Resources for Planning Virtual Events

Tips and tools to help with planning online events, webinars, and more on WordPress and beyond.

We know this is a tough time to be in the events business. From last-minute cancellations to migrating your get-togethers to virtual events, event managers are under more pressure than ever, and The Events Calendar team wants to help as much as we can.

On this page, you’ll find

Extensions

Free extensions to optimize The Events Calendar plugins for virtual events on WordPress.

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Blog Posts

Blog posts with tips and practical advice for event managers going virtual.

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Additional Resources

Links to additional resources to help you navigate the impact of COVID-19 on your events.

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Helpful extensions

Power up our core plugins with these extensions designed to help with common concerns.

Happening Now

Use this shortcode to display events that are currently in progress, like webinars and livestreams.

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Reach Attendees

From registration to attendance history, view every step of the event lifecycle with this HubSpot integration.

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Custom Venue Links

Turn the venue name for your event into a clickable URL — a great way to link directly to a venue’s website or a virtual meeting.

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Link Directly to a Webinar

When users click on the event title, they’ll be taken right to the source of your event, offering a direct route to join.

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Website URL CTA

Create a strong call-to-action for attendees to “Join Webinar” instead of only sharing a website address.

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Adjust Labels

Change “Events” to “Webinars,” or “Venues” to “Livestream,” or “Organizers” to “Hosts.” Tailor your calendar for virtual events and meetings.

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Advice for virtual event management on WordPress and beyond.

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