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 your child theme’s functions.php. Replace my_custom_field with the custom field you want to fetch, and identifier with your…

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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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The Events Calendar Shortcode 1.4.3 Released

There’s a bunch more options now in the compact design! You can now add the thumbnail, venue, excerpt (short description), and even a button with a link to the event. You can even specify the size of the title with the new titlesize attribute, ie. titlesize=”18px” Here’s an example of all the options wrapped into…

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