Recording Studio (Example with different rates, Resources, Persons and Product Add-ons)

Scenario ↑ Back to top

Alexi has a recording studio and needs a website where people can book his two rooms.

  • He is open from 9:00 to 13:00 and 17:00 to 23:00, Monday to Saturday
  • He is closed on public holidays and Sundays
  • He wants to rent rooms for a minimum of 1 hour and a maximum of 3 hours per booking
  • He wants the price to be $7.00/hour but from 18:00 the rate must be $3.00/hr higher
  • His rooms are not huge, so the maximum capacity is 5 people per room
  • Room #2 is not available on Saturday because he and his friends use it
  • He can rent instruments, speakers and cables (Optional: WooCommerce Product Add-ons is used for this)

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Setup and Configuration ↑ Back to top

These instructions assume you have already set up a bookable product for Recording Studio, according to steps outlined at Create a Bookable Product.

  1. Go to WooCommerce > Products and select the bookable product for your recording studio.
  2. Tick the box for Has Resources. A Resources tab opens in the left-hand menu.
  3. Select Add/link Resource to add two rooms as resources.
  4. Name your resource (e.g., Room 1 or Studio 1) when the window opens, and select OK.
  5. Repeat steps #3 and #4 to add another resource (e.g., Room 2 or Studio 2).
  6. Select Manage Resources. A new browser tab opens and shows you the Bookable Resources you created.
  7. Select Room 1 or hover over Room 1 and select Edit. Configure the room as shown. Update to save.
    Select Room 2 or hover over Room 2 and select Edit > Add Range. Configure the room as shown so it cannot be booked on Saturday. Update to save.
  8. Set the global availability for Sundays and public holidays in Bookings > Settings > Store Availability. They are closed those days, so rooms are not available. Save Changes.

  1. Return to the Recording Studio bookable product, and go to Product Data. Configure the General, Resources, Availability and Costs tabs as shown.

  2. Use WooCommerce Product Add-Ons if you wish to add options. Note the tab Add-ons. In this scenario, two options are configured:
  3. Update to save.

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