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Switching to Wix Bookings

A Comprehensive Guide For Aesthetic Practitioners

As aesthetic practitioners, offering a seamless booking experience for your clients is paramount. Switching to Wix Bookings can revolutionise your appointment management, making it easier for both you and your clients. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the essential steps to upgrade your plan, connect payment gateways, sync calendars, and integrate social media for a comprehensive booking solution.

1. Upgrading Your Current Plan to the Elite Business Plan

To take payments directly through your Wix website, upgrading to the Elite Business Plan is essential.

This plan provides the advanced features necessary for a professional booking system.

Steps to Upgrade:

1. Log in to your Wix account.

2. Go to the Billing & Payments section.

3. Select the Upgrade Plan and choose the Elite Business Plan.

4. Follow the prompts to complete the upgrade process.

2. Connecting Stripe for Payments

Stripe is a powerful payment processor that supports Klarna and Clearpay, allowing your clients to choose flexible payment options.

Steps to Connect Stripe:

1. In your Wix dashboard, navigate to Settings.

2. Select Accept Payments.

3. Choose Stripe and click on Connect.

4. Once connected please send your Stripe login details to ensure Klarna and Clearpay are activated within your Stripe settings.

3. Activating Your Wix Email Login

For enhanced security and functionality, it’s crucial to activate your Wix email login. Steps to Activate Wix Email Login: 1. Please let us know a time that we can send you a code to confirm your email address

4. Syncing Your iCloud Calendar

Keeping your bookings and personal schedule in sync is vital. Integrating your iCloud calendar with Wix ensures that you never double-book an appointment.

Steps to Connect iCloud Calendar:

1. In your Wix dashboard, go to Settings.

2. Select Bookings and then Calendar Sync.

3. Choose iCloud from the list of calendars.

4. Enter your Apple ID and follow the instructions to receive a verification code.

5. Enter the verification code to complete the sync process.

5. Integrating Social Media for Booking Buttons

Enhancing your online presence by adding booking buttons on Instagram, Facebook, and Google can drive more clients to your services.

Steps to Integrate Social Media:

1. Navigate to Settings in your Wix dashboard.

2. Select Catalog > Bookings Channels > Booking integration.

3. Connect your Instagram, Facebook, and Google accounts.

4. Follow the prompts to authorise Wix to manage these accounts.

5. Enable the Book Now button on each platform, allowing clients to book directly from your social media profiles.


Switching to Wix Bookings and utilising its robust features can significantly enhance your aesthetic practice's efficiency and client satisfaction. By upgrading to the Elite Business Plan, connecting Stripe for payments, activating your Wix email, syncing your iCloud calendar, and integrating social media, you'll provide a seamless and professional booking experience.

To learn more about your booking system please read the latest guide by Wix - CLICK HERE

Stay tuned for more tips and tricks on maximising your online presence and optimising your booking systems!


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