Easy and elegant appointment scheduling for your WordPress website
An easy-to-use, flexible, and beautiful plugin for accepting appointments online through your website. No more phone calls or back-and-forth emails trying to find a time that works. Quick and simple setup for you, easy appointment scheduling for your customers.
Who is this for?
- Personal trainers
- Hair salons
- Yoga studios
- Web developers
- Wedding coordinators
- Handy man services
- Dress shops
- Car dealers
- Exercise studios
- Dance studios
- Fitness professionals
- Music teachers
- Craft workshops
...anyone who needs to easily book times to talk to customers
Want to be able to easily take appointments through your WordPress website?
We make it easy to get up and running, and we're always here if you need help.
“Best new appointment setter after testing dozens...This plugin is from a new developer team that obviously has taken all the problems and complaints from others and made a great, simple appointment setter/calendar.”
Helpful Setup Wizard
The first time you install and activate the Simply Schedule Appointments plugin on your WordPress site, we walk you through getting all set up with a handy and helpful setup wizard. The wizard walks you through the general settings and through creating your first appointment type.
If it's not your first time using the plugin, you can opt out and go right to the settings screen. But the wizard is so efficient and handy, we think you might want to use it even when it's not your first time.
Manage Appointment Types
Simply Schedule Appointments uses appointment types to let you specify different types of appointments your clients or customers might want to book. You can set up a quick 15 minute phone call or a one hour on-site meeting, and set rules around when each of those types of appointments can be booked, how much time should be left free before and after appointments, and how far in advance customers need to book.
You can easily add a brand new appointment type, clone an existing one, or delete an existing appointment type.
You can head to the settings tab any time to adjust your general settings for the plugin. As our feature set grows, this is the place you'll come to in order to enable and disable different features.
So if you move to a new timezone, decide on a different date format, or schedule a new vacation time that you need to mark as unavailable for appointments, you've got a simple and easy place to make those updates.
Book and manage appointments
Your customers get a simple and easy interface for selecting the type of appointment they're booking, selecting an available date and time, and entering their details. When they're finished, they can add the appointment to their Google calendar or download an iCal file.
You'll see a list of your upcoming appointments in the WordPress admin dashboard, and you can get all the details and cancel appointments as needed.
Why should you have Simply Schedule Appointments on your site?
Simply Schedule Appointments is perfect for individuals who want to let their customers schedule phone calls and meetings
Tame your schedule
Easily manage when you're available for appointments and when you don't want to be disturbed.
Don't get overwhelmed
Easily limit how many daily appointments you accept & set the minimum time between appointments
Create multiple forms
Offer different types of appointments. Make a short intro call available on your homepage. Let logged in customers schedule a longer meeting
Simply Schedule Appointments Basic is available for free in the WordPress.org plugin repo. Give it a try! If you like it, consider upgrading to one of our premium packages to get more features and flexibility.
SSA Plus integrates with your calendar & collects customer data
Your availability will automatically exclude events on your Google Calendar.
Ask about your customer
Easily add a few questions for customers so you can better prepare for a great appointment.
Build your email list
Automatically add customers to your email list. 1-click integration with popular email providers like MailChimp
SSA Pro enables payments, services, and advanced reminders
Require a payment in order to book appointments. Integrated with Stripe or PayPal (more to come)
Track Goals & Conversions
Add 3rd party tracking codes to track customer behavior
and increase repeat business with flexible reminder options before & after your appointments
A true app-like experience in your WordPress Dashboard
Simply Schedule Appointments is built with the latest technology - including Vue.js and the WordPress REST API. That means the UI is snappy and highly responsive.
Your customers get an intuitive booking interface, and you get an admin experience that's a joy to use.
Who are we?
Nathan has run an agency specializing in PHP development since 2004 and began focusing on WordPress in 2010. He maintains several plugins on wordpress.org, helped organize WordCamp LA 2013-2015, and speaks on development topics.
Natalie MacLees is a front-end web developer and UI designer and is founder + principal of the interactive agency, Purple Pen Productions. She is the author of jQuery for Designers, now in its second edition. She was the lead organizer for WordCamp Los Angeles 2014 and 2013. She founded Website Weekend LA, a 48-hour hackathon matching web professionals with nonprofits in need to websites. She's also the founder and chapter leader of the Los Angeles chapter of Girl Develop It, bringing affordable and accessible coding classes to the community. She makes her online home at nataliemac.com.
Other WordPress appointment scheduling plugins are either too simple or too complicated. They lack the basic features you need and want, or, if they do have those features, as you grow and add services, staff, and locations they become difficult and confusing to use.
Simply Schedule Appointments has all the features you need - without all the confusion and clutter of settings that don’t apply to you. Simply Schedule Appointments is ready to grow with your business, but helps you avoid unnecessary complexity at the beginning.
Fast and Powerful
We’re relying on the latest and greatest technologies for Simply Schedule Appointments. Our responsive and intuitive user interface is built using React.js and the WordPress REST API. That allows us to keep the plugin fast and efficient.
SSA is also fully responsive and will work easily on any device - even touch screens. So whether you’re managing your appointment availability from your tablet or your customer is booking an appointment from their smart phone, SSA will work dependably and reliably.
We design our products with people in mind, first and foremost. We’re always thinking about the ways that people will be using our products, what they’ll expect, and what features they’ll want and need. Our focus on usability results in products that are easy to install and set up, easy to manage, and a joy to use. We believe in making things as clear and as simple as possible, while still maintaining the flexibility and features our customers will need.
We have a wide range of people who use our products - people who can see and people who can’t, people who can hear and people who can’t, people who have control over the movement of their fingers and hands and those who don’t. We believe that everyone deserves access to everything the web has to offer, so we build our products with accessibility in mind. You’ll never have to worry that a customer will find themselves unable to schedule an appointment because of their abilities or the device that they’re using.
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