4. How Booking Works

iCalendar Import / Export

CONTENT About Ical Export-Import How iCalendar works: Hourly Ical Edit Cron Timing Video Tutorial 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 […]

How to enable and disable Instant Booking

You can enable Instant booking for each property as you add or edit a listing. Here is a video tutorial that explains these steps. Steps to enable Instant Booking Access the front end dashboard by going to My Properties -> Add / Edit property -> Description settings. By default the option for Instant Booking is un-checked. […]

How to use WpRentals theme with multiple owners

Manage Register / Login options Full details: https://help.wprentals.org/article/register-and-login-options/ Manage what submit form fields should include as site admin Full details help: https://help.wprentals.org/article/1-30-how-to-manage-submit-form-fields-and-mandatory-fields/ Manage properties submission If as admin you wish money for submission check these options: a. Membership based submission – https://help.wprentals.org/article/membership-submission/ b. OR Paid by listing based submission – https://help.wprentals.org/article/paid-submission/ Manage bookings deposit If […]

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:  

How to make calendar dates unavailable

To block dates in calendar you can do one of these actions: Add manual bookings for specific periods or Import an ical feed with blocked dates form 3rd party platforms like Google Calendar, Airbnb, etc (which support ical feed export) Add bookings manually from Calendar Go to Dashboard -> Properties -> Edit Property -> Calendar […]

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 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 per night for 7n+ or 30n+ Users can […]

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. On this page, the owner can manage the booking made for his properties. Here, the owner has the option to issues invoices, delete/cancel bookings, and add […]

How to setup hourly booking

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 allow to select a custom price per hour for […]

Taxes info in Invoice Details Explanations

1. How to manage Taxes fee from the theme 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. Formulas for taxes we use: $you_earn = $total_price – $security_deposit – floatval($city_fee) – floatval($cleaning_fee) – […]

Extra Price per Guest

The Extra Price per Guest is set from User Dashboard > Edit/Add property > Price section Make sure the Extra price per guest fields, Do not consider Children as Guests, Maximum Extra guests above capacity are included in the submission form The price per guest is added in the Extra Guests section This price will […]

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 And the submit form will exclude the guest number Hide from contact owner form This is done with css /*remove […]

How to work with Extra Guest option

Starting theme version 3.4, we added the option to separate guests. If you do not have the below options, then you will need to update the theme. The guest options can be found in Theme Options > General > Booking Options If set to Yes, the advanced guest picker will let you select the number […]

How to add Extra Options in the Listing 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

When you set a value for deposit and/or service fee, the payments will always go to the Admin accounts (PayPal, Stripe or any merchant set in WooCommerce). Here are some video tutorials that explain the different options of the theme.  HOW ADMIN RECEIVES MONEY FOR A CONFIRMED BOOKING Admin sets in theme options a Global […]