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How to create a restaurant reservation system on WordPress

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Would you like to create a website for your restaurant using WordPress? Know that you are not the only one.

Several thousand websites for restaurants use theme adapted to the field to know a theme. However, most of these sites just display the menu of the day and a contact form.

In this tutorial, I will show you how to add a reservation system on WordPress.


The first thing to do is to install and activate the plugin « restaurant Reservations ", Available on After activation of the plugin, a new menu will appear on the dashboard with the label " Reservations ».

restaurant reservations

Before you start confgurations, you must create a new WordPress page to support the reservation system. Access the page creation interface and create a new page. You can give this page any title. It is important that you leave the content field empty and click on the button " Publish ».

Once done, you can access the " Reservations> Settings »

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On this new interface, you must choose the page that will be used to display the reservation form in the “General” tab. Once it's done, don't forget to save your settings.

On the page you will notice a new form available.


How to add a reservation schedule

The difference between a contact form and a booking system, is that the contact form does not define the booking period.

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With this plugin, you can program the period during which it is possible to make reservations.

Go to the tab « Booking calendar »

On this tab, you can define the booking calendar, ie the different days during which it is possible to make reservations.

You can add exceptions to the different days you have selected earlier.

It is also possible to choose how reservations are made in advance and how late reservations are recorded. Going through the list of options, you will find that this plugin offers even more options in the same tab.


On the tab E-mail Notifications, you can define the template of different notifications and emails. Do not forget to set the email address that will be displayed in the field " Reply-to Of the email.

You can also check the box Notification of administration So that each administrator can receive emails when a new reservation has been made.

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How to consult the different bookings

All you need to do is click on the menu « Reservations ". You will access a table that displays all current and future bookings.

presentation des reservations

That's all you know now how to add a reservation system on WordPress. Feel free to share this solution with your friends on your favorite social networks.

This article features 3 comments

    1. Hello,

      Sorry for the late response.

      Concerning your question, I think you should do a little research in English on

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