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.

Selling subscriptions on a membership platform is a great model for lots of small business owners. It generates recurring revenue and can bolster your credibility in your field. A membership site also creates an opportunity to make money on your virtual events. By offering virtual events for members and non-members, you can increase customer satisfaction…

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Creating your own events marketplace doesn’t have to be a pipe dream.  It’s totally possible to build a revenue-generating hub for events on your WordPress site. All you need is a few plugins. How does a marketplace work? Think of Eventbrite or Etsy, for two examples. Both sites take a cut from each event organizer…

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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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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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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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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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What’s the secret to getting your events to show up in search results? For the most part, it’s the same SEO principles that apply to your website. There’s no substitute for good content, using semantic markup in your code, and remembering to do the small things, like adding alt text to non-decorative images. But you…

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After months of virtual meetings, classes, conferences, and happy hours, many of us are wondering when it will be safe to return to in-person events. The answer? It’s complicated. As much as we’d like to hit Ctrl + Z and return to a pre-COVID world, there still isn’t a clear understanding of what the outlook…

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