New Homey Update – V.1.2.0
- April 19, 2019
Homey is getting BIG! The new update is ready with 15 new functionalities and some fixes. This release includes some great new features... Read More
Hey hey hey… This is the biggest Homey update! The new update is ready with a lot of new functionalities, introducing great new features like the Wallet and the Admin Frontend Dashboard along with many other cool improvements.
In this update, we have dedicated ourselves to designing and developing an even more efficient platform with new features that mainly concern the use by the administrators of the site and hosts which offers their listings for rent.
Homey has a brand new wallet section where all registered users as hosts can take under control their total earnings, the available balance and request payouts from the site administrator. At the same time, the new dashboard for site administrators, allow them to have full control of everything happens on their web site.
We focused on making your community as secure as possible introducing the new ID verification feature for both host and guest. Now all users can upload their document ID to be verified by the website administrator and also guests now have their own frontend profile page.
Not the less, to guarantee a better experience, both for guests and hosts, they can leave reviews online one after the other with the new two ways review functionality.
Another important thing for us is to ensure your guests a positive user experience while using your website, so we improved the search functionality by adding pre-filled booking forms according to the guest search criteria.
In this way, when the guest will search for certain dates, he will find the same data already filled in the listing detail page booking form making easy his way to request a reservation.
Those above are just a small introduction to all the new features in this update. Here below you can find the full list of new functionalities:
New – Wallet section: Allow your users registered as host to keep track of their earning history, withdraws and request payouts.
New – Admin frontend dashboard: Keep the control of everything is happening on your website.
New – Host fees: Set up a fee for the host to pay to the website administrator when a reservation is paid.
New – Super host badge: Promote your hosts to automatically display a badge on their listing and on their profile.
New – ID verification: Let your Hosts and Guests to be verified with document ID upload.
New – Guest message on the booking form: The guest can introduce himself to the host while sending the reservation request.
New – Disable booked days: Manage the calendar even better with the new option to disable booked dates for the calendar.
New – Frontend guest profile: Each guest has a frontend profile page with all information and ratings.
New – Reset Password: New custom page to let users to easily reset their password.
New – Host and guest profile for admin: Get full control of the information provided by your registered users on the admin dashboard panel.
New – Booking form pre-filled fields: According to the user search, you will find the booking form pre-filled with your search criteria.
New – Marker drag & drop: Set the location of your listing with drag & drop functionality while adding a new listing on the frontend.
New – Cancel reservation option: The host can cancel a reservation and make dates available for further booking.
New – Admin messages section: The website administrator can read all messages shared between the host and guest.
New – Messages indicator: Every time you have a new or unread message and indication will display in the user menu.
New – Currency switcher: Now you can place a new currency switcher widget on the footer and on the sidebar.
New – Search options: Option to show search only for taxonomy pages.
New – Elementor search: display the banner search using a new custom widget for Elementor page builder.
New – Two ways reviews: After a completed reservation the host can review guest and guest can review host service.
Just as your feedback and comments have played a major role in determining the features incorporated into this update, we want to take a moment to thank all the customers who are taking the time to chat with us and are supporting us with their advice and their love in the things we do. We learned so much from them.
We’d like to hear your thoughts and ideas on what we should be considering for the next or future updates. Contact us directly on the live chat you can find on this page. We will be happy to hear from you!