Cab Grid Pro version 5 is out!
List of key new features in version 5.0 of the Cab Grid Pro taxi price calculator plugin for WordPress websites.
– Individual discounts can be applied to WordPress user accounts.
– Customer advised of booking availability.
– Grant access to Cab Grid Pro admin for other roles and users.
– Multiple discount codes.
– Date picker for blocked out dates.
The logo field in options allows a company logo to be specified. This is to be used in default/generic emails and other places across the system – such as the airport greeting card.
The Booking Reference Seed option allows you to define or adjust the booking reference assigned when a booking is requested.
Whilst CabGrid cannot currently automatically update the price based on booking form input, we have some recommendations for drawing your customer’s attention to the price variation buttons…
The Booking Management add-on cannot automatically accept or confirm bookings. However, it is possible to give this illusion to your customer by re-wording the email and messages shown during the booking process…
How to add a logo or image to notification emails sent from CabGrid Pro or the CabGrid Booking Management add-on
CabGrid features to help with accounting, bookkeeping and invoicing customers.
Problem: when trying to summit a booking, the message “Mandatory information missing or invalid. Invalid fields have been highlighted.” always appears, even when all required fields are completed.
CabGrid Pro version 5.8.14 includes a new set of built-in styles. Selecting these styles means custom CSS for these styles need not be entered in the custom CSS box. To use these styles, select ‘Alternative Styles v5’ under BASE STYLES in the OPTIONS tab of the CabGrid Pro WordPress admin panel.
The CabGrid Stripe Integration add-on adds Stripe payment processing to the CabGrid price calculator and booking plugin. If not properly configured the Stripe add-on may not function as expected. Here are some things to check if the Stripe payment option is not offered at the end of the booking process…
In certain circumstances the CabGrid Pro can fail to load required files after an update. This can result in the taxi calculator losing its layout and styling. This article provides details on how to reset and re-initialise CabGrid Pro.
This article and accompanying video tutorial describe mechanisms for offering customers a cash payment option in CabGrid.
CabGrid Pro version 5.8 introduces new one-way return switching, greater control of price table layouts, more informative labels for full addresses on booking forms, and more improvements.
CSS code snippets for Cab Grid Pro version 5 and above that change the appearance of the one-way/return button icon shown in the plugin calculator interface. These snippets can be added to the Custom CSS box under the OPTIONS tab in the Cab Grid Pro WordPress admin page.
Use this utility to create your own styles for Cab Grid Pro…
CabGrid Pro version 5.7 introduces options to set number inputs via drop-down menus, adds validation to price formula fields, and provides a more secure rewritten link system.
The Cab Grid Driver Add-on plugin allows drivers to be added and managed through the WordPress admin interface. Drivers can be assigned to taxi bookings and sent notifications by email or SMS text message. Customers can also be notified when a driver is assigned to their booking.
How to disable the floating price banner displayed in the footer using CSS
Cab Grid is already built for speed, but site owners may still want to optimise their sites using a cache plugin. Often, these plugins change or minify code, and alter the order in which resources are loaded. Because of this, we recommend these plugins are configured to avoid interfering with Cab Grid.
What happens when a customer is looking for a journey to or from a place that isn’t listed in the AREAS tab? New features in Cab Grid Pro open scope for new techniques to handle these journeys by providing a streamlined process to request a custom quotation…
Ever needed to hide or show booking form fields based on the destination or passenger numbers selected by your customer? In Cab Grid Pro v5.5 dynamic CSS classes are added to the main Cab Grid element allowing subsequent manipulation of content through CSS.
CabGrid now includes dedicated Gutenberg editor blocks that allow the basic taxi price calculator, the CabGrid Pro calculator and booking form, and the CabGrid Pro Price Table to be positioned as block items within any WordPress post or page.
Whilst NOT RECOMMENDED, it is possible to disable Cab Grid’s built-in booking form fields. This article describes how to use advanced settings (Defaults add-on or _settings.php) and CSS to hide built-in fields that are mandatory by default.