Welcome to Solidres - A Complete Hotel Booking Solution for Joomla & WordPress

( Latest versions: 2.8.2 Stable, compatible with Joomla 3.9.0+   &   0.9.3 Stable, compatible with WordPress 4+ )

Solidres v0.9.2 released

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:

Solidres v0.9.2
  • 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
Limit Booking v0.3.1
  • Use the same date format in Solidres Options
Invoice plugin v0.3.3
  • Improve support for RTL language

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Update notes

  • Backup your website (files + database).
  • Download 0.9.2 and install using Joomla Extension Installer, it will automatically update your current version. Or you can update using the built-in Joomla Updater.
  • If you are subscribers, please make sure all plugins/modules are re-installed for best compatibility with new version.
  • If you are using a 3rd templates that have override files for Solidres, make sure they are compatible with new version.

Solidres development updates September 2015

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.

Solidres v0.9.1 is released

Solidres v0.9.1, a maintenance release of v0.9.x series and updates to other plugins.modules have been released. Please see the full change log below:

Solidres v0.9.1
  • Clear room quantity options after reservation is made
  • Fix deletion issue between feedback and reservation
  • Auto detect when system has no default asset or more than 1 default asset
  • Fix hard code http url for google map api
  • Fix typo in Italian translation
  • Restrict searching for availability for past dates
  • Add notice to detect some servers that do not enable Apache’s mod_deflate
Hub plugin v0.4.1
  • Fix front end amend booking
  • Fix various PHP notices in front end
  • Restrict searching for availability for past dates
  • Add ability to set reservation note for partners
Feedback plugin v0.2.0
  • Add responsive notification emails
  • Add missing upgrade procedure
  • Fix feedback editing in backend where some fields not loaded correctly
  • Fix saving feedback in front end
  • Fix language loading issue
  • Store log in Joomla log folder
  • Show notice to let customer know that the invitation is is still valid or not
  • Fix JS error when managing feedback from front end.
  • Don’t allow editing customer from front end
User plugin v0.9.3
  • Fix front end reservation cancellation issue
Invoice plugin v0.3.2
  • Fix PHP error when asset’s logo file can not be opened.
Advanced Search module v0.4.1
  • Always load bootstrap framework
  • Remove empty space in search by name
  • Shorten some language strings for better display in some templates
Feedback module v0.2.0
  • Add ability to display feedbacks by columns
  • Add ability to specify display feedbacks by feedback’s ID

Also, our template partner JoomShaper has been released their second dedicated Joomla template for Solidres named Resort, check it out here.

Useful links for you

Update notes

  • Backup your website (files + database).
  • Download 0.9.1 and install using Joomla Extension Installer, it will automatically update your current version. Or you can update using the built-in Joomla Updater.
  • If you are subscribers, please make sure all plugins/modules are re-installed for best compatibility with new version.
  • If you are using a 3rd templates that have override files for Solidres, make sure they are compatible with new version.

Solidres v0.9.0 Stable is released

Solidres v0.9.0 is the release that took a lot of time to get stable enough for public release, this version contains a lot of major and minor new features, bug fixes and improvements:

New features

  • Back end reservation creation
  • Support booking per night and per day
  • Support single use supplement
  • Support min and max people limitation
  • Add deposit by length of stay
  • Add search box in Media Manager
  • Allow editing asset’s coordinates directly in map
  • Add new system event: onTariffAfterCompute (see plugin Sample for usage instructions)
  • Add new system event: onSolidresAssetViewLoad
  • Add option to toggle multilingual support for better performance
  • Add Falang content element for currencies
  • Add option to hide room type form fields like adult number, child number, guest name
  • Add option to show tariffs only when guest enter check in and check out
  • Add new translation: Arabic, Polish, French, German

Improvements

  • Add new options to handle adjoining tariffs and overlapping tariffs better.
  • Add new option to specify how child room cost is calculated (per age range or per quantity)
  • Update translations: Italian, Greek, Russian
  • Improve date handling
  • Change the order of Next and Back button in front end
  • Detect when User plugin need to be reinstalled

Bug fixes

  • Add missing icon for asset with rating 0
  • Fix PHP notices messages related to Facebook Open Graph in front end
  • Fix issue that asset can not be saved without tax
  • Fix issue with Hub pagination
  • Fix delete issue between room and Limit Booking plugins
  • Fix language strings in country edit/add screen
  • Fix incorrect order of post code and city name in front end
  • Fix incorrect number of child max quantity in Check Availability module
  • Fix asset’s theme can not be saved
  • Fix date picker incorrect dates when option “Min days book in advance” is enabled
  • Fix regression that custom payment method’s message is cleared too early
  • Fix room type copying: rooms/standard tariff/complex tariffs are now copied too
  • Fix issue that room type can not be deleted because of facility
  • Fix cancel buttons because of recent change in Joomla 3.4+

As usual, we also release updates for many commercial plugins and templates, more details below:

Plugin Hub v0.4.0
  • Add option to show/hide carousel in hub search page
  • Add option to show/hide sorting bar in hub search page
  • Add option to show/hide each filter section in Filter module
  • Improve search in multilingual site
  • Support search by category and search by asset’s name
  • Add filter row for asset listing view in front end
  • Add missing smoking option and show child options in front end
  • Fix JS issue with template compression.
  • Fix broken link in asset edit screen – tab room type
Plugin Complex Tariff v0.5.0
  • Pre-select field Limit Check in to
  • Add support for booking per day
  • Support min and max peple limitation
Plugin Feedback v0.1.0
  • This is the inital release of this plugin, this plugin allows you to collect your guest’s feedback after they checked out. You can also manage your feedbacks and show feedback in front end with module Feedback.
Plugin Advanced Extra v0.2.0
  • Fix incorrect SQL updates
  • Add support for booking per day
Plugin Discount v0.1.0
  • Fix issue with multiple discounts applied together
  • Update Greek translation
  • Add support for booking per day
Plugin Invoice & PDF v0.3.1
  • Fix date not show correctly because of time zone
  • Update Greek translation
Plugin Offline payment v0.1.1
  • Fix card form not showed when this payment method was selected before
  • Fix credit card validation rules
Plugin User v0.9.2
  • Fix customer group filter and close button
  • Add support for booking per day
  • Add pl-PL translation
  • Fix various PHP notice messages
  • Fix link powered by Solidres can not be turned off in my reservation view
Module My Recent Searches v0.1.0 (New)
  • This is the initial release of this new module which show a list of your recent viewed assets in front end. This plugin requires Hub plugin.

Also, we are packaging our latest template L’Amour, it will be available soon while the new version of our Statistics plugin needs to be delayed because we are having some regressions with the quick booking form.

Useful links for you

Update notes

  • Backup your website (files + database).
  • Download 0.9.0 and install using Joomla Extension Installer, it will automatically update your current version. Or you can update using the built-in Joomla Updater.
  • If you are subscribers, please make sure all plugins/modules are re-installed for best compatibility with new version.
  • If you are using a 3rd templates that have override files for Solidres, make sure they are compatible with new version.

Solidres v0.9.0 Beta 2 is released

Thank to many useful feedback on the first Beta, we’d like to announce the availability of Solidres v0.9.0 Beta 2, Complex Tariff v0.5.0 Beta 2 and User v0.9.2 Beta 2. All subscribers can download from menu Download – Show all downloads.

There are many fixes, new features and improvements since the first Beta, there is a new tab Tariff in Solidres Options which allow you to configure how you want Solidres to handle adjoining and overlapping tariffs.

We are also making a great progress on the brand new Feedback plugin, the first Beta version of it will be available soon for testing.

All the things you need to make your work easier. Did you like Solidres?