Allow Community Events users to add tickets via frontend
I am currently building a record shop website that will sell tickets for online events. We aim to branch that out into a total ticket only sub site in the future. So far I have loved working with wootickets and community events but there are some serious limitations that you might wish to consider looking at. These are mentioned in other ideas on the site here but nothing grouping the integration together.
- It would be great for people who add events to be able to add tickets also - setting allocation etc, as I can as admin.
- It would therefore also be great to add the ability for people whi have added events to be able to see ticket sales, and print out a complete list of attendees.
- An option for ticket orders to autocomplete - so then when you have a ticket only order no human interaction is required for the user of the site to have the tickets delivered.
All of this stuff is merely automating processes. and taking out the need for an administrator for many tasks that an event manager could do.
I apologise if this functionality is already implemented but I could not see it myself.
We’re happy to announce that this feature is now possible with the release of our new Community Tickets premium plugin: http://m.tri.be/18m7
Thank you all for your patience while we worked on this awesome new feature!
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The commission aspect is possible using EDD, EDD Commissions and EDD Paypal Adaptive Payments. You set each 'download' with the correct email addresses for paypal adaptive payments and everything is auto-paid to the correct parties.
The part that I think is a huge issue is organizers not having a front-end view of attendees. I don't want organizers to have admin access, but their 'dashboard' should show their approved events with a link to a list of attendees for sure.
This is actually a must have basic feature. I'd like to add
4. Tickets should be delivered to the customer as QR-Code, or similar, which they can print out or keep on their iPhone/Android that can be scanned at the doors of the event. No need for snail mail delivery.
There are solutions on the market for this, but I havnet seem them as a wordpress plugin yet.
Matthew Boyd commented
I second what Sebastien said "When we buy Events Calendar pro + Wooticket + Community .... that is the kind of feature that we are looking for ."
If TEC is going to allow the sale of tickets, it really needs to integrate with the likes of Woo and allow those who submit community events proper management of their products. I'm currently using TEC + Woo + comm events to set up a marketplace where users can buy tickets from many different vendors. I'm going to have to set up all the tickets manually until TEC allows vendors to add tickets to their listings themselves...
Eirik Magnus Mjåseth commented
Waiting for this!
Ameet Mehta commented
Agreed on the commission but not a deal breaker for us. We could also take in all the expenses and then pay out the event organizer within 5 days after the event, minus our fees.
The commission aspect would be great though. We would need the following sooner than commision.
-Community account holder can add events and create Tickets products for that event.
-Account holder can print out ticket holders and can check in guest via the their own account.
-Account holder has an inventory dashboard of their events.
Nice to have:
-Account holder (organizer) can input their paypal, bank wire information, or billing address
-Admin can set commission's percentage for tiered pricing globally and per event override.
has this been implemented yet?
i agree. I'm not sure of all the features of all these plugins yet. i would love to be able to sell tickets for an events promoter and get a commission.
how can users sell their ticket now through the plug in? is it a feature of a certain ticket plug in?
Yes, I need this too!
Sebastien Naulet commented
It's a great feature and i'm trying to do exactly the same thing right now using the "product vendors" woocommrce plugin that turn your woocommerce website into a true parket place.
The real problem is that woocommerce doesn't really create a product in woocommerce. all the fields from an event aren't copied tu the product.
There is a quite simple way to do all that : if users could create events by creating a product in woocommerce with all the needed fields. Please could you think about that ? this will turn event calendat in a true kill app'.
Create a real product in woocommerce open so much possibility with all the perfects plug-ins that exists.
Please do something for this feature. When we buy Events Calendar pro + Wooticket + Community .... that is the kind of feature that we are looking for .
Dirk Westenberg commented
This would be absolutely perfect! Once this will be released I will definatly purchase the community events plugin :)
Almost a year since this idea was submitted and this is exactly what I would be looking for as well.
Let me add to the list the ability to set a commission percentage to collect on each transactions, maybe the also the ability to set a different commission percentage at a user-level (organizer).
Note : As automatic payment processing system are often complex to play with due to security reasons, maybe the easiest way would be to generate a Paypal Mass Payment csv.
However, the best solution is definitely the automatic payments since organizers often need their money right away to organize the event. Having a delay between the sales and payment reception is a bit of a bummer and I was an organizer, it would make me want to look for another solution.
We're actively looking for this feature and are probably going to pay our programmers to implement it.
I believe there should be a commission field somewhere so that x% of the sales go to the website's PayPal/Stripe/etc. account and 100-x% goes to the organizer's PayPal account.
Moreover, there should be a field to override the general commission settings for a specific event or organizer or venue (or a combination of these).
I think this is an awesome idea as well. I work with a lot of promoters that would like to create and sell tickets to their own events. I would prefer a front end interface for them to create events and sell tickets though. Either way, great idea here.
I would love this. I have an events listing site and would like to allow people to submit events and sell tickets through my site and then I get commission. Essentially like what Eventbrite does but I want to get the commission instead of referring people to Eventbrite.
Yes, and the option to have a percentage of tickets sold by organizers sent to another account would also be extremely useful.
Dan Perry commented
It would also be nice if you could implement this feature such that the event gets canceled if it doesn't get a certain number of participants. That way, nobody has to front a large amount of money for an event that might not sell enough tickets to make it worthwhile. I think people would be more willing to pay for an event if risk were mitigated like this.
Dan Perry commented
This is the only feature I can think of that I need but don't have with Community Organizers. My users should be able to create events where they get paid and I (the admin) receive a commission. The commission could either be one of my choosing (say 10% or $5) or there could be a check box for the user to make a donation to the website, which would go into the admin account.
Stu Robinson commented
Yes I agree - this is essential for what we are doing.