The Reservit Hotel plugin is an interactive tool to install on the pages of an hotel website. This plugin provides real-time information on the best available price of a hotel, with a comparison of rates compared to the distributor sites where the hotel is present (booking, expedia, HRS …)
The widget is a floating button highlighting the best rate guaranteed, prompting the user to book.
The main features of the widget:
* The dynamic rates widget allows to display in the hotelier’s website a search form, as well as the best price of the hotel and its included service for the period and occupation filled.
* When the widget is set to raise the best OTA rate, the best rate of a given distributor provided, and displayed only if it is higher than the hotel rate.
* Settings interface available in French and English
* The plungin allows to place the widget in any widget area of your site because the positioning of the elements is fixed above the rest of the content of the site
* Items can retain the default properties of your theme
* Button that can be set in font size and font color, background color, font-weight, border radius, border color and thickness, hover
* Button text configurable in 6 languages (FR, EN, IT, ES, PT, DE)
* Dynamic display of the button text in the user\’s language (default is English if the visitor\’s language is not one of the programmed languages)
* Ability to display or not an icon on the button
* Window allowing the visitor to choose the parameters dates, number of adults, number of children
* Responsive window on mobile with change of orientation management
* The window is displayed in one of the 6 programmed languages(default is English if the visitor\’s language is not one of the programmed languages)
* Setting the appearance of the window close button
* Ability to display the price of a partner site in the window only if this one is higher than your\’s
To work fully, the plugin requires your Reservit Identifiants.
That means that you are a registred Resevit Customer using Reservit accomodation services.
Reservit services increase your bookings by an average of 30%.
Have a look on the Reservit website for all Reservit services and more precisely on the accomodation services
For former Reservit Hotel plugin users (before V1.2)
Sorry, it will be a little beat painfull
Fist option (you can access to your domain):
1. Manually rename the ‘/wp-content/plugins/reservit_hotel’ directory into ‘/wp-content/plugins/reservit-hotel’
2. Connect to the admin of your wordpress website with wp-admin
3. In the extensions panel, activate again the Reservit Hotel plugin
4. Doing this you will keep the Reservit Hotel plugin options
5. Now update with the new version
6. Set the new Reservit Hotel plugin options in each tab of the Reservit Hotel menu
7. If the widget doesn’t appear on your website, go to the admin menu appearance>widgets tab and slide the ‘Reservit Hotel’ widget into any widget zone available in your theme : footer widget zone is a good choise. Any way, the display position of the widget elements is automatic
Second option (you can not access to your domain):
1. Uninstall the Reservit Hotel plugin in the the extensions panel of your admin
2. Doing this you will clean the reservit plugin options and you will have to set them again later
3. Now install the new version as describe into the ‘For new users’ section
For new users (from V1.2):
1. Upload reservit-hotel plugin files to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/reservit-hotel’ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
3. A Reservit Hotel menu will appear in the admin menu side bar
4. Go to the admin menu appearance>widgets tab and slide the ‘Reservit Hotel’ widget into any widget zone available in your theme : footer widget zone is a good choise. Any way, the display position of the widget elements is automatic
5. Use the Settings->Plugin Name screen to configure the plugin
6. Set the Reservit Hotel plugin options in each tab of the Reservit Hotel menu
7. That’s it!
Contributors & Developers
“Reservit Hotel” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
- Use of a cookie instead of session variable
- Correction of styles and script enqueuing to early
- Compatibility fixed with php versions before 5.5
- Translation update
- Language detection improvement
- Compatibility fixed with php versions before 5.5
- Bug on CSS page Fixed by using the latest version of the colorpicker
- French and English translation of settings interface
- Alpha channel added for transparency in colorpicker
- Major changes in CSS setting options
- Optimisation of language selection
- Size and position of pop-up window and button are now automatic
- On wide enought screen, the pop-up window is shown at the initialization instead of the button
- Use of session variable to display the button instead of the pop-up window if the user has already closed the pop-up window one time in the session
- Minor changes in JS
- Custom CSS issue fixed
- Validation and sanitization of options fields and $_POST
- Output escaped for security
- Display of the button after complete loading of the page to avoid the appearance of the button in its widget zone
- Minor bug correction
- Cleaning options when uninstalling the plugin