Bookly Pro v1.1: support for new Bookly add-ons and new features in existing ones, great enhancements and bug fixes.

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Bookly team is always listening to your feedback and feature requests when planning on the new exciting features and making changes which improve your experience. Thank you for sharing your ideas with us!

Here is the list of the most important updates included in Bookly Pro v1.1.

Added support for Bookly Tasks (Add-on)

Bookly Tasks add-on banner

The new add-on for Bookly will let your customers book your services without choosing date and time for the appointment.
Skip time slot selection
Bookly Tasks add-on

Each of your services will have a new setting – Time step settings, allowing you to choose from 3 options: make the Time step required, let clients skip it, or hide it at all. Bookly Tasks add-on is available for purchase here. Find out more about the plugin’s work and configuration in our detailed documentation.

Added support for Bookly Collaborative Services (Add-on)

Bookly Collaborative Services add-on banner

This add-on covers a couple of feature requests at once: ability to use shared resources (rooms, computers, equipment, specific devices, etc.) in your appointments, and ability to provide services with multiple staff members working together.

Bookly Collaborative Services add-on
Bookly Collaborative Services add-on

Bookly Collaborative Services add-on is available for purchase here. Find out more about the plugin’s work and configuration in our detailed documentation.

Ability to show email confirmation field at the Details step in a booking form

Tick the box which says “Email confirmation field” in Bookly menu > Appearance > Details tab, and your customers won’t be able to complete the booking without re-entering their email address.
Email confirmation field in Bookly booking form

Ability to create categories for staff members and archive your employees

Now you can group your employees by categories. Use drag & drop to shift employees between categories and change their position in a list.
Categories of staff members in Bookly

Also, we’ve added an ability to archive staff members without deleting their appointments history and losing the data associated with them.

Ability to set up booking information that is displayed in Google Calendar

Now you can choose the details for Google Calendar event description that is created via Bookly. Use available shortcodes for event title, appointment section, and customer section.
Set up Google Calendar event description

Ability to create a separate notification for each service

This new feature is very helpful if you want to configure service-specific notifications. When creating a custom notification, select a service(s) you’d like this notification to send for.
Separate notifications for different services

Ability to limit staff member working hours during a day

The new setting allows you to limit the total time occupied by bookings per day for your staff member.
Limit employee working day

And that’s not all. We’re glad to announce that several add-ons for Bookly have also been enhanced with the new features. These are Coupons, Locations, Group Booking, Compound Services, and Recurring Appointments. To learn more, please check our changelog page.

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