There are several reasons PHP calendar, booking and events scripts might be a great addition to your website. If you’re a service provider, then it makes sense to have an appointment booking system on your site that allows potential customers to see your availability and select an appointment time and date that is best for them. This could cut down on needless calls to your business to make appointments and free up your time or your staff’s time.
Online calendars are also handy for organisations of any size to help team members share events and tasks and keep each other abreast of what other members are working on.
Their usefulness isn’t just limited to companies, however. Artists, writers, performers, bloggers and any other individuals with an active public life could make good use of online calendars to let followers and fans know the whens and wheres of public appearances.
When it comes to scripts in the event calendar and booking space, choosing the right one can get a little nebulous. They can take dozens of forms, and finding the right one for you can be a daunting task.
To help narrow the solutions down a bit, here are a few questions to ask yourself before you get started:
With all this in mind, we’ve compiled 14 of our best PHP calendar, booking and events scripts available for download today at CodeCanyon. This post will help you choose the one that’s right for you.
Cleanto is ideal for many different types of service companies looking for a reliable way to provide clients with full-featured online booking.
User Crossera says:
“Amazing customer support. These guys came back to me within a day with a fix for all the problems I faced. The plugin can be customized to whatever your needs are.”
An end-to-end solution for booking, Appointo Booking Management System takes the heavy lifting off of your CMS or static site. This script provides a front-end calendar and booking system that can be easily used to mark appointments or events. Then, on the administrative side, you can manage the events and services that are available, and keep track of customers or attendees.
User moffei says:
“Cool and Clean Customer Support. The Superfastest customer support I've ever had on CodeCanyon, plus a better script for the job. I definitely recommend”
The Vacation Rentals Booking Calendar is an online vacation rental booking calendar script that allows property owners or management agencies to create and manage rental availability calendars for their vacation rental properties.
User Craignic says
“Great product and quick support given when I had a query.”
A little different from the rest of the scripts on this page, SaaSAppoint allows users to book appointments from multiple businesses in one place. Co-ops, business partnerships, and more can benefit from its directory-style setup and single interface for booking from multiple vendors.
User travis-taylor says:
“This product is awesome, and just keeps getting better and better”
The NodAPS Online Booking System promises to help you manage your appointments more easily. You can create unlimited accounts with administrative, assistant and staff permission, and add unlimited languages to the system. You can also change the booking time and date with a drag-and-drop feature.
User Jam79 says:
“Very simple to use. Fast and effective support!”
A large number of businesses use Facebook as their community hub, posting and sharing most of their events to the platform. Facebook Events Calendar exists to help close the gap between Facebook and your website, letting you embed many of the functions right into your site.
Standout features include:
Bookify is one of the newest apps at CodeCanyon, but it is already proving to be quite popular with features such as an installation wizard that doesn't require any knowledge of code to use. Bookify also has Google Calendar sync, live chat, and detailed documentation.
User Teatone says:
“Great customer support. Great code quality! If you are looking for something that works with great support, Bookify is the one.”
The Laravel Booking System with live chat offers a great online system for booking and making appointments. Users can buy credits as a payment option, and view available services, total transactions, their total credits, and administrator contact information via their dashboard.
From the administrative side, the system administrator can manage all things system related: general settings, payment settings, and user management. Admins can also manage bookings and respond to inquiries from their dashboard.
Standout features include:
User brentxscholl says:
“This plugin works great. Great code. Customer service is fantastic. We asked for extended features and they were delivered for a reasonable price.”
Fully responsive, easy to set up, and very customizable, the Tiva Timetable is a good choice for those who are looking for a calendar with a clean and simple modern design.
Standout features include:
User mandrake62 says:
"Very good script, easy to install. Customer support at the top!"
Ajax Calendar 2 is a highly customisable personal calendar designed to help you keep organised. This is a best-selling update of another popular script, the Ajax Full Featured Calendar.
User sv_fr says:
“Great script. Practical uses. Helpful support.”
Built with jQuery FullCalendar and integrated into Bootstrap’s grid layout, the Event Calendar allows users to organise and plan their events.
User teddyedward says:
“Really enjoy using your script—it's perfect for my needs. It's also well documented and easy to use.”
Quite simply, the eCalendar script is designed to keep individual users or companies organised with a calendar that allows users to add as many events as needed, as well as update details like the event title, location, or time.
User levitschi says:
“Everything works perfectly! Support was better than I ever expected!”
Event Manager is an online booking system that has the advantage of displaying your events in three forms—calendar view, list view, or map location view using Google Maps.
Conceived for PHP and MySQL, built with the very popular jQuery Full Calendar plugin, and integrated into the Bootstrap grid layout, Event Manager is easy to add to your existing site.
Focusing largely on event bookings, BookMySlot takes it up a notch by allowing for your site to handle multiple vendors, with their individual events nested underneath. This script is thorough and self-contained, so if you are looking for a turnkey solution, rather than something to add to an existing website, this could be the script for you.
User aungoo says:
“Outstanding customer support. I'm also happy with the quality of coding. ”
These PHP event calendar and booking scripts just scratch the surface of products available at Envato Market. So if none of them catch your fancy, there are plenty of other great options to hold your interest!
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