Tutorials

Below are various tutorials to help you get the most out of Events Manager using some of the more advanced features. If you would like a good starting point, we have created a special series of tutorials:

Creating an Events Manager Add-On : A Complete Walkthrough

Otherwise, here are all our tutorials broken down by category

Administrate

Trigger a Plugin Update or Activation

There have been some occasions in the past where for some reason or another when

Extend

Using Additional Custom Taxonomies

As of version 5.4.2, it has become even easier to add additional custom taxonomies to

Modifying the Event Calendar HTML

The event calendar, as with most other part of Events Manager, can be modified using

Modifying Event Location Google Maps

“How do I modify the centering of the maps?” “How can I do x to

Overriding Event Page Content With Filters

When users access the events page, Events Manager decides what to show based on the

Creating Custom Permalinks in WordPress

This tutorial forms (the final) part of our series of tutorials for creating an custom add-on

Create Custom Event Information Pages

We’re continuing our series of tutorials for our custom add-on called “Styles” by creating a

Creating Conditional Placeholders for Events

In our previous tutorial in this series we created a custom placeholder for our “Styles”

Create a Custom Placeholder for Event Formatting

This tutorial forms part of our series of tutorials for creating an custom add-on for

Modifying Placeholder Default Information

Some default placeholders can be directly modified with template files. However, since some placeholders require

Adding Custom Event Search Form Fields

This tutorial forms part of our series of tutorials for creating an custom add-on for

Creating Custom Event Search Attributes

This tutorial forms part of our series of tutorials for creating an custom add-on for

Create Your Own Event Scope

Whilst Events Manager 4.0 introduced new event scopes such as events today, tomorrow, this month,

Saving Custom Event Information

This tutorial forms part of our series of tutorials for creating an custom add-on for

Add a Custom Metabox to Your Event Registration Pages

This tutorial forms part of our series of tutorials for creating an custom add-on for

Adding Information to Events on Load

This tutorial forms part of our series of tutorials for creating an custom add-on for Events

Create a Custom Events Admin Page

Learn how to create new admin pages on wordpress and use them to create an interface to add and store information to the database.

How To Safely Add PHP Code To WordPress

A common question is where to put small snippets of PHP that make small modifications to other plugins, such as Events Manager. There’s three recommended ways, each have their pros and cons.

Turning Your Events List Into Tables

By default, Events Manager uses unordered HTML lists to display event information, in this sort

Every event its own color!

Warning: This tutorial applies to Events Manager version 3 downwards and is marked for revision.

Creating an Events Manager Add-On : A Complete Walkthrough

Warning: This series of tutorials was designed to help developers and designers learn how to

Format

Using Theme Templates for Event and Location Pages

Since Events Manager 5.3.7, you can now choose to display your event and location pages

Modifying Event Location Google Maps

“How do I modify the centering of the maps?” “How can I do x to

Setting Up

Setting up W3 Total Cache for Events Manager

W3 Total Cache is currently one of the most popular caching plugins for WordPress. If

Caching thumbnails generated by TimThumb

Events Manager uses TimThumb to generate images. This is a great bit of script that

Wordpress

Create a Custom Events Admin Page

Learn how to create new admin pages on wordpress and use them to create an interface to add and store information to the database.

How To Safely Add PHP Code To WordPress

A common question is where to put small snippets of PHP that make small modifications to other plugins, such as Events Manager. There’s three recommended ways, each have their pros and cons.

Mass import users into WordPress

Many, many users I am working on a complex blog/e-commerce system together with my colleagues