When we first created Simply Schedule Appointments, we went pretty basic with the notifications that go out to the customer and the appointment administrator. Just a simple email for each with the details about the appointment time, date and time, and some basic customer details. As we’ve gotten more and more people using Simply Schedule… Read more Flexible notifications for booking appointments
In the latest version of Simply Schedule Appointments, we now have a 20-minute appointment increment available. This is perfect for those of you who need to schedule appointments every 20 minutes, particularly for you photographers out there. We see you. In addition to 10, 15, 30, and 60 minutes, you can now select to have… Read more Appointments every 20 minutes
We had plans to allow folks to take payments for appointments through Simply Schedule Appointments from the very beginning, so that was one thing we guessed right. What we didn’t guess, though, was how crucial this feature would be for so many. So we’re very happy to announce that Simply Schedule Appointments now includes the… Read more Accept payments for appointments with Stripe
One of our earliest assumptions when we started building Simply Schedule Appointments was that folks would be mostly booking appointments in the near future – mostly in the next week or two. Of course, there’s nothing like real people using your software to test your assumptions! As more and more folks have started installing and… Read more New views for booking appointments – monthly now available!
We’ve done our best to build a really solid product, but with software development, bugs and issues are just a fact of life. No matter how much we test and check, we just can’t predict every possible use case, hosting setup, or potential conflicts with other plugins and themes. When one of our customers is… Read more 1-Click Support built right in!
When we first started building Simply Schedule Appointments, we mostly had in mind virtual appointments – things like online meetings, webinars, and phone calls where each attendee would be working in his or her own timezone. But as people have started using the plugin (yay!), we’ve had quite a few folks who were booking in-person… Read more In-person appointments in your own timezone
As we’ve worked on Simply Schedule Appointments and folks have started putting it to work on their own sites, we’ve had lots of requests for customization options for the booking form. We tried a few different approaches, and we’ve finally settled on suite of tools that will allow everyone to customize the appointment booking form… Read more Lots of Custom Styling/CSS Options
Today we released a brand new and much anticipated feature – webhooks! With this handy new feature you’ll be able to integrate Simply Schedule Appointments Pro with thousands of apps. If you’re wondering what webhooks are, it’s a way to send data between different sites/services. Your CRM or email tool might support webhooks, and there… Read more Integrations galore! Introducing webhooks (for SSA Pro users)
There are all kinds of special cases for appointment booking like: interview appointments for a three-day job fair a limited-time offer to your customers preventing people from booking appointments more than 6 months in advance teacher meetings on a parent/teacher night at school We wanted to offer the flexibility to accommodate all these types of… Read more Advanced Scheduling Options for Appointments through your WordPress site
You have a booking form on your site so you can be more efficient with your time. But we’ve all had that client who makes a mistake and then emails (or worse, texts) you to make a change. And then another one. And pretty soon, you haven’t saved any time at all. Our newest release… Read more Improved appointment booking and cancellations for your WordPress site
Today, we’re releasing a feature that we’ve had a lot of requests for. We had planned to tackle this a little later on, but we were hearing from our current users that they really wanted to be able to customize the way the booking form appeared for their customers. We listened! So we’ve released a… Read more Simply Schedule Appointments Surprise Feature: Styles!
As we started adding features like MailChimp and Google Calendar Sync, we realized quickly how painful it was to have to edit each appointment type individually to take advantage of these features. So we’ve added in the ability to bulk edit appointment types. If you upgrade to Simply Schedule Appointments Plus and decide to take… Read more Bulk Appointment Type Editing