Create a Time Period

Time period records are used to define time-based business rules, including time-based product pricing and menu availability.

To create a time period:

  1. From the Xenial Portal, select Data Management.

  2. From the Ordering Settings menu, select Settings.

  3. Select Time Periods.

  4. Select New Time Period.

  5. In the Name field, type a name for the time period.

  6. From the Period Type field, select one or both time period types.

    • Pricing - The time period is used to define time-based product pricing. The time period is available for selection on the Price page of the Product List editor.

    • Menu Availability - The time period is used to define time-based menu availability. The time period is available for selection from the Time Period configuration section of the Menu editor.

  7. Select Add item to define the parameters of the time period.

    • Select the days of the week when the time period is used.

    • Use the Start time controls to define the time of day when the time period begins.

    • Use the End time controls to define the time of day when the time period ends.

    • Select the Start date calendar icon to select the first date when the time period may be used.

    • Select the End date calendar icon to select the last date when the time period may be used.

  8. Select Add item to define additional sets of parameters as needed.

Nota

If the defined Start time and End time spans 12:00:00 AM for a single day of the week, the time range is recognized as spanning two days.

For example, if the Start time for Tuesday is 10:00 PM and the End time is 3:00 AM, the parameter is recognized as spanning Tuesday and Wednesday.