Tips & Tricks

The Events Calendar is packed with all kinds of features and things it can do to help you manage events. This is where we share tips and tricks to level up your online WordPress calendar.

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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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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You’ve got your WordPress site. You’ve got your events calendar. Now, it’s time to start selling event tickets. Of course, you could just sell tickets on a third-party site like Eventbrite or Ticketfly—no set-up required. But the benefits of selling your tickets on WordPress might outweigh the convenience of using an external event ticket platform.…

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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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If you’ve got a search engine optimization (SEO) strategy for your website, chances are you’re already deploying it in the usual places: your home page, your blog posts, your image alt text and metadata, your video descriptions, etc. But what about SEO in your events calendar? Your calendar is an extension of your website. That…

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