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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. Allow Users to Request "Featured" tag in Community Events

    Allow users to submit a Community Event as "Featured", then admin could remove/keep before publication.

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    • Allow Event Aggregator events to be featured

      Allow admin to pick whether imported events to be "featured" or not; selection by individual feed (not necessarily by event)

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      • Make it possible to show an empty events calendar on the web page

        The events calendar on my website started to show 404 page. I tried several things to resolve this, nothing worked. I found out that in my case the event calendar needs events in the future to appear on the website.

        Please, make it possible to show the event calendar on the website, even though there are no future events.

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        • In the events list, add a column for the data source/import feed

          Add a column in the events list identifying the source of the event. It is especially important for import feeds from the Aggregator, but also important for manually entered events.

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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.

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            • Customize Community Events Endpoints

              Would be great to have the ability to change the slugs/endpoints for the pages generated by the Community Events Plugin.
              Even simply adding a filter to the multiple `$router->add_route` lines and the `communityRewriteSlug()` in Tribe\Main.php would go a long way to helping devs better integrate Community Events into their sites.

              The most obvious use case is for sites building a User Panel: the ability to move the user's events list to my-account/events, (/add, etc), but any site that has multiple user actions that need to be managed (WooCommerce, BuddyPress/BBPress, the myriad of Directory, Classified, Buy Ads, subscription management, etc) would…

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              • Display simultaneous events in Week View without overlap

                Currently, simultaneous events in the Week View display by default as overlapping bubbles.

                This obscures the title and other information which users need to decide if they want to learn more by hovering or clicking.

                The Month View currently handles this situation well by stacking the events.

                Why not make the Week View handle it the same way?

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                • recurring events same month next year

                  a large number of the events I list occur every year, but the dates change since they are generally on the weekends, or a Saturday or Sunday, but generally the same month. How about giving an option for same month yearly - not specifiy it's the same date - as it's never the same date as weekend dates change annually. Then have a reminder to update that event several months before, as many aren't even announced until later, rarely a year earlier.

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                  • Allow editing of events in the registrations view. For example, setting max attendance, turn off registrations, setting registration deadli

                    Allow editing of events in the registrations view. For example, setting max attendance, turn off registrations, setting registration deadline

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                    • Optional fields for display of Attendee listings and export - SKU, Ticket Type

                      The list of fields displayed in the attendee listings is quite limited. If an event has multiple ticket variants, it would be useful to be able to filter by SKU or ticket type to create ticket specific lists etc.

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                      • Allow Featured Events to Display at the Top of the Event List Widget

                        The display from the Event List widget looks better when there is a Featured Event with image at the top. Therefore, I would like an option to show the next Featured Event (or two or three) at top, followed by the non-featured events.

                        I can almost do this now by using two Event List widgets, one above the other. The top one can be set to "limit to featured events only." If the the bottom widget could be set to "limit to non-featured events," that would do the trick.

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                        • Ability to prepend/append text to event title

                          When importing events from multiple sources it would be nice to have the ability to prepend/append some text to indicate the event source and differentiate it from other imported events.

                          For example, if an import feed came from "Event Organizer A", I might want to prepend "Event Organizer A--" to the event title such that the imported title appeared as "Event Organizer A--Event Title".

                          Seems like this shouldn't be too difficult to implement and would be quite handy.

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                          • Editable delay for tooltips

                            The tooltips for events show up very, very quickly. Practically instaneously. It’d be great if we could easily edit that to provide some delay. Otherwise, on calendars with many events, moving your mouse across the month view is chaotic.

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                            • Would it be possible for events to not all appear in the posts loop? There should be a warning field x days before

                              Would it be possible for events to not all appear in the posts loop? There should be a warning field x days before
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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…

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                                • Tours

                                  We can create events with a venue and several organizers, but we can not create tours: a protagonist (artist, politician, minister, salesman ...) that moves through different venues. Ideally, different venues could be included in recurring events. Or simply "Create a tour"

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                                  • Venues, Organizers & Protagonist?

                                    It would be good to differentiate protagonist and organizer. An organizer can be a musical promoter and the protagonist a musician; a Town Council and a councilor; a company and a seller; an editorial and a writer who makes a tour by signing books ...

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                                    • Enhance Security...

                                      It is possible for users to delete global Event Categories. This is a security issue. Please provide the ability to lock this down.

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                                      • Show Number of Events in Filter

                                        Dynamic event count for filters, similar to:
                                        - SHIRTS (23)
                                        - SHORTS (15)
                                        - PANTS (6)
                                        - HATS (31)

                                        These filters would change as other options are selected, as seen on Amazon and other major sites.

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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: "

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