Firstly you need to know how you would like your customers to choose templates. There are currently 2 options we offer. 


Option 1 is using your own templates. You can do this through the BoothBook template chooser. 

Option 2 is using an external photobooth template chooser such as Photo Booth Talk or PhotoboothTemplates.com, this is as simple as copying your code. 

 

Option 1  

  1. Have your templates ready to upload
  2. Go to Assets (camera) icon >Template Groups
  3. Click Add New Template Group , add a Title, this can be "Mirror, Enclosed" etc or "Weddings, Parties" etc OR "Postcard, Strips, Square" etc. Click Save.
  4. Repeat step 2 until you have all the groups you need.
  5. Go to Assets >Templates and click Add a new Template
  6. Drag the Template file in to the Template Image upload box
  7. Give the Template a Title / ID
  8. Select the Template Group/s they apply to
  9. Create Search Terms for each template, these should be separated by a comma. These could be more descriptive, something that a customer might search for eg. balloons.
  10. Go to your Assets > Extras, add or edit an applicable extra eg. Custom Prints 4x6, and select the check box to Enable Template Chooser.
  11. As soon as you are ready to have customers use your template chooser, go to Configuration (cog) icon > Global Settings and scroll down to Template Chooser. 
  12. Select BoothBook Template Chooser and tick Enable client portal template chooser link, then click Save Configuration.


Option 2

  1. Go to your Assets > Extras, add or edit an applicable extra eg. Custom Prints 4x6, and select the check box to Enable Template Chooser.
  2. When you are ready to have customers use your template chooser, go to Configuration (cog) icon > Global Settings and scroll down to Template Chooser. 
  3. Select External Template Chooser and tick Enable client portal template chooser link
  4. Copy your widget code from your external provider and paste it into the External Widget Code field. 
  5. Click Save Configuration.


How it Works

When the customer accesses their client portal, they have a link to select their template. 



Customers can be sent a reminder via email to choose their templates (Triggered by an admin via the cog in the bookings list). This email can be updated in Configuration>Translate> Email Templates> Template Request. For further help with updating please click the following link: Here 



External Template Chooser

When customers choose a template via an external template chooser, it will depend on the third party widget for how admins are notified of the customer's template details.


BoothBook Template Chooser

1. For the customer to choose their template they will need to click on the icon Choose Template as shown above. This will then take the customer to a menu where they can select the template they would like to choose, they will need to then select their chosen one. Below is an example of how the menu should appear:



2. Following this once the customer's option of template has been selected it will then appear with the option to add text to the template, enabling customer's to personalise these in accordance with their event.




3. After this has been completed and the customer is happy with the text added to their template then the customer will select the Submit button.


4. When a template has been submitted an email will be sent to the business email address with the customer's requested  template details. The email will appear showing the same format as the design request form. Please see below:


 

5. The customer's status of choosing a template will be updated on their client portal icon with a tick when completed: