The Events Cal Blog

We are pleased to announce that Events Gutenberg 0.2.9-alpha is out! This version is compatible with: The Events Calendar: Version 4.6.23 or higher Gutenberg: Version 3.8.0 Get the Extension Events Gutenberg 0.2.9-alpha Changelog Fix – Prevent empty diff on new event creation, allowing Meta to be saved Fix – Prevent generation of empty classic blocks…

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We are pleased to announce that Events Gutenberg 0.2.8-alpha is out. If this is your first time getting your hands on Gutenberg, Prepare yourself for the New WordPress Block Editor. This version is compatible with: The Events Calendar: Version 4.6.23 or higher Gutenberg: Version 3.8.0 See all of the changes included in this release below:…

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Our latest episode in the new Support Team webinar series is here! Using WooCommerce to sell tickets on your site? WooCommerce extensions can help you bundle tickets with other products or set up dynamic pricing! Join us for a demo of the additional features these extensions can provide and some tips for integrating them into your…

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Welcome to maintenance release number 13 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…

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The rewards of investing in site security are not always obvious—if you do things right, you won’t see any visible effects because you won’t get hacked and you won’t have to spend dozens or hundreds of hours repairing the impacts of identity theft, lost content, or stolen customer data. Yes, It Can Happen to You…

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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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WordCamp Boston 2018

In the upcoming WordPress 5.0 release, the post editor will be redesigned and rebuilt from the ground up. This new editor is called the block editor (a.k.a. Gutenberg), and it’s been no small task to ensure The Events Calendar and our other plugins are ready for it. While we’ve written about some of the challenges…

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We’re pleased to announce that Events Calendar PRO 4.4.30.1 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 plugin from your downloads page then update manually. Events Calendar PRO 4.4.30.1 Fix – Add back 3rd parameter to existing…

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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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Broken links happen when content on your site is relocated or when URLs are changed without setting up a redirect. This leaves a trail of links that go to 404 error pages that can negatively impact your site’s search engine rankings and annoy users. The good news is that fixing—and preventing—broken links is simple and…

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