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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. 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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      needs more votes  ·  0 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Scan tickets for specific event only

      The app is connected to the store with an API key. However with an event for today and one for tomorrow, people with tickets for tomorrow can attend today. There should be a way of limiting the scans to a selected event

      7 votes
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        needs more votes  ·  1 comment  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Bring an Android & iOS app for adding Events directly to website.

        Greetings,
        I am writing this to give you a suggestion to develop an Android and iOS app for your Event Plugin. I am a freelancer an often use this plugin for my clients as I love it. Unfortunately, Many Clients do not want to login to their dashboard to add an event. They often say if there is any way to add events from mobile phone or if they can add an event on Google Calendar, it should be added on Website Events page too on auto. So I face such feedback. Today I thought to give you a suggestion…

        18 votes
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        • allow user to save/star events

          Allow users to save, star or favourite events. So they can plan which events they would like to attend. This would be a huge value-add to the end user where there are a lot of events to choose from and they may want to attend a few.

          28 votes
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          • custom coloring for shortcode tribe_events_list

            Be able to change the colors on the tribe_events_list shortcode date graphic and event title without having to use custom CSS or other coding. Or provide a support answer for this issue with the CSS required so that we can easily grab, modify and paste into our website custom CSS.

            119 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!

              2 votes
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                needs more votes  ·  0 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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.

                4 votes
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                  needs more votes  ·  0 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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.

                  9 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.

                    2 votes
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                      needs more votes  ·  0 comments  ·  Event Tickets/Events Tickets Plus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Events categories and events dates in the permalink structure

                      For a better SEO friendly URL structure I suggest the customization of the permalink structure including the category for the single event and maybe the date of th event too.

                      114 votes
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                      • Allow relabling of "Event" phrase in the Community Events plugin as well

                        For the TEC and TEC PRO plugins, you have a very cool optional plugin called "Relabler". https://theeventscalendar.com/extensions/change-labels-events-venues-organizers/

                        Could you add this for the Community Events as well?

                        See for more info: https://theeventscalendar.com/support/forums/topic/the-events-calendar-relabler-doesnt-work-for-community-events/#post-1588890

                        Thanks in advance :)

                        3 votes
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                          needs more votes  ·  0 comments  ·  Community Events  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add songkick or bandsintown integration

                          I would like to be able to create a calendar of live music in my city using your events aggregator feature

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                            needs more votes  ·  0 comments  ·  Event Aggregator  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Show Date (Tuesday Oct 2) as Featured Image if no featured image assigned.

                            Is there a way to show Date as Featured image instead of grey calendar icon?

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                            • Make gigpress responsive

                              Can you make the gigpress shows (future/past) layout truly responsive?

                              5 votes
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                                needs more votes  ·  6 comments  ·  GigPress  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Satellite view for Google maps

                                Allow the map view to be set as either satellite or road map, instead of defaulting to road map.

                                3 votes
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                                • Add names/aliases to imports

                                  iCalendar imports don't have the ability to be named, which makes working with them confusing – I have a whole bunch of imports called "calendar", and I don't know which is which.

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Salesforce Integreation

                                    Integrate with Salesforce/Marketing Cloud/Pardot

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Allow x Number of Upcoming Recurring Events to Display

                                      It would be great to be able to show more than just only one upcoming event in a recurring series. Ideally this would be per recurring event series so you could customize it different for different recurring events. This would be helpful in situations where one recurring event dominates the calendar for the next few weeks, but you still want to be able to show more than just one.

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                                      • Event statistics report

                                        Our organization would like an easy way to compile event statistics for a specific time period (calendar year, for example). TEC doesn't include any such reporting functionality and I'm not aware of any 3rd party solutions to this other than using an SQL tool.

                                        Data that we would be interested in includes:

                                        * number of events in the time period
                                        * number of tickets sold in the time period
                                        * total revenue for the time period

                                        Thanks!

                                        15 votes
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                                        • Show organizers in full-site search results

                                          When performing a full-site search from the main menu on our site, events and venues will appear in the search results but organizers won’t.

                                          8 votes
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