Learn how to edit inventory availability from the inventory calendar if you use items, a feature of our classic version of Checkfront.
Does your account use products as inventory? See the following articles:
- Editing simple product inventory availability from the inventory calendar
- Editing product and asset inventory availability from the inventory calendar
Are you new to our refreshed version of the Inventory Calendar? Start by reading the first article in this series, Introduction to the Inventory Calendar.
Which plans include this feature?
Legacy: Soho, Pro, Plus, Enterprise, Flex
New: Starter, Growth, Managed | Learn more about our new plans or how to change your plan.
Where can I find this feature using the top menu?
Calendar > Item > Inventory Calendar > Click on any cell to access the side panel > Inventory tab
What more do I need to use this feature?
- Admin or restricted permissions to View calendars, Change Daily Inventory Availability
Inventory (items) configured within Checkfront. Learn more here.
Which Checkfront version supports this feature - classic, new or both?
- This article refers to functionality related to items (Inventory > Items), a key feature of our classic version of Checkfront.
New to Checkfront - Products ✨
With our newest version of Checkfront, we have added Products (Inventory > Products) as the successor to items (Inventory > Items).
Are you interested in migrating to our newest version? Please reach out to our Technical Support team for more information.
Classic ---> Newest version (2022)
This inventory calendar replaces the classic versions of the calendar.
Please reach out to Customer Support with any questions or concerns.
How do I know which version of the Inventory Calendar is enabled for my account?
Editing item availabilityBack to top
In the article, Managing inventory availability from the inventory calendar, we looked at how to access the inventory calendar side panel. What information displays within the panel depends on how you have configured your inventory.
Are you using items to track inventory? You can read the following to understand the information and actions available.
The total reflects the maximum available inventory for the timeslot or day, e.g. 25 beach umbrellas.
This is the quantity of inventory booked.
This number is displayed for reference purposes only.
The number changes as you receive new bookings or as bookings are cancelled.
Total - Booked = Available
This is the quantity of inventory available to be booked, excluding booked inventory.
You can adjust, reduce (-) or increase (+) quantity available for the inventory and interval in focus.
If you have any inventory shared by other products (e.g. aliased inventory), then a section displays listing any associated product bookings to give you a view into other bookings that are consuming inventory.
A note is required anytime you adjust inventory, such as why you are adjusting the inventory.
Historical notes can be viewed under the Activity Log tab or within the Activity Log report.
If you need to adjust the overall base availability for inventory across all intervals, then this is done by editing the item:
Learn more here:
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