The Events Calendar Plugin Appointment Booking Add-On
Create and display a calendar of events on your website and allow users to book individual time slots—using Simply Schedule Appointments’ integration with The Events Calendar.
Book Individual Time Slots
Allow your clients to find a time in your schedule during an event and have your automated assistant manage the time slot schedule for you.
Organize a Better Workflow
Take the guesswork out of organizing events and appointments. Help your events run smoothly with arranged meeting times, automatic notifications, and highly customizable availability rules.
Elevate Your Website
Give your website a polished and top-notch feel with appointment booking calendars for your events. Instantly give your clients a great impression.
Meet the Event and Appointments Power Duo
Let customers book individual time slots during events using The Events Calendar plugin booking integration. Manage the entire event + appointment system right from your WordPress site.
The Events Calendar plugin + Simply Schedule Appointments
Build a Professional Events Booking System to Impress Your Clients
Combine the event management power of The Events Calendar with the flexible booking rules of Simply Schedule Appointments. Build an all-in-one integrated appointment calendar for your business website with the Simply Schedule Appointments WordPress booking plugin.
How The Events Calendar Booking Integration Works
Unlock Events Booking Integration
Install Simply Schedule Appointments and The Events Calendar plugin to unlock the integration.
Create A Booking Calendar In SSA
add Booking Calendar to an event
Add SSA’s specialized shortcode right into an event from The Event Calendar plugin. With that, you’re ready to schedule meeting times during your event.
Take Your Events Booking Calendar to the Next Level
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Endless possibilities with
The Events Calendar plugin booking integration
Combine appointment booking right into your events
Manage the booking plugin directly in your WordPress site
The Events Calendar Plugin Booking Features
Book Individual Time Slots During an Event
Give your customers time slot options that fall within your event time frames. And, let SSA take care of the rest of the appointment management!
Create Unique Time Slot Availability via Events
Create a general availability calendar in SSA and allow The Events Calendar to narrow down on your unique or sporadic availability via events.
Own Your Data and Keep Your Independence
Simply Schedule Appointments is completely self-hosted meaning that all of your client information and settings live on your WordPress site.
Customize with Custom Fields and Payments*
Make the booking form uniquely yours with custom fields and payments. Create different booking calendars for each of the services offered at the events.
What's the difference between Events and Appointments?
Events are planned occasions where the date and times are chosen by the host. Usually more than two parties are involved and attend, for example, a concert will have multiple hosts and up to 1000s of attendees.
Whereas Appointments are meetings in which a client has some influence on the day and time for the arrangement. This typically involves two parties and attendance is important, for example, a doctor's visit or an open-house visitation.
Amazing Booking Plugin
The plugin name says most of it, SIMPLE. The setup and use of the plugin is so simple. The features are amazing and make setting appointments an ease.
I tried two other scheduling plugins that did not work as well and conflicted with the ecommerce shipping plugin. Great plugin from the Simply Schedule Appointments team!
It is robust, powerful, and feature-rich. Yet, it is simple and easy to use.
Simple and super elegant – at so many different levels, from the user interface/design, to usability, and features.
The Simply Schedule Appointments support team is eager to help! We proudly provide quick 1-day response times and friendly and human support with each email.
Frequently Asked Questions
Simply Schedule Appointments is a WordPress booking plugin. It allows you to set your availability and create booking calendars that you can embed onto event pages made with The Events Calendar plugin.
SSA + TEC gives you the power to display beautiful events booking pages AND manage the availability for meetings at the same time.
This is the perfect integration for those who:
- Want to book individual time slots during events - for example, you may want to book interviews for your business during a job fair you're attending.
- Have monthly recurring events that they’d like to list separately (instead of all in a single calendar via SSA)
- Want to show all their appointment type events in a single calendar view (as opposed to showing them all in separate booking calendars via SSA)
- Offer sporadic availability on specific dates (instead of fixed weekly business hours via SSA)
Create an all in one event calendar using The Events Calendar plugin and Simply Schedule Appointments!
Absolutely not! All of our editions (even Free) offer the following unlimited features:
- Booking Calendars
- Email Notifications
And, our Business Edition provides unlimited Team Members.
Nope! You're welcome to use the free edition of Simply Schedule Appointments to get started along with the free version of The Events Calendar plugin.
This is a great way to get an idea of how the two plugins will work together and may be the perfect solution for your site.
Although depending on what you're looking for, you may need to upgrade to access advanced features like the:
- Payment Integrations - PayPal and Stripe
- Custom Fields for the Booking Form
- Recurring Events in The Events Calendar
- Google Calendar Sync for the Appointments
An event schedule includes the outline of the activities you plan to host for the occasion. The event schedule is also referred to as the itinerary.
In this case, you're using Simply Schedule Appointments to help with your event scheduling. SSA helps your users book themselves into the event's itinerary.
Event booking systems are used to manage the attendance, ticket sales, and coordination of a hosted occasion. This helps automate much of the event management process and is crucial for large-scale events such as concerts, seminars, or sport games.
Simply Schedule Appointments is not suited for ticket sales and booking multiple visitors. If you're looking for an event booking system, we highly recommend The Event Calendars' Tickets add-on.
Or, feel free to also try out our free plugin, it covers all the basic functionality for taking appointments. It's a great place to start to get a feel for how the booking calendar will work and look on your website.
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