Event Manager for Shopware6 a brilliant plugin that displays and manages your e-commerce store events in the calendar. The merchants can add multiple numbers of events that can set them for days, months, and years.
The customers can view the event details by clicking on the scheduled date of that event. This is a very useful module to display information about appointments and upcoming events.
Check a brief overview of the plugin –
Latest Events Supported.
Add any number of events.
Completely manageable via Awesome Calendar.
For creating, managing, and configuring the events.
Interactive user interface.
Shopware provides two ways to upload the plugin to the server.
Installation using commands
Customers will get a zip folder, then they have to extract the contents of this zip folder on their system. After extracting the WebkulEventManager folder, the customer needs to transfer this custom > plugins on the server, as shown in the image below:
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After the successful installation, you have to run these commands in the Shopware root directory.
1 – Go to your Shopware installation root directory then run this command –
For the manual installation of the plugin follow the steps as mentioned below:
1) Extract the zip file of the plugin.
2) Goto your Shopware 6 installation backend panel and navigate to Extensions-> My Extensions after that you can find all the installed plugins in it.
For installing the plugin, the user can click on the UploadExtension button. The user can upload the plugin zip(WebkulEventManager) here.
3) After uploading the plugin zip, the user can see the Extensions in the list.
4) Now the user can click on the install icon to install the Event Manager extension.
5) After the installation of the extension, the user can click to activate the extension.
While in the process the admin can see the success message ‘Extension has been activated‘.
After the installation process and plugin configuration if the Event Manager icon option is not visible then run this command to clear the cache:
php bin/console cache:clear
Backend – Workflow
After the successful installation of the module, the admin will navigate to the Settings>>Extensions>>Event Manager.
After that click on Event manager to create new event.
To create a new event click on the Create New Event then a new page will open up. There you will put the details regarding the event like – Event Name, Date for the event, and Description of the event.
After that click save on top to save this event as shown below in the screenshot.
FrontEnd – Workflow
After the admin has configured the events the beautiful calendar showing the events gets displayed at the frontend.
On the right side of the Shopware6 frontend, there will be Eventbutton click on that.
After that customer clicks on an event button then they can view the event date as shown below.
Then on the front-end, the events created for the current month will appear on the calendar as shown below.
Customers can click on the date with the event to check the description for that event as shown below.