The Events Cal Blog

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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A jam-packed update to our Events Gutenberg extension comes with features, bug fixes, and some tweaks to help keep you up to date with the latest work by our Gutenberg team. Events Gutenberg 0.3.4-alpha is compatible with: The Events Calendar: Version 4.6.23 or higher Gutenberg: WordPress 5.0 Beta 3 Get the Extension If this is…

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If your website’s busiest season coincides with the holidays, the time to prepare for an influx of visitors is now. Holiday promotions usually lead to an uptick in sales (nice!) and a surge in holiday website traffic (also nice, but sometimes tricky). With a little advance preparation before the holiday or sales event, you can…

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This week’s changelog for our Events Gutenberg extension comes with a feature, a bug fix, and a tweak to our previous offering. Events Gutenberg 0.3.3-alpha is compatible with: The Events Calendar: Version 4.6.23 or higher Gutenberg: Version 4.1.1 Get the Extension If this is your first time getting your hands on Gutenberg, prepare yourself with…

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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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Welcome to maintenance release number 15 of 2018! If this is your first time getting an update from us, Maintenance Releases are smaller updates between major releases, and are mostly comprised of bug fixes, tweaks, and small (but meaningful!) improvements. We always recommend using a staging site to test these changes before updating on a live site.…

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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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We’re pleased to announce that Event Tickets 4.8.2.1 is now available. In most cases you will be able to take advantage of automated updates, but if those are unavailable for any reason you can download the plugins from your downloads page then update manually. Event Tickets 4.8.2.1 Fix – Prevent fataling when upgrading Event Tickets…

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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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