Widget Installation Instructions

We highly recommend that you use a laptop/desktop computer to work on these instructions.

Any request to join the share or make a payment before the widget is installed will be DENIED.

The 5 steps of the installation MUST BE FOLLOWED IN ORDER.

1. Format property Info

2. Install widget HTML code

3. Add link on your website menu to the widget page

4. Pay the annual membership fee. 

5. Request to join the property share in OwnerRez settings

■  STEP 1 - Format your OwnerRez Property Information

  Follow the instructions below to make sure your property’s info is complete and formatted correctly in OwnerRez.

■  STEP 1 - Format your OwnerRez Property Information

  Follow the instructions below to make sure your property’s info is complete and formatted correctly in OwnerRez.

A.  Property Photo

     Follow instructions in the

     screen shot.

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B.  Property URL - Make sure that Property URL is configured in OwnerRez

(Do this for each property you are adding.)

• Under Properties > Select property > General Info > Property URL 

• This URL should be the page where the booking widget for YOUR property is located.

     (This is the widget where guests can enter dates and inquire/book your cabin.)

C.   General Property Info
• Under Properties > Select Property > General Info
• Make sure your minimum and maximum occupancy, bedrooms, amenities,  and minimum/maximum rates are set up in OwnerRez.

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■  STEP 2 - Install the Widget HTML Code on Your Website

   

 

•This custom widget was created by OwnerRez for our group. The widget code will not be found in your OwnerRez settings. You must use the custom HTML code provided here.

                                        

•Those who have OwnerRez-hosted websites can add the HTML widget code to a page by following these instructions from OwnerRez.

•The widget will automatically update on your website whenever new properties are added. You will not need to update the html code. HOWEVER, you may need to manually resize the container which holds the widget if your website builder doesn’t do so automatically.

•  You can see examples of the Property Search Widget installed on these websites:

highviewcabins.com/morecabins

peaksandpalmsrentals.com/rentals-by-owner  

smoky-mountains-cabin.com/rentals-by-owner

  Availability/Property Search Widget - Tile View  

 

Copy the highlighted HTML code below and insert it wherever you want the

Availability/Property Search Widget TILE VIEW widget to be located on your website.

  

(Specific instructions for this procedure will vary depending on what website builder you use.)

 

  <!-- OwnerRez Availability/Property Search widget TILE VIEW-->
   <div class="ownerrez-widget" data-widget-type="Owner Alliance Availability TILE VIEW - Availability/Property Search" data-widgetId="e34311b37a6441aa8ae255b423596a68"></div>
   <script src="
https://secure.ownerreservations.com/widget.js"></script>

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Add the following explanation text to your page ABOVE the widget.

 

SMOKY MOUNTAIN CABINS BY OWNER

https://www.smokymountaincabinsbyowner.com

 

Missed out on our cabins? Looking for a different size? The Smoky Mountains properties below are privately owned, independently operated, and all offer owner-direct booking through their own websites. They do not charge guests any booking/service fees.

Search below and when you click on a property it will direct you to that owner's website. 

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■  STEP 3 - Website Menu

  

• Place a link in your website menu which points to the specific page where you have installed the Property Search Tile View Widget
• The link can be on your main menu, or place it in a drop-down under a main menu button as shown below.

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■  STEP 4 - Pay the Annual Membership Fee

   

IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED STEPS 1, 2, and 3, visit this link for instructions on how to pay the membership fee via PayPal. 

 Link to PayPal instructions ► smokymountaincabinsbyowner.com/payments

 

 !! DO NOT MAKE YOUR PAYPAL PAYMENT BEFORE COMPLETING STEPS 1, 2, and 3.  

We do not want any money until you have the widget(s) installed and menu link complete.

Early payments will be refused/refunded.

■  STEP 5 - Share your property 

 There are 4 parts to this final step... A, B, C, and D.  

 

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HAVE YOU MADE YOUR PAYPAL PAYMENT YET?
 

DO NOT SHARE YOUR PROPERTY UNLESS YOU HAVE COMPLETED PAYMENT AS EXPLAINED IN STEP 4.

A.  In your OwnerRez Dashboard, go to the "Settings" tab and then select "Property Sharing" in the left sidebar. 

 

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B.  On the Property Sharing page, select the "Join A Share" tab.

Then select "Join" Smoky Mountain Cabins By Owner.

 

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C.  On the "Join Property Share" page, select the property (or properties) you are requesting to be included in the SMCBO widget.

 

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D.  After requesting to join the SMCBO widget...

• You'll need to email Victoria to notify her that you've made a request to join the shared group widget. 

(OwnerRez has not set up an auto notification procedure for this yet.)
 

Victoria's email:  

mybluemountainlodge@gmail.com

 

•Victoria will verify that you have correctly installed the Availability/Search Widget on your website.

Also, she will verity that you have a Menu Button leading to the widget page on your site. 

 

After verifying the above, she will accept your request to share the widget for your property (properties).