Personalise the Cab Grid experience for registered users by pre-populating their primary address and offering a discount unique to them….
Cab Grid sends notifications to both customers and administrators via email (and text). Use Send Grid and WP Mail SMTP to improve email deliverability. This article discusses steps to configure.
Cab Grid Pro version 5 allows a dedicated discount formula to be defined for individual users logged in to your website. When a logged-in user calculates a journey fare price, their dedicated discount is automatically applied.
Discount formulas are defined in the user’s profile page. This article describes how to set up dedicated user discounts.
Cab Grid Pro version 5.1 introduces the ability to offer a “Join our mailing list” checkbox on the taxi booking form. When checked, a customer’s name and email are added to the designated list.
MailPoet is a free WordPress plugin that provides mailing list management and scheduling from within the WordPress admin.
The currency symbol is set under the OPTIONS tab in Cab Grid. It is displayed along side any price that is calculated. The currency symbol field can accept individual symbols or HTML codes.
The new version of Cab Grid Pro automatically applies a drop shadow to the taxi price calculator box. This can be disabled by adding a simple line of CSS code to the STYLING CSS box under the OPTIONS tab on the Cab Grid Pro WordPress admin page:
When Cab Grid’s own logic does not meet requirements a special (hidden) feature allows the order of places in origin or destination drop-down lists, and the priority of vehicles to be defined.
Cab Grid Pro v5 provides a template that allows the taxi price calculator or taxi price table to be embedded in another website or application such as Facebook. This article describes the steps to generate the Cab Grid Pro embed page.
Cab Grid Pro 5 introduces the ability to combine calculation modes. This is useful where the choice of vehicle should be offered (rather than determined by the system).
Modes are combined by adding comma-separated values to the layout attribute of the Cab Grid Pro shortcode as follows. At this time, the only possible combinations are Vehicle and Time layout, and Vehicle and Ticket layout.
Location and price data can be imported to Cab Grid Pro from an external source (CSV file). This can be especially useful if there are large number of places and prices.
The cabGridProTable shortcode displays a price table as opposed to the regular CabGrid Pro price calculator. Prices and table attributes can be controlled through attributes defined as part of the shortcode (or in the Gutenburg block). These include captions, vehicles, groups, links, destinations and more.
Cab Grid Pro version 5.0 provides the ability to set the main stylesheet loaded with the front-end calculator plugin. There are a variety of pre-defined style-sheets available that provide a starting point for any custom CSS.
In some circumstances, email messages sent from Cab Grid (WordPress) can not get through. There are a number of reasons for this. This article attempts to address some common email deliverability issues.
This article examines Gutenberg’s impact on the Cab Grid price calculator plugin for WordPress. At this time, it appears that Cab Grid functionality remains unaffected…
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.
Prices calculated by Cab Grid Pro can be discounted (or modified) by providing promotional coupon or discount codes, or by implementing price variation formulas. This article lists the various methods available (or coming soon).
How to manipulate the online payment amount to serve either as a deposit (part) payment (pending confirmation), or to add a surcharge (card handling fee), and how the Booking Management add-on processes subsequent post-booking payments.
How to manipulate date and time formatting displayed to the customer on the Cab Grid Pro taxi booking form.
Let’s consider a business that offers multiple passenger transportation models – Airport Transfers, City Tours, Chauffeur Service and Taxi. We illustrate how these models can be implemented on a single page with Cab Grid Pro.
Version 2.0 of the Stripe Add-on allows customers to make payments using various funding sources in addition to credit cards or debit cards. These include iDEAL, Sofort & Giropay, popular in some European countries. These are known as ‘sources’ by Stripe.