Resources: What They Are and How to Create Them

This article explains how to create resources.

Overview

Resources are the items or services you add to bookings. Common resources are catering items and equipment.

To create a resource:

  1. Go to Settings > Resources.
  2. Click Add Resource and enter the following data:
Enter the data:
  • Enter the Name of the new resource.
  • Enter any descriptive Notes about the resource, if appropriate.  These notes will display to the requester when selecting this resource.
  • Select the Resource Grouping, if appropriate.  Resource groups are used to categorize longer lists of resources into logical groupings (Beverages, Lunch Entrees, Desserts, Tables)
  • Select the Service Provider.  
  • If there is a limited quantity of the item, check the Inventory? box and enter the total inventory quantity of this item. 
    Click Save.

Requestable Resources

You can limit which resources you allow your users to requests (if you are using Mazévo to take requests).

To mark a resource as requestable:

  1. From the list of resources, click the check box next to the resource.  You can select more than one resource for this operation
  2. Choose Requestable > Yes from the menu that appears above the list of resources.

Resources - requestable

Resource Tags

Resource tags are labels that you can attach to resources. They can be used to trigger event questions as part of the request process.

To add a resource Tag:

  1. Go to Settings > Resources.
  2. Click the box next to one or more resources you wish to add a tag to
  3. Click Tag Resources > Add Tags from the menu that appears above the list of resources
  4. Type the name of the name of the tag.
  5. Click the Tag Name that appears with the plus symbol to add the tag.
     Resource Tag
  6. Click Save

 

Watch this video to learn how to create resources:

 

Resource Overview