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  1. Default location to assign to events imported from private meetups

    When a meet up is private, then the location of events doesn't get imported. The event won't show up on any location search. It would be great to have a "Default Location" that could be assigned to each meet up group import. For example, if Los Angeles Bicycle Meetup is set to private, then when the import is setup for that meet up, there could be a field in which we could enter "Los Angeles, CA" or zip code, etc, and that would at least allow those events to be searched by area.

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    • Add more fields with variable names & tags

      I'm using this for someone who travels around the world giving classes, talks, and presentations on geekery. It's very adaptable however what would make it perfect would be 1) variable fields 2) tags 3) share this on social media of choice buttons

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      • Button outside of the table

        I suggest to move the order/submit button outside of the table. Currently, the button isn’t aligned with the other buttons of the Event Calendar.

        It looks much nicer if we the button outside from the table. See: http://prnt.sc/emda5l

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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.

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          • Clear attendee info for events that are seasonal or annual so a uses can update an event and doesn't have to rebuild the event.

            Clear current attendee's option for events that have ended but are seasonal or annual. Then a uses can update an event date and doesn't have to rebuild the event or duplicate it.

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            • Add "Frequency" to bulk actions for scheduled imports

              The ability to select multiple scheduled imports and switch the frequency (daily, hourly, weekly, etc) would be great. I often need to update several imports at a time depending on seasons and going one-by-one is rather tedious.

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              • Create a "Season Pass" options for Theatre's.

                Season Pass (for a theatre or concert venue). It would be great to sell a Season pass good for admission to a series of plays. For example: if I have 8 shows in a year-long season... I want to sell a pass good for a single admission to each show.

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                • Add elements below the tickets section after adding tickets to a page

                  We add tickets to pages for our shows, instead of adding tickets to an event in the calendar. When we do this, it's not easy to add an element below the tickets section on the page. Would like to be able to add page elements below the tickets section easily from the WordPress "Edit Page" screen. But Event Tickets Plus forces the tickets section to be at the bottom of the page.

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                  • Allow easy customization of RSVP Confirmation Email Fields

                    Right now, the standard fields for sending the RSVP confirmation are only really editable through going into the php. It would be great to at least have the verbiage of this area to be easily customizable (changing "Send RSVP Confirmation to:" to "Going? RSVP Now", "Full Name" to "Your Name," etc.)

                    It would also be nice to have the ability to add multiple email address fields, in case one wants the confirmation to be emailed to multiple people

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                    • Make Going / Not Going Selection for registration be optional

                      It can be useful making optional this selection, i can't understand why a user need to register for an event without going to it.

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                      • Limit RSVP or Woocommerce ticket Registration to ONE (or selectable value) for the same event

                        I think it's necessary have a feature to limit the number of RSVP registrations that a single user can do. It can be useful both with mandatory logging for RSVP registration and with guest users. It doesn't make sense that a single user can register more than one reservation.

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                        • Use pictures and screenshots to explain templates in your knowledgebase

                          As a new user I find it very hard to relate the knowledgebase tutorials to what the calendar will look like. There are lots of different views but how to know which view is which? Showing examples of what is possible and relating these to the showcase for example would make it a lot simpler to understand what is possible.

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                          • List of available shortcodes on the back-end at plugin settings.

                            Not sure if I am just not seeing it, but if it's not there, how about adding your list of available shortcodes to the Help or Settings section on the back-end of the site? It's mildly irritating to have to go to your website every time, then run a search for shortcodes, then find the correct post in order to get the correct shortcode...

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                            • Add edit venue button to the admin bar, similar to edit event

                              There is no way to edit an venue when viewing it, unlike editing an event. This seems to be a smple omission. Please correct it.

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                              • Recurring event exclusion (bug, from a UX point of view).

                                Leave "Show Details" expanded. No need to hide it. Causes problems.

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                                • Able to define location in short codes (full calendar)

                                  Able to define location in short codes (full calendar)

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                                  • http://triplee.com.pk/

                                    New Events creator with the Creative Ideas

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                                    • Create a "template" for scheduling games / practices

                                      Use the Event Calendar for scheduling games / practices in a league so that when displayed the users see date, start time, end time, home team, visiting team, venue. Most schedulers I know use Excel in developing their schedules, so a csv import to Event Calendar with the noted fields should accomplish the goal. It could be expanded to categorize the games into regular, tournament, practice, etc .....

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                                      • Registration Timeout

                                        As a site owner, I’d like ticket registration to have a time limit so that users aren’t able to tie up tickets in a lengthy checkout process.

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                                        • Hide ticket type after expired

                                          As an event host/manager, I would like discounted ticket options to disappear after the sale period is over, so that users don’t decide not to register because they missed the discounted tickets.

                                          Use case: For early registration discount ticket types, we want them to disappear after they have expired so people don’t get frustrated and decide not to register for an event just because they missed the discount deadline.

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