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6 Ideas for Engaging Event Series

Whether you’re a business owner, a marketer, or an event planner, getting people to care about your events can be hard work—especially when you want to drive interest in an event series. Building an event series often relies on keeping your audience engaged during each event. Engagement helps folks feel pulled to come back again…

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Featured Calendar: Sydney World Pride

Our next WordPress calendar example comes from Sydney, Australia to celebrate the global LGBTQIA+ community. Sydney World Pride is an upcoming 2023 not-for-profit festival. This website incorporates the events of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, ​​plus a broader festival offering across arts, sports, theatre, concerts, parties, First Nations programming, and a human rights conference.  …

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Laptop displaying people in a meeting and the MS Teams logo

We’re pleased to announce our new integration with Microsoft Teams. Over the past few months, we’ve released integrations with some of the most popular live streaming and virtual meeting platforms. Using our Virtual Events add-on, you can connect your WordPress calendar to Facebook Live, YouTube, Zoom, Webex, Google Meet, and now Microsoft Teams. Why it’s…

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The difference between series and recurring events

Recurring events have been a defining feature of Events Calendar Pro since its inception. This feature has served our customers well over the years, but there were some limitations with recurring events that we were having trouble working around. That’s where Series comes in. As of Events Calendar Pro 6.0, we’ve released a new way…

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Introducing The Events Calendar 6.0

After much anticipation and plenty of hard work, The Events Calendar and Events Calendar Pro 6.0 are finally here! As you may know, we published an article last year describing the history of this complex project. Our team had been facing issues surrounding recurring events for a long time.  Since then, we’ve worked tirelessly to…

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Your Calendar Now Looks Great in Print

Our latest release of The Events Calendar and Events Calendar Pro contains a new feature that’s been on some customers’ wish lists for a while. Many users have requested that their website calendars look better when printed. In the past, depending on your website’s theme, printing certain layouts may have displayed elements that were unnecessary…

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Tips for Event Stage Design

A well-designed stage can help your event stand out from the crowd. A sharp stage can elevate the look of an event venue while also ensuring both the presenters and audience members are immersed in the experience. Fortunately, dressing up your stage doesn’t necessarily require a big budget or access to specialty equipment. By incorporating…

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Styling an Event Registration Form for WordPress

Event registration forms are a great idea: you can keep track of attendees and prepare adequately for your turnout. But sometimes, the regular, out-of-the-box registration forms won’t cut it. Often, registration forms are nothing but a basic, boring template that doesn’t reflect how awesome your event is.  Taking the extra step to stylize your event…

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Your search for where to find all the WordPress events is over. It’s here! StellarWP and The Events Calendar are delighted to share WP.Events with the WordPress community. WP.Events is a one-stop online events calendar for all WordPress events including WordCamps, meetups, webinars, and more. This calendar includes community-submitted events, so it’s more than WordPress-generated…

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The Events Calendar and Google Meet Integration

Our list of integrations keeps growing! We’re happy to announce that you can now connect your Google Meet account to The Events Calendar using our Virtual Events add-on. With this new feature, you can easily create new Google Meet meetings in your WordPress backend, or connect existing meetings. Similar to our Zoom Integration, this allows…

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