Stylesheets

January 13, 2013

If you like to change the stylesheet of the form, calendar, datepicker, search form or hourly calendar you can open the folder /wp-content/plugins/easyreservations/css/custom/ to define a custom stylesheet. In this folder you can create a new style or copy an existing one and rename it properly to let the system load it. The current styles are in the css or the modules folder. You can find the proper filenames in the howto.txt in the custom folder. The related shortcode attribute style must be changed to custom. In this way you can change the stylesheet as you like and they won’t […]

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Widget

January 13, 2013

The widget is to introduce your guests into the reservation process with fewer fields. It can contain the calendar and/or a form. You can define the widgets form template in the form editor. The whole reservations process cannot be made through it, so you need to define the URL of a page or post with a real form in it. If you enter resource instead it’ll post the data to the selected resources page where you can prepare a form especially for it.

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Calendar

January 13, 2013

The calendar shows the availability of your resources, it’s clickable to select the date and compatible with forms, widgest and search forms. With the shortcode creator you can add the calendar to your form. You can select its default resource, but it will change when selecting another resource in any form. Further you can define its color scheme, if and how the price get displayed, its align and if you want to disable the calendars selection based on the resources possible arrival and departure days.

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Dashboard

January 13, 2013

The dashboard is the main area of the plugin. You can view, edit, add, approve, reject and mail your reservations through it. The first area of it is the Overview that displays the schedule of your business. Overview In its header is the administration bar, the navigation and the calendar. With the calendar icon left of the current date range you can select the start date of the overview. On the left side you can switch between daily and hourly view and select how many days or hours should be displayed. In the row underneath is a time navigation and […]

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Shortcode creator

January 13, 2013

After setting up the resources the next step is to create your guests a page where they can reserve. To do it add a new page, post or custom post and click on the button with red e in the visual view. A popup will appear that’ll help you to add the different shortcode’s to your website. It’s used by the form and the calendar in the free version and other functions if premium is installed. Continue by selecting form. In this menu you can select the forms template, the standard resource, the style and if you want to allow […]

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Datasheets

January 13, 2013

Form shortcode attributes Attribute Description Example 1 If set trys to load a form template with the name; must come as first attribute [easy_form templatetitle] resource ID of standard resource; get added as hidden field if no [resources] and no [hidden resource] field is avaiable; get selected in [resources] field if it has no value attribute resource=”213″ price If value is 1 it displays the price after submit of form price=”1″ multiple “full”,”popup” – enable multiple reservations in a row and define the appeareance multiple=”full” multiple=”popup” resourcename Title for resources for reservations table in multiple mode resourcename=”room” cancel Value of […]

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General Settings

January 4, 2013

The support email is the address all mails to admin will be send to. When selecting the date format verify that it’s showing the current date. Enabling time will make it so that the time of reservations is displayed throughout the whole plugin. The primary color is used in fronend to make certain parts stand out. Merge resources is used to limit how many reservations or persons can be present at the same time in all resources. With block time you can make a selectable amount of time unavailable before and/or after each reservation. The tutorial mode explains easyReservations in […]

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Emails

May 1, 2012

The system can send out emails at different events, for example when a new reservation was made. Each of those events can be deactivated and has it’s own email template. You can customize these templates like forms with [tags]. All possible tags are listed on the right. The adminmessage works only in emails to the guest for that you can enter a text like at approving, rejecting, mailing or editing. To display custom field values use [custom id=”X”] and replace X with the custom fields id. To display the default form custom fields values use [custom title].

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First steps

May 1, 2012

After installing easyReservations head over to easyReservations > Settings. Firstly concentrate on the Reservation settings: Support eMail – enter an email as sender for mails to guests and as receiver of mails to admin. Time reservations – check this if you want to enable time for reservations. If unchecked only full days are reservateable. Currency – choose the sign of your currency. Its just to display the sign everywhere. Check if the permissions for the admin areas at Change Permissions are okay for you. As next you should go to easyReservations > Resources.Resources are posts in a custom post type […]

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