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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. Allow people to view ticket type when using Event Tickets Plus App to check in

    When using your awesome new app to scan tickets we cannot view what ticket type is being checked in.
    Unfortunately I'm finding this out the day before our large event which has multiple ticket types available.
    A simple notice when it scans to say what ticket (type) it is would be perfect.

    9 votes
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    • 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.

      7 votes
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      • 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

        4 votes
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        • Check-in App – Make the app more user-friendly…

          "Scan successful" rewrite "OK" or "Valid" and change the blue color to green.

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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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            • Customize Attendee information on the Ticket and email sent to purchaser

              I would like to add the name of the attendee on the ticket and then control what information I send to the purchaser

              1 vote
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              • Autofill the Event Tickets header image

                Make it possible to add the WooCommerce Product featured image from within the ticket meta-block in the event. I would be perfectly happy with either of three solutions:
                1 reusing the header image
                2 reusing the featured image of the event
                3 selecting a separate image for just this reason.

                But can understand if option 1 might conflict with how the image might be used otherwise and option 2 might conflict with the fact that the ticket is stored basically separate from the event, so perhaps option 3 should be it and will save me a lot of time anyway.…

                70 votes
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                • 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.

                  3 votes
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                  • 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.

                    7 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.

                      1 vote
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                      • Ticket sales via Stripe without Woo

                        The recently released Event Tickets with Paypal is great, but purchasers still have to leave your web site and go out to Paypal. It would be great if this solution also included Stripe, which allows you to have the credit card form on the order page.

                        3 votes
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                        • Add "Ticket Fieldset" to CSV import for tickets.

                          My client offers after-school events per quarter for dozens of schools. Every event has a required ticket fieldset (child's name, age, medications and allergies, etc.)

                          I've got CSV imports working for events. And even though importing corresponding tickets is a little clumsy since you have to somehow match event titles or IDs I've got that working as well.

                          It's a big pain having to go in after and manually add Ticket Fieldsets to every imported event.

                          Since saved Ticket Fieldsets are already named please add a CSV import column for those as well.

                          5 votes
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                          • Make enabling/disabling QR codes event specific.

                            I love the ability to turn it on and off for the whole site but in my case it would be nice have the option to use it for some of our events turn it off for others.
                            Thank you!

                            1 vote
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                            • Add text that the user would see prior to Start Sale date

                              Add one text field to the ticket area that would incorporate the "Start Sale" field to display a message to the visitor if they view the event before that date.

                              As it is now, the visitor reads about the event, sees all the When and Where details... and then wonders what they're missing and why they can't purchase/sign up. All they need is a message: "Registration will begin on %StartSale% -- please check back!"

                              1 vote
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                              • Allow the sale of other WooProducts with tickets on events page

                                Often there are items tied into an event Organizer would like to sell at the time of purchasing tickets (event t-shirts, caps, journal Ads). As confirmed with support there is no way to show these add-one on the events page. Suggest a feature where an organizer could add existing WooCommerce products to be sold with tickets. Note that for simplicity these would be products to be picked up at event (no need to go through the shipping dialogue).

                                6 votes
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                                • Event Tickets: Reset Deleted Attendees count on Attendees list

                                  Need a way to reset the 'Deleted Attendees' count on the Attendees list. After we delete all Orders, all Attendees, and reset the Products total_sales to 0, it is still showing the prior 'Deleted Attendees' count. We have yearly recurring events, so we re-use the same events each year. Copying the event to a new one doesn't help, it still retains that count as soon as you place an order on the new event.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • hide event tickets from wordpress & woocommerce search

                                    Since I run a business that sells services, online courses and physical products next to tickets for small workshops and live courses, and find that in the search results there are a lot of tickets for events (both future and past events) that I really don't want in that results. I can't just filter out the product CPT, because I also have other products in store, I do want to show.

                                    So I really need something (preverably a setting) to prevent event tickets from appearing in the search result (both the general WP-search and the WooCommerce Search). Whatever sollution should…

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Woocommerce: Sales by Event Category Report

                                      Hi there,

                                      I would like to be able to see a report within Woocommerce: Sales by Event Category.

                                      At the moment this is a feature within the Events Calendar for Event Categories, but there is no way to measure the sales of a specific category. Therefore if we invest Google marketing into a specific event category there is no easy evaluation of sales.

                                      At the moment you can search by specific event, but we have 100s of events.

                                      Cheers.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Add a filter for deleted, canceled, completed orders on the attendees list

                                        the ability to filter out the attendees that are not going with the ones that are going by determining the order status. this would be best as a part of the text input box that is labeled "Filter by purchaser name, ticket #, order # or security code: "

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Register multiple attendees in one purchase under separate names & email

                                          When someone clicks to 3 RSVPs attending - I want to have them add each individual attendee name. Right now RSVPs are only allowed to enter one name.

                                          38 votes
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