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  1. 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.

    4 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.…

      67 votes
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      • Enable Tickets to be an affiliate WooCommerce Product

        I have a use case in which two event companies share a calendar but want to stay completely separate financially. They both have their own WordPress based website with TEC and WooCommerce on it, but use separate banking accounts. They just share a location and want a combined calendar showing all events in that location, without the need to have the money flow through one of the companies (making that company a distributor or lead company) . There is no commission, so just having each company use their own gateway for ticket sales would be fine.

        Allowing tickets (generated by…

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        • Save attendee information in woocommerce customer account for future orders

          If a customer would like to order a ticket more often, he must fill in any custom attendee fields again and again. In our case (a solution for a customer) this is very complicated with 8 fields. It would be very convenient if the inputs of these fields could be saved for future orders. It is conceivable that the attendee data from the last order could be inserted at the push of a button.

          7 votes
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          • Please submit the Event Tickets Plus app to the Amazon Appstore

            Please submit the Event Tickets Plus app to the Amazon Appstore so it can be used on Amazon Fire tablets. Thank you!

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            • Auto Import Event costs when importing from Meetup.com

              I have my site setup to import events from meetup.com into the Events Calendar. I’m also using Event Tickets plus for ticketing.
              Is it possible to have the event cost information come in as well with the event info so we don't have to type it in again?
              Reduces redundancy especially when importing large number of events!! All other information is imported, so only makes sense.

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              • Add and edit tickets in WooCommerce Products

                I would like to be able to add tickets via WooCommerce Products instead of just an events page. Currently I create the tickets in a private page and have edited my functions.php to be able to access the product in WooCommerce Products. I went private because I don't want the ticket purchases to show up on the bottom of the event page as I have one event page with 3 different events. It is hard enough to get customers to enter their email correctly than to worry about them buying the correct ticket. By making it a product I can…

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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.

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                  • Mass export all attendees

                    An option to export a list of all event attendees in Wordpress to a CSV file, with cells for date, event info, registration info, etc. The list is available as a Wordpress export file, but is downloaded as a WP XML.

                    2 votes
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                    • Add payment method on e-ticket.

                      It would be helpful, if the payment method would be stated on the e-ticket, which the user/guest prints out at home and brings to the event.

                      Some people are still old fashion and would much rather pay at the door than online and to accommodate this, the user can order tickets online, check "Pay at the door" as payment method and prints out the e-ticket. However, in order for the usher/clerk to know, if the ticket has been paid for, it should state the payment method on the ticket.

                      1 vote
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                      • Add subevents with stock management option

                        An event could have subevents, like a 2-3 days conference (300 participants) could have general sessions with all the participants and smaller sessions at same time for smaller groups. (6 sessions for 50 people)

                        5 votes
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                        • Ticket sales via Stripe without Woo

                          The recently released Event Tickets with Paypal is great, but purchasers still have to leave your web site and go out to Paypal. It would be great if this solution also included Stripe, which allows you to have the credit card form on the order page.

                          3 votes
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                          • Make enabling/disabling QR codes event specific.

                            I love the ability to turn it on and off for the whole site but in my case it would be nice have the option to use it for some of our events turn it off for others.
                            Thank you!

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                            • GDPR: Include ticket field data in WP personal data export

                              With GDPR taking effect tomorrow, we need a way to include provided data from ticket fields in the WordPress core personal data export.

                              https://developer.wordpress.org/plugins/privacy/adding-the-personal-data-exporter-to-your-plugin/

                              In addition to this, we would also need a way to erase said private info on request.

                              https://developer.wordpress.org/plugins/privacy/adding-the-personal-data-eraser-to-your-plugin/

                              More on the matter can be read here : https://make.wordpress.org/core/2018/05/17/4-9-6-update-guide/

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                              • Add "Ticket Fieldset" to CSV import for tickets.

                                My client offers after-school events per quarter for dozens of schools. Every event has a required ticket fieldset (child's name, age, medications and allergies, etc.)

                                I've got CSV imports working for events. And even though importing corresponding tickets is a little clumsy since you have to somehow match event titles or IDs I've got that working as well.

                                It's a big pain having to go in after and manually add Ticket Fieldsets to every imported event.

                                Since saved Ticket Fieldsets are already named please add a CSV import column for those as well.

                                4 votes
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                                • Add text that the user would see prior to Start Sale date

                                  Add one text field to the ticket area that would incorporate the "Start Sale" field to display a message to the visitor if they view the event before that date.

                                  As it is now, the visitor reads about the event, sees all the When and Where details... and then wonders what they're missing and why they can't purchase/sign up. All they need is a message: "Registration will begin on %StartSale% -- please check back!"

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                                  • Allow the sale of other WooProducts with tickets on events page

                                    Often there are items tied into an event Organizer would like to sell at the time of purchasing tickets (event t-shirts, caps, journal Ads). As confirmed with support there is no way to show these add-one on the events page. Suggest a feature where an organizer could add existing WooCommerce products to be sold with tickets. Note that for simplicity these would be products to be picked up at event (no need to go through the shipping dialogue).

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Rate commission

                                      Events Tickets Plus could enable commissioning options such as Sympla and Eventbrite, where you offer the event advertiser the option of passing the rate on to guests or absorbing it.

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                                      • Add "attended" on Shortcode [tribe-user-event-confirmations] and show past events

                                        Would be great to show the past events on this shortcode.
                                        As well show if the user attended (or checked in) to the event.
                                        We would like to use the plugin to sell rides to a rollercoaster and setup the system having a "single ride" event all year. A user can buy multible tickets for this "one" event. It would be great if the user could see "used" tickets to better identify which tickets are still free to use (and can be printed). Using this in combination with the QR Code would be very powerfull solution. We then would setup…

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                                        • Event Tickets: Reset Deleted Attendees count on Attendees list

                                          Need a way to reset the 'Deleted Attendees' count on the Attendees list. After we delete all Orders, all Attendees, and reset the Products total_sales to 0, it is still showing the prior 'Deleted Attendees' count. We have yearly recurring events, so we re-use the same events each year. Copying the event to a new one doesn't help, it still retains that count as soon as you place an order on the new event.

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