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We’ll admit it: Our ticketing plugins can be confusing if you’re not familiar with their features.  In this post, we’ll help you determine whether you need Event Tickets, Eventbrite Tickets, or both. Before we dive in, here’s a quick overview of each plugin. Event Tickets is a free tool that lets you sell tickets and…

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It’s a fair question: Why do plugin developers charge annually for premium plugins? Why can’t you just buy a plugin once and own it for life? We’re going to tackle this question below. Hopefully we can help illuminate why we charge an annual fee for our premium plugins and what that fee provides for our…

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Some events are general admission. Some are virtual. And others require assigned seating. When it comes to selling tickets for an event where seat assignments matter, the topic is always going to turn to seating charts. Seating charts add a whole additional layer of planning to an event. In this post, we’ll walk through the…

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If you’re looking to give your event pages in WordPress an upgrade, this post is just for you. We’ve created some snazzy block patterns specifically for The Events Calendar! Download the free extension If you’re already using The Events Calendar, this free extension will add some block patterns for you to use. (And if you’re…

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Block patterns have the potential to make publishing content in WordPress easier and more flexible than ever. For example, let’s say you always find yourself adding the same two blocks to your posts. Perhaps it’s two side-by-side buttons. If you’ve done this before, then you know what it takes to make this happen: Add a…

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If you use your WordPress site to manage events, chances are you also need a way to sell tickets or collect RSVPs. Luckily, it’s easy to set up your site to sell tickets and handle registration by using our free Event Tickets plugin or the premium Event Tickets Plus. But how do you know which…

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If you use The Events Calendar plugins on WordPress, you already know that our tools have you covered for all your event management needs. From creating a flexible calendar to selling tickets and promoting virtual events (plus everything in between), we’ve got a WordPress plugin for you. But if you’re moving your site to a…

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With all of the thousands of WordPress themes out there, it would be difficult to test the theme compatibility of our calendar plugins against every single one of them. Instead of focusing on compatibility with a particular theme, we have built The Events Calendar, Events Calendar Pro, Event Tickets, Event Tickets Plus, and our other premium…

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This article was originally published June 25, 2020. It was last updated on Oct. 7, 2020. Note: If you haven’t updated your Virtual Events plugin in a while, be sure to do so ASAP. The version released Oct. 6, 2020 features updates that make it easier to connect Zoom to The Events Calendar, plus we’ve…

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When you’re choosing a calendar plugin for your WordPress site, it’s important to be sure you’re making the right choice. Nobody wants to set up a new plugin just to end up switching it for something different. If you’ve been considering The Events Calendar free plugin, you may have also read about Events Calendar Pro—our…

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Like many other parents, I’ve found myself homeschooling my kids while schools are closed. It’s been a heckuva transition, but my wife and I have picked up a few tricks along the way to make things easier. For starters, we’re using The Events Calendar to create a class schedule. It’s been a life-saver for us…

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