Channel Manager for Solidres, one of the most wanted feature is now available for beta testing. The feature is provided by the integration between Solidres and MyAllocator. The beta testing is available for all active subscribers, for more information how to join please create a new support ticket and we will work directly with you.
After the beta testing is completed, the Channel Manager will require a separated subscription level, the pricing is not yet determined but it will be very competitive. All beta testers will receive a big discount as a reward.
We are happy to announce the release of Solidres v0.9.3, this is a maintenance release with several new features. We also release 2 brand new plugins: Currency (for setting automatic currency rate update) & TripConnect (for those who want to join our Beta program for TripAdvisor Instant Booking), the 2 new plugins are available for all active subscribers. Last but not least, we also introduce 03 major new features for Hub plugin: Subscription (allow you to charge your partners for listing asset in your site), Commission (set up commission rates and calculate the commission so that you can charge your partners later) and Asset Approval (admin will review submitted assets and allow them to be published or not), these new features offer Solidres users a variety of ways to generate income.
New feature: New update notification in side bar and System page. Next to the version number in the top of side navigation bar in backend, you will see a new icon, when new Solidres version is released, this icon will change and include a link to Joomla updater screen which allow you to upgrade.
New feature: New reservations which is not checked by admin will be showed as unread. There is a new option “Reservation live refresh”, when turned on Solidres will automatically detect for the number of unread reservations and show that number in the side navigation bar so that you can get notified easily (beside emails).
New feature: New field “Origin” is added to reservation table, it allows you to note where this reservation comes from (direct booking, phone, email, channels etc)
The reservation edit screen is refined, allow editing and linking more fields.
Fix an issue when the stay length is not calculated correctly
Fix some language installation
Mark standard tariff as optional when Complex Tariff plugin is installed
Add French translation for Check Availability module
Fix Google Plus link text in emails templates
Fix child quantity drop down which show incorrect quantity
Fix HTTP/HTTPS issue with map marker.
Hub plugin v0.5.0
New feature: Subscription
New feature: Commission
New feature: Asset Approval
New feature: Support Joomla access levels for asset
New feature: Add search box for media manager
Fix pagination issue when menu is configured to show assets from certain location or categories
Fix JS error related to Statistics plugin
Fix search results does not take room occupancy options into calculation
Fix issue with array dereferencing that PHP 5.3 does not support
Fix check in and check out dates validation
Currency plugin v0.1.0
Support automatic update currency exchange rate (with one click button in backend or via cron job/schedule task)
TripConnect v0.1.0 (for Beta testing, if you want to join please contact us via email)
Allows hotel to participate in TripAdvisor Instant Booking.
One of the target that we mentioned in previous blog post has been completed: a brand new design for our official website, the new website has a modern look, better responsive, reorganize content for better navigation, a total new support ticket system to replace the old one.
In addition, we’ve also released Solidres v0.9.2 and many updates to our commercial plugins, details below:
New feature: Add inline reservation’s state changing in reservation listing view.
New feature: Support asset’s Joomla access level in front end
New feature: Show tariff description in adjoining tariffs
Improve responsive of field coupon in front end, increase the width of tariff select button, unify date format for checkin and checkout dates
Improve support for RTL language
Fix deleting media issue in Media Manager
Fix export reservation to CSV
Fix reservation cancel button in backend
Fix option “Child room cost” for Package tariff type
Fix single supplement feature for child
Fix PHP fatal error for some hosting that does not enable function apache_get_modules
Fix saving coupon with customer group “All”
Allow assign partner by clicking on username
Show discounted price in front end
Fix coupon issue that apply to incorrect checkin and checkout
Fix room type and room empty trash
Hub plugin v0.4.2
Add ability to sort results by feedback’s scores
Add ability to show category’s description in front end search result page
Fix regression that check in and check out dates are emptied out
Statistics plugin v0.4.0
Add ability to create quick booking directly from dashboard (in addition to limit booking).
Improve responsive for chart
Support booking per night and per day
Feedback plugin v0.3.0
Allow saving feedback manually from backend
Improve support for RTL language
User plugin v0.9.4
Fix PHP fatal error in front end customer dashboard
Reset customer group filtering to “All” by default
2015 has been going well for us. There are still 4 months to go with many exiting things ahead and today we’d like to give an overview of them:
Channel Manager: yes we are working on Channel Manager feature for Solidres and it will be a killer feature for Solidres’s users, especially for those who have been waiting for a long time. We hope to introduce a beta phrase soon, please check back regularly for more news.
TripAdvisor Instant Booking: the beta phrase is still opened, if you want to join, we still have some available slots for you. The beta phrase is opened for all active Solidres’s subcribers, just contact us via our email.
Subscription and Commission feature for Hub plugin: these new features will help you to monetise your partners through subscription packages or commissions rates that you defined.
New Solidres.com website: with the joining of Solidres for WordPress, our current website becomes too small to host a party for 2 great friends like Joomla and WordPress, it needs a major overhault. The work on the new website is still in progress and we hope to launch it within this year.
New Joomla template for Solidres: our new Joomla template has been gone through the development stage and it is being tested before launching. It will join a great collection of Joomla templates developed by Solidres.com and our template partners.