The Events Cal Blog: Jen

WordPress 5.0 is officially out in the wild, ushering in a new era of Gutenberg and all the enhancements it brings to the editing experience. Here are the top 5 things you need to know: #1: The block editor is now the DEFAULT editor for posts & pages The block editor (codename: Gutenberg) is now…

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Crowdsourcing events for your calendar

There are serious benefits to crowdsourcing events for your WordPress calendar. By acting as THE events hub for your community, you’ll attract new traffic to your website, increase your credibility, and provide your visitors with solid value. Not to mention, crowdsourcing events can save you major amounts of time. Instead of spending hours scouring the…

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Since the beginning of the year (and even a bit before that), our team has been hard at work preparing our plugins for the upcoming block editor release in WordPress 5.0. We’ve already released several event blocks in our Events Gutenberg extension and we’re proud to announce ticket blocks and RSVP blocks are now available!…

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This week’s changelog for our Events Gutenberg extension includes 8 new fixes. Events Gutenberg 0.3.1-alpha is compatible with: The Events Calendar: Version 4.6.23 or higher Gutenberg: Version 3.9.0 Get the Extension If this is your first time getting your hands on Gutenberg, prepare yourself with this site prep checklist. Events Gutenberg 0.3.1-alpha Changelog Fix –…

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WooCommerce SEO tips to increase traffic, sales, and SERP ranking

SEO (search engine optimization) plays a huge role in how your e-commerce store appears in search results. Why put effort into it? Because even a little bit of extra WooCommerce SEO strategy can help your store rank higher (hello first page of Google!), reach more people, and close more sales. WooCommerce + SEO In a…

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Event Metrics: Measuring the Success of Your Event

Event metrics are used to justify your event strategy, evaluate ROI, and determine the ultimate success of your event goals and objectives. Crunching the numbers may not be quite as fun as hosting the event itself, but the results are pretty darn satisfying—and it’s much easier than you think! Why You Need to Track Your…

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Page speed has a major effect on search ranking, site abandonment, and sales conversion. Today’s web users have zero patience for sites that are slow to load—according to a survey by Akamai and SOASTA, even a 100-millisecond delay (0.1 seconds) can result in a 7% reduction in conversions. The importance of making sure your website…

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TL;DR – Facebook added even more restrictions to their API and it sucks for everyone. Back in April, Facebook made abrupt, significant changes to their API that effectively halted the ability for services like Event Aggregator to import events from Facebook into other websites. Despite getting hit with this major surprise, Facebook gave developers hope…

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