vrpc-signupVRPconnector WordPress Installation Options

This document outlines the requirements, steps and deliverables included in a VRPconnector Installation.   Customers integrating the VRPconnector have three installation options to choose from.  DIY, Supported and Full Installation.   In addition to these options, Gueststream also offers Website Hosting, Email and SSL Certificates for additional fees.

VRPconnector Plugin can be found in the WordPress directory at:  https://wordpress.org/plugins/vrpconnector/

The VRPconnector currently supports connections to the following Property Management Software systems:

  • HASP/ISILink (Entech, FRS, Property Plus, V12)
  • Escapia/EscapiaNET
  • Barefoot Technologies
  • Rental Network Software (RNS)
  • Streamline
  • VRM

option1

In the DIY option, you or your WordPress developer will simply deploy Gueststream’s VRP/VRPconnector technology to bridge the gap between your website and your Property Management Software.  This, like all three options will save you countless hours of developing to your PMS’ API from scratch.  These general steps apply to the process:

  1. Sign up for our Free 30-Day trial subscription at secure.gueststream.com or by contacting Gueststream by phone
  2. Notify your PMS provider to release your data access credentials to Gueststream, Inc.  to act as your “Web Company”
  3. Gueststream will receive and test credentials,  import and test data integrity,  and issue you or your developer an API Key for the VRPconnector Plugin
  4. Developer is then responsible to deploy the system and display unit information and the booking process as desired.  This includes the design and branding of; search results, unit pages and the booking process

Requirements:  WordPress Website, Hosting, SSL.

Gueststream Deliverables:  PMS connectivity, VRPconnector API Key, 1-hour complimentary technical support via support ticket system using support@gueststream.com

Cost:  Monthly VRP Subscription – $199

option2

In the Supported option, you or your WordPress developer will deploy Gueststream’s VRP/VRPconnector technology to bridge the gap between your website and your Property Management Software.  This option requires the purchase of a 10-Hour Support block that is used for any support needed to get the system up and running.  This can include as little or as much help as needed and any remaining time on the support block can be used for future assistance after the installation is completed. These general steps apply to the process:

  1. Sign up for our Free 30-Day trial subscription at secure.gueststream.com or by contacting Gueststream by phone
  2. Contact Gueststream to set up and purchase a 10-Hour support block
  3. Provide WordPress Administrative Access and server access to Gueststream
  4. Notify your PMS provider to release your data access credentials to Gueststream, Inc.  to act as your “Web Company”
  5. Gueststream will receive and test credentials, import and test data integrity, and issue you or your developer an API Key for the VRPconnector Plugin
  6. Developer is then responsible to deploy the system and display unit information and the booking process as desired.  This includes the design and branding of; search results, unit pages and the booking process

Requirements:  WordPress Website, Hosting, SSL, WordPress Administrative Access, Server Access

Gueststream Deliverables:  PMS connectivity, VRPconnector API Key, 10-hour technical support via support ticket system using support@gueststream.com assistance as needed

Cost: 10-Hour Support Block – $1,000 (in addition to the $199 monthly subscription)

option3

In the Full Installation option, you or your WordPress developer will provide access to a completed or nearly completed WordPress website.   Gueststream will install the system and then return the completed website back to you.  These general steps apply to the process:

  1. Sign up for our Free 30-Day trial subscription at secure.gueststream.com or by contacting Gueststream by phone
  2. Contact Gueststream to set up and purchase a Full VRPconnector Installation
  3. Provide WordPress Administrative Access and Server Access to Gueststream
  4. Notify your PMS provider to release your data access credentials to Gueststream, Inc. to act as your “Web Company”
  5. Gueststream will make an exact copy of your website.  Once this step occurs,  no changes can be made to the website until the installation process  is completed and the website is returned  to you
  6. Gueststream will receive and test credentials,  import and test data integrity, and input your API Key for the VRPconnector Plugin
  7. Gueststream will deploy the system by installing the quicksearch box and match the CSS, design and branding of; search results, unit pages and the booking process.  This work is performed after a telephone consultation with you to discuss your design and layout preferences.  Options are presented during this initial call

Requirements:  WordPress Website, Hosting, SSL, WordPress Administrative Access, Server Access

Gueststream Deliverables:  PMS connectivity, VRPconnector API Key, complete system installation, including search testing and at least one successful test booking.  Website Hosting and SSL installation can be added to the Full Installation option for additional fees.

Cost:  $1,500 (in addition to the $199 monthly subscription)