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Bookings update adds integration for Frontend Submissions


Our Bookings extension provides a complete booking system for Easy Digital Downloads that allowsĀ customers to schedule meetings, appointments, consultations and other calendar and time based events.

Today we’reĀ excited to announce an update to the Bookings extension that adds an integration with Frontend Submissions, our full-featured marketplace extension. This means that store owners can now operate multi-vendor marketplaces with bookings!

The Bookings extension typically only adds options to the download product edit screen that allow site operators to setup the booking rules. When using Frontend Submissions and the new Bookings plugin, however, aĀ BookingsĀ field will also be registered in theĀ Submission FormĀ edit screen that allows site admins to make the bookings configuration available to vendors via Vendor Dashboard provided by Frontend Submissions.

FES Bookings Field

Site admins can control the exact options they wish for vendors to be able toĀ have access to in the Vendor Dashboard.

Once added to the submission form, vendors will see options that look something like this:

FES Bookings Frontend

Vendors can enable or disable bookings for a product and then also add the exact detailsĀ for bookings, including how long each session is, how many sessions are available to book per purchase, how much each session costs. Vendors can also define the exact calendar and time availability for sessions. This means vendors have complete control over the bookings configuration!

Details of bookingsĀ made by customers are available to the vendor through the Vendor Dashboard.

Bookings calendar

Bookings list

Booking details

By combining Frontend Submissions and Bookings, you can easily operate multi-vendor marketplacesĀ for bookable services, such as personal care, consultations, meetings, and more.

If you do not already own a license for these extensions, you can purchase one fromĀ the extension details pages linked below:

  • Learn more about Frontend Submissions, starting at $83.
  • Learn more about Bookings, starting at $82.

Thanks to the great work of theĀ RebelCode Ltd team for making this integration possible!

Pippin Williamson

About Pippin Williamson

Pippin Williamson is the founder of Sandhills Development, the parent company for Easy Digital Downloads, AffiliateWP, Restrict Content Pro, Sugar Calendar, and others. When not writing PHP, he can often be found sipping coffee or brewing beer at Sandhills Brewing.

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  4. Pippin Williamson

    Hey everyone, it’s Mark from EDD Bookings…

    To anyone reading this post in 2018, the new EDD Bookings plugin does not yet support the Frontend Submissions integration. It’s something we plan on doing again, but there is no ETA just yet as we are planning a number of new and important features beforehand.

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