CP Appointment Calendar is a WordPress plugin which allows you to define “ available” time slots that can be booked by the website visitors. It’s integrated with Paypal for receiving the booking payments.
It’s pretty useful for booking/management of meetings/appointments for lawyers firms, teachers, doctors, veterinaries, beauticians, etc… and for any kind of activity which is developed with specific schedule during the day.
- The website visitors can select an available time slot for the appointment and pay for it through Paypal / credit cards.
- Once a time slot has been booked and paid it’s doesn’t appear as available in order to prevent duplicated bookings.
- You receive an email after each confirmed (paid) booking.
- The user receives a thank you/confirmation email after completing the payment.
- Allows customizing the contents of the notification/confirmation emails.
- Allows defining the product name at Paypal, the currency, the Paypal language and amount to pay for a booking (you can set zero to let the user pay/donate the desired amount).
- Allows defining the working days and the exact time slots available.
- Allows defining the number of months (calendar pages) to show at the same time for the booking calendar.
- Supports date format as mm/dd/yyyy and dd/mm/yyyy
- Supports both am/pm and military time.
- You can define the start day of the week.
- You can define the minimum available date and the maximum available date for the bookings.
- You can restrict specific dates.
- Easy Ajax administration for the calendar.
Please note that this is a plugin originally designed to accept bookings linked to PayPal payments. The feature for working without PayPal is implemented/available in the Pro version: https://wordpress.dwbooster.com/calendars/cp-appointment-calendar#download
To install CP Appointment Calendar, follow these steps:
- Download and unzip the plugin
- Upload the entire cp-appointment-calendar/ directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
- Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
- Configure the settings at the administration menu >> Settings >> CP Appointment Calendar. Important: Be sure to add at least some available time slots for booking
- To insert the appointment calendar form into some content or post use the icon that will appear when editing contents
Q: What means each field in the settings area?
A: The product’s page contains detailed information about each field and customization:
Q: I’m getting this message: “ Destination folder already exists” . Solution?
A: The previously installed version of the plugin (if any) must be deleted before installing a new downloaded version.
This is a safe step, the plugin’s data and settings won’t be lost during the process.
Another alternative is to overwrite the plugin files through a FTP connection. This is also a safe step.
Contributors & Developers
“CP Appointment Calendar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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- First stable version released.
First stable version released.
* More configuration options added.
- Compatible with the latest WP versions
- Better interface and access to the plugin options
- Minor bug fixes
- Security updates
- Tested and compatible with WordPress 4.4
- Removed old unused code
- Tested for WP 4.5
- Compatible with WP 4.6
- Placeholder email correction
- Compatible with WP 4.7
- Important update related to the parameters in the PayPal IPN notification
- Tested and compatible with WordPress 4.8
- Removed deprecated PayPal parameters
- Added validations on settings
- Moved plugin website and links to SSL
- Compatible with WordPress 4.9
- Easier activation process
- Optional deactivation feedback
- Fixed bug in activation process
- Database creating encoding fix
- Fixed activation bug
- Compatible with WordPress 5.0. Interface updates.
- Removed use of CURL
- Compatible with WordPress 5.1
- Compatible with WordPress 5.2
- Update for compatibility with WordPress 5.2
- Misc improvements
- Compatible with WordPress 5.3
- Fixed bug in email reply-to header encoding
- Compatible with WordPress 5.4
- Compatible with WordPress 5.5
- Compatible with WordPress 5.6
- Compatible with WordPress 5.7
- Compatible with WordPress 5.9
- Compatible with WordPress 6.0