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An affordable Escapia/WordPress solution for your website.

We have developed a solution that will allow you to connect your Escapia based properties to your current WordPress website. In fact if your website is built on ANY PHP platform, we can most likely help you with our affordable solution. We will customize the look to match your existing site (within reason) or even develop an entire NEW website that can also include all your blog content, About us type information and more.

Our solution will handle not only displaying your properties on the frontend of your website but will also manage the nightly image and description downloads necessary to keep your site up to date and matching your current Escapia itinerary. The good news is, that we can make this all happen for $199 per month. Note: Basebuild is an approachable, easy going and transparent bunch of people so you can rely on us to be there for you when you need us.

If you are interested in finding out more or even just have interest in learning about certain components of our setup, we would be more than happy to chat with you! Send Dave an email at dave {at} bbguys.net.


Project Summary:

A project we were asked to tackle recently was to build a vacation rental property listings that uses the (pretty nifty) Escapia API. One of the main issues was how do we integrate the Escapia API to manage availability and prices of vacation rental properties as well as booking and unit searching.

For anyone needing the fast track on how to get started here, one of the first and most important things to do is to test the connection to access the Escapia server using PHP SOAP client. Once you are good to go there, you can start to perform API calls to search for units based on various criteria. Always remember to be careful of fly-by-night quicky WordPress plugin solutions as they don’t always deliver on what they promise.

To learn more about the Escapia API visit here: http://software.homeaway.com/vacation-rentals/products/escapia

Tools Used:

HTML5, CSS3, WordPress, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Escapia API, SOAP

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Please send us a quick note and we will be more than happy to review live sites with you! Email us here: contact [@] www.basebuildinc.com.