The Events Cal Blog

Have you seen WP Sandbox? It’s this handy service that spins up a hosted WordPress site as easily as those 1-click install options offered by some hosts. The difference is that there’s no host and no domain needed. We’re big fans and use it often here on the team. In fact, we’re such fans that…

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There are lots of reasons you might consider moving a conference to a virtual setting. Whether you’re working with a small budget or you need to change your in-person plans for some reason, a virtual conference is a great way to foster meaningful connections and learning opportunities. Why host a virtual conference? An online conference…

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Hey folks! Today’s update is focused on correcting a few PHP errors as well as an improvement for plugin translations. This is a minor release that should be smooth sailing when updating. That said, it’s always a good idea to backup your site and test changes in a development environment before installing this on your live site, as you…

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Hey there, we have a new release ready that’s focused on a few translation improvements and making the switch to PayPal’s live payments mode easier. This is a minor release that should be smooth sailing when updating. That said, it’s always a good idea to backup your site and test changes in a development environment before installing this on…

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Howdy friends! We have a new release focusing on translations and more work on the Public Attendees API. Specifically, you’ll also notice a minor change to our Who’s Attending feature and the Public Attendees API security prompt. If the Who’s Attending feature is not displayed on a published event, users will be promoted to opt-out…

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Howdy friends! The Events Calendar 5.1.0 features updates that help when you have no current events. These features include a “fast forward” link to see events in the future and a “Recent Past Events” view to see your most recent events instead of seeing an empty calendar. This is a minor release that should be…

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Howdy friends! Filter Bar 4.10.0 features updates to the multi-select type filter for the additional fields feature in Events Calendar Pro so that they now display correctly, as well the ability to change labels for events, venues, and organizers. This is a minor release that should be smooth sailing when updating. That said, it’s always…

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Howdy friends! Events Calendar Pro 5.1.0 features updates that create a better user experience when there are no upcoming events on the calendar. These features include a “fast forward” link to see events in the future and a “Recent Past Events” view to see your most recent events — which is much nicer than being…

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Happy release day! We are shipping a number of small fixes in this release. Specifically, you will notice a minor change to our Who’s Attending feature and the Public Attendees API security prompt. If the Who’s Attending feature is not displayed on a published event, users will not have a prompt to opt-out of the…

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Howdy friends! Today’s GigPress release features several improvements submitted by folks like you in the community. We’ve also tested GigPress with WordPress 5.4 to make sure everything plays nicely together. Speaking of community contributions, please feel free to chip in! GigPress is open source and the GitHub repo is publicly accessible.So, if you spot an…

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Virtual events are a lot like any other event. They both require registration. They both have attendees. There are hosts and organizers. The key difference is the address: one is virtual and one has a physical address. Just because an event lacks a location, it doesn’t mean it needs to be treated differently than other…

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Many developers are used to working on an in-person team where colleagues are just steps away, ready to offer a gut check or a second opinion.  But if your dev team is switching to working from home—either temporarily or for the long haul—you’ll need to make some adjustments to the ways you collaborate. Remote work…

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Many people know Santa Monica-based KCRW as a mecca for music from around the globe, with the Morning Becomes Eclectic show and livestreamed performances. But today, we’re going to take a closer look at the radio station’s awesome events calendar, which provides a great example of how you can customize templates in The Events Calendar.…

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