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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. Start date picker week according to WordPress setting

    For users whose week does not start on Sunday, change the date picking calendar to display according to the WordPress "day of the week starts on" setting, so that less mistakes are made in scheduling events.

    Suggestion based on this thread: https://theeventscalendar.com/support/forums/topic/datepicker-in-backend-still-starts-week-on-sunday-instead-of-monday/

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    • Display a message about ticket availability date

      When I have an event for which tickets are not yet released, I would like to display a message on the event page, like: "Tickets will be available on xx date," or "Registration will begin on xx date." This would be a user-defined string plus the date from the ticket settings.

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      • adding people who are interested

        On your plugin there is possible to buy ticket, but I can't find something like e.g. user are browsing events, some of them is good for him, and he/she click on add to my list. After date's on event peope can added something like "I was there". It's something like on Facebook Events.

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        • Invitation Tracking

          If we were able to add the invitation list into the system, send the invitations for an invitation from the system itself and track how many has opened their emails, how many has clicked thru to check the site and finally to track how many have registered to the event. The system should also have a filtration process build in to be able to send reminders to only those who have not registered as reminders, and a separate email who have registered. Similarly, to be able to send email or SMS to those who have registered at different times as reminders for attending an event.

          3 votes
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          • Follow-up Event Email for all customers, not just attendees

            Currently you can configure Follow-up Emails to send auto emails to Event attendees. It would be nice to have an option to configure these auto Follow-up Emails to send to all customers; not just event attendees. This would allow you to market upcoming Events to your customers.

            3 votes
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            • qr code multiple-use for attendance

              the QR code is used for check-in, but let's say we have an event or a course event that needs to record those attendees monthly attendance for reference.

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              • Hi

                Hire more people. As someone paying for your products atleast 4 of them. Your support sucks in that its only through your forum and then it takes a full day or more to get a response. I have been working on the same issue for over a week. It takes forever. I am clearly frustrated. Please just get more help.

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                • events do not display on website

                  How to get an event to display on website.

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                  • Prevent event aggregator from loading images when importing events

                    Prevent event aggregator from loading images when importing events from facebook !

                    It would be great if there is a choice if facebook images are imported or not. Because of the copyright law there are many situations where one would like to import the event but NOT the image!

                    At the moment the only possibility is to delete the images after the import by oneself. Depending on the import settings the images are imported again when imports from facebook are updated etc....

                    2 votes
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                    • Let users import events from other ECP installs via JSON/CRON

                      A setting tab setting in events aggregator that allows entering sites who also have ECP installed. Digest events similar to the current Events Aggregator.

                      8 votes
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                        Hello,
                        This is partially possible. Go to the month view of the calendar you want to import. Go to the bottom and copy the target link from the “Export the month’s events” button.
                        Should be something like this:
                        http://domain.com/events/?ical=1&tribe_display=month

                        On the site where you want to import go to import > iCalendar, and paste in the url. For start date select what you need. Hit preview and you’ll see the events. Now you just need to select the ones you need and import them.

                        Hope this helps!

                      • Need a new view; a month view starting on actual week.

                        I.e. if we are on May 20th 2017 show from 15th May to 11th or 18th June

                        2 votes
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                        • Option to disable the auto-generated /events page for membership sites

                          Membership sites that have page-blocking functionality are unable to restrict access to the auto-generated calendar page generated by the plugin. This is a security/privacy gap.

                          You have published a helpful KB article explaining how to manipulate the functions.php file but this is a cumbersome solution (and subject to accidental overwrite in future plugin updates) that could easily be solved by a simple preference tickbox:

                          0 DISABLE AUTO-GENERATED PAGES

                          The content of the standard, auto-generated /events page can easily be replicated with a regular WP page and shortcodes. So, a membership site can be secure and get the needed calendar info.

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                          • Integration of our customers purchased Events to be displayed on Woo Commerce My Account Page

                            Integration with Woo Commerce My Account...

                            Our customers requested their purchased Events – usually multiples – be displayed in their My Account Page.

                            Tech Support have advised us this isn't currently possible, but that we should add the request there.

                            Many thanks,

                            7 votes
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                            • categoryes for orgonizers & venues

                              In PRO version of your plug-in need categoryes for orgonizers & venues.Also need that links on the “Google calendar” & “iCal export” on the event page will open in new tab.

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                              • Do not include deleted tickets or cancelled orders in participant list sold units.

                                Right now, if you look at the number of ticket sold in the participant list, it include tickets that were sold then cancelled, or completely deleted orders. I suggest that this number only includes existing participant or that another item is created to see the number of expected attendees and active tickets sold.

                                46 votes
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                                  Thank you all for your continued feedback here. This is very much something we are interested in refining. We are going to rope in a strategist to properly account for the various workflows of as many people as we can, and try to find a slick method and improved method for reporting this info to everyone.

                                  Our strategists are extremely busy working through our hundreds of great feature requests. But as soon as an opening is available work on this will begin. Until then please keep voting, it helps us prioritize.

                                  Thanks again!
                                  - The Modern Tribe Support Team

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                                  • NEED BOOKING!!

                                    A lot of businesses, like ours, not only require event calendars and ticket sales, but also the ability for our customers to book available amenities!
                                    We have a solution to that. The problem is that plugin calendar and your plugin calendar, do not share info..so there's a lot of manual editing that needs to take place every time someone buys a ticket or books a reservation on the calendar.
                                    You guys build a booking system into your impressive list of plugins and you guys will own the world! ;)

                                    2 votes
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                                    • A date for a subscription deadline in the events calendar to make en event desappear after the deadline, but still before the event

                                      1. A date for a subscription deadline in the events calendar to make an event desappear after the deadline, but still before the Event.

                                      2. correct an issue, when Language is set to German (Swiss), the Events calendar should not Switch to english.

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                                      • invite friends who are registered on the buddypress website to the event after adding a community event.

                                        Invite friends who are registered on the buddypress website to the event after adding a community event. Like you can on FB after adding an event.

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                                        • Use WooCommerce filters to show the price on Event single (improve Add-ons compatibility)

                                          I would like to share my idea of using the WooCommerce filters when it is enabled to show the Event cost. For instance, I wanted to show installments instead full price, but the plugin that show installments doesn't work because it uses WooCommerce woocommerce_get_price hook. Would be awesome if Event Tickets use it too.

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