Planyo is a flexible online reservation/booking system for hotels, holiday apartments, B&B, boat rentals etc.
If you would like to use the Planyo system, you need to have a Planyo account first. You can create one by signing up
. All accounts are free and with no obligation for the first 30 days so you can thoroughly test the system!
After signing up, create your Planyo site. On the help page
you will find many materials,
including video tutorials, that will guide you through the process of creating an online reservation site and adding rooms,
boats and other types of resources.
The Google Sites gadget
This gadget allows you to embed the Planyo reservation system on your Google Sites website so your clients can view and search for availability, see details of your offer and make an online reservation, all while visiting your Google Sites page.
In order to get started, go to your Google Sites website and click the Edit page
button on the page where you want to embed the planyo gadget. Then choose More gadgets...
from the Insert
Once on this page, click Add gadget by URL
and enter the following URL: http://www.planyo.com/gadget/planyo.xml
The gadget has now been inserted into the page. You now need to set the gadget's settings:
The most important setting is Your planyo site ID
. This is the ID of your planyo site. You can find out what it is in Planyo's administrative panel in the Settings tab (Site Settings).
You can enter Demo
if you're just testing planyo and don't yet have a planyo site.
Other settings let you use your own CSS stylesheet, set the default mode of the planyo app (search box or resource list) and optionally other settings of the search and resource list functions. You can also change the gadget box settings (e.g. remove the title and the frame or change the width / height). You can also modify the attribute string (click here to read more about this)
. Click OK
to confirm and then Save page
to quit the edit mode.
As you see, your page now displays a list of holiday homes from our offer and their availability. Clients can click either on the calendar to go to the reservation form or they can click on one of the homes to see their details. Please note that all screens displayed in your app can be customized by you with templates. You can do this here
(or go to Settings / Templates