What is a scheduler:

 A scheduler allows you to add appointments and meetings to your site. This is beneficial for a service based business where you can schedule in clients directly to your website and you don't need to worry about conflicting times.

Popular schedulers:


This section will take you through the top 3 schedulers and show you where you can find the code in order to display a scheduler on your customized web page.


The top 3 schedulers:

1. Acuity Scheduling

2. Time Trade

3. Simplybook.me


We chose these three schedulers for their simple interface and ease of use. They are all intuitive and take a short time to set-up on your website.  Here are the pros and cons of each scheduler.


1. Acuity

  • Up to 12 staff can login      
  •  Works on mobile     
  • Provides instant quote and intake forms·         
  •  Allows for recurring visits·        
  •  Integrates with other calendar programs·         
  •  Client reports·         
  •  Automatic time-zone conversion·         
  •  Free booking website·         
  •  Able to cancel and reschedule                                          
  • $34·         
  •  No waitlist 

2. Time Trade

  •  Custom email notifications ·         
  •    Mobile ·         
  •    Free booking website   ·         
  •    $49 ·         
  •    Button that links to calendar ·         
  •    Access booking site after clicking on link with email invitation ·         
  •    Calendar is not embedded on site ·        
  •     No intake forms ·         
  •    No waitlist ·         
  •    No multiple staff login-single user ·         
  •    No cancel and reschedule option     

 3. Simplybook.me
  •  Free version ·         
  • Basic features ·         
  • Mobile ·         
  • Email/sms notifications ·         
  • Ability to cancel appointments ·         
  • Custom booking page ·         
  • $8 per month ·         
  • A couple of negative customer service reviews