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Accessibility is a top priority for our team at The Events Calendar. In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we want to share a behind-the-scenes look at some of the ways we’ve made our WordPress calendar plugins more accessible for all users. We’re always striving to make our products more inclusive, and we’re proud of…

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It takes a lot to organize an event, and virtual events are no exception. Sure, you don’t need to book a venue or worry about catering, but your virtual event still needs a thoughtful strategy, tools to run smoothly online, and a promotion plan. With so many moving parts to executing awesome virtual events, we’ve…

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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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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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If your business is centered around offering classes, it might be hard to imagine what they would look like online. After all, how do you recreate the experience of a cooking class on a webinar or bring the energy of a studio workout to someone’s phone screen?  Virtual events may not have the same je…

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By now you’ve probably made a decision about whether to cancel your event, postpone it, or host it online in response to COVID-19. For those of you moving toward online or virtual events, there are some things you can do with your calendar to make the most of streaming online. In fact, we’ve received a…

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