How To Add A New Event

STEP 1

ADD EVENT

Creating new events is very straightforward. it’s basically the classic WordPress editor, the interface for adding an event to your site is very similar to creating a new post or page. Like a blog post, each event can have a title and description, however, you can also add additional information.

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STEP 2

DATE AND TIME

Scroll down to add more event details as we highlight below. At the top, you can choose the “Date And Time” for start and end dates on the Event Details. To turn your appointment into an all-day event, check the “All Day Event” option. in order to Remove or Hide Start End Time in Details section check the “Hide Event Time” option or if you want to hide the end time check the “Hide Event End Time”.

by adding “Time Comment” it shows next to event time on the single event page. You can add Timezone etc in this field.

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STEP 3

EVENT REPEATING

MEC allows you to create not only the usual events but also constantly repeated and endless tasks. choose the “Event Repeating” Then check the “Event Repeating (Recurring events)” checkbox.

In the “Repeats” choose how often you want the event to repeat.

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STEP 4

HOURLY SCHEDULE

You can add a day and hourly schedules for it. simply click on “Add Day”. set the title for the day then click on the “Add” under the day section and explain what will be going on in the event using this option. set start time, end time, title, description, and select speakers.

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STEP 5

LOCATION/VENUE

In this section, you can choose locations have already been added (in M.E.calendar\locations) as well as add a new location.

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STEP 6

LINKS

Event links
If you set a link in this field, it will be replaced instead of the default event page link. more specifically This link will be linked to event title and (P.S if the event hasn’t any ticket) “More Detail” button in the shortcodes also takes you to this link.
P.S : (when set this link with or without a ticket I can’t access a single event page or booking on shortcodes. In any case, it redirects me to the link. I only have pay locally option may be that the reason )
More Info
If you set a link in this field, it will be shown on event single page. Also, you can change the label of the “More Information” link and decide if you want to open links in the same tab or in a new window.

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STEP 7

ORGANIZER

In this section, you can choose organizers have already been added (in M.E.calendar\Organizers) as well as add a new organizer.

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STEP 8

COST

Add your event cost with its currency label here.

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STEP 9

TOTAL BOOKING LIMITS & TOTAL USER BOOKING LIMITS

The booking limit is a restriction on the maximum amount of tickets that can be sold. To do that disable the “Unlimited” option and set the limitation number. if you don’t need limitations, leave the “Unlimited” option enabled.
also, you can limit the booking per user.

Note: if the cost field is empty and the event doesn’t have any paid tickets, the event will be for free with unlimited capacity.

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STEP 10

TICKETS

You can add tickets for the event here. to do that click on “Add Ticket” button.

set title, description: set these filed wisely to clarify your ticket type.

start time, end time: if you need a ticket in different time periods you can set these times in tickets depending on your need.

Price: insert price of the ticket also you can Insert 0 for a free ticket.

Price Lable: this field using for showing on the website.

Available tickets: Ticket limits apply to individual tickets. if you don’t need limitations enable the “Unlimited” option.

Minimum Ticket: Set a number for the minimum ticket reservation.

Also, You can stop selling ticket N Day/Hour before the event start.
If you want to announce a period of time in which you want a different price for the ticket, you need to add a “Price Per Date”. You can set the price label and in order to add more details click on Add or Remove to edit the details.

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STEP 11

FEE & TICKET VARIATIONS / OPTIONS

The Fee can be customized per event in order to do that disable the “Inherit from global options” option. Click on the “Add” button and set title, amount and amount type.
Fee amount, considered as the fixed amount if you set the type to amount otherwise considered as a percentage.

By Ticket Variations you enable the users to choose more items and include them in their reservation while booking an event.

You can set the price and the maximum number per ticket. Leave the field blank for an unlimited number.

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STEP 12

BOOKING FORM

you can use the global Booking Form here or customize it for a specific event by disabling the “Inherit from global options” option. Also to be able to style the tickets booking form however you want you can use Form Builder Addon.

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