With this article, you can learn how to select an inventory type for your product from the Inventory tab of the Product Builder.
Learn more about the Inventory tab here: Establishing inventory on products.
New to the Product Builder? Read the first article in this series for an introduction to the Product feature.
Which plans include this feature?
Where can I find this feature using the top menu?
Inventory > Products > Products > Add Product/Add New Product/Edit Product > Inventory
What more do I need to use this feature?
Admin permissions to manage inventory or restricted permissions to View products and assets and Manage products and assets.
Which Checkfront version supports this feature - classic, new or both?
- Your account must have access to products (Inventory > Products), a key feature of our new version of Checkfront. This feature is not available for use with items (Inventory > Items) in our classic version. → Learn more about products.
Selecting an inventory typeBack to top
Using the Inventory Type setting, you can specify how your inventory is booked and whether it relies on other assets or not (e.g. equipment, transport, or spaces).
Selecting unlimited inventoryBack to top
Is your inventory unlimited? The unlimited inventory type allows you to configure the product without fixed inventory amounts.
Guests are not asked to specify a quantity when booking, and there are no limits on the number of inventory Guests can book when considering inventory numbers alone.
Selecting simple inventoryBack to top
Is your inventory static based on a fixed amount? The Simple inventory type allows you to specify the Inventory Amount for the product.
Guests are asked to specify a quantity when booking.
Bookings are limited based on the inventory amount specified.
This is a good option if you don't have to assign assets out or have multiple products using the same assets.
Simple inventory is limited to a quantity of 10,000.
Selecting inventory based on assetsBack to top
Is your product dependent on the number of resources available (equipment, transport, rooms...)? The Assets inventory type allows you to select resources to associate with your product.
With the next article in this series, we look at assigning inventory based on resources (assets) in more detail.