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.
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.
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.
How to disable the floating price banner displayed in the footer using CSS
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.
Cab Grid Stripe Integration version 3.0 has been released.
This update provides integration with Stripe’s newest API (as of May 2019) and provides compatibility with Strong Customer Authentication. Crucially, however, it changes the way the main checkout process works. This article discusses the changes between version 2 and version 3…
Force mobile devices to use the searchable destination select box offered with the Cab Grid Pro desktop experience…
Populate the destination list based on the selected pick-up location…
Cab Grid Pro v5.2 now supports the option to disable destinations where no price has been configured. Customers select a pick-up location (origin) and the destination list will adjust dynamically to only show journeys that have a price set.
Need to offer customers direct access to popular routes or journeys? Build a custom link that pre-populates the Cab Grid Pro price calculator…
Tool-tips can be enabled to provide customers with further assistance when calculating a journey price and completing the booking form…
Personalise the Cab Grid experience for registered users by pre-populating their primary address and offering a discount unique to them….
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 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.
CabGrid Pro version 5.0 provides the ability to select 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.