The Events Calendar

Whether you worship in a church, mosque, synagogue, or temple, your faith organization’s website needs an events calendar. A calendar makes it easy for worshippers to keep track of upcoming services, youth groups, and special events. It also makes it easy for church administrators to track registration, attendance, and sell tickets. Your calendar can even…

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Accessibility is a top priority for our team at The Events Calendar. In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we want to share a behind-the-scenes look at some of the ways we’ve made our WordPress calendar plugins more accessible for all users. We’re always striving to make our products more inclusive, and we’re proud of…

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Have you seen WP Sandbox? It’s this handy service that spins up a hosted WordPress site as easily as those 1-click install options offered by some hosts. The difference is that there’s no host and no domain needed. We’re big fans and use it often here on the team. In fact, we’re such fans that…

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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 makes…

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Up in Northern California, above Sacramento, is the town of Chico. It may be a relatively small place, but it’s home to the Sierra Nevada brewery. What started as a hand-built brewhouse in 1980 is now a household name that’s expanded to both coasts and is recognized as a pioneer in the craft beer movement.…

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Debating whether you really need to add a calendar to your website? We get it: When you run a business, creating and managing an events calendar might seem like just another chore on your long to-do list.  But for many business owners, a website calendar is a must-have, whether events are your bread and butter…

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It’s hard to believe, but The Events Calendar is coming up on its 10-year anniversary. That’s nearly a decade of building and maintaining WordPress event management plugins that are used the world over. In fact, our plugins now power more than 700,000 calendars around the globe. As the Product Owner for The Events Calendar, I…

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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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