Notification of Notification Preferences

If you haven't already guessed, this week's update involves notifications! We've reworked the email notification options. You can now individually toggle the following email notification from your "My Preferences" page: When a student joins a lesson through the Student Portal When a parent/student cancels a lesson through the Student Portal When a parent/student disables email [...]

March 13th, 2018|Product Features|

Everybody Gets a Cancellation SMS!

You get a SMS! And you get a SMS! Everybody gets a Cancellation SMS! Building on our previous update; when you cancel a day's worth of events in the Calendar, you'll now see the option to notify all affected students and parents by SMS. Prior to this change, the SMS option was only available when [...]

March 6th, 2018|Product Features|

Happy Fix-It Tuesday!

Fix-It Tuesday might not be an official holiday, but here at TutorBird we decided you might like a pick-me-up after the long weekend. And so, we've made some changes! New Features: Building on last week's changes, you can now create a Student Details Report with blank lines so that parents/students can fill in missing information [...]

February 20th, 2018|Product Features|

Student Details, Report!

Atten-hut! I apologize for our terrible puns and misuse of commas. New reports are now live in TutorBird! You can now create a 1-page Student Details Report with all the information in one student's account. Share these PDFs with your fellow teachers, keep them on file, or send them to parents to verify you have [...]

February 12th, 2018|Product Features|

Put Your Best Foot-er Forward

If you're a school that takes advantage of Auto-Invoicing, you can now include a custom footer at the bottom of auto-created invoices. This option is stored with the auto-invoice settings, so you can specify a different footer for each family if necessary. This is a great option for families or students that need a gentle [...]

January 30th, 2018|Product Features|

Play It Safe

Thank you to all those that have already volunteered to test out securing hosting over HTTPS! We now have a number of custom domains hosted by TutorBird and secured using HTTPS. We're still looking for some volunteers! If you currently host your website with TutorBird and use a custom domain, reach out to for [...]

January 22nd, 2018|Product Features|

Looking for HTTPS Volunteers!

A few months ago we switched all the websites that use "" subdomains to secure hosting over HTTPS. Those of you using custom domain names were unfortunately left behind... but not anymore! Today we're excited to announce that we're beta testing HTTPS for custom domains. If you'd like to help us test this new capability [...]

January 15th, 2018|Product Features|

New Year’s [Software] Resolutions!

Happy New Year everyone! We hope everyone had a lovely holiday and came back refreshed. We have a positive smorgasbord of updates for all of you, so let's get to it. A Plethora of Updates: In the website editor, you can now embed a video from your Media Library using a drop-down list (instead of [...]

January 8th, 2018|Product Features|

Jingle Bells & Whistles

In the lead up to the holiday season, we gift update! This week's update has a little bit of this and little bit of that. Cool new things to get excited about: When you're adding new students to your school, TutorBird will now warn you if you're adding a duplicate parent (instead of joining the [...]

December 12th, 2017|Product Features|

Partial Payments get a 2 for 1 makeover!

'Tis the season of giving! We're giving you the hard work of our development team... 2 for 1 Bug Fix & New Feature: Last week a few of our users were not able to make partial payments through the Student Portal. That bug has since been fixed. And, if you "Allow Partial Payments" in the Student [...]

December 5th, 2017|Product Features|