How to Set Up An Appointment Booking Calendar With WordPress

Need to set up an appointment booking calendar for your WordPress site? Most of our themes are built for businesses, so we know how important a reliable scheduling system is.

In this post, I’ll take you through how to set up an appointment booking calendar using the free version of a plugin called BirchPress. Then, at the end, I’ll offer up a few other plugins that might be a better choice depending on your exact situation.

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Elementor Review – A Powerful Page Builder That You Can Use For Free

If there’s one thing WordPress users love, it’s drag and drop page builders. And when it comes to page builders, Elementor is one of my favorites.

Though Elementor is a relative newcomer to the page builder scene, it’s quickly become a popular option thanks to its smooth front-end builder interface and detailed styling options.

In this Elementor review, I’ll take you in-depth and hands-on with everything this plugin has to offer. For the purposes of the review, I’ll be using the free version of the plugin, but I’ll also hit you with some of the reasons you should consider upgrading to the Pro version.

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How to Update Bundled Plugins that come with ThemeForest WordPress Themes

If you’ve purchased a WordPress theme from one of the big marketplaces like ThemeForest in the past few years there’s a good chance the theme came with extended licenses for one or more of the really popular Commercial WordPress plugins that are not available for download directly from the WordPress.org plugin repository. This includes popular plugins like Visual Composer, Layer Slider and Slider Revolution (and many more commercial plugins typically sold via CodeCanyon.

Most ThemeForest theme authors will typically use the TGM plugin activation class (TGMPA class) to make it reasonably straightforward to install these plugins upon first use. The TGMPA class also makes it straightforward for theme authors to provide plugin updates via their theme updates.

Yet despite this, thousands of WordPress websites are not running the latest versions of commercial plugins bundled via ThemeForest themes. This is a pretty big problem as all it takes is one major security vulnerability in one of these plugins (like that which happened with Slider Revolution a couple of years ago) and we immediately have thousands of exposed WordPress websites that can’t be easily fixed.

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