About Wix Bookings

Wix Bookings allows a business owner to set up a system to accept and manage bookings for services.

Some examples of Wix Bookings use cases are:

  • Beauty & wellness services: e.g., book a haircut or a massage
  • Fitness services: e.g., book a yoga class or a private training session
  • Education services: e.g., book a programming course or a personal math tutor

Learn more how site collaborators can create and manage their bookings.

Wix Bookings APIs include:

  • Services: Manage the specific offerings this business provides
  • Catalog: View a list of all the different services this business provides
  • Resources: Manage each of the business staff members, locations/rooms, and equipment that can be “booked” or linked to a booking
  • Bookings: Manage bookings to individual services - create, update and cancel bookings for services
  • Calendar: A broad view of the business calendar, where you can easily view sessions available for booking, sessions taught per staff member, and so on
  • Schedules and Sessions: Manage the individual schedules of each resource (staff member, location, and so on) and sessions

Before you begin

It's important to note the following points before starting to code:

  • A session is a time-specific instance of a service.
  • A business that provides multi-session services (e.g., a 4-meeting class, a weekly event) will manage these as schedules. See Schedules and Sessions API Terminology for more details.

Wix Bookings supports 2 different types of services:

  • Session-based service: Generally a group session that has a set day and time, and takes place regardless of the number of participants that sign up (e.g., a yoga class that takes place every Tuesday at 16:00 or a class that has 8 sessions that take place on Wednesdays at 19:00).
  • Availability-based service: Generally a 1-on-1 or group session that is available for booking, but will only take place if a participant books it (e.g., a barber that is available for appointments Monday through Friday, from 08:00 to 17:00).
  • Both of these types of services can exist within one business - see Schedules and Sessions Use Cases.

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