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How to set up the Booking Tool

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Important: You will need a paid website plan to make appointments through a booking section on your website. This will not be available in Legacy or Traditional Editor unless there's a paid plan assigned to the express editor in the account.
 

  1. To set up bookings for your business, start by navigating to the Bookings tab on the left of the account.
    start by navigating to the Bookings tab
  2. Click the Let's get started button to begin.
    Click the Set up Bookings
  3. Choose whether you want to create a stand-alone booking page or embed our booking tool in any website hosted by us. 
    Choose whether you want to create a stand-alone booking page or embed our booking tool
  4. Pick the website you want to use and click Continue. 
    Pick the website you want to use
  5. Select the closest category for the services you will be offering, then click Continue.
    Select the closest category for the services
  6. Enter your business or reservation phone number and choose Continue.
    Enter your business or reservation phone number
  7. Next, adjust the hours you will be available to be booked for each day. Once you confirm these are correct, click Continue on the bottom.


    Pro Tip: The + button will allow you to add a second set of bookable hours if you are not available for specific times during the day, such as lunch/dinner preparation.
     

    adjust the hours for each day that you will be available to be booked for
  8. Once you’ve confirmed your business information, you will see a screen prompting you to go to your dashboard and set up your team members.
    User-added imageUser-added image
  9. Once you are on your bookings dashboard, you will be able to Add and Edit Services as well as Add, Edit, and Delete Members from your Team.
    Add, Edit, and Delete Members from your Team