The Events Cal Blog

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A church’s business is to inspire, so it’s critical for a church website to have an inspiring design. Church websites without inspirational designs fail to excite their visitors, and often struggle to communicate key information to their congregation. The churches we’ve selected below, have given their websites a fresh and lively feel by mobilizing key…

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Our approach to GDPR

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25th, 2018. With WordPress powering over 30% of the web globally, this new regulation has prompted many ongoing conversations within the WordPress community. As WordPress plugin authors and users ourselves, we’ve actively engaged in our own discovery and planning for GDPR.…

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We actively maintain five free plugins on WordPress.org, and with maintenance releases shipping every three weeks, that means we frequently find ourselves deploying updates via Subversion (“SVN”), the version control platform used by WordPress.org. A developer has traditionally managed this process by hand, but we recently decided to automate this process. Enter: SVN Bot. With…

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sell more event tickets

You want to sell event tickets, right? Selling more of your event tickets means more money in your pocket, and more customers interacting with your brand in real life. If you’re looking for the easy way to increase your ticket sales, we’ve got a few quick tips for you. 1. Make your event easy to…

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A strong brand reinforces who you are, and often dictates how you’re perceived. Branding your business has the power to make you more likeable, and should be well-suited to the target audience you’re trying to reach. We can’t tell you what your brand should be, of course. But we can help you present the events…

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Welcome to the fifth maintenance release 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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anatomy of event page

You want your website to make a great impression on your audience. You’ve spent hours designing a stunning site that’s unique and true to your brand, and now you need your event pages to match. With a few key features and best practices in mind, you can give your event page the power to convince…

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the events calendar mascots

Have you ever noticed the friendly creatures that accompany each feature release? They range from narwhals to pandas, and although they may seem random, most are not. If you’ve ever wondered about the meaning behind the collection of mascots we have today, you’re in luck. We’re going to tell you how it all began. It…

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event ticket plugin with paypal

Event Tickets has everything you need to start selling tickets today! Start collecting money and RSVPs for your events quickly and easily with just one plugin. For paid events, simply enter your desired ticket price, connect your PayPal account to the Event Tickets plugin, and you’re all set! Event Tickets Keeps it Simple Our new…

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Events Calendar PRO 4.4.24.2 is available now and corrects an oversight in our 4.4.24 release which led to a 500 internal server error and database issues which affected a small portions of installs. If you have a valid license key then you should be able to take advantage of automated updates, or else you can…

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We’ve added Paypal support! This version enables you to connect Event Tickets with Paypal directly. That means you may not need a separate e-commerce plugin. Also, we fixed a few bugs in Event Tickets Plus. Ready to see what else we’ve added under the hood? On to the details! New Actions tribe_tickets_orders_tabbed_view_register_tab_right, tribe_tickets_orders_tabbed_view_register_tab_left, tribe_tickets_tpp_before_order_processing, tribe_tickets_tpp_before_attendee_ticket_creation,…

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Going Gutenberg is an ongoing series about our process of integrating our products with the WordPress block editor. View all chapters in the series here, and be sure to follow us on Facebook or Twitter to never miss an update. We’re excited to announce the release of an official extension for The Events Calendar called…

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We’re pleased to announce that Events Calendar PRO 4.4.24.1 is now available. In most cases you will be able to take advantage of automated updates, but if those are unavailable for any reason then please update manually. This release corrects an oversight in our 4.4.24 release, which went out earlier in the week: Fix – Prevent…

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Welcome to the fourth maintenance release 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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st olaf college uses the events calendar

When St. Olaf College approached Modern Tribe to redesign their website, they had two priorities at the top of their mind: the ability to customize the appearance of their site, and the functionality to support a multi-site network. As a prestigious liberal arts college with a rich Lutheran history, the ability to customize their calendar…

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