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We’re always looking for new and awesome ways to improve our products. We think they’re pretty great out of the box, but we also know that there are often things that could make them even better for how folks like yourself use them in the real world. Our tools help the right people, get to the right place at the right time. How can we improve our products and make them super awesome for you and your users? That’s where we can use your help!

If there are features that our products do not currently support but you think would be a huge added value for you and lots of other people, then please share them here with us. The submission form will walk you through a few quick questions to get the ball rolling.

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  1. Please provide an option (maybe an extension) to use abbreviations in US & Canadian state/province names

    Please provide an option (maybe an extension) to use abbreviations in US & Canadian state/province names: New Hampshire (NH), South Carolina (SC), British Columbia (BC), Prince Edward Island (PE).
    Many websites (including ours) use the abbreviations instead of the default full state name, which is a clumsy workaround and results in a dotted line under SC, BC, etc. (unable to reproduce this here).

    131 votes
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    • Add more filters to shortcode [tribe_events]

      Add more filters and options to the [tribe_events] shortcode so that it can be customized more.

      272 votes
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      • Add dates to tooltip in "Display all events with the same venue" extension

        The tooltip now displays:
        Event (1)
        Event (2)
        Event (3)
        Address: 123 Main St (No city)
        Would like to see:
        Event (1) ... Date
        Event (2) ... Date
        Event (3) ... Date
        Venue/City/ST

        133 votes
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        • Add option in "Tribe ext map show all events with same venue"

          Please add this option in the extension:
          - close infowindow when another opens

          function hideAllInfoWindows(map) {
          markers.forEach(function(marker) {
          marker.infowindow.close(map, marker);
          });

          https://theeventscalendar.com/extensions/google-maps-multiple-events-same-venue/

          130 votes
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          • Option to change Google Maps to other Maps provider

            USE Open Street Maps as it is free. Google maps is no longer free!!!

            74 votes
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            • Meet accessibility criteria

              The following accessibility issues have been identified:

              Color
              – Link text – green link text on white background provides insufficient contrast (NOTE: this issue is caused by the theme rather than the plugin per se) (Hemingway theme).
              – On the “Welcome” page, on the video, the headings lack sufficient color contrast (blue text on black).
              – On the “Add New Event” page, in the “Date & Time” section, the hint appears to lack sufficient color contrast (light gray on white).
              – On the “Tags” page, the “Add New Tag” button seems to provide insufficient color contrast (white text on blue). …

              78 votes
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              • Add option to reorder zip and city for certain countries

                In quite a few european countries, the usual (and also "correct" in terms of what postal services expect on an envelope) way to write addresses is like this:

                Venue Name
                Street 23
                12345 City
                Country

                While the notation of street and number ("123, Park Avenue" vs. "Hauptstraße 17") isn’t an issue (since it’s only one field in the database), addresses like "Berlin, 12345 Deutschland" (instead of the correct "12345 Berlin, Deutschland" are quite disturbing.

                I am aware that src/views/modules/address.php could be customized by the user, but I would strongly suggest to add an option to reorder zip and city. This…

                119 votes
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                • Show Attendee Details on QR Scan

                  Having the ability to check-in tickets via the new QR scan app is helpful, however all of our tickets have options available via Attendee Details that need to be shown. Shirt size for instance. If a summary of these details were displayed on QR scan it would stream line our check-in process.

                  19 votes
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                    needs more votes  ·  4 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Scan tickets for specific event only

                    The app is connected to the store with an API key. However with an event for today and one for tomorrow, people with tickets for tomorrow can attend today. There should be a way of limiting the scans to a selected event

                    14 votes
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                      needs more votes  ·  4 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Reusable Event Template

                      In addition to being able to define a "ticket template" as described in another feature idea (https://tribe.uservoice.com/forums/195723-feature-ideas/suggestions/3825421-reusable-ticket-defaults-profiles-as-per-venues-a), I would suggest that this same functionality be extended to events themselves as well as tickets.

                      We currently use the Advanced Content Templates plugin (https://www.advancedcontenttemplates.com) for this purpose but it is limited. For example, Advanced Content Templates can't:

                      - insert the event category/categories
                      - insert the event tag(s)
                      - insert pre-defined a ticket(s)

                      Having a templating system for events and tickets would be a real time-saver for those who hold the same or similar events multiple times.

                      Thanks!

                      133 votes
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                      • Allow people to view ticket type when using Event Tickets Plus App to check in

                        When using your awesome new app to scan tickets we cannot view what ticket type is being checked in.
                        Unfortunately I'm finding this out the day before our large event which has multiple ticket types available.
                        A simple notice when it scans to say what ticket (type) it is would be perfect.

                        19 votes
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                          needs more votes  ·  3 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Tribe Commerce - Allow user to purchase multiple ticket type

                          Tribe Commerce - Currently only one ticket type can be purchased at one time. Would be awesome if the user was able to purchase multiple ticket types in one purchase e.g x2 Adult Tickets and x2 Child Tickets.

                          4 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • customize color for tribe-events-list-separator-month

                            I would like to be able to customize the color for the class : tribe-events-list-separator-month

                            Being able to change the BG color/styling would be very handy indeed for a site that doesn't use white as it's BG.

                            Thanks!
                            Rob

                            121 votes
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                            • custom coloring for shortcode tribe_events_list

                              Be able to change the colors on the tribe_events_list shortcode date graphic and event title without having to use custom CSS or other coding. Or provide a support answer for this issue with the CSS required so that we can easily grab, modify and paste into our website custom CSS.

                              120 votes
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                              • Link for add event into google calendar can be target="_blank"

                                It will be great if the link for add events into google calendar will be target="_blank"

                                3 votes
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                                • Add more features to the customizer

                                  Currently the customizer only allow for adding colors etc. it would be so useful to be able to use the customizer to change the tile/font/etc of a calendar view (month, week, etc.) without having to deal with css and code.

                                  Such a simple thing should not be so hard to implement!

                                  Thanks!

                                  138 votes
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                                  • Increase ticket capacity when after refunding and restocking via WooCommerce

                                    It would be nice if I didn't have to increase the ticket capcity after refunding and restocking a ticket via WooCommerce. This seems like it should be automated.

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add additional filter for 'tickets/email.php' email

                                      In the file `/src/Tribe/Meta/Render.php` add an additional filter the meta data to be transformed before the email is sent.
                                      ```
                                      $meta_data = apply_filters( 'tribe_event_tickets_plus_email_meta_data', $meta_data, $item );
                                      ```

                                      Why?
                                      I have a meta field that stores the user's ID instead of their name so I can use that throughout the application to grab additional information related to the user. So when the email goes out it only shows their user id instead of showing the name of the user.
                                      Adding this filter will allow me to transform that id into whatever content I would like.

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                                        2 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Enable Attendee Information on WooCommerce Tickets

                                        The ability to collect the same attendee information when using the WooCommerce product of an Event Ticket.

                                        There are times when I want to allow users to purchase tickets on the event single page as well as on a dedicated conference page. However, the attendee information is not available on the WooCommerce product of the Event ticket. As these are instantions of the same ticket, the attendee information should captured in a consistent manner and available in the attendee list.

                                        4 votes
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                                          needs more votes  ·  0 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Events categories and events dates in the permalink structure

                                          For a better SEO friendly URL structure I suggest the customization of the permalink structure including the category for the single event and maybe the date of th event too.

                                          116 votes
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