We take a closer look at the best WordPress booking plugin. Need to set up an appointment booking calendar for your WordPress site? Most of our themes are built for businesses, so we know how important a reliable scheduling system is.
In this post, I’ll take you through how to set up an appointment booking calendar using the free version of a plugin called BirchPress. Then, at the end, I’ll offer up a few other plugins that might be a better choice depending on your exact situation.
How to Set Up An Appointment Booking Calendar With WordPress and BirchPress
BirchPress is a freemium (free and premium) plugin that helps you set up appointment booking calendars. Here’s why I chose it for this tutorial:
It gives you a clear calendar view of all of your appointments inside the WordPress dashboard.
You can accept appointments at multiple locations. Great if you have different offices or storefronts.
You can accept appointments for different service providers. If you’re solo, this doesn’t matter. But if you have different providers (e.g. multiple lawyers, doctors, personal trainers, etc), then this is quite helpful.
Best of all, you can accomplish all of this