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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!

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  1. Let organisers set up multiple ticket tiers in the front end.

    Let organisers set up multiple ticket tiers in the front end. Events more often than not need more than one ticket type. Yes, you can do this in the admin, but that's no good for front end community users. Please, can this be added asap? Thanks.

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    • Set tax based on event location rather than store or purchaser location

      Our tax laws stipulate that sales tax is charged based on where an event is located. Currently, we can only set the tax based on store or purchasers location. We will sometimes have a corporate head-office purchase tickets for an employee in another province. In the current setup the tax will be calculated incorrectly. It would be good to be able to specify the regional tax rate when you create a ticket.

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      • Add filter by City

        We would like the ability to search by either City or Venue. Currently only the venue is ability. Can you add City to the filter bar?

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        • extend the possibilities for schema markup to include MusicEvent and Performer

          Google now reports as an error when Performer data is not supplied. We want our events picked up and used in Google results, gut without this tag, I fear they will not show up.

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          • Provide option to select a date in Events Settings instead of a numerical value

            In Events Settings, instead of a numerical value, I would like to be able to select an end date. Either select a date or “All events up to end of”…with a month-picker. As we have nothing scheduled in January, I would like to be able to select all events until the end of December, instead of having to change the number after each event, so February’s events don’t appear on the map before the end of the year!

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            • Be able to send a notification to the event organiser when someone RSVP

              Ability to add a notification to the event organiser when someone RSVP's for an event, or purchases a ticket. We have a community organisation using tickets plus to manage RSVP's for events, and only have 10-15 people attending each event. They would love to be notified. At the moment we are using BCC on the ticket, but it would be more ideal to just have a notification that could be triggered.

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              • incorporate a room reservation feature

                As a public library, this calendar would be a powerful competitor to some of the most advanced library calendar software available if it would offer a room booking/reservation feature. We love The Events Calendar, but with multiple locations and rooms at each branch, we need to be able to keep track on the back end of what is happening and where, see conflicts, and reserve a room without creating a public event.

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                • Conditional tag that returns true for any view related to Tribe's event plugins

                  There are several conditional tags that check if certain views are being displayed like "tribe_is_month()", "tribe_is_day()", "tribe_is_map()", "tribe_is_event()", "tribe_is_venue()" etc.

                  But if you need to check if _any_ of the event related views are displayed, you need to combine many of this checks in one huge functions.

                  There are several examples available online that try to solve this (http://pastebin.com/c4yujaZC, https://gist.github.com/jo-snips/2415009, https://clicknathan.com/web-design/tribe-events-calendar-conditional-tag/ etc.) but they are incomplete (not covering all views) and "cumbersome" to use because every "tribe_is_..." functions should be wrapped with `function_exists()`.

                  I believe a function that returns true for _all_ event related views should be…

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                  • Include the "Undefined" option for hours and days of events

                    For events that do not yet have a confirmed time or date, (for example, the presence of our favorite star in a 3 or 4 day festival) could include the option "not yet signed" "undefined" "open"... This for both days and hours.

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                    • Does this work with WIX?

                      Does filter bar work well with wix?

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                      • Parent / child events

                        We run training courses for professional development in five day blocks.

                        People can, and often do, attend the full five-day block but others will want to attend individual day(s) within the block. It would be useful to have the five-day block as the parent event with each day as an individual child event.

                        As it stands I have to create five separate courses to monitor attendance for each course (annoying for people that want to book all five days as they have to go into each separate event to book a ticket) or create a five-day event with separate ticket…

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                        • Contact all attendees

                          It would be a very useful to be able to contact all attendees with a personalised email.

                          For example, if there were a change of location, just view the attendee list and email them all to say:

                          "Hi [First Name],

                          Just to let you know there has been a change of location..."

                          If there's already a way to do this I haven't been able to find it!

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                          • Add organizer to the Day View

                            On the Day view, the event organizer doesn't appear, it would be very helpful to display it.

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                            • Need a reliable way to hide remaining tickets.

                              We do not want to display the remaining tickets in our events or on our calendar. The suggested CSS snippets do not work. Help!

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                              • Filter events by month or year with Filter Bar

                                Would be nice to have to option to be able to filter events by month or year with the filter bar.

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                                • Enable Attendee Information on WooCommerce Tickets

                                  The ability to collect the same attendee information when using the WooCommerce product of an Event Ticket.

                                  There are times when I want to allow users to purchase tickets on the event single page as well as on a dedicated conference page. However, the attendee information is not available on the WooCommerce product of the Event ticket. As these are instantions of the same ticket, the attendee information should captured in a consistent manner and available in the attendee list.

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                                  • add capability to change accent colour assignment

                                    At the moment, the theme picks up the accent colour from the global theme, which looks AWFUL on my site. But it won't let me choose one of the other accents. Its driving me crazy.

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                                    • Show how many tickets are left on the spot, if pre-sale is over.

                                      In our events pre-sale is finishing 2 hours before event.
                                      If there are 20 tickets left, which were not sold, it would be great, if there is way to show how many tickets people can buy at the venue/on the spot.

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                                      • Create a data entry for bands/artists similar to venues so you can click a band, click a venue and create an event

                                        We are trying to create an environment where we consolidate live entertainment venues and bands to allow visitors to easily find what they are looking for. I need a few things cleared up for me. I have set up several venues. Then I receive a bands schedule and go to enter that. My question is should the band be the organizer? I like to carry band pics and bios links etc so I need to understand the most efficient way to handle data entry so I don't have to enter the same thing over and over again. Lets say a…

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                                        • Template events in even calendar for the user to be able to create events from

                                          I would like Template events in event calendar for the user to be able to create events from. Right now, the user who creates events for my organization is using events from the past that have been moved to the trash bin to create new events.

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