4. How Booking Works

Hide booking form and replace with Owner Contact Form

From theme update 3.3 you can replace booking form with owner contact form. Go to Listing Page Settings -> Show Constact Form instead of booking form? -> YES and Save The booking form will be replaced by contact form on property / listing page. If user is logged in, form will look like this If […]

Add a Redirect URL instead of Book Now button

Live demo: https://main.wprentals.org/properties/west-town-3rd-floor-dorm/ You can add a custom redirect URL to show instead of the Book Now button. Save the field to show in submit form. The option will show in Submit Form -> Edit Property / Add Property From Wp-admin -> Properties -> Edit Property -> Administrator can edit the link as well:  

iCalendar Import / Export

CONTENT About Ical Export-Import How iCalendar works: Hourly Ical Edit Cron Timing About Ical Export-Import The iCalendar Feature is a way to synchronize your listing reservation data with other websites. For example, you published several properties on your WPRentals website but to maximize their exposure you also added them to airbn.com. Now the challenge is […]

How to make calendar dates unavailable

To block dates in calendar you can use one of these 2 ways. Add bookings manually from Calendar Go to Dashboard -> Properties -> Edit Property -> Calendar Select booking dates by clicking on the dates (selection is red) Booked dates are blocked in the calendar, and in front end booking form: How the booked […]

Submit Listing Form -> Price Details Explained

Check what price details you wish to show in submit form from Admin -> Theme Options -> Payments & Submit -> Listing Submit Page Short video for how to add a property Price Section Price options are detailed below: Default Price Settings details are explained below: Price per night Price per night MUST exist for every property. Price […]

MY BOOKINGS in User Dashboard

If you’re not importing demo content create the page from admin – add page following the below screenshot details: This is how the page looks in the front end. Booking made by the owner Booking pending made by the user Booking request sent before owner issues invoice and after owner issues invoice. In this case, […]

How to setup hourly booking

This option is available starting with 2.01 theme version. Important to know is that there are 3 limitations for hourly booking. a. All In one calendar works only for “DAYS”, not hourly bookings. Only days will show in that calendar and you can add manual bookings only for “days” b. The custom price period will work […]

Taxes info in Invoice Details Explanations

Taxes in % (taxes are considered included in the daily price). They are added from Price Details of each property – Taxes show for the owner – in his invoice details. See VIEW DETAILS of a confirmed booking Formulas for taxes we use: $you_earn = $total_price – $security_deposit – floatval($city_fee) – floatval($cleaning_fee) – $service_fee; $taxes […]

Price per Guest

Price by guest is selected from Edit/Add property -> Price Settings Make sure the price fields are included in submit form Pay by Guest options are Extra Price per guest per night in (currency) and check to Allow guests above capacity? Check to  Pay by the no of guests (all room prices will NOT be […]

How to login / register and make a booking

This is a video how booking details are saved when using search trying to send booking after  login/register process     This is a video to show how booking details are saved automatically after login/register modal shows, without having to add the booking details again after login

Verify Owner

Starting version 1.20.5 we have added the option for admin to verify Owners. After the Owner registers, in My Profile page he will have the option to UPLOAD AN ID SCAN The Owner will need to upload an image The admin will be notified via email   and will need to go to admin-Users to […]

Can I hide or remove the guest number?

Staring 1.30 theme update you can hide the guest number easily. Hide guest from the booking form Put “What do you want to rent” to Object Rental You will see the booking form like this Hide guest from listing submit form Put “show the guest dropdown?” to NO from theme options And the submit form […]

How to work with Extra Guest option

When using EXTRA GUEST option, the following notes apply. Search works only with Guest Value Search by the guest dropdown cannot consider the extra guests allowed, as technically the guest value is a single value (and we can’t do a sum). The search will return results with properties that have the default guest number equal […]

1.20 Add Extra Options in Booking Form

First check that Extra Options are selected to show in submit form from Admin -> Theme Options -> Payments & Submit -> Listing Submit Page Extra Options are added from Edit Property – Price Settings Add in booking form other options. You can select Option Name, Option Value (fixed number) and Option Calculation (fixed fee, by […]

Booking: Security Deposit Fee

Security Deposit Fee was added in 1.20 theme update The Security Fee is set by the owner in My Properties -> Edit or Add Property -> Price -> Security Deposit When booking request is sent, the Security Deposit Fee value is added to booking total. Now we have different scenarios possible, but only some make […]

1.20 How to understand Invoice Details Info for Owner and User submitting request

User sending booking request: Invoice explanations in My Reservations Owner of the property: Invoice explanations in My Bookings Other elements you can see in invoices: Early bird discount As owner you can set early bird discount (in %) and how many days to in advance for this discount to apply. Extra Expenses or Custom discount Pay […]

Booking: How to work with Deposit Fee and Service Fee

Admin always gets the money for booking confirmation. HOW ADMIN RECEIVES MONEY FOR A CONFIRMED BOOKING Admin sets in theme options a global deposit value and (optional setting) the site service fee value. Either of these can be in % or a fixed amount and apply to every booking request. If the deposit is different […]

How to enable Instant Booking. How to remove Instant Booking

Enable Instant booking for each property. Access the front end dashboard. Go to My Properties -> Add / Edit property -> Description settings. If you are the single owner of the site, you repeat the same steps. You can check also this article – https://help.wprentals.org/article/use-wprentals-for-a-single-property-single-owner/ By default the option for Instant Booking is un-checked. Check […]