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I can embed  a code snippet from TidyCal, for a single booking type, on a page without problem and it shows fine:

<script src="https://asset-tidycal.b-cdn.net//js/embed.js"></script>
<div id="tidycal-embed" data-path="lightroom-help/15-minute-meeting"></div>

But when I create another embed block, with similar content:

<script src="https://asset-tidycal.b-cdn.net//js/embed.js"></script>
<div id="tidycal-embed" data-path="lightroom-help/60-minute-meeting"></div>

on the same or different section, of the same page, then Squarespace shows only the first embed.

Another problem is that when I embed, instead of a code snippet, a link to the main TidyCal  bookings page:


Squarespace, while editing, confirms that the pasted link is "successfully located" but then it doesn't show it  at all. 

What's strange is  that if I have a sole Tidycal embedded booking type on a page and press the logo (contained in the embedded content which redirects to the above link) then the main TidyCal  bookings page shows embedded without problem.  So, apparently Squarespace is able to display this content  but apparently fails to do so when the link is embedded on the block.

I have contacted support but they just gave me links to articles, claiming that they cannot deal with any problems with embedded code.  I would understand that being the case if the embedded code did not work at all. But working in only one and not more of similar embed blocks, on the same page,  is something that I cannot understand. Is it a bug perhaps?  Is there any solution that someone can think of?

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12 hours ago, Lightroom-Help said:

I can embed  a code snippet from TidyCal...on a page without problem and it shows fine...But when I create another embed block on the same or different section, of the same page, then Squarespace shows only the first embed.

This is because this particular embed has only been designed to be used once on a web page. This should be the case on any web page - on any platform - because it relies on an id attribute, and an id must be unique within the web page, as its purpose is to identify the element. Having id="tidycal-embed" twice on one webpage would break the HTML specification.

You may want to check with TidyCal to see if they have an alternative way of showing their control on a webpage, in case they have one that can be used more than once.

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Thanks so much for your explanation!  I tried it though in WIX (which I rather not use) and there I could embed twice without problem.

As to the "embedding as a link", (which doesn't work with the embed block), would it work with some code block or elsewhere if the URL to the bookings page  ( https://tidycal.com/lightroom-help )  was formatted differently?  I'm currently on the Basic plan and I cannot test it. I would consider switching to another Squarespace plan, if this would definitely work.

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