Options to display only the events you want, the way you want to display them.
Works With Any Theme
A WordPress plugin that works with your existing theme, right out of the box!
Use Multiple Shortcodes On One Page
Add more than one listing or calendars of events on a single page.
Get World-Class Support When You Need It
Need help? Get answers to your questions straight from the developer, typically within a couple of hours!
With this plugin, you can add a block or a shortcode (which is just some text between [ and ]) on a page to display a list of your events. For example the shortcode to show next 8 events in the category "festival":
[ecs-list-events cat='festival' limit='8']
What You Can Create With The Events Calendar Shortcode Pro
You get full control over how your events are displayed, with no code required: choose to show your events in multiple layouts, with or without images, a registration link, calendar view, description, and metadata such as the venue location.
And you can even have multiple shortcodes per page. Plus, it works with the free version of The Events Calendar!
Show your events with full description
This is the default view, which outputs data from The Events Calendar plugin to show your most recent events in a list, with all information; including the time and location, map link, event description, price, and a button to click through to the full event.
Show your events in a compact design
Get your events to display in a compact design, with only the event date, title, and a link to find out more. Make your events fit when you're short on space!
Show your events in a compact design, with a little extra detail
Customize the compact design, adding extras such as event thumbnails and a registration button.
Show your events in a calendar
Get a calendar view for your events, showing the events on each day with a hover-over for extra information. Visitors can click on any event for more information.
Show your events in columns
Choose a column-based design with images, dates, and a short description.
Show your events grouped by date, with the venue shown
You can group events happening on the same date together, perfect for a busy schedule.
Show your events in a calendar, with filterable categories
Get an advanced calendar view, letting your visitors filter the events displayed by parameters such as category, venue, and location.
Show your events with pagination
Get previous and next links, letting your visitors view more events without loading too many events at once.
What shortcode options are available?
Make it easy for visitors to find the events they want. You can add multiple listings of events on a page, wherever you need it!
Future Events (Default)
Show a list of your upcoming events
Show your past events in a listing
Filter events listed by one or more categories
Filter events listed by one or more tags
Show only events for a specific month, or the next/current month
Show only events for a specific year
Hide Recurringpro only
Only show the first instance of a recurring event
Number of Dayspro only
Choose how many days to show events, ie. 1 day or a week
Single Daypro only
Show events from a specific date, ie. 2020-04-15
Date Rangepro only
Show events between certain dates
Featured Eventspro only
Show only events marked as "featured"
Sold Out Eventspro only
Hide events that are sold out, when using the Event Tickets add-on
Single Eventpro only
List the details of a single event by ID, for example on a blog post
The total number of events to show in the list
Skip a certain number of events from the beginning, useful for using multiple shortcodes on the same page or splitting into columns.
Display events by city, state/province, and country
Show events added by a certain user on your site
Additional Fieldspro only
Filter by fields you've added using The Events Calendar PRO or Advanced Custom Fields
Display related events in the same series anywhere, so visitors can quickly find them
Show only the details you want for each event, with options to customize how they're displayed. No coding required.
Show some or all of the event title, thumbnail image, excerpt (short description), date and venue
Full Descriptionpro only
Use the full description instead of the excerpt (short description) of an event in the listing
Display the cost of the event next to the title
Add an easy to see button for each event, and change the colors and text
Specify the size of the image in your event listing
List the events in ascending or descending order by the event date
No Events Message
Specify the message if there are no events
Start Timepro only
Show only the start time of the event
Choose from a number of beautiful designs for your events, or customize and create your own!
This is the default design if you don’t specify another one. Good for a list view within a post or a page.
A smaller design great for showing more events in a smaller space, and easily seeing the date on the side. There are a number of options to customize what is displayed and you can combine more than one option at a time.
Split events into columns so they’re easy to read and visually appealing. Looks great when events have photos (featured images) but works either way. The rows flow into each other in a Pinterest-style design.
The grouped design lets you show many events in the same day, grouped together with the date (or month) as the header.
Filter Barpro only
Add a filter bar to the top of the calendar to let visitors refine what events are displayed!
Custom Designpro only
Customize the existing designs or create your own by placing one or more templates in your theme folder
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use this with the free version of The Events Calendar?
Yes! This plugin works with either the free or pro version of The Events Calendar plugin to show the events you want anywhere on your site.
Do I get plugin updates?
Yes! After purchase you'll get a license key, which will allow you to have automatic update checks, just like any other WordPress plugin. You’ll also want to keep The Event Calendar plugin updated at the same time.
Can I customize which events get displayed?
Yes! You have full control over the specific events displayed, and can filter events by 17 different criteria. We have all the basics covered, and even advanced features such as hiding sold-out events, hiding recurring events (only showing the first instance), and filtering by additional fields. You can find all details on our documentation, here.
Can I customize what my calendar looks like?
Yes! You can choose from seven designs – from compact, to calendar view, to columns – or make your own. You'll find a full list, including examples, in our documentation here.
Can I customize the event information displayed?
Yes! You can choose from eight parameters, including the event details, event description, price, and a ticket link/call to action. Choose and display exactly what you want. You'll find full details in our documentation here.
Do you offer support if I need help?
Yes! We offer email support to all licensed customers.
If you can’t find the answer to your question in our support documentation, you can send us a support request. We believe customer support is key and we’ll do our very best to help resolve your issue as quickly as possible.
We aim to answer all support requests within a 24-hour period during regular business hours. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm EST (eastern standard time), excluding recognized U.S. and Canadian holidays.
Note that free support is provided for our free plugins through the wordpress.org forums, but there may be a bit of a delay from our team there as priority support is given to our licensed customers.
Are Licenses Automatically Renewed?
Yes. This helps keep your license active without the need to re-purchase in a year after you notice that automatic updates stopped working and a critical bug fix was needed or your access to priority support is gone. However, the recurring payment can be canceled at any time, and if cancelled your license will stay active until the end of the term paid.
Where can I find my license keys and control my site activations?
Login to your account on this site to view your orders, downloads, licenses and site activations.
Can I upgrade to a different license?
Yes, you can upgrade for the difference in price between the two licenses. Open a support ticket and let us know you'd like to upgrade or view available upgrades in your account.
What counts as a “site”? Can I use The Events Calendar Shortcode PRO on client sites?
A site is any URL (even a subdomain) that you install WordPress on. If you’re building client sites, you can purchase a multiple site license OR purchase an appropriate license for each client.
What types of payments do you accept?
We currently accept all major Credit Cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, plus PayPal.
Do you have a refund policy?
Yes we do! We stand behind the quality of our product and will refund 100% of your money within 14 days of purchase if you are unhappy with the plugin.
I have other pre-sale questions, can you help?
Yes! Contact us here for any other pre-sale or general questions, see the plugin in action in our demos, or view more details in the documentation.
Note: This plugin is not developed by or affiliated with The Events Calendar or Stellar WP (makers of The Events Calendar) in any way.