Characteristics & Features

CommonsBooking gives you the opportunity to provide things (such as cargo bikes, tools) for shared use.

CommonsBooking is a WordPress plugin that makes it easy to integrate into existing websites.

The most important features

Flexible booking

  • New: Multiple bookings per day (approximately: Hourly booking)
  • Complete booking route (checkout) with booking codes
  • Adjustable maximum booking time
  • Confirmation emails to borrowers and stations

Simple administration

  • New: Users can manage assigned items, stations and time periods themselves.
  • Automatic booking acceptance: Users can book items without the need for administration.


CommonsBooking is currently undergoing further development. The following milestones are part of the planned further development:

  • Advanced Meta Data
  • Implementation of CommonsAPI
  • Implementation of a map display in the front end with filter options



The WordPress plugin was originally developed for the needs of the “Free Load Wheel” movement, but it can be used for renting any thing.

  • You/your organization has tools that are not used daily, and you want to make them available to local groups.
  • You own a cargo bike and want to share it with the community, it should be stationed at different locations throughout the year.

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