * Added - Custom successful page after the appointment is booked * Added - Disable the countries option in phone field * Added - Change phone field requirement in booking form * Added - Enable/disable creating WordPress users for each customers * Added - Use first and last name instead of full name for customers * Added - Allow customers to login in the booking form * Added - Change the order of cart columns * Added - Company Image * Added - New Currencies * Added - 10+ Price format * Added - 3 New Payment Gateways (2Checkout, Authorized.Net, Mollie) * Added - Send combined notification for all booking of the cart * Fixed - Many Mobile CSS issues * Fixed - Many Other issues
= Version 3.0 = * Add custom fields shortcode for email & sms notification * Many bug fixed
= Version 2.3.8 = * WordPress 5.0 supported
= Version 2.3.2 = * bug fixed
= Version 2.2 = * Calender language translation improved.
= Version 2.1 = * Few bug cleared
= Version 2.0 = * Cart System Integrated * Woocommerce Payment Integrated * Stripe Integrated * Google Calender Integrated * SMS Notification (Twilio SMS API Integrated) * Email Notification Updated * Loco Translate And WPML Compatible (POT File Included) * WordPress Timezone Integrated
= Version 1.1 = * Day Limit * Free Booking
- Intial Release