New version - Key features explained

Here's how Formitable's key features work, and how to access them in the new version

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Getting started

Products: How to add a ticket

Tickets are your different types of reservations. Showcase your dining experiences / tickets visually to your guests in the widget.
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Adding a Shift (and all Shift settings explained)

Shifts allow you to set up how and when guests can book in your restaurant. Change your regular opening hours, bookable times and group size
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Overview: Adding a reservation

Three ways to quickly add a reservation in the Table view: + Button, Timeline and Grid.
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Settings: Change a day

Create exceptions to your daily shifts. Change the booking window or the number of guests for one day for a particular shift.
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Settings: Creating table groups

Manage how your tables can be combined and booked by groups of guests. Define how many extra chairs can be added to a table group
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Settings: Close restaurant for a day (or more)

Change your regular opening times for national holidays, vacation or special occasions. Close your restaurant to make it not bookable.
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Settings: Close a Shift (disable reservations)

Not able to run the lunch shift next week? Want to disable dinner reservations? Close a shift on a specific day so guests can not book it.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is it not possible to reserve on day X at time Y?

Fix your online availability by controlling your pacing limits, shift seating limits and your restaurant settings
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How to create a special event

Create a special one-time event and disable all other reservations. Perfect for holidays and special days like Christmas, New Year’s, etc.
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Change the status of the day and add messages

Quickly stop accepting online reservations for the day and add custom messages that are shown to guests in the widget
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Disable bookings in certain areas or on specific tables

Change which tables and areas can be booked online. Block areas or take tables offline to have flexibility for walk-ins and loyal customers
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Booking window: Allow reservations up until a certain time

Only want to accept online dinner reservations up until 5pm? Don't get surprised by last minute reservations and change your booking window
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Re-open a closed day

How to "open" a day that is currently set to "closed"
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Remove double products from widget

How to remove similar or identical menus and experiences from the widget, in case you created a duplicate by accident
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Share a ticket link on social media

Each ticket for a menu or event in Formitable has a unique URL that you can share. Here’s where you find this ticket link.
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