A UserFriendly WordPress Booking Plugin

A User-Friendly WordPress Booking Plugin

Need to accept bookings on your WordPress website? Brindle Booking is a flexible WordPress booking plugin that lets you accept bookings for appointments, services, meetings, or even in-store pickup for products that a user has purchased.

It supports digital or physical (on-location) bookings and you also get some useful options, such as the ability to accept payments in exchange for bookings, calendar sync, reminders, and more.

In our hands-on Brindle Booking review, we’ll dig into this plugin and show you how it works.

Overall, I enjoyed my time with it and found the default user interface to be well done, which should create a great out-of-the-box experience for your site’s visitors.

Let’s dig in!

Brindle Booking Review: A Quick Look at the Features

I’ll show you all the features in the hands-on section, but here’s a quick overview of what Brindle Booking offers:

  • Unlimited appointment services, which you can divide into categories.
  • User-friendly front-end appointment booking system.
  • Built-in payment integration via Stripe for paid services.
  • Add physical location (for a single location).
  • Let visitors choose between booking services online or in person.
  • Support for multiple staff members, each with their own unique schedules.
  • Google Calendar integration.
  • Email notifications and reminders.

Other small, but useful, features include:

  • GDPR support so that users must agree to your terms to book their appointment.
  • Translation support via .po file (easily translate it using Loco Translate or multilingual plugins).

Overall, Brindle Booking is pretty flexible and you can use it for:

  • Services
  • Meetings
  • In-store pickup

Brindle Booking Product Roadmap

Brindle Booking also has a public product roadmap that details a lot of interesting features in upcoming releases including:

  • Booking lead times
  • Multiple bookings per time slots
  • Group bookings
  • Multiple location support
  • Ability to assign staff members to specific services
  • Option to customize emails
  • More payment gateways
  • Add custom fields to the booking form

You can check out the full product roadmap to see everything that’s coming.

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What Brindle Booking Is Like for Your Visitors

I’ll start by showing you how you and your visitors will experience the finished Brindle Booking system. Then, I’ll show you the options you have to set everything up in the next section.

On the front-end, Brindle Booking works entirely in a popup. You can use a shortcode to add the popup trigger anywhere on your site. Or, you can use a CSS class to trigger the popup, which lets you use a

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This article was written by Colin Newcomer and originally published on Learn WordPress with WPLift.

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