Appointment Hour Booking Blog

The easy way to create powerful booking forms for WordPress websites.

Posting the dropdown, radiobutton and checkboxes text instead value

In some cases you may prefer to post the dropdown, radiobutton and checkboxes texts instead values of the selected options. This page explains how to modify the default plugin behavior for that purpose.

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Adding service dependent fields

The conditional logic or dependent fields feature allows to show or hide fields depending on a user's selection. This article is a work around to extend that functionality to the calendar "Service" drop-down field.

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Requesting a password for appointments

If you need to request a password to make a booking a solution may be to put the booking form in a password protected page, however the Appointment Hour booking plugin has a Password for making bookings add-on that offers the option to request the password directly as part of the booking form and the options to manage the passwords from the plugin interface.

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Require explicit quantity selection

The default behavior of the plugin is to have the quantity selection starting at 1. If you need to require a more explicit selection of the quantity then a solution is to set the default quantity to 0 making the user select a quantity before selecting a time-slot in the calendar.

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Changing the selectable max quantity in the booking form

The quantity fields - when enabled - allow the selection from 1 to the maximum quantity available. The following workaround lets you set a smaller quantity in the case you want retrict that value for each booking.

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Auto-select the only available time for a date

If you have only one time-slot available for each day you can make it to be selected automatically after clicking the day, no need to use two clicks in this case.

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