Upcoming Deprecation of TLS 1.1 and 1.0

by Stephanie Brachat

On June 29, Checkfront will end support for TLS 1.1 and 1.0 encryption, and begin requiring TLS 1.2 for secure connection to both our back-end app, and booking pages.

All the Checkfront Features You Might Have Missed

by Stephanie Brachat

For the Checkfront Product Team, the first quarter of a new year brings a buzz of excitement and pressure. For the majority of our clients in North America and Europe, 2017 kicks into high gear in the May timeframe; meaning business processes, go-to-market strategies, and staff training are all being finalised over the next few…

New in Checkfront: Built-In Digital Waivers

by Stephanie Brachat

Last fall, while chatting with some of our clients about their 2015 season, one question kept popping up: “Can you recommend a better solution for waivers?” The question was interesting. We had multiple third-party options already integrated with Checkfront, all fairly similar, and some of these businesses had tried them all. So where were they…

Changes to Our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

by Stephanie Brachat

We’ve made a lot of changes to Checkfront since we last updated our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy in 2012. Today, we’re letting you know about some updates to these policies. The updates will be effective April 25, 2016.

Important Changes to E-mail Delivery

by Stephanie Brachat

Soon we’ll be making some changes to how our email notifications are delivered. Currently all of our email is handled by Mandrill, a product of Mailchimp. Unfortunately Mandrill is being shut down this month. As a result, we need to make some modifications to ensure maximum deliverability of your booking receipts, scheduled reminders and payment…

Connecting Slack to Checkfront

by Stephanie Brachat

Hey Slack fans, guess what? Checkfront now has an add-on to send booking notifications and staff notes to your to your Slack team. As an organization that relies on Slack ourselves, we know just how great it can be for team communication, so we’re very excited to make this available to you.

See You in Austin – The World’s Largest Gathering of Challenge Course Professionals

by Stephanie Brachat

In 23 days, Checkfront will be returning to the annual conference for the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) near Austin, Texas. This year the ACCT conference moves to the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa in Lost Pines, Texas from January 27-31. We’re excited to meet adventure park/zip line operators and reconnect with many of you…

Gift Certificates: Ready, Set, Sell!

by Stephanie Brachat

Checkfront’s gift certificate add-on enables you to offer your customers redeemable gift certificates that can be applied towards the value of a future booking with your business.

Introducing Our New Item Builder

by Stephanie Brachat

Lately, we’ve been looking at our item and pricing setup; talking with existing customers and reviewing the first interactions they have with this part of Checkfront. With our latest release, version 3.6, we’re pleased to introduce our new item builder.

Checkfront’s New Android App is Out!

by Stephanie Brachat

Following on the heels of the Checkfront mobile app we released for iOS in August, we’re now pleased to offer the matching update for Android.  This new version reveals a major update to improve usability, reflect current branding and provide a new framework for feature additions to come. For anyone who hasn’t tried our mobile app, here’s an idea of what…