What’s New

We’re constantly working to improve The Events Calendar. Check out what’s new and get the most from your online WordPress calendar.

100% complete translations for top five languages

In many ways, the Internet has made our world smaller than ever before. Distance and language are no longer barriers to business or communication. Although English is the most popular language used on the Internet, it’s the third most popular language spoken around the world. To better serve our international users, we’ve dedicated resources to…

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TL;DR – Facebook added even more restrictions to their API and it sucks for everyone. Back in April, Facebook made abrupt, significant changes to their API that effectively halted the ability for services like Event Aggregator to import events from Facebook into other websites. Despite getting hit with this major surprise, Facebook gave developers hope…

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PHP elephant logo

We have decided to change our minimum required PHP version from 5.2 to 5.6. This may sound like a big change for some, but don’t worry! We’ve got you covered, and can take you through the steps on how to make this change and quickly explain why this change is beneficial for all of us.…

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Eventbrite Tickets

The Eventbrite Tickets plugin you know and love just got a major update that includes a number of significant new features. Before we jump into all the features we added in version 4.5, there’s one super important thing to note: Eventbrite.com imports have moved from the old Legacy Imports section to the regular Imports section…

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Free pdf ticket extension

If your event attendees tend to purchase tickets in groups, adding the functionality to easily share individual tickets will greatly improve the customer experience of registering for your events. Our free PDF Tickets Extension allows you to add shareable, printable PDF tickets to the confirmation emails your guests receive when they register for your event.…

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Short on time? Click down to the Recap of this post for the essential bullet points of this important announcement. Google recently announced that as part of a number of other changes, they will no longer be supporting keyless access to their maps starting on June 11, 2018. Users will need to have a valid…

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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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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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Before we left for Belize in January, we shared a post about how we use the annual team trip to brainstorm and prioritize strategies that will continue to improve your experience. We’ve set three big goals for our events business this year and we’re excited to share these initiatives with you. 1. Elevate Customer Happiness…

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So long support; hello Help Desk! When we first launched our plugins, we used bbPress to create a set of support forums that were open for everyone to research. In typical forum fashion, users could collaborate with each other and make use of existing answers to help answer their own questions. However, some users needed…

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