Integrating Calendly with Webflow: A Step-by-Step Guide
In today’s fast-paced world, scheduling appointments and managing meetings can be a time-consuming task. Thankfully, with the power of technology, we can streamline this process by integrating Calendly into our Webflow websites. In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to seamlessly integrate Calendly and provide your visitors with an effortless scheduling experience.
Step 1: Sign up for Calendly
If you haven’t already, head over to the Calendly website and sign up for an account. Calendly offers various plans, including a free one, which is perfect for getting started. Once you’ve signed up and logged in, you’ll be ready to configure your scheduling preferences.
Step 2: Set up your event types
To start using Calendly on your Webflow site, you need to create event types that define the purpose and duration of your appointments. Whether it’s a consultation call or a sales demo, event types allow you to offer specific time slots for different purposes.
To create an event type in Calendly:
- Click on “Event Types” in the top navigation menu.
- Click on “Create Event Type.”
- Enter a name for your event (e.g., “30-minute Consultation Call”).
- Select the duration of your event (e., 30 minutes).
- Add any necessary questions (e., asking for their phone number or email address).
- Save your event type.
Step 3: Customize your scheduling page
Calendly allows you to customize the appearance and messaging on your scheduling page to align it with your brand. You can add your logo, change colors, and even include custom CSS if you’re using a paid plan.
To customize your scheduling page:
- Click on “Branding” in the top navigation menu.
- Add your logo and adjust the primary and secondary colors to match your website’s branding.
- Customize the messaging on the scheduling page to provide clear instructions and any additional information that visitors might need.
- Save your changes.
Step 4: Embed Calendly into Webflow
Now that we have set up our event types and customized our scheduling page, it’s time to embed Calendly into our Webflow website. Follow these steps:
- In Calendly, click on “Share & Embed.
- Select “Inline Embed. “
- Select and copy the provided code snippet.
- In Webflow, navigate to the page where you want to add Calendly.
- Paste the code snippet in an HTML embed element or a custom code block where you want Calendly to appear on your page.
Step 5: Publish and test
Congratulations! You’ve successfully integrated Calendly into your Webflow website. Now, publish your site and test the scheduling functionality to ensure everything is working as expected.
Visitors will now be able to book appointments directly from your website, saving you time and providing a seamless experience for your clients.
Remember to regularly check your Calendly account for any scheduled appointments and notifications. You can also integrate Calendly with other tools like Google Calendar or Slack for better organization and communication.
In this tutorial, we explored how to integrate Calendly into Webflow and enhance our website’s scheduling capabilities. By following these steps, you can provide a seamless appointment booking experience for your visitors while reducing the administrative burden on yourself.
So why wait? Start integrating Calendly into your Webflow site today!