The Best Appointment Booking Plugins for WordPress

You are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing an appointment plugin for WordPress. And if you need a short answer to one question – no, there is no one best plugin! But there is good news, too – the vast majority of the appointment booking calendar plugins are pretty decent to help you…

How to Make MotoPress Hotel Booking Search Forms Horizontal

Let’s talk about making a MotoPress search form horizontal. The search availability forms and booking forms in the MotoPress WordPress Hotel Booking plugin are vertical by default (if they aren’t styled and optimized for specific themes) since such a layout type adheres to rather universal design patterns. In simple terms, there are more chances it…

The Best Airbnb WordPress Themes

So you are curious to know how to build a website like Airbnb on WordPress. The short answer is – you need a dedicated Airbnb WordPress theme (a directory listing theme) and a few plugins to integrate the functionality you might need (property submission, iCal, payments, bookings, etc.). Some of the best Airbnb WordPress themes…

How to Sync WordPress Bookings with Google Calendar & Apple Calendar

It’s pretty easy to sync and manage bookings across different platforms and calendar applications that support iCal. iCal (iCalendar) is a common data exchange file format, meaning its primary aim is to store and exchange events data (property reservations in our context). Many external OTAs, such as Airbnb or Booking, support this format just like…

WordPress Website for a Hotel with Astra Theme & MotoPress Booking Plugin

I can see why you settled on the Astra theme for your future WordPress website for hotel. Astra is a multidimensional solution for any type of business. To wit, it deals perfectly with design, performance, and customization, which are pillars of any website. This is easy to make this conclusion judging by the number of…

Update to Hotel Booking 3.8.0 to Modify Original Bookings!

A long-anticipated update is here! The latest MotoPress Hotel Booking plugin version 3.8.0 allows you to change original customer data collected at checkout or added by the admin manually to the dashboard, thus easily modify hotel bookings. For example, now you can change arrival/departure dates, rooms, services, the number of guests, rates and more details…

How to Turn One-time Guests into Loyal Customers: WordPress for Hotels

Repeat guests for a hotel or vacation rental: a dream or reality? You definitely can bring people back, but it doesn’t bear much resemblance to the retail or restaurant business simply because your guests are not locals. Let’s start with reasons why guests return (they do!) and then move on to the solutions that can…

Hotel Booking Updated: How to Disable the “Confirm Reservation” Button

The work on the Hotel Booking WordPress plugin is in full swing. In the two latest versions, we made a primary focus on fixing existing issues so that we can move forward with a better core. Furthermore, the plugin now allows you to optionally turn on the immediate guest redirection to the checkout page, without…

Hotel Booking Checkout Fields is Out: a Handy Checkout Form Editor

If a default set of the checkout fields in the Hotel Booking plugin for WordPress doesn’t fully meet your needs, our new add-on is made to change this. The new Hotel Booking Checkout Fields extension allows you to add, edit or remove/hide fields displayed on the checkout page, thus, completely transform it to suit your…