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Appointment Scheduling Blocks

Use Appointment Scheduling Blocks to display your scheduling page from Squarespace Scheduling so visitors can book appointments without leaving your site.

You'll need a Scheduling account to use this block. To learn more and sign up, visit Getting Started with Squarespace Scheduling. If you use Acuity Scheduling separate from Squarespace, you can use this block to display your Acuity scheduler on your site. This guide covers both options.

Squarespace Scheduling

To add the Appointment Scheduling Block:

  1. Edit a page or post, click an insert point, and select Appointment Scheduling from the menu. For help, visit Adding content with blocks.
  2. From the drop-down menu, choose the scheduling page, calendar, or appointment type you want to display. 
  3. Click Apply.

Here's an example of an Appointment Scheduling Block displaying all public appointment types:

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Acuity Scheduling

To display a calendar from Acuity Scheduling, first copy your Acuity URL:

  1. Go to acuityscheduling.com and log into your Acuity account.
  2. Click Scheduling Page Link in the sidebar.
  3. Copy the link beneath General Scheduling Page to embed your scheduling page.
  4. Click through other link types under Direct Links & Embedding to embed buttons and other widgets.

For more help with these links, visit Acuity's documentation.

When you have the Acuity URL ready, add an Appointment Scheduling Block to any page:

  1. Edit a page or post, click an insert point, and select Appointment Scheduling from the menu. For help, visit Adding content with blocks.
  2. From the drop-down menu, choose Custom Link.
  3. Paste your Acuity URL in the Acuity Scheduling Page Link field.
  4. Click Apply.

FAQ

Can I change the design?

Yes. You can customize the design of your scheduling page in the Scheduling panel:

  1. In the Home Menu, click Scheduling.
  2. Click Customize Appearance
  3. Click Scheduling Page Options.
  4. Use the checkboxes to customize the appearance, using the live preview on the right as a guide.

To customize an Acuity Scheduling page, visit Acuity’s documentation.

Does Squarespace charge transaction fees for bookings?

No. Appointment Scheduling Blocks are separate from Commerce, so purchases aren't subject to Squarespace transaction fees.

Can I use the Appointment Scheduling Block with the free Acuity Scheduling plan?

Acuity’s basic, free plan (“Freebie”) doesn’t support embedded calendars. To use Appointment Scheduling Blocks, you’ll need to be on a different plan.

All Squarespace Scheduling plans support the Appointment Scheduling Block.

Can I remove "Powered by Squarespace Scheduling?"

You can remove the "Powered by Squarespace Scheduling" text from Appointment Scheduling Blocks on the Powerhouse Player Scheduling plan.

To hide the text:

  1. In the Home Menu, click Scheduling.
  2. Click Customize Appearance
  3. Click Scheduling Page Options.
  4. Select Hide "Powered By Squarespace Scheduling" On Client's Scheduling Page.
  5. Click Save Changes.
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Appointment Scheduling Blocks