The Events Cal Blog

Email marketing for events is all about finding a sweet spot: You don’t want to be too spammy. You don’t want to undercommunicate, either. You want to be the Goldilocks of the inbox, mastering an email approach that’s not too aggressive and not too hands-off, always sending email reminders that hit at the most important…

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Hey folks! We’ve found a particularly nasty bug within Event Tickets but have patched it up and are eager to get this latest update in your hands. We discovered that it was possible for a malicious formula (payload) to be injected into the data when completing the Full Name section of the ticket purchase form.…

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Hey there! It feels like we just released an update and here we are again. Well, our team hopped into action quickly to address a few conflicts with the last release, specifically regarding JavaScript errors that could impact things like homepage sliders and other JavaScript-dependent functionality. We caught this and wanted to get the fix…

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If you’re using Community Events and Community Tickets to manage your calendar’s user-submitted events, you already know that these plugins provide a one-two punch for your events calendar. Together, these tools allow users to seamlessly create events and sell tickets for their events, all without requiring access to your WordPress dashboard. Get the Bundle Today,…

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Ginger and Baker is not your typical restaurant. Or cafe. Or kitchen. Or bakery. It’s all of those packed together in an historic building just north of Downtown Fort Collins in Colorado that owner Ginger Graham remodeled into the operation it is today. With so much activity, Ginger and Baker relies on an online calendar…

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Event planners are on a never-ending quest to measure the success of their events, and for good reason. Event metrics and analytics help us understand why some events are a hit and why others fly under the radar. While there are countless metrics you can analyze to evaluate your events, there’s one indicator of success…

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We are excited to announce that we just shipped a maintenance release for The Events Calendar! This release features Event Aggregator support for Meetup’s new authentiacation protocol, which involves a switch from API keys to OAuth2. What does this mean for you? After updating, you will need to reconnect to Meetup under Events > Settings >…

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Meetup.com recently announced changes to their API that will impact anyone importing Meetup data. To make sure that you can continue importing events, we’ve updated Event Aggregator to work with Meetup’s new system. Previously, Event Aggregator users connected to Meetup.com via an API key. With the new system, that connection is made through OAuth 2.…

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Your event has come and gone, but there’s still one crucial step left in the event management lifecycle: Follow-up. If you skip out on connecting with attendees after the event, you’ll sacrifice a valuable opportunity to engage with your attendees, build loyalty, and even drum up excitement for your next event. A little bit of…

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To most people, “events” is just another way of saying “cool stuff to do”: concerts, birthday parties, nature walks, book club meetings, Independence Day parades, you name it. But for event planners and promoters, we know that event management encompasses much more than just what happens on the day of your soiree. Leading up to…

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