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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. multiple choices

    Filter bar should work so that when you check multiple choices, only the events that have all the selections will be displayed.

    2 votes
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    • Make Filter Bar compatible with shortcoded calendars

      Would be nice to add the filter bar feature to every page with a calendar via shortcode, not only in the event page.

      Then it would allow you to make filtered calendars on pages, and let to the user play with the other fields to check information.

      67 votes
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      • Show Number of Events in Filter

        Dynamic event count for filters, similar to:
        - SHIRTS (23)
        - SHORTS (15)
        - PANTS (6)
        - HATS (31)

        These filters would change as other options are selected, as seen on Amazon and other major sites.

        3 votes
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        • "This Weekend" / "This Week" / "This Month" Options in Filter Bar / Tribe Bar

          Such a feature would help tremendously for people who want to know what's on this weekend or see what's coming up next month. This isn't immediately obviously when looking at the a chronological list of events and the date picker is cumbersome for this sort of task.

          6 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Filter Bar  ·  Admin →
          • Combine the Advanced Filter Bar with Standard Tribe Bar

            It would be great if the advanced filter bar completely replaced the standard bar once installed. This was we can maintain the functionality of both, but only have a single filter/search bar on the screen. Right now it is a bit confusing to have two separate filters. I have noticed several complains on the forums and on the feature request page stating that viewers are becoming confused by the filter options and unable to find their desired events. Although many solutions have been proposed, I think merging the two bars would mitigate a majority of the concerns and reduce space…

            74 votes
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              8 comments  ·  Filter Bar  ·  Admin →
            • Add a filter for 'Month' to the filter bar

              When you have hundreds or thousands of events, there needs to be an option to filter by month in the filter bar, especially when viewing in list view.

              2 votes
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              • Add datepicker to Filter Bar

                I´d like to have an additional feature in the Filter Bar.
                The user should be able to select a "from date" and a "to date" with a datepicker. So he can see all events that at least start at the "from date" and end not later than the "to date" in the list view (or something like that).

                36 votes
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                  7 comments  ·  Filter Bar  ·  Admin →
                • auto populate city based on states

                  When selecting a State it would be nice to have the cities filter to auto-populate based on the State selection

                  6 votes
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                  • Hide options without upcoming events

                    If a filter option does not have a corresponding upcoming event, hide it from the filter itself.

                    For example, if I have created a venue called "Alozaina" and there are no upcoming events using that venue, do not show that as an option in the Venues filter.

                    6 votes
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                    • Add a REGION field to venues, and a shortcode to filter venues by REGION.

                      Add a REGION field to venues, and a shortcode to filter venues by REGION. New York City is technically 1 City, but has 5 boroughs (counties), and many individual cities in those boroughs. A REGION field and shortcode filter would enable us to list venues by borough (e.g., Manhattan, Brooklyn, etc.) or by neighborhood (e.g., Greenwich Village, Hell's Kitchen, Upper East Side, etc.). The next step is to map venues by region.

                      Just switched from Events Manager (EM). EM maps multiple venues by region, category, and tag. EM displays map points for past events that match those criteria. So you…

                      9 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Filter Bar  ·  Admin →

                        Thanks for sharing the idea. Perhaps this could also be used as a county field for folks interested in one of those. Some international address formats such as the Dominican Republic which specify a province + locality + sublocality, which this field might also be used for.

                        In the meantime, I believe supporters might be interested in the following kb post: https://theeventscalendar.com/knowledgebase/additional-fields-for-venues-and-organizers/

                        Cheers!
                        - The Modern Tribe Support Team

                      • Enable option for 'and' behaviour as an alternative to 'or' logic

                        I’ve noticed that Filter bar is working the opposite way that I thought it would.

                        Given the following scenario:

                        Event X – Assigned to only Category A
                        Event Y – Assigned to only Category B
                        Event Z – Assigned to both Category A and Category B

                        Filtering on category A brings back X & Z as expected.
                        Filtering on Category B brings back Y & Z as expected.
                        Filtering on Category A AND Category B brings back X, Y & Z – not expected!

                        I was hoping that the filter would look for events that had been categorised BOTH for…

                        7 votes
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                        • Option to display distance in filter bar as range slider

                          Like price filter, which have the option to select the price with the range slider, would be great to have the same option for the distance filter.

                          10 votes
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                          • Filter Bar as a Widget

                            The filter bar looks great but it creates a new column, taking up valuable space.

                            I'd like a WIDGET that calls the filter bar functionality. That way, if you're already using sidebars, you can simply plug activate the filter bar in a sidebar and NOT create that additional column! It would save a LOOOOOOT of space...

                            34 votes
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                            • Remember end user filter settings

                              About the filters, is it possible to save filter settings for the calendar per user for when a user visits the site next time, so that the user does not need to set all the filters again every time?

                              If that is not possible it would be a pretty awesome feature.

                              13 votes
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