Posts by Brian Hogg

Support for Custom Fields Added to The Events Calendar Shortcode

Often times there’s additional information you want to add to your events in an organized way, that doesn’t fit within the fields The Events Calendar (by Modern Tribe) provides. For example you might want to indicate the event is part of a certain Series of events, so you use Advanced Custom Fields, Toolset Types, or…

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Church Content themes added to Event Calendar Newsletter

Do you use the Church Content plugin (with Church Themes) to add events, sermons and more to your WordPress site? Then good news, you can now use Event Calendar Newsletter to add your events to your newsletters! See it in action with this quick demo using MailChimp, but several other email programs are supported: Any…

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How to show related events from The Events Calendar

You often see related or recommended items when shopping, so why not show a list of some of your other events when some views the details of one? With The Events Calendar Shortcode PRO it’s easy! Just put this at the bottom of the event description: [ecs-list-events exclude_id=’current’] This will showcase some of your other…

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How to remove the link to the individual event page

With The Events Calendar Shortcode plugin, to remove the link to the individual event from the title, you can add a small snippet of code to your theme’s functions.php or a functional plugin: function ecs_remove_link( $content ) { return ”; } add_filter( ‘ecs_event_list_title_link_start’, ‘ecs_remove_links’ ); add_filter( ‘ecs_event_list_title_link_end’, ‘ecs_remove_links’ );

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How to add custom tags

If you have data stored for your events in a custom field or elsewhere (ie. my_custom_field) and you want to include as a template tag (ie. {my_custom_field}) you can do that with a bit of code in a functional plugin or in your child theme’s functions.php. Replace my_custom_field with the custom field you want to…

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How to change color and style of time in The Events Calendar Shortcode

So you’d like to format the time separate from the date of an event in The Events Calendar Shortcode, but there’s no spans or other HTML for you to do that with.  But with a bit of customization this can be done! If you create a new file in wp-content/plugins/ called the-events-calendar-shortcode-time-formatting.php then paste the following into…

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How to add your Google Calendar events into your MailChimp newsletter

You add the events to your Google Calendar, but there seems to be no way to add those events into a MailChimp campaign without manually copying and pasting all the details.  Wouldn’t it be nice to automatically add in the events inside your newsletter with a couple clicks? Event Calendar Newsletter and Simple Calendar – Google Calendar plugin…

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