Creating padding shorter than booking duration

Problem: You want to set padding that is less than your booking duration. 15 minute padding on 30 minute appointments, 10 minute padding on 60 minute appointments, etc. 

Solution: Adjust your grid display.


Padding is tied to the grid display -  the increments of time that we divide your availability into. By default this is set to 60 minutes, so we divide your time into 60 minute blocks. You can edit this to be anything from 10 minutes to 24 hours under Times & Availability > Duration & display.

Once you adjust your grid display, you can set your booking duration and your padding - both as increments of that grid display.

The padding you set will be added before and after all bookings made through YouCanBook.me as well as on all existing events in your calendar. Padding can reduce your available times for booking. 

Popular configurations:

10 minute padding and 30 minute duration:

15 minute padding and 1 hour booking duration:

20 minute padding and 40 minute duration: