Checkfront Accepted into Google Cloud Accelerator

by Jason Morehouse

Today, we’re happy to announce a collaboration with Google Cloud Platform that will combine the power of Google’s infrastructure with Checkfront. Google Cloud is used by great companies such as Shopify, Snapchat, Wix and FullStory. Under the program, Google has generously contributed $100,000 to help grow our infrastructure so that we can continue to scale…

Checkfront Infrastructure Upgrade

by Jason Morehouse

We are happy to announce that as of January 1, 2016, we’ve transitioned all of our customers to a new hosting provider on the Google Cloud network. Although initially planned for the second quarter of the year, we expedited this migration due to a denial of service attack that started at our upstream provider after…

How We Manage Feature Requests

by Jason Morehouse

In the last twelve months our amazing support team has responded to 48,473 support requests. Along with configuration help and general Q&A, we receive a lot of feature requests. So how does the Checkfront team manage all of these?

New Network Status Page

by Jason Morehouse

Today we are happy to announce the launch of our new network status page, which helps our clients track our network status worldwide, including server health and software updates. You can find the system status page at status.checkfront.net To deliver maximum reliability and performance, Checkfront operates on a distributed network with data centers in five…

Checkfront Raises $1 Million in Funding

by Jason Morehouse

Today I’m happy to announce that we’ve closed our first round of funding, raising 1 million (CAD) in investment from a group of local entrepreneurs and angel investors. Grant Jurgeneit and I started Checkfront back in 2010. We had a simple idea to provide a modern option for businesses to accept bookings online and manage…

Checkfront v3.2 – Fast and Friendly

by Jason Morehouse

We’re happy to announce the release of Checkfront v3.2. This update focuses on the overall responsiveness of the app. While we’ve always tried to make sure that Checkfront’s administrative interface is clean and simple to use on a desktop browser, smaller screens sometimes have trouble resizing and properly displaying a website. Mobile browsing on phones…

Electronic Document Signatures with RightSignature

by Jason Morehouse

We’re happy to announce our latest integration with RightSignature. RightSignature is a fast and convenient way to to get documents signed without waiting on paperwork. Customers have several options when signing a document including signing directly on their smart phone. Our RightSignature add-on allows you to present a digital copy of your terms of service,…

Payments with Authortize.Net CIM

by Jason Morehouse

We’re happy to announce support for Authorize.Net CIM (Customer Information Manager). Authorize.Net is a popular payment processor for credit card payments. CIM allows you to rebill a customer without the need to re-enter the credit card. This means you can add items post-booking and charge the customer as needed. CIM works by tokenizing the customer’s…

Checkfront Merchants Surpass $100 Million in Online Bookings

by Jason Morehouse

We’re happy to announce that Checkfront has reached a significant milestone, processing over $100 million (USD) in online bookings since we launched the platform three years ago. Beyond patting ourselves on the backs, this is a great occasion to celebrate our customers’ success. It’s a pleasure to work with so many amazing entrepreneurs from around…

Payment Processing with WePay

by Jason Morehouse

April 15th 2015: Please note we longer support this integration due to restrictions from WePay. Customers are encouraged to use Stripe as an alternative. WePay is a popular payment processor currently available to US Merchants. It allows you to offer your customers the ability to to pay in part or in full at the time…