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Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin Documentation

Version 1.0
Last Updated Documentation - 2 Nov 17
Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin


Thank you for purchasing Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin. We covered almost everything in this document that how easily you can setup this plugin. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to use the free support forums.

Author : Bylancer

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To install theme first you must have a working WordPress site, make sure you follow the instructions step by step.If you have trouble installing WordPress read this tutorial.

There are two ways to install theme.

Installing Plugin Via WordPress

  • Purchase and download the plugin from CodeCanyon.
    • Step 1: Go to Plugins > Add New.
    • Step 2: Upload the plugin file and activate the Bookme plugin.
    • Step 3: Great, that's it!
  • All is done Installation completed. For more help with installing plugins, Check this link

Installing Plugin Via FTP

In some cases, your WordPress hosting provider may have file restrictions that could limit your ability to install a plugin from the admin area.
In this situation, your best bet is to install the plugin manually using FTP. The FTP manager method is the least friendly for beginners.

  • Step 1: First Extracting the plugin zip file will create a new folder with the same name. This is the folder that you need to manually upload to your website using a FTP client.
  • Step 2: Open the FTP client on your computer and connect to your website using the login credentials provided by your web host. Once connected, you need to access the path /wp-content/plugins/
  • Step 3: Next, upload the folder you extracted from the zip file to the /wp-content/plugins/ folder on your web server.
  • Step 4: Go to Plugins and activate the Bookme plugin.
  • All is done Installation completed. For more help with installing plugins, Check this link

Add or edit categories and services in your WordPress Bookme menu

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin


Categories are the group of services, which customers will be able to choose from before they choose a service. In Bookme, each service must be in a category, so you have to create at least one default category for all services.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin


Services are the types of appointments created by admin. Admin can create services as his/her purpose of appointments.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Properties of Service

  • Title - Name of service
  • Icon - Service Icon (For admin area only)
  • Visibility - Set visibility private to hide from your customer
  • Price - Assign price of your service.
  • Capacity - How many customer you want in a single time period
  • Duration - Time period of service
  • Padding time - Set padding time for an appointment. For example, if you want a break between two appointment for preparation of next appointment then you can use padding time. Means if your first appointment is on 9:00 - 10:00 and you set the padding time to 15 min then the next appointment will be on 10:15 - 11:15.
  • Category - Category of service
  • Staff Member - Choose employee of your service.
  • Info - Service additional information (For admin area only)

Staff members are your team members that provide service to the customer. Bookme needs atleast one default staff member to be execute the program. Add or edit staff members in your WordPress Bookme menu > Staff Members.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Schedule & Days Off

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Schedule & Days Off - Each staff member can have their individual working days, hours, and breaks, as well as days off.

Add or edit booking in your WordPress Bookme menu > All Booking. Admin can directly book an appointment from admin section.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Appearance is theme modification area where you can change frontend text and colours as your choice. If you not want to modify then leave fields blank. Edit Appearance Sttings in your WordPress Bookme menu > Appearance.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Appearance Bullet

Change the text of step bullets.

Appearance Labels

Change the text of form field labels

Appearance Colors

Set your choice colour for Bookme calendar and form.

Booking Message

This will show to the customer on successful booking.

Bookme allows you to create any number of Custom Fields to collect additional information when your customers are booking appointments.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Manage your customers form WordPress Bookme menu > Customers. You can add directly a customer to any service.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Check your all appointments in calendar view. you can also filter with staff member.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

All booking payments details showing in Bookme menu > Payments. You can change the payments status.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Go to Bookme Menu > Email Notification. Add your email template it will be send to your customers on successfull booking.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Go to Bookme Menu > Coupon. Add or edit coupon code and give offer or discount to your customers.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin

General Setting

Enable/Disable coupon code.

Company Info

Add your company details which will be use in email notifications.

Payment Setting

Add your payments related information. Such as currency and paypal payment gateway. More payments will be add in future updates.

To add bookme form in your page just edit and click on Add Bookme Form Button.

Bookme – WordPress Booking Plugin