YouCanBook.me basics

Account email address

This is the email address you use to login to your YouCanBook.me account. It does not need to be the same email address as your calendar account. 

Further reading: How to update your login email address

Account roles

You are the Account Owner, but there are other roles you can assign to other people in your account: Administrator, Contributor.

Further reading: Setting up a team account

Integrated calendar accounts

This is the Google or Microsoft account that you authorize YouCanBook.me to access to check for conflicts. You can integrate multiple calendar accounts in a single YouCanBook.me account.

Further reading: Integrate a calendar account with YouCanBook.me

Linked calendar

This is the specific calendar in your calendar account that YouCanBook.me adds events to and checks for conflicts. A single calendar account may contain multiple calendars. Our pricing is based on the number of calendars we are linking to to check for conflicts.

Further reading: Link your calendar to your booking page

Integrations

Besides your calendar accounts, you can integrate other services with YouCanBook.me, such a Zoom, Gmail, and Zapier.

Further reading: Manage your integrations

Booking page

This is the page you create in YouCanBook.me to share with your clients. It will block out any conflicts found on your linked calendar, and display only available times for booking. 

Further reading: Create a new booking page

Availability

Your availability is determined by a) Your working hours set in YouCanBook.me and b) and conflicts on your linked calendar. 

Further reading: Set your availability on your booking page

Padding

Padding is buffer time added between bookings made through YouCanBook.me and to existing events on your linked calendar. It helps you from taking back to back meetings. 

Further reading: Create padding that works for your schedule

Booking page timezone

Your linked calendar determines the timezone your availability is displayed in.

Further reading: Adjust your booking page timezone

Booker timezone

This is the timezone your bookers see your availability in when they visit your booking page, determined by their IP address. 

Further reading: Display your availability in your bookers timezone

Shorthand codes

These are short codes that reference any data about the booking in your confirmation and reminder emails to yourself and your client.

Further reading: Use shorthand codes to customize communications

Calendar events

New bookings are added to your linked calendar as events - how they appear on your calendar can be completely customized. 

Further reading: Edit the calendar event for you and your booker