Introduction

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Plugin Installation



Creating Tour & Custom Filters

Theme Installation

Once you purchase the plugin from themeforest, you'll be able to load 2 file type.
  1. All Files and documentation
  2. Installable Wordpress Theme File
If you select to download all files and documentation ( the zip file name will be themeforest-xxx-xxxxx.zip ), you have to extract it out ( to get tourmaster.zip file ) before installing it to wordpress system.
Install theme via Wordpress Dashboard
  1. Go to "Plugins > Add New" section
  2. Select the "Upload Plugin" button
  3. Upload the "tourmaster.zip" file
  4. All Done :)
Install theme via FTP
  1. Access to the file on your server using hosting control panel or ftp editor application
  2. Go to "wp-content/plugins" folder on your wordpress installation
  3. Extract the zip file and put the "traveltour" folder there
  4. Go to "Appearance > Theme" section to activate the theme
  5. All Done :)
** If you want to reset your website to initial state for import process, you may check this article

Importing Demo Content

After you finished installing plugin, go to "Tools > Import" and click "Run Importer" on wordpress section.



Select the xml we provided in the zip file, then follow though the import steps.

Creating Tour

1.) Create new tour.
Add new tour at the "Tour > Add New" section. Fill the title, category, tag as you want.



At the bottom of the page, you'll see the tour settings section. You can set the tour type/date/price at the "DATE & PRICE" tab.



You can set an extra tour information at "TOUR SETTINGS" tab



2.) Creating tour item ( list of tours ).
Create new page at "Page > Add New". Click the "Tourmaster" button to see the shortcode list then, choose the "Tour" item.



You can learn more about each shortcode attributes at the shortcode section.

Creating Custom Package Options

You will find this option in Tour setting.



Creating Custom Tour Filters

1. Go to Tour > Add New Filter and then create a new filter.



2. You can assign your tours to new filter in single tour editor page and use that filter in the shortcode.



You can also enable the custom filters in search result page here







Group Discount

Group discount can be enabled in single tour setting > Date & Price.



Creating Coupon

Add new coupon at the "Tour Coupon > Add New" section. Fill the title as anything you want.

Fill the coupon code as anything ( lower than 20 character ) and set the discount price/date as you need.



Setting up Deposit Payment

Deposit payment can be configured in Tour Master option.



Setting up Deposit Payment

This option is available in single tour setting.
You can send a message to the certain group of customer at one time. You have to choose the traveling date to specify the certain group of customers.





You can create an auto reminder to your customers before traveling date. For example, to remind them to bring important documents or important stuffs..



Setup The Payment

How The Payment Works
http://demo.goodlayers.com/traveltour/how-the-payment-works/
Setup The Payment Page
Go to "Tourmaster Plugin Option > General > Payment Page" to set up the payment template and sidebar.



Setup The Payment Gateway
At the "Payment > Payment Settings Tab", select the payment method you want. You can learn more about how to obtain the payment API key in the next section.



Configuring An Email Message

Setting Up E-mail
Please note that the subscription email form is being used separately by the plugin "Newsletter". If you want to set up email subscription, you have to do via "Newsletter" plugin setting directly.
Go to "Tourmaster Plugin Option > General > E-Mail Settings" to fill all necessary E-mail settings.



E-mail Message Management
Go to "Admin Email Content" or "Customer Email Content" section to set the E-mail content. You will see that you can enable/disable the email message on different scenario.



Customize an E-mail Message
You can fill any html code to style an E-mail Message ( Not the title ). We also provided a custom shortcode for you to add necessary information regarding to the tour booking to your email as well.
  • Display Title : {title}YOUR_TITLE_GOES_HERE{/title}
  • Customer Name : {customer-name}
  • Tour Name : {tour-name}
  • Order Number : {order-number}
  • Travel Date : {travel-date}
  • Total Price : {total-price}
  • Payment Method : {payment-method}
  • Payment Date : {payment-date}
  • Transaction ID : {transaction-id}
  • Customer Note : {customer-note}
  • Profile Page URL : {profile-page-link}
  • Payment Page URL : {payment-link}
  • Invoice Page URL : {invoice-link}
  • Admin Transaction Page URL : {admin-transaction-link}
  • Divider Line : {divider}
  • Spaces : {spaces}
Customize an enquiry E-mail Message
  • Tour Name : {tour-name}
  • Customer Name : {full-name}
  • Email Address : {email-address}
  • Enquiry Message : {your-enquiry}
You can also mix our shortcode with html to create a link / bold text or anything you want as well. BTW, please noted that the some shortcode might not be available on some scenario.

Eg. On registration process, only "{customer-name}" and "{profile-page-link}" is available. Here's an example of email sent after the booking as been made.

					Dear {customer-name},
					You have made a booking on

					{tour-name}
					{order-number}
					{travel-date}
					{total-price}
					Make a payment
					View Invoice
					{divider}
					If you wish to do the bank transfer. Please use the information below.

					Bank name: Center London Bank
					Account Number: 4455-4445-333
					Swift Code: XXCCVV

					After transferring, please submit payment receipt from your dashboard. We'll get back to you when the submission verified.
				

Creating Itinerary Map



Creating Destination

1. Go to Tour > Tour Category, create a new category and assign thumbnail.


2. Create new tours and assign them to the created category
3. Create a new page and assign the "Tour Category" shortcode


Creating Referral Tour(link to external source)

This feature allow you to link the tour to other website(where you have your affiliation). You can put the specific url in tour setting. By using this feature, it will ignore all other tour attributes.



Creating Login / Registration Page

1. Create two blank pages ("Login" page and "Register" page in this case.)


2. Go to Tour Master option > Template Setting and choose pages.


Setting up header in tour search result

1. Create two blank pages ("Login" page and "Register" page in this case.)


2. Go to Tour Master option > Search/Archive Pages and choose the page in "Search Page".


How create customer's review manually?

1. Make sure that you finished "Creating Tour" section already.
2. Create a new account as customer
You may do this by using another browser so you can be online as admin and customer at the same time.

3. Use customer account to perform booking on the tour
At the end of process, select "Book and pay later" button.

4. Go to admin backend (transaction page)
Choose the recent booking and change its status to 'Departed'.



5. Back to customer account
Go to customer dashboard, click on the menu "Review" on the left then submit a review.

Shortcodes

Login/Register Bar
[tourmaster_login_bar]
You can also put this to your theme header.php ( or any other files ) to put the login bar at the header area as well.

<?php echo do_shortcode('[tourmaster_login_bar]'); ?>
Tour List
[tourmaster_tour category="" num-fetch="6" pagination="page" tour-style="grid" column-size="3" thumbnail-size="full" tour-info="duration-text, availability" excerpt-number="20" tour-rating="enable" ]
  • category/tag/custom-filter-slug : Use to filter the list of the tour you need to display ( eg. category="CATEGORY_SLUG" )
  • num-fetch : Number of tours you want to display in the list ( eg. num-fetch="6" )
  • orderby : date/title/rand/menu_order/price/duration/popularity/rating
  • order : desc/asc
  • pagination : none/page/load-more
  • tour-style : full/full-with-frame/medium/medium-with-frame/modern/modern-no-space/grid/grid-with-frame/grid-no-space/widget
  • column-size : 1/2/3/4/5
  • thumbnail-size : The thumbnail sizes defined by your theme/plugin ( full/medium/thumbnail )
  • layout : fitrows/carousel
  • tour-info : duration-text,availability,departurelocation,return-location,minimum-age,maximum-age,custom-excerpt
  • tour-rating : enable/disable
  • excerpt-number : Number of the excerpt you want to display ( excerpt-number="20" )
Tour Category
[tourmaster_tour_category filter-type="tour_category" num-fetch="3" style="grid" column-size="3" thumbnail-size="full" ]
  • filter-type : tour_category/tour_tag/CUSTOM_FILTER_YOU_CREATED ( eg. filter-type="destination" )
  • num-fetch : Number of categories you want to display in the list ( eg. num-fetch="6" )
  • orderby : name/slug/term_id
  • order : desc/asc
  • style : grid/grid-2/widget
  • column-size : 1/2/3/4/5
  • thumbnail-size : The thumbnail sizes defined by your theme/plugin ( full/medium/thumbnail )
Tour Review
[tourmaster_tour_review num-display="3" ]
  • num-display : Number of reviews you want to display in the list ( eg. num-display="6" )
Tour Search
[tourmaster_tour_search fields="keywords, tour_category, tour_tag, date, min-price, max-price" style="column" with-frame="disable" ]
  • fields : List of fields you want to display. keywords, tour_category, tour_tag, date, min-price, max-price, CUSTOM_FILTER_SLUG
  • style : column/half/full
  • with-frame : enable/disable