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  1. Autofill the featured image in Event Tickets

    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.…

    43 votes
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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.

      2 votes
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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)

        2 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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                • 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.

                  2 votes
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                  • Add link to event in cart page and checkout page like did it in order detail view

                    When you add ticket to cart and go to cart to checkout, you just see static text of ticket, without link to event, and can't go back to check what you put into cart ;)
                    The same case when you press proceed to checkout and get on checkout page.
                    Only when you complete order, in your order list you can see text of ticket and link to event

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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 time of check in for each attendee

                        Add time of check in for each attendee record

                        2 votes
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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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                          • Allow direct access to WooCommerce Product meta

                            In the ticket definition section, allow direct access to set some of the WooCommerce Product metadata.

                            For example, we use the product category to set discounts via WooCommerce Memberships. However, we are forced to go into the WooCommerce product (ticket) that is auto-defined and set the product category as needed. It would be much easier to do this from within the ticket definition section of the event itself.

                            Thanks!

                            4 votes
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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).

                              3 votes
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                              • Woocommerce: Sales by Event Category Report

                                Hi there,

                                I would like to be able to see a report within Woocommerce: Sales by Event Category.

                                At the moment this is a feature within the Events Calendar for Event Categories, but there is no way to measure the sales of a specific category. Therefore if we invest Google marketing into a specific event category there is no easy evaluation of sales.

                                At the moment you can search by specific event, but we have 100s of events.

                                Cheers.

                                2 votes
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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.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • hide event tickets from wordpress & woocommerce search

                                    Since I run a business that sells services, online courses and physical products next to tickets for small workshops and live courses, and find that in the search results there are a lot of tickets for events (both future and past events) that I really don't want in that results. I can't just filter out the product CPT, because I also have other products in store, I do want to show.

                                    So I really need something (preverably a setting) to prevent event tickets from appearing in the search result (both the general WP-search and the WooCommerce Search). Whatever sollution should…

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Allow Admins to select 'Not Going' for cancelled RSVP bookings

                                      When managing cancelled RSVP attendees, instead of just deleting a booked RSVP, can this simply mark them as 'not going' so as to keep a record of all of those who have booked and have it still update the stock quantity?

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Register multiple attendees in one purchase under separate names & email

                                        When someone clicks to 3 RSVPs attending - I want to have them add each individual attendee name. Right now RSVPs are only allowed to enter one name.

                                        30 votes
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                                        • Enable an option for GST calculation in Tickets Plus price displays

                                          Gday Tribe forumites

                                          In Australia, it is mandatory to display pricing including GST.

                                          The easiest way to add data is to put the ex GST price in (eg. $98) and let the computer do the maths to display the GST inclusive price ($107.80).

                                          The Tickets plus combination with WooCommerce allows one of the frontend display areas to display the GST inclusive, and I suspect this is WooCommerce coding.

                                          However, the primary area for the ticket price does not calculate, it shows the original input.

                                          Here is a screenshot: https://screencast.com/t/ZBmqzCspXbMb

                                          I'd like a radio button option that overrides the input (default)…

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