Recent Checkfront Updates

There are often several small platform releases a month. Our updates generally cause little or no service interruption.

Please note the version number in your account (found under Manage / System). At times some nodes may be on different version of the platform.

If you have a idea on how to improve Checkfront, some way we can make your life easier, dazzle your customers or other suggestion please see how to make a feature request. For issue reports please file a support ticket so we can track it in your account.


  • Timeslot Items!

    If you offer a scheduled tour or have products with specific start and end times, timeslots are for you. Ideal for booking tours and appointment blocks. Full details: Item Events can be used to price/disable timeslots individually.

  • We've Gone Sub-hourly!

    Improving upon our support for businesses who book in intervals of less than a day, now you can set availability in time increments of your choosing; hourly, or every 15/20/30 minutes.The Inventory Calendar has been updated to allow stock changes to subhourly and timeslot items.


  • Streamlined Item Pricing & Availability Setup

    We’ve redesigned our item setup process with a new layout that walks you through every step. No more flipping back and forth with Item Events or support docs; everything you need is right in our new Item Builder.

  • More Languages...

    We’ve added support for Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Dari, Farsi, Greek, Korean, Pashto, Romanian, and Tajik so booking pages can now be fully localized into these languages.

  • ...and More Currencies!

    Afghan Afghani, Zambian Kwacha, Belarusian Ruble, Bulgarian Lev, Croatian Kuna, Iranian Rial, and Tajikistani Somoni join our long list of more than 60+ currencies.

  • Taxes & Fees: Now Easier to Configure

    Now whenever you add a new tax/fee in Checkfront, instead of adding it to all existing items, you'll be able to choose specifically which ones it applies to from within the tax setup screen.

  • Ability to edit POS transactions and refunds.
  • Fixed an issue with the Droplet font colour affecting the Booking Form.
  • Fixed an issue with Card types not showing up on repeat transactions.


  • Item Maps

    Items can now have a location configured, which will show a Google Map during booking, and (optionally) on invoices.

  • Added PayUMoney Indian payment gateway
  • Added Booking Item Parameter information to Sales Report
  • Added Angolan Kwanza currency
  • API: Added 'last_modified' date filter to /booking/
  • Added Vend Retail POS support (beta)


  • Packages can now be applied when editing bookings
  • Improved support for locale-specific Date/Time formats
  • Items can now have a Maintenance Time, reserving that duration between bookings
  • Droplet integrations now support customer languages from url parameters.

    'lang_id' will use the first enabled customer language that matches that language.'locale_id' will pick the exact customer language.

  • Added Package Display Price for Item Package Parents
  • Added Fijian Dollar
  • Fixed rare cases where scheduled notifications were not being sent
  • Improved Staff Calendar displays with many bookings, and on Mobile


  • Customer Accounts

    Customer portal which holds past bookings/invoices, account information, and autofill information. Customers can be permitted to modify their bookings in advance.

  • Multi language

    Ability to translate any client copy that can be found on /reserve. Items, categories, fields, invoices, statuses, notifications, booking parameters...Integration with regular Checkfront translatable copy, such as dates and headingsA bulk translation editor, to facilitate faster editing.Translation buttons on appropriate pages, so clients can do one-off adjustments.A supported language report, to select which languages and locales to support.A language selection button on /reserve, which is used by customers to instantly flip between languages.A language selector in the customer account's info page, so customers will automatically get their preferred language every time they log in.

  • Google Apps Authentication

    Updated and re-added the ability to use Google Apps for login authorization.

  • Check-in / Check-out added to daily summary
  • New currencies: Vanuatu Vatu, Hungarian Forint
  • Multiple Categories filter added to several reports
  • New Payment Gateway: PesaPal
  • Legacy Navigation Bar

    The Legacy Navigation Bar will be deprecated as of September/October 2015

  • Added Item Inventory Threshold Notifications
  • New Account Permissions

    Added permissions for Partner Accounts to process paymentsAdded option to add permissions that restrict Account bookings by category.Enable it at Manage > Layout > Page

  • Fixed UI issues with Staff adding/swiping POS Payments
  • Improvements to Commission Report and Partner Dashboard
  • Fixed an issue with aliased items showing available when the quantity was less than its minimum rule.
  • Fixed an issue with merging certain customer records.
  • Coinbase Oauth2 Tokens

    Coinbase payment gateway now correctly refreshes OAuth2 tokens


  • New navigation bar design (beta)

    We're trying out a new navbar design better suited to use on mobile devices. On existing accounts, this is disabled by default, but can be enabled under: Manage > Setup > Configuration Billing, profile, and support links are now available in the user drop menu beside the search field.

  • New add-on: MyAllocator (beta)

    MyAllocator is an accommodations channel manager allowing you to synchronize your availability to dozens of channels automatically.

  • Two-Factor User Authentication

    You can now increase your login security with two-factor authentication.

  • Increased functionality of cashout report

    The cashout report has some new tables which will reflect more details on transactions for day-to-day operations

  • New 'Sales' report

    The sales report contains a great deal of information useful to running your business, and has a variety of different data views and filtering options to keep track of details.

  • Customer phone number validation

    The customer_phone input field includes a widget for processing input of localized phone number formats.

  • Improved stock level API endpoint
  • API accepts JSON data in POST requests

    For requests submitting JSON data in a POST body, setting your Content-Type request header to 'application/json' will trigger parsing the input as JSON.

  • Partner attribution can be assigned on the invoice page


  • New 'Hero' booking page layout

    A new layout is available to use on your hosted booking page. See:

  • New payment gateway: PSiGate (CA/US)
  • New payment gateway: PayU South Africa
  • New payment gateway: PesoPay (PH)
  • New payment gateway: SiamPay (TH)
  • Improved handling of package attachments

    Packages can now attach product groups, set custom pricing, and remap input parameters from the parent item.

  • 'AsiaPay' payment gateway renamed to 'PayDollar'
  • Improved product group support
  • New POS payment types added
  • Deprecated payment gateways: eWay (legacy), PayToStay
  • Default statuses of new bookings for staff and customers can be configured
  • Fixed character encodings for region names in Brazil, Finland, and Poland
  • Required package attachments affect item availability display
  • Fixed Passbook errors on iPhones
  • Fixed currency input in regions with multiple decimal formats
  • Partner accounts can be removed from bookings


  • New add-on: Nutshell CRM
  • Add Korean Won (currency)
  • Add Mauritian Rupee (currency)
  • Option to disable the hosted booking page
  • Search box is no longer case sensitive
  • Per-item booking form fields
  • Customer ID added to transaction report
  • Tracking categories added to Xero
  • Partner bookings can now be created by staff
  • Product Groups - Parent / Child items are now adjustable within item setup
  • Booking Report - Qty Column - Total calculation fix
  • If event price is the same as a base price then the event name is not used
  • Colour logos no longer being printed in black and white if 'Print in color' is selected
  • Corrected issue with the mobile view of an item summary
  • Partner payout list no longer displaying archived items
  • Fixed an issue with Category visibility on the booking pages


  • Notifications by Item

    Item notifications can now be configured on a per item basis. This means you can trigger a specific email to be sent based on the item booked. This includes scheduled notifications.

  • Thumbnail cropping selector for item images

    You can now select how you want the image to be resized for display.

  • New payment gateway: Credomatic Paycom

    Credomatic is a popular payment gateway in South America.

  • New payment gateway: Coinbase Bitcoin Payment Processor

    Bitcoin can now be accepted as an additional payment option for customer bookings. This can be configured under Manage / E Commerce in your account (requires a Coinbase account).

  • New payment gateway: (Mexico)

    Conekta is a great option for online payments in Mexico. See:

  • New add-on: Facebook Ads

    Facebook Ads allows you to track conversions coming from facebook adevertising campaigns and retargetting. See:

  • New add-on: Quickbooks Online

    With this add-on, you can now automatically send your booking invoices and customers to Quickbooks Online.

  • Conditional booking form fields
  • Configurable sort order for invoice line items
  • Batch printing now keeps the specified sort order
  • Ability to edit customer profile region/country
  • List and filter customer records via the API
  • Updates to available locales

    We've made more countries and currency types available for your company setup

  • Admin staff can reset check-ins after a check-out


  • New Partner Accounts

    You can now add unlimited partner accounts to track affiliate and agency accounts. See:

  • New payment gateway: SecurePay (Australia)

    SecurePay is a new payment gateway available to Australian customers (via Australia Post).

  • Locale updates

    - Added currency support for: Bulgarian Leva, & Kenya & Tanzania shilling. - Improved support for zero-decimal currencies.

  • SKU as an exportable column in Booking / Index report

    Item SKU is now available to export or view in the Booking Index report. Multiple SKU's will be separated by commas.

  • New e-mail variables for notifications.

    Two new variables have been added to create custom notifications: {$BOOKING_RATES} - reflects the pricing at rate summary for the items booked. {$BOOKING_EXTRA_DETAILS} - Supplies the details provided in the item setup page under "Extra Details".

  • Additional card swiper manufacturers added to POS payments.

    If you had any issues with our new credit card swipers, this release adds support for additional devices. See:

  • Overall performance improvements.

    We've made some overall performance improvements to the backend of the app. The booking admin and customer booking page should feel more responsive, especially for larger inventories.

  • New customer profile enhancements.

    You can now edit customer details in the customer center. You can also merge in duplicate customer records.



  • UI updates to be more responsive on smaller screens

    We have improved how the backend app performs and renders on mobile devices and smaller screens. See here for the full release announcement:

  • New payment gateway: ThaiePay (Thailand)
  • Tripadvisor Review Express support

    Added support for Trip Advisor Review Express. Requires use of our TripConnect add-on :

  • Live Support (Chat) added to the support center.

    We're happy to now be able offer live chat in our support center. You can find this in our account under Account / Support, or by clicking on the Checkfront icon on the upper right of your account. Please note live chat is only available during our normal business hours.

  • Fixed issue with Apple Passport not being downloaded on some devices.
  • Zoho CRM Add-on update

    Fixed issues with events not being added to contacts.

  • Google Universal Tracking update

    We have made some changes to how cross domain tracking works in universal analytics for google.


  • New payment gateway: Moneris (CA)

    Moneris is a popular payment system and POS in Canada.

  • New payment gateway: Braintree (US/CA)

    Braintree is a good option for merchants in the US.

  • New default payment gateway: Stripe

    Stripe is now or default payment gateway in applicable countries. See:

  • Add Kuwaiti dinar (currency)
  • Added support for per item deposit amounts
  • New options for POS transaction types when applying a manual payment
  • Fixed issue when exporting notifications
  • Increase booking parameter label length to 30 characters
  • Updates to hourly bookings
  • Show discount codes on export of daily summary
  • Updates for discounts that were impacting availability
  • Add support for Universal tracking to Google Analytics

    We now support Universal tracking Google Analytics. See:


  • Added Global Gateway E4 support to AuthNet legacy mode.
  • Update to category filtering on booking page.

    There was an issue with the category dropdown when supplying a category filter by url or the booking widgets (eg category_id=1,2)

  • Update to revenue report.

    An update to our backend database changed the logic on a call specific to the review report causing some report inconsistencies specific to the revenue report.

  • Updated display issues on booking dashboard for checkout / departure dates.
  • Update to tax by region / country logic

    When calculating taxes based on customer location the logic now uses the detected location instead of just when the user changes their country.

  • Update to XPF (CFP Franc) currency display.


  • Add option to print invoices in color

    You can have booking status print in color for pdf exports by checking "print in color" under Manage / Layout / Invoice.

  • Ability to edit booking notes via mobile.

    Hover events are not triggered on mobile devices so this option was hidden. It's now visible on by default on mobile devices.


  • Batch printing and improved status updates.

    Several of the reports including the booking index and daily list include an improved bulk status update. This provides an extra confirmation when bulk updating bookings, as well as the ability to batch print, and add notes in bulk.

  • Better language and translation support.

    We've improved the way translations are managed on the system. You now have the option of using a community translated language pack, or a siloed version edited and maintained per account. Error messages including those triggered on the booking screen can now be translated.

  • New cash-out report

    A cash-out report has been added to show daily reconciliation of payments and bookings.

  • New bookings by item report.

    A new report has been added that shows bookings broken out by item.

  • Developer Updates

    We've made significant updates to the developer tools. These are now available under Manage / Developer. Included is a new developer console for testing API calls and new token pair authentication that doesn't require oauth2.

  • Performance improvements for large inventories.

    We've refactored some of the back-end to improve rendering and loading of large inventories.

  • Responsive booking pages

    The booking pages and plugins now include a more responsive layout that works better on varying size browsers and devices. As the size of the screen is change the layout is updated to render the best possible view. Please note this also depreciates the layout=mobile option previously passed to the booking page.

  • UI enhancements

    We've updated the core UI to be more intuitive and perform better in different viewing modes. Please note the booking map has been moved under customers, and several of the account related areas have been moved under a new Account menu.

  • Booklet View

    A new "Booklet view" has been added to reports containing bookings. This provides a handy way to quickly scan through a sub-set of bookings that doesn't require drilling into each booking one by one. The Booklet view when available is located beside the export button in a report.

  • Keyboard navigation added to calendars

    Keyboard navigation has been added to the Monthly, Inventory and Customer calendars. Using the left and right arrows on your keyboard will advance or move back in these views. Note this also works in the new Booklet view.

  • Bookings are no longer archived

    Previous to v3.0 bookings would be archived 60 days after they completed for performance reasons. This would also remove historical data from your booking calendar after this period. This is no longer the case.

  • Added full booking view to monthly calendar

    Previous to this release the monthly calendar would only show a total per day of the number of bookings. You now have the option of rendering a complete view of bookings with the monthly calendar as the week and day views do. This is configurable in the Settings menu while viewing the calendar.

  • iCal feed length configurable

    The length of the iCal feed was previously set to 6 months. This is now configurable when creating an iCal feed (up to 18 months).

  • Added ability to trigger notifications based on created date

    You can now configure email notifications to trigger based on the created date. For instance send a notification 1 day after the booking has been created.

  • Purging test data #7251035665789

    Purging data (under Manage / System / Database) also purges customer records when requested Fix

  • Post booking flat fee tax updates #7609852790913

    Updates to modifying a booking with multiple items and flat fee based taxes.

  • Booking Form Updates and Fixes #3874503307612

    Adding and removing custom booking fields would sometimes result in fields being reset when mixing different staff and customer views.

  • Locale updates and fixes #8023960301139

    Fixed issue with Japanese currency formatting, added several new locales and languages.

  • Item aliasing #5848546407537

    There have been several updates and fixes for item aliasing. Item aliasing ties the availability and stock from one item to another in your inventory. This update fixes manual updates in the inventory calendar not reflecting the aliased item.

  • Account related maintenance fixes.

    Some per-system fixes and updates have been included in this release that don't impact all accounts. You should receive a notification from support if you had a pending case related to this update.

  • Drag and dropping packages #6350588821355

    Fix to re-ordering packages in the item editor.

  • Item names not displayed in Calendar / Inventory / XLS export #8202877533488

    Fixes issue with item names when exporting in MS Excel on the Inventory Calendar.

  • Residential tax support #8023960301139

    Updates to better identify and set residential taxes (based on customer country and or region).


  • UI tweaks to booking plugin(s)

    - Extra white space at the bottom of an embedded booking portal has been removed. - Retina icons added. - Works better on dark background colors.

  • Check-in check-out icons have been updated.

    The check-in and check-out icons have been updated to be consistant with the mobile app. A checkmark is displayed on bookings that have been checked-in, and an arrow on bookings that have been checked-out.

  • Invoices sub-totals no longer show taxes if the amount is 0.00
  • Resolved issue with number of days showing on some bookings, when it shouldn't.


  • New add-on: CIM

    Authorize.Net CIM (Customer Information Manager) allows you to rebill a customer without the need to re-enter the credit card. See: for more information.

  • New droplet generator

    We have updated the Droplet, Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal booking page generator to support more options when creating a booking page on your website.


  • New payment gateway (Denmark): Quickpay

    Quickpay is a new integrated payment gateway the processes payments in Danish Krone and Euro. See:

  • New Add-on: TripConnect by Trip Advisor

    TripConnect is a new service from Trip Advisor that allows you to include real-time availability, pricing and bookings as part of your Trip Advisor listing (accommodation only). See:

  • Fixed a rounding issue with some international locales when updating a booking status.


  • New in-app help center

    We've improved the support center while logged into Checkfront. You can now search documents and view recent updates without leaving your account. We've also made available your recent support history and open cases.Please note you need to verify your email address to see your support history (follow the instructions on the support screen, or under your account profile).

  • Improved real time inventory adjustments

    Adjusting inventory via the Inventory Calendar now allows for a note. Dates that have adjusted will have a shaded corner in the calendar view to note that there has been a manual adjustment made, along with the time and staff.

  • Fix to category filtering on the customer facing booking page

    If you are filtering categories on any of the booking plugins, there has been an issue where it displays all categories on the first load. The solution is to supply the filter_category_id parameter as well as a default category. For example =2,3

  • Resolved issues with Paypal Standard on Facebook

    Security restrictions have caused issues with redirecting to Paypal standard. We've found a workable solution that will ensure a smooth payment process from Facebook to Paypal.


  • New Payment Gateway: WePay

    Payment processing add-on for WePay. See

  • Fixed issues with Exporting reports on some browsers

    Export update to address export reporting in newer versions of Safari. PDF Invoice export update to resolve issues with some version of Windows.


  • New Exporting options: Google Drive and via E-mail

    Exporting reports now includes the option to send to Google Drive or directly to your email address.The export dialog also includes an option that will attempt to open the file inline / within your browser instead of downloading it.

  • Mobile Booking Updates

    Fixes and updates to the consumer mobile booking interface. Includes UI tweaks, and addresses issues when adding and removing items from bookings. Updated logic to native date pickers on IOS.

  • E-mail addresses no longer a mandatory requirement for staff accounts.
  • Locale and internationalization updates.

    Resolved issues with international currency & character formatting in some report exports / PDFs.

  • Improved logic in creating and matching customer profiles.


  • Updated refund support

    Refunds can optionally be applied manually / POS even if the original transaction was charged to a credit card.

  • New "tip" option for fields on the booking form

    A "tip" option has been added when editing or creating new fields in the booking field editor. This allows you to add more descriptive information / instructions about the information required for the field.

  • Calendar updates.

    - The main calendar now remembers the last view used. Month, Day, Week will displayed based on the last time accessed. - The main calendar better supports date and time formats / translations based on your locale. - The booking calendar now advances past 12 months.

  • Fixes to savings amount on per item discounts.
  • Fixes to opting in and out of certain tax types post-booking.


  • New Payment Gateway: Stripe


  • MailChimp add-on updates

    The MailChimp add-on now allows you to map fields your booking fields to merge tags in Mailchimp. This will allow you to sync more information than just the email address and name to MailChimp.The e-mail opt-in is also displayed when making an internal booking. This is useful for customers the call in but still want to be added to your mailing list.

  • Added more logging to the Twilio SMS add-on

    The message is now shown in the booking log, and any errors will show in the activity log. Message is now truncated at 160 characters.

  • Fixed issues with 3d secure and Sagepay


  • Category index option for booking page.

    We've added the ability to display a list of categories instead of all items in your inventory by default on your booking page. You can set this in Manage / Layout / Page by selecting "Category Index" as your default category id. This is a good option if you have a lot of items and categories.

  • The expanded daily summary has been renamed Daily list and added to the booking menu.
  • Improved formatting in MS Excel exports.
  • Facebook booking page can now restrict items by category.
  • Fixed issue with notifications not being sent with bulk status changes.

    We've also added a confirmation dialog when doing a bulk status change that confirms the status, and notification selection.

  • Customer Calendar Improvements.

    - The customer calendar will now wrap the name of the item if it's longer than the column instead of truncating it. - When hiding empty items, empty categories are also not shown.

  • Performance updates.

    We've put some effort into making system even faster especially for accounts with big inventories. There should be a noticeable lift in response time of the booking interface both internally and customer facing.


  • You can now change the SOLD-OUT label on the booking page

    See Manage / Layout / Booking Page.

  • Inclusive tax support added (beta)

    Taxes can be configured to be inclusive. This allows you to input a tax inclusive price into your items, and have the system break out the tax on the invoice and in your reports. This is useful in VAT countries, Australia and New Zealand.

  • Customer calendar now remembers your settings.

    The number of weeks to view, and showing empty rows is saved for the next time you return to the report.

  • Changing the status of a booking to PAID now adds a transaction.

    Previous to this version, you would have to add a manual transaction via the "Add Payment" button to apply a transaction. Changing the status to PAID would only update the balance due. Now to ensure the revenue is properly tracked in our add-ons and within the revenue report a transaction is automatically entered for the booking as "POS" (point of sale).

  • Customer calendar now includes PDF export / Print
  • New Add-on: Twilio SMS

    You can now enable SMS notifications via Twilio. See:

  • Added date select and export options to revenue report.
  • System updates are now announced while logged into the app.
  • Xero updates

    Updates to the Xero plugin that deal with some issues related to inclusive taxes, and bookings with multiple paramaters. You can now also override the default account code per item, in the item setup / advanced tab.

  • Updated Wordpress short-code generator

    You can now supply a tracking id and discount id via the shortcode generator. Also better handles item and category filtering.


  • New add-on section

    (See add-ons while logged into your account)

  • Improved radio box support for the field editor
  • Fix to international characters on PDF invoices.


  • New Payment Gateway: AsiaPay / Paydollar
  • iCal feed can now be filtered by item.

    Adds support for iCal pulls from services like AirBnB, Wimdu etc to update availability.

  • Improved Google Analytics Tracking

    Better cross domain referral tracking and now tracks more pages.

  • Fixed issues with formatting of international characters in PDF exports.
  • Fixed issue on Customer Map report that wouldn't show bookings when ALL was selected.


  • Booking Plugin (Wordpress, Joomla + Droplet) now supports a transparent background.

    If no background color is specified in the booking portal configuration it will assume the background color or image of the site it's integrated in.

  • Resolved issue with multi-event, multi-day bookings not displaying all of the days in the booking summary.
  • Resolved issue with some multi-day bookings not being displayed properly in March on the customer calendar for some timezones.


  • New event spanning option

    A new option has been added to events that forces bookings to start, and complete on the exact dates of the event. This is useful for one off, multi-day events.

  • Improved Mobile Booking interface.

    The customer facing booking interface now renders better in mobile devices and smaller displays. Extra tracking has been added, and mobile bookings will be noted on the admin version of the invoice.

  • Booking paramaters can now be set per item.

    Parameters (eg Adult / Child) can be set per item. These are still set globally, and can be opted out in the item setup page.

  • Archived bookings can now be unarchived.
  • iCal feed now breaks out bookings by item.

    Click on the iCal feed in the calendar page for the available options. This includes the ability to only subscribe to specific categories, or bookings created by you.

  • New calendar, now includes the option to filter by category and display events.
  • Inventory calendar is now seperated by category.
  • New add-on: Apple Passbook

    Mobile bookings can now include the option to add a booking to the Apple Passbook. Details of the booking are stored on the customers device, and the bar code is compatible with our Mobile Apps. See:

  • Editing bookings now supports hourly changes.
  • Better support for multiple discounts per booking.

    The system is now able to handle multiple discounts and vouchers in a single booking. Each line item in the booking can have a separate discount code or voucher applied.

  • Overall updates to editing bookings.

    Extra logic and error checking has been added to alert on conflicts when editing the items, price, discount codes or dates in a booking.


  • Increased invoice notes length from 255, to 3000 characters.
  • Added advanced filters to events and discounts, including the ability to view expired items.
  • Ability to add multiple images to items as well as an optional video.
  • Packages can now be editing and sorted (drag and drop)
  • Bulk system export now includes custom fields.
  • Ability to add custom statuses.
  • Events are now accessable while editing an item.

    You can view events impacting an item using the events button in the item setup. You can also quickly create an event that is tied to a single item using the create event button from within an item.

  • Fixed issue with decimal formatting on deposits for some locales.
  • Re-instated ability to edit language packs.
  • Fixed issue with incorrect price being displayed on the main booking index when multi-day events were used.
  • Number of bookings on the calendar matches the number in the popup.

    Please note the booking calendar does not show 'un-locked' bookings. See Manage / Layout / Statuses.

  • Global search auto-complete now includes booking date.
  • iOS mobile apps (v1.2.1) - now shows correct balance due.


  • New volume report

    We have added a new report that shows the number of bookings and total qty over 12 months. This is located in the reports tab.

  • Improved pre-booking locks

    On rare occasion two customers could book the same item, if booking at the exact same time from different locations. We have added extra checks and currently lock the booking while in pending state. This lock expires after 5 minutes of inactivity.


  • Transaction report updates

    The transaction report now includes the ability to filter by payment source (Visa, Amex etc), or search by customer, name on card, or the transaction id from the gateway. Please note manual payments now show with a gateway id of "None" and a payment type of "Manual".

  • New iOS Moble Apps (iPhone / iPad)

    See Apple App Store. Now includes iOS Support.


  • Added support for IE 10, and improved rendering for IE9
  • Improved notes report to make it easier to review notes.
  • Fixed issue with small tables doubling content when resized



  • Updates to hourly

    Hourly booking has been replaced in the v2 interface. It now color codes times available and unavailable, and includes better logic when dealing with hourly allocation.

  • New Android Moble App

    See: Checkfront on Google Play

  • Update to manual inventory adjustments via Calendar / Inventory

    Please see:

  • Resoleved issue Inventory Calendar double scrolling in certain browsers
  • XLS export in the Booking / Inventory renders without extra html (fix)
  • Street address now available for export in the booking index & summary


  • refund update

    Some transactions sent for Refund were being improperly identified as unsettled, thus a VOID was requested instead (as per the specifications). This would cause the transaction to fail. Both VOID and REFUNDS are now triggered in the proper order where required.


  • New add-on Xero Online Accounting

    Xero integration -- online account system. See full announcement and setup guide.

  • Support for multiple payment gateways

    You can now enabled Paypal and Google Checkout as an alternative payment gateway if using another integrated gateway such as or Sagepay.

  • Booking process now auto updates when changing date or category

    We have removed the Search button when making a new booking. Changing the date, category or clicking on the calendar will automatically update the booking form.

  • New Facebook Application

    The Facebook application now support the v2.0 Checkout. See our Facebook demo for an example.

  • Copy capabalities added to item inventory
  • New Wordpress Plugin

    Support for v2.0 interface added.

  • New Joomla Plugin

    Support for v2 interface, Joomla 1.6 - 2.5

  • New dashboard widget: customer calendar

    1 week view of the current customer calendar (under Calendar / Customers)

  • Update to "disable e-commerce" function

    The ability to disabled e-commerce on specific items now correctly sets the status of the booking on completion, based on you default booking status.

  • Salesforce CRM add-on update

    Salesforce CRM add-on now creates contacts under accounts.

  • Activity log export now respects filters (by staff)
  • Fixed issue with not being able to add notes on some bookings
  • Fixed issue with adding and removing items on some bookings

    Api time outs would on occasion show items as unavailable when added an item post booking.


  • New Interactive Dashboard

    A new interactive dashboard now replaces the static charts on the dashboard screen. You can add / remove, and reorganize items in your Dashboard. This includes new widgets, including revenue and a system wide activity report.

  • New Booking Interface

    Completely redesigned intuitive interface works better with complex setup and pricing structures, and provides a more interactive and intuitive checkout flow.

  • Improved Calendar Views

    The Calendar has the ability to drill into a day and preview bookings for the given time period, along with their status. You can also create a new booking from within any of the Calendar views by selecting the day.Each day in a calendar view is color coded based on the number of bookings, and availability of your inventory.

  • Real Time Inventory Editing

    The inventory calendar now allows you to adjust the amount of items available in your inventory for any given day. This can be used to quickly increase the quantity of items available, or to completely close off a day (by setting the number of items available to 0).To adjust an item, go to Calendar / Inventory, and by click on a date. Please note, the account must have inventory management permissions in order to make an adjustment.

  • General Layout Changes

    The administrative interface has been optimized for better organization of your key information. In areas where maximizing screen real estate is important (reports and dashboard), the sidebar has been removed. Where there was previously a calendar, a new drop down calendar is available.The Dashboard no longer has sub-menus -- this is strictly your dashboard. A new top level menu item has been created for the Calendar that holds what was previously the Availability, Inventory, and month based calendar. The Booking Report (Index), and Daily Booking Summary have been relocated to the Booking menu and the extensions are available under the Manage menu.Reports now include endless scrolling that allows you to traverse a table without having to page through large data sets.

  • Date and time format can now be set to override locale.
  • Inventory includes a inventory search bar.
  • Support for multiple discount codes per booking.
  • Support for mixed booking units (hourly, nightly, daily) -- no longer limited by category
  • Customer Profiles and Contact Manager

    This update includes customer profiles and contact management. Previous to this, your Customer list (under the main Customer tab) was an list of bookings organized by customer.The system now automatically creates a customer profile when a new booking is made, and ties any future bookings to the same profile. Furthermore you may also wish to create customers who have not yet made a booking.

  • Added XML as an option in report exports.
  • Test Gateway Updates

    Now requires test credit cards. Can be used to test a failed transaction. Added refund testing support. See: Test Gateway Setup Guide

  • QRCodes Addon Update

    QR codes are re-sized based on the subject source. Subject is now configurable.

  • DPS / Payment Express

    Added support for AUD.

  • refund issue fix.

    Addresses problem with un-settled transactions that can't be refunded (now voided).


  • Adding more items to a booking now returns you to your last selected date.
  • - Double scroll bars in IE 8 when making a booking.
  • Some custom fields reverting when editing a booking (post booking).
  • Required fields not shown as required an admin when creating a booking.
  • Wrong day of week name on dashboard calendar in some locales
  • Booking Index filter not applying the end date when selected.
  • Availability calendar on the new checkout could not be forwarded in some browsers.
  • Discount codes not being applied if a space was included in the user input.
  • Search now prefers bookings over customers in the results.
  • Sidebar calendar added to the daily summary.
  • Added prev and back date navigation to the customer and inventory calendar views



  • - You can now remove packaged items post booking, and opt-out of taxes.
  • We've included the tax totals and subtotal while in the edit screen.
  • Ability to opt-out of a notification trigger while changing a booking.

    On some occasions, adding or removing new items from a booking would trigger an email notification (when enabled). For instance, if there was a PAID booking, removing all of the items would trigger a CANCEL notification. This is no longer the case. You can now make multiple changes to a booking without triggering multiple notifications. If you wish to send an updated invoice, you can use the e-mail button while viewing the invoice. This doesn't not impact notifications in any other way.

  • Changing countries post booking will show a dropdown of states / provinces where applicable.
  • When adding and removing items to an invoice, you now stay on the edit page instead of forwarding back to the invoice (this should make it easier when adding and removing multiple items).
  • The 2D barcode no longer shows while viewing the booking in the admin (if you have the Add-on enabled). It still shows up on e-mails and print-outs.
  • A customer button now appears in the sidebar while viewing an invoice of their is a matching customer profile
  • The customer calendar now displays more than 50 items.
  • The inventory calendar displays bookings for that day when clicking on a date / item (as it was in < v.1.9).
  • The apply discount code input has been moved beside the total when creating a booking.
  • New payment gateway: Paypal Chained Payments.


  • E-commerce set: Can now set accepted credit cards under Manage / Ecommerce.
  • New Payment gateway: SagePay

    See: SagePay Setup Guide

  • New Payment gateway: 2Checkout
  • added support for Auth Only transactions.
  • Changes to upsells / packaing.

    You can now adjust the amount in upsells / packages for "simple price" items. Note this is for the v2.0 checkout only.

  • Worldpay Updates

    Now works in v1.0 plugins, and added support for Payment Verification. See: WorldPay Setup Guide

  • Google Adwords Update

    Can now specify a label for the conversion id. Should be supplied if you are not using the default Conversion label.

  • Change / Edit booking conflicts

    One some occasions when editing or adding to a booking, all the available items would not show.

  • Per booking discount percentage update

    Per booking discounts, based on a percentage would error on v1 checkout.

  • Zoho Addon

    Disabling or enabling the Zoho add-on would cause an error within the Add-in center.


  • New wysiwyg editor for noifications and policy

    New options for adding wysiwyg content including images and links. Also includes improved real time preview. Please see the updated docs.

  • Update to packaged items / upsells

    Allows opted in items to be removed from the booking after the fact. ( Reminder that only "simple" priced items can have their quantities adjusted when packaged.)


  • New Payment gateway: Beanstream

    Canadian Payment Processor with Interact Online Support. See: Beanstream Setup Guide

  • Resolved issue with $0 bookings being sent to Paypal (Standard)


  • New Payment gateway: eWay

    eWay is a popular payment gateway in Australia and New Zealand. Setup Guide.

  • Resolved issue with select box values returning to default on the post bookinfg edit screen.
  • Fixed category dropdown in the inventory calendar


  • New tax type added 'per booking'

    You can now add a tax or service fee that applies a fixed amount per booking / invoice. See the updated tax setup documentation.

  • Copy capabalities added to events and discounts
  • PDF exports now use Landscape mode when more than 8 columns are present
  • You can now export and print the Calendar / Inventory report
  • Fixed savings display issue on invoice

    Savings displayed on the invoice would show the savings based on a qty of 1. This now reflects the saving based on the qty of items booked.

  • Updated mobile styling to better work on iOS


  • 4 new rules

    Added the following rules: * Min and Max Booking Window * (limits how far in the future and past bookings can be created). * Min and Max Item Amount * (limits the value of a booking)

  • Rules can now be opted out of for customers or staff
  • New dashboard widget: customer calendar
  • New layout setup for the booking page

    You can now specify some global display settings for you booking page under Manage / Layout / Booking Page.


  • Added alias support in item setup
  • Added Colombian peso
  • E-mail bounces now show in the activity and booking log
  • Added bulk edit support in booking index
  • Removed ability to add a negative amount with flat based discounts.