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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 the option to allow the user to download the event ticket.

    Hey, I've been using your plugins for over a year now and the consistent problem of ticket emails not sending can be solved if the option to download the ticket as a pdf was made available. This would reduce the amount of emails about not receiving tickets, the user can log into their account and see the tab My Events with the tickets ready to download and resend as an email.

    I know I'm not alone who is still suffering the emails so this would be a really cool addition.

    Vote it up!!!!

    39 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.

      11 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Filter Bar  ·  Admin →
      • Add a SMS Text messaging option as reminder for events

        Having an email and SMS reminder option for events would be great for teams or groups.

        89 votes
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        • Allow file upload for pdfs

          Currently community events limits file upload to images. An additional pdf upload would be handy.

          26 votes
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          • Combine the Advanced Filter Bar with Standard Filter 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…

            40 votes
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              5 comments  ·  Filter Bar  ·  Admin →
            • Collect All Attendee Information on a Separate Page

              I'm happy to see that we can now collect info from all attendees. However, it is a bit problematic to collect this information on the event page. It would be a more advantageous workflow if the users were allowed to input the attendee information on either the checkout page or a page specifically designed for this purpose. Requesting attendee information on the event page causes design conflicts and can make the page very cluttered/large depending upon the amount of tickets purchased and information requested. I highly recommend that you adjust the UX accordingly for a more user friendly experience.

              15 votes
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              • Add limit="x" option to tribe_events shortcode

                Adding a LIMIT argument to the tribe_events shortcode could work for Photo, List, Day, and Map views.

                The shortcode option in Pro is great!
                It would be even greater if there was an option to limit the shown events in the list.
                Like: [tribe_events limit="10" view="photo"]

                Than you would be able to show the Photo view for instance on the homepage only the first 3 events and on a calendar page all the events.

                Thanks!

                Kind regards,

                Roger

                15 votes
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                  Thank you for the idea! We definitely see the value in this. It has been added to our list of features we would like to implement. We thank you for your patience as we work through all of the other features that were added before this one.

                  Eric from our forums shared an excellent snippet of code that allows you to alter this right now. As he notes it employs a bit of a hack, but it should work on most servers. You can paste this code in your functions.php, modify the number of events you want shown inside the code, and you’re done!

                  If you have any questions or need assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out via our forums. Cheers!
                  - The Modern Tribe Support Team

                • WooCommerce > Show Attendee Meta 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…

                  21 votes
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                  • Split Payments with Stripe

                    It would be fine to have Split Payments thru Stripe. Thanks

                    3 votes
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                    • Custom Email Fields Per Event with WYSIWYG Editor

                      We've always felt that one of the weaker aspects of Event Calendar Pro is its communication capabilities. We’re currently unable to customize email messaging for each unique event. Additionally, our clients are unable to customize the standard confirmation email on their own due to their limited technical capabilities.

                      It would be extremely advantageous if there were a series of WYSIWYG editors/fields for users to create custom confirmation email messages and custom admin notification messages for each specific event.

                      Features should also include:

                      -Ability for the admin to send custom ad-hoc emails using a WYSIWYG editor

                      -Ability to send the aforementioned…

                      8 votes
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                      • Each ticket to have multiple ticket types & cost

                        For example:

                        Ticket for an event on a given day at a particular time
                        Adult / $15
                        Child / $7

                        The only way to do this currently is to have several tickets for each type of ticket & time, meaning you could have a long list of tickets for users, confusing matters.

                        14 votes
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                        • 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…

                          17 votes
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                          • Allow for multiple selection criteria for importing FB events

                            Currently, when you import a facebook event url, you can only select ONE category choice. We then have to re-open the event after and select other categories. Its a huge waste of time. If you are doing multiple events, you ofter forget to go back and fix it later.

                            3 votes
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                            • We need a possibility to block some Categories for Community Organizers (with account or anonymous).

                              By blocking a category for some organizers or anonymous submitter we would still have the possibility to create exclusive calendars which will only show the events created by the admin.
                              I would love to see that as an option.

                              5 votes
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                              • Support Open Graph metadata for events

                                As an event manager / organizer we are promoting a lot of individual events on Facebook. Currently the open graph metadata is guessed by Facebook, which results in the wrong image being shown for example.

                                It would be great if proper og: metadata was generated for the event details so Facebook would pull the right data immediately.

                                3 votes
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                                • WordPress admins should be able to edit/amend attendee names

                                  I appreciate that attendees change amend names on their tickets, but admins can do everything else, but not amend an attendee name - please make this change!

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Sort Events by distance

                                    A really useful feature that is missing is the possibility to sort the events by distance.
                                    After performing a search, an user would normally expects to see the events displayed by distance (and then by date) so that the closest event is listed as first item in the list and so on...

                                    It just makes no sense to have a random list when you can search by address...

                                    17 votes
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                                    • Limit the number of tickets a customer can purchase.

                                      Add a feature to limit the number of tickets a customer can buy, per transaction.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Multiple time/venues per event

                                        1. Multiple time

                                        for example, the Event A has been planed on
                                        12/03/2015 8:00am – 5:00pm
                                        13/03/2015 10:00am – 4:00pm
                                        14/03/2015 10:00am – 5:00pm

                                        3. Multiple location

                                        For same event, has been plan on different location and different time

                                        I’d like to have ability to adding above under same event entry. :)

                                        BTW Great plugin!!

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Certificate of Complettion

                                          As a professional association, we would like to provide a PDF certificate to attendees with the event name and person's name in the certificate, along with the number of CPE hours the event qualifies for. This certificate should be made available in a member area specific to the user, or emailed to the registered user, but only upon check-in. This would be tremendously helpful. Thank you.

                                          5 votes
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