Event Organiser for WordPress

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Event Organiser is a WordPress plugin by stephenh1988 that adds event management that integrates well with your WordPress site.

By using WordPress’ in-built ‘custom post type’, this plug-in allows you to create events that have the same functionality as posts (can support (if required) descriptions, thumbnails, comments etc), while adding further features that allow you to manage your events. This includes the possibility of repeating your event according to complex schedules and assign your events to venues. This can all be done through an intuitive user interface, which allows your to view your events in the familiar WordPress list or view all occurrences of your events in a calendar page in the amin area.

The plug-in functions as is, including template pages for Events, event archives, venues and event category pages, that should work with most themes . To override the default templates, simply create your own (appropriately named) template files in your theme directory. For a description of the functions that allow you to output event specific information, see the documentation.

Features
Adds an event custom post type that fits naturally into WordPress and allows for all the functionality of ‘posts’.
Create one-time events or reoccuring events
Allows complex reoccuring patterns for events. You can create events that last an arbirtary time, and repeat over a specified period. Events can repeat daily through to yearly, allowing complex schedules such as ‘On the third Tuesday of every fourth month’ or ‘Every month on the 16th’
Venue admin page to add and maintain the venues for your events. (With Google map support to display a map of the venue)
The Calendar widget displays a calendar (identical to the standard WordPress Calendar) that highlights events with links to the events archive page, listing events occuring that day.
The Event List widget outputs a list of events, and allows you to specify the number of events, restrict to event categories or venues and their order etc.
The Calendar and Event List shortcodes, similiar to their respective widgets, for use in themes or in posts and pages.
The Venue map shortcodes to display a map of a venue
Custom permissions allow to specifiy which roles have the ability to create, edit and delete events or manage venues.
Template pages include in the plug-in for ‘quick-start’. These can be over-ridden by including the appropriately named template files in your theme folder (see help page)
Event functions available which extend the post functions (e.g. the_title(),get_the_author(), the_author()) to ouput or return event data (the start date-time, the venue etc) (see help page). For examples of their use see the documentation or the included template files.
Assign events to categories, and view events by category
Venue pages, to view events by venue
Export events to .ics file
Supports ‘pretty permalinks’ for event pages, event archives, event category and venue pages

Download; http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/event-organiser/

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