MEC Single Sidebar

Enabling MEC Single Sidebar

In order to enable the MEC Single Sidebar, you must go to WordPress Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets.

After that, under the MEC Single Sidebar menu, click on the + sign and search for the term “MEC,” then, select MEC Single Sidebar Items to add the items to the MEC Single Sidebar, finally click the update button in the top right corner. 

Adding MEC Single Sidebar Widget

MEC Single Sidebar
MEC Single Sidebar

When the Widgets page is in classic mode, select MEC Single Sidebar Items from the menu on the left, then click on MEC Single Sidebar, and finally click on the Add Widget button.

MEC Single Sidebar
MEC Single Sidebar
MEC Single Sidebar

Now you can manage the options in MEC Settings -> Single Event -> Sidebar Page as described in the MEC Single Sidebar Items menu.

On the Sidebar options list, enable the widgets that you want to be displayed in the single event sidebar.

Sidebar Options

MEC Single Sidebar

Note that some widgets, such as Speakers and Map, must also be enabled via the Modules menu to be displayed in the event page sidebar. Otherwise, they will not be shown.

MEC Single Sidebar

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10 Comments
abhijitjoshi June 14, 2020
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Hello, 
 
I have installed MEC Plugin for my NGO website. Its was working fine. But after last update its not showing Organiser, Speker section on event detail page. 
Plz help?
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sJake February 13, 2020
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How do I style the Register Button. The site I am using this on uses a different style button with a border and no background color. I would like continuity on my site if possible please.

Jaroslav Ondra November 11, 2019
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Hello, thx for the .css. I found it on provided link, but it is not working to hide the MEC sidebar – it just narrow the content.
In my specific situation – I am working with The7 theme – it has it’s own system to manage the sidebars. normally it is not active for custom post types (mec_event) but I added this function also to MEC events by a snippet in function.php of my child theme.
Now if I activate a sidebar and I tell to The7 theme to use mec sidebar in this sidebar i usually have 2 sidebars – MEC and mine – which is not what I want. The point is to place mec widgets in a regular sidebar. I made a copy of our website so you can investigate this problem if you find time for it – I can make you and admin account and send ftp credentials .. (there are also secondary layout problems with The7 theme)
I have one more question – is there an easy way how to handle the order of MEC widgets in a sidear?
Thx for your support
Jaroslav Ondra

Enrico October 22, 2019
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Is it possible to see the single event page in fullwidth mode? (without sidebar)Thank you!