Learn how to access the shortcode generator from either WordPress or Checkfront to place the booking portal on your website.
Are you new to WordPress? Please read the first article in this series for an introduction to our WordPress integration.
Which plans include this feature?
Where can I find this feature using the top menu?
Manage > Integrations > Website Integration > WordPress
What more do I need to use this feature?
- Admin permissions to manage integrations.
- WordPress.com account with a Business plan or a hosted website with the free WordPress.org software.
- Ability to copy and paste into your website code or have some helpful person do this for you!
Which Checkfront version supports this feature - classic, new or both?
- This feature is available in both our classic version using items (Inventory > Items) and our newest version using products (Inventory > Products). → Learn more about products
Launching the shortcode generatorBack to top
The next step is to generate the shortcode to embed the Checkfront booking portal into a page within your website.
If you are still on the Setup screen, look for the next white box, Use. Click on the Launch Shortcode Generator button.
Alternatively, you can access the same Shortcode Generator through your Checkfront backend.
Go to Website Integration (Manage > Integrations > Website Integration) and click on the WordPress tile to access the code generator.
You notice a link to Show more options at the bottom of the page, just above the Generate Code button. These are slightly more advanced features, which we look at in a subsequent article in this series.
For now, though, let’s look at the basic set of available configurable options.