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  1. Ability to configure end date/time for editing of ticket attendee information

    We run an event and collect attendee information that must be submitted to the venue x days in advance of the event. It would be very helpful if we could configure an end date/time for the ability to edit attendee information for a given event/ticket.

    Also, it appears that attendee information is currently editable indefinitely. I would recommend that the ability to edit attendee information be disabled by default once the event has occurred. Leaving open the ability to edit attendee information indefinitely opens the possibility that reports on past event attendees could have incorrect information (not likely, but possible).

    6 votes

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  2. 8 votes

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  3. One-page Checkout on Event pages

    For a streamlined purchase process, put the checkout form directly on the Event page. (See Woocommerce One-Page Checkout by Prospress)

    This would also solve the request by several people to be able to skip the Cart page to go direct to Checkout, and might also resolve the issue of quantities being changed in the Cart or at Checkout.

    If there were a dynamic panel right above the checkout form that summarized the custom data fields that would also potentially resolve the issue of making changes during checkout that are then not reflected in those fields .

    There are a few…

    89 votes

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  4. WooCommerce > Show Attendee information on the checkout page

    USER STORIES & GOALS


    • I am a customer who added multiple tickets to my WooCommerce shopping cart, I would like to confirm that I filled out the data for each ticket accurately before clicking Proceed to Checkout.

    • I am a customer who realized that one of the multiple tickets in my cart has inaccurate attendee meta info. I would like to edit only that ticket, or at least remove it from my cart without removing all of the others.

    SOME POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS


    • When 2+ tickets are added to the cart, each one will appear as a separate item in the…
    61 votes

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  5. Please allow passbook support

    It would be great if the QR tickets which are offered in he ticket pro plugin could be supported by passbook. It's so convenient. Most of my mobile ticket purchasers are on iPhone so it would be great to offer this function and the android equivalent.

    41 votes

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  6. Add a datepicker for birth dates (or any other dates) to tickets

    As we offer many events for kids (e.g. ski lessons) it is mandatory to receive the kid's birth date. If we just add a text field, we get different date formats and can't use them for further planing in Excel.

    38 votes

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  7. Include the time and date that an attendee was checked in

    I'm using Event Tickets Plus with woocommerce to sell tickets to a daily event, admission to a museum. I am not using event calendar pro at all. I would like to be able to see the time and date that a ticket was checked in on the attendee list, not just the date the ticket was sold on, because they can use the ticket when they want. I want to be able to sort by date or use a date picker, and to be able to export that data and see the check-in date on there also. We want to…

    14 votes

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  8. Conditional fields

    We suggest to implement conditional fields in the form, so that it would be possible to show a specific dropdown list or another depending on the content of the main dropdown list

    20 votes

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  9. If cart qualtity is updated, force ticket buyer to enter additional info fields

    Currently Event Tickets Plus can collect additional information when adding tickets to their cart. (I.e. First Name Last and Name for each ticket purchased.) However, once the user gets to their cart, they also have the option to change the number of tickets they are purchasing. But if they increase the quantity of tickets in their cart, they are no longer required to enter the additional information fields. It would be great if the cart would display those additional fields when the ticket quantity is changed. Maybe a pop-up window where they could enter the additional names and then close…

    5 votes

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  10. Event Tickets Plus/WooCommerce. I would like to be able to access tickets in WooCommerce store and The Events Calendar.

    I have Event Calendar Pro, Event Tickets Plus, and WooCommerce. Currently, tickets can only be purchased through the calendar. I would like to be able to access tickets in WooCommerce store as well.

    15 votes

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  11. Could we get Event tickets to work with WooExtensions for Product add-ons please. We could then add additional items to customise.

    Could we get Event tickets to work with WooExtensions for Product add-ons please. We could then add additional items to customise and add features such as paying for dinners, pickup etc..or add the feature to the ticket plugin .. allowing us to create add-on fields with values..

    5 votes

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  12. Do not include deleted tickets or cancelled orders in participant list sold units.

    Right now, if you look at the number of ticket sold in the participant list, it include tickets that were sold then cancelled, or completely deleted orders. I suggest that this number only includes existing participant or that another item is created to see the number of expected attendees and active tickets sold.

    106 votes

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    14 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you all for your continued feedback here. This is very much something we are interested in refining. We are going to rope in a strategist to properly account for the various workflows of as many people as we can, and try to find a slick method and improved method for reporting this info to everyone. Until then please keep voting, it helps us prioritize.

    Thanks again!
    - The Modern Tribe Support Team

  13. allow the option to add attendee information to the emailed tickets and admin confirmation.

    Thank you for the ability to collect Attendee Information i.e., First and Last Name of multiple tickets to the actual purchase process prior to check out. Now, how about an option to add that collected information to either the Attendee Ticket and / or the Administrator email?

    65 votes

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  14. Add support for Name Your Price in Event Tickets Plus for charity events (requires woo commerce name your price)

    Add support for Name Your Price in Event Tickets Plus for charity events (requires woo commerce name your price)
    This allows you to create an event with a ticket. The ticket has a suggested price, but allows the buyer to buy it for whatever price they want. In essence it is a donation for an event

    28 votes

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  15. Event Tickets, Zapier, Gotowebinar

    Can we have a Zapier integration that can zap a ticket registration through to Goto webinar once someone has registered for the webinar on the events calendar that are also registered on the goto webinar site.

    13 votes

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  16. Email customers once they are checked in

    This would be a really handy feature. A customisable email along the lines of "Thanks for attending {Event Name} on {Date}"... etc.

    7 votes

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  17. Print name badges with QR code from attendee list

    We use Events Tickets Plus with woocommerce and POS. During events we sell tickets to future events as well as products. We'd like to print name badges with the ticket QR code. We can then use the POS to scan the bar code and pull up attendee account info to easily process additional sales.

    20 votes

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  18. Allow manual entry of attendee information

    I'd like to be able to go into the backend and manually add an attendee to the list.

    326 votes

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  19. users re-print tickets from user login area

    Hi, very simple one...

    I would like users to be able to print tickets from their own admin area. This would ensure that when they don't get the tickets first time (which happens one ever few hundred ticket orders we get) we can just direct them to their account to re-download/re-send and print the tickets instead of coming to us...

    This could be in the form of resend email, download tickets as pdf, whatever. As there is already user functionality for a login area with Woocommerce, and there is already the ability to send emails again from an order int…

    24 votes

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  20. Force minimum number of tickets purchased

    Offer a reduced ticket price for buying X or more, and force the quantity of that ticket to start at X.

    We sell reduced price tickets for groups of 3 or more, but the quantity on the product page always starts at 1, which allows anyone to buy only one ticket at the lower price. Currently we have to say, "Contact us for 3 or more" and process these sales manually.

    Eventbrite does this beautifully, but we're trying to get away from the extra fees.

    Thanks!

    48 votes

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