1) Located in Settings > Areas




2) Select the Segment you wish to edit (if applicable, if not, skip to Step 3)





3) Press the Create New button





4) You will be met with set up options for this specific new area:
            A) Name & Description


This is purely for your own reference. If you have an online widget that shows areas they will see the 'Name' but not the Description


            B) Notifications:


Send email notifications to customers = Do you want customers who are booked in this area to receive email confirmations, reminders etc?
Send SMS notifications to customers = If you have the ResDiary Silverstreet integration set up you can choose to send SMS notifications for bookings in this area.  
Click here for more information on SMS messaging through ResDiary. 



C) Maximum Covers

Maximum Covers = Total covers the area can hold despite the sum of the tables covers. I.e. the area might sit 20 people but there's standing room for 50.

This sets the cover limit for the 'Complete Area' function in the booking process.


Vary by Days of the Week = Allows you to change the maximum amount of covers the area can hold for a complete area booking by day of the week.

If you tick this box you will see this:





D) Status





Available for Online Bookings = Whether you want this area available online or internal only.


Include this area in Availability Search = Whether you want this area 'searchable' in the booking process (i.e. the table dropdown list) if you untick this option all of the tables in this area will not show in the booking process


Include in max covers / booking calculationsWhether you would like bookings in the area to be included in you max covers amounts located at the top of the diary page:

 If the area is excluded it will show in Red.


            Allow Function EnquiriesWhether you would like this area to be available for accepting a Function Enquiry.




5) Click Add and the area will be created 


Note: it will not show on the Diary until it you add tables to this area see this article on adding tables