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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. Add more filters to shortcode [tribe_events]

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

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    • Elementor

      Integration with Elementor, this currently is barely non existent and really hard to not possible to get it integrated in fully custom Elementor pages/templates.

      15 votes
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      • 7 votes
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        • Event Hit Counter

          Have a way to know how many unique visits / hits have occurred for each event listed. Would appear in admin panel when looking at all events listed.

          6 votes
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          • Autofill the Event Tickets header image

            Make it possible to add the WooCommerce Product featured image from within the ticket meta-block in the event. I would be perfectly happy with either of three solutions:
            1 reusing the header image
            2 reusing the featured image of the event
            3 selecting a separate image for just this reason.

            But can understand if option 1 might conflict with how the image might be used otherwise and option 2 might conflict with the fact that the ticket is stored basically separate from the event, so perhaps option 3 should be it and will save me a lot of time anyway.…

            76 votes
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            • extend the possibilities for schema markup to include MusicEvent and Performer

              Google now reports as an error when Performer data is not supplied. We want our events picked up and used in Google results, gut without this tag, I fear they will not show up.

              3 votes
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              • Create a data entry for bands/artists similar to venues so you can click a band, click a venue and create an event

                We are trying to create an environment where we consolidate live entertainment venues and bands to allow visitors to easily find what they are looking for. I need a few things cleared up for me. I have set up several venues. Then I receive a bands schedule and go to enter that. My question is should the band be the organizer? I like to carry band pics and bios links etc so I need to understand the most efficient way to handle data entry so I don't have to enter the same thing over and over again. Lets say a…

                3 votes
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                • Create Event Series

                  While you can break events away from a series for editing, how about a way to take individually posted events that are the same and combine them in to a series. I have many end users who post a single date and then later post the same titled event for other dates/times. Would be great if they could be added together as a series for management.

                  4 votes
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                  • Add filter by date range

                    I would like to filter past events by date range.

                    3 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Filter Bar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Be able to send a notification to the event organiser when someone RSVP

                      Ability to add a notification to the event organiser when someone RSVP's for an event, or purchases a ticket. We have a community organisation using tickets plus to manage RSVP's for events, and only have 10-15 people attending each event. They would love to be notified. At the moment we are using BCC on the ticket, but it would be more ideal to just have a notification that could be triggered.

                      2 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Include the "Undefined" option for hours and days of events

                        For events that do not yet have a confirmed time or date, (for example, the presence of our favorite star in a 3 or 4 day festival) could include the option "not yet signed" "undefined" "open"... This for both days and hours.

                        2 votes
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                        • 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.

                          2 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Template events in even calendar for the user to be able to create events from

                            I would like Template events in event calendar for the user to be able to create events from. Right now, the user who creates events for my organization is using events from the past that have been moved to the trash bin to create new events.

                            2 votes
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                            • Add second or third event category

                              I am using event category for activities. I'd like to add a second category for cities and be able to call this category by shortcode to display all events checked off in this category. So I can build a real WP page based on the 2nd category term - instead of being limited to just having a shortcode for the first category.

                              2 votes
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                              • Add filter by City

                                We would like the ability to search by either City or Venue. Currently only the venue is ability. Can you add City to the filter bar?

                                1 vote
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                                • Provide option to select a date in Events Settings instead of a numerical value

                                  In Events Settings, instead of a numerical value, I would like to be able to select an end date. Either select a date or “All events up to end of”…with a month-picker. As we have nothing scheduled in January, I would like to be able to select all events until the end of December, instead of having to change the number after each event, so February’s events don’t appear on the map before the end of the year!

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                                  • incorporate a room reservation feature

                                    As a public library, this calendar would be a powerful competitor to some of the most advanced library calendar software available if it would offer a room booking/reservation feature. We love The Events Calendar, but with multiple locations and rooms at each branch, we need to be able to keep track on the back end of what is happening and where, see conflicts, and reserve a room without creating a public event.

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                                    • Conditional tag that returns true for any view related to Tribe's event plugins

                                      There are several conditional tags that check if certain views are being displayed like "tribe_is_month()", "tribe_is_day()", "tribe_is_map()", "tribe_is_event()", "tribe_is_venue()" etc.

                                      But if you need to check if _any_ of the event related views are displayed, you need to combine many of this checks in one huge functions.

                                      There are several examples available online that try to solve this (http://pastebin.com/c4yujaZC, https://gist.github.com/jo-snips/2415009, https://clicknathan.com/web-design/tribe-events-calendar-conditional-tag/ etc.) but they are incomplete (not covering all views) and "cumbersome" to use because every "tribe_is_..." functions should be wrapped with `function_exists()`.

                                      I believe a function that returns true for _all_ event related views should be…

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                                      • Does this work with WIX?

                                        Does filter bar work well with wix?

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                                        • Parent / child events

                                          We run training courses for professional development in five day blocks.

                                          People can, and often do, attend the full five-day block but others will want to attend individual day(s) within the block. It would be useful to have the five-day block as the parent event with each day as an individual child event.

                                          As it stands I have to create five separate courses to monitor attendance for each course (annoying for people that want to book all five days as they have to go into each separate event to book a ticket) or create a five-day event with separate ticket…

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