The Events Cal Blog

It’s the ultimate disappointment: 500 people RSVP to your event, but only 30 people show up when the day arrives. What gives? How could so many people respond but so few bother to actually attend? There are a few possible reasons your attendees flaked: Maybe they thought your event sounded interesting three weeks ago, but…

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OK, so you were told that WordPress would be great for your website. You did your research, followed the famous five-minute installation instructions, and got a site spun up pretty darn fast. The problem is that you’re not in love with the way the default Twenty Nineteen theme looks. I mean, it’s pretty, but not…

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We are excited to announce that we just shipped a maintenance release for Events Calendar PRO! This release features a fix for an issue that was causing 500 errors and the WordPress admin area to be inaccessible for some users using Events Calendar Pro 4.7.8. Events Calendar Pro 4.7.8.1 Not Updated This Release Events Calendar…

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When it comes to marketing your event via email, forget about one-size-fits-all solutions. In general, it’s more effective to send targeted emails to small groups than to send mass emails to every single person in your contact list. But segmenting your audience requires a bit of strategy. Before you can tackle targeted messages, you need…

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If you run a community calendar to help people find events in your community or your industry, it’s time to harness the power of crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing is essentially another word for outsourcing. Merriam-Webster defines it as “the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people.” When…

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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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