Groundhogg Booking Calendar provides various settings using which calendar owners can manage their appointments efficiently and with ease.
Groundhogg Appointments contains distinct setting fields as general settings. Which contains owner of a calendar, Name of calendar and description of the calendar. In the general section, a user needs to select name and owner of calendar these fields are mandatory fields to enter.
Booking calendar also includes functionality to create a custom form for the calendar. Users can create forms based on their requirements using Groundhogg funnel builder and set the custom form by setting a custom form option in the setting.
In some cases, additional notes are required to state next action at this time Default Note settings comes handy. Using this setting user can add default note for the appointment whenever appointment gets booked by the customer or admin.
Appointment settings used to manage time slots displayed to clients during the appointment booking process.
Show in 12-hour format: Enabling this setting displays all the time slots in 12 Hour time formate instead of 24 Hour time formate which is a default setting.
Length of appointment: This value represents the length of a single appointment with the calendar owner. The default value for this field is 1 hour.
Buffer Time: This filed represents buffer time after appointment completed. The default value for this field is 0 minutes. Calendar owner can put buffer time up to 60 minutes between two appointments.
Make Me Look Busy: This feature used to display a limited number of appointment to every client during an appointment booking process. The default value for this field is 0 which displays all the appointment available to the client. NOTE: You need to log out to view the effect of this feature. It will display all the appointments available if calendar owner is logged in and this feature only works on client-side which provide much more selection of appointments to admins.
Thank You page: This setting is useful when you want a user to redirect to a specific page on successful booking of appointment.
Success Message: This message will be displayed to a client on successful appointment booking if thank you page option is not enabled. Admins can use basic HTML tags to generate an attractive message.
Google Calendar Settings
Groundhogg appointment provides 2-way sync functionality with Google Calendar. Users can access and manage their google calendar settings from the calendar’s edit page. Calendar owner can compare multiple Google Calendar while displaying available time slots. Form this section calendar owner can select calendar which calendars to compare while displaying available time slots.
Newly updated Booking calendar provides access to the advance availability scheduler. Using availability scheduler, admins can set multiple available time slots for a single day as well as select maximum booking period uses can book appointments.
To set a maximum booking period, admin can enter the number of days month or weeks for availability. Admin can add new availability by clicking the plus icon in the action section and delete availability by clicking bin icon.
Booking calendar contains Email notification section using which users can send essential emails to their customers about their appointments.
Creation of a new calendar generates a stack of essential emails to send whenever any events get completed by the user. User can manipulate these auto-generated emails using the email editor section of Groundhogg.
Whenever a new appointment is booked at that time appointment reminders are generated based on reminder settings of the calendar. If the user changes the settings of reminder new settings will take effect for new appointment only.