Handling events with non-fixed dates in advance?
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To your first question, you do need to enter exact dates for an event. However, if you don’t want them displayed on the front end, you could hide them with CSS…one idea would be to give them a certain category, like “unscheduled”, and then use that to only hide the dates with that category. Then all you need to do to display them is to remove the category. Even with the dates hidden, the event will still show on the calendar in month view for the dates that you specified.
If you’d like to test this out, I would recommend installing The Events Calendar on your staging site. You can test out the date issue there, as this will function the same way in Pro. We do offer full refunds within 30 days of purchase, so feel free to take Pro for a test run as well!
Regarding recurrence rules, there are several different ways to specify recurrence, including “third week of” rules. I would recommend taking a look at this article, which has more details on how recurring events work and the options that are available with them.
If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!
Hey there! This thread has been pretty quiet for the last three weeks, so we’re going to go ahead and close it to avoid confusion with other topics. If you’re still looking for help with this, please do open a new thread, reference this one and we’d be more than happy to continue the conversation over there.
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The Events Calendar Support Team
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