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Locate: Manage > Integrations > Website Integration > WordPress
- 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!
- The WordPress feature is available to both those using items (Inventory > Items), a key feature of our classic version of Checkfront, and those using products (Inventory > Products), a key feature of our newest version of Checkfront.
New to Checkfront - Products ✨
Products (Inventory > Products) is the successor feature to (Inventory > Items) and is available in our newest version of Checkfront.
Not yet on our newest version and interested in upgrading? Please get in touch with our Technical Support team for more information.
Discover more product-related help articles here: Products (New).
In this article, we explain how to access the shortcode generator from either WordPress or Checkfront.
Please read the full series of articles, accessed at the side and bottom of this page, to learn more about the full capability of the WordPress plugin.
Launching the shortcode generatorBack to top
The next step is to generate the shortcode so that you can embed the Checkfront booking portal into a page within your website.
If you are still on the Setup screen, then look for the next white box labelled Use. Click on the Launch Shortcode Generator button.
Alternatively, you can access the same Shortcode Generator through your Checkfront backend.
To do this, go to Website Integration (Manage > Integrations > Website Integration) and click on the WordPress tile to access the code generator.
You notice at the bottom of the page, just above the Generate Code button, there’s a link to Show more options. These are slightly more advanced features and we look at those in a subsequent article in this series.
For now, though, let’s take a look at the basic set of configurable options available.