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Get to the General Settings screen by going to Appointments > Settings > General Settings from the WordPress dashboard.
These settings are set up for you after the Setup Wizard, and you can go back to change them afterward too.
Timezone for the Booking Calendar
This is the timezone you or your business is located in. The timezone you choose affects the times that you see on your Admin view of appointments.
The timezones that your customers see on the Booking Calendar depends on the Appointment timezone setting within each Appointment Type.
Customers booking see appointment times in their own timezone. Recommended for phone-calls and video calls.
Simply Schedule Appointments will automatically handle timezone differences so everybody knows exactly when an appointment is happening.
Customers booking see appointment times in your timezone. They see the timezone that you set in General Settings. Recommended for in-person meetings.
Note that your timezone information shows up on the Booking Calendar.
Note: If your customers are accessing your booking calendar from the same timezone, the timezone heading will not be visible.
When you’re viewing appointments, you’ll see the date shown in your selected format.
When your customers are booking appointments, they’ll also see all dates displayed in the selected format.
When you’re viewing appointments, you’ll see the time shown in your selected format.
When your customers are booking appointments, they’ll also see all times displayed in the selected format.
Week starts on for the Monthly View
You can set any day you’d like as the first day of the week. Appointment Type’s set to Monthly View have the week start on the day you choose.
By default, Simply Schedule Appointments uses the setting from WordPress.
Note that if you’re using the Weekly View, the week will automatically start on the current day.
Default Country for Telephone Number Fields
Choose a default country for your phone number field, this is useful if you’re noticing a slight lag in the country code detection.
Open the dropdown and choose your preferred country. Otherwise, you can leave it as Auto-detect.
Your customers will still have the option to choose a different country code, this will only set the intial country code.
This is the person with whom people are booking with. This name can show up as the contact person in notifications and reminders to your customers.
This is the business name that people are booking with. The business name can show up in notifications and reminders sent to your customers.
By default, Simply Schedule Appointments uses the name of the site.
Default Admin Email
This is the email address where you’d like to receive email notifications for your bookings.
By default Simply Schedule Appointments uses the site’s admin email address.
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