WordPress WooCommerce Event Manager facilitates the store owner to add events into the store. The admin can define the various type of tickets as well. He can add price and the quantity as well for the tickets. The user can synchronize the event to his Google Calendar also. A different page will be created where all the events will be listed.
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Features of Event Manager
- The store owner can add events into the store.
- He can add different types of tickets and can define the price and quantity as well.
- The user can synchronize the event details to his Google Calendar in a single click.
- All the events will be listed under upcoming events.
- The user can check the event location in Google Map in a single click.
Installation of Event Manager
The user will get a zip file which he has to upload in the “Add New” menu option in the WordPress admin panel. For this login to WordPress Admin Panel and Under the Dashboard hover your mouse over the “Plugins” menu option which brings out a Sub-Menu and then select the “Add New” option.
After this, you will see an option on the top of your page that is “Upload Plugin”, click the option to upload the zip file.
After clicking on the “Upload Plugin” option, below that you will see a button “Choose File” click on the button to browse for the zip file as per the snapshot below.
After browsing the file, click the “Install Now” button to install the plugin as per the snapshot.
Now when the plugin is installed correctly, you will see the success message and an option to activate the plugin. Click on “Activate Plugin” to activate the installed plugin.
Creating Project Credential
To use this plugin, you must have API Project Credentials. Google API Project Credentials are required to configure this plugin. Please click here to create a new project with your Gmail account.
1. After opening the page under “Credentials”. Please click “Create” button as shown in the below screenshot.
2. Enter the name of the project as you want to create.
3. Click “Create credentials” to choose the credential type.
4. Select “OAuth client ID” from the list.
5. Enter the Store URL and the redirect URL.
Configuration of Event Manager
After successful installation, the admin can configure this plugin under “WooCommerce > Event Settings”. Here the admin will enter the credentials to configure the Google Calendar Account.
Client id : Enter client id collected from the Google.
Client Secret : Enter client secret collected from Google.
Client Redirect URL : Enter redirect URL for the upcoming events of the website.
Admin End Management
After the successful installation of Event Manager, the admin of the store can add a new event by adding a new product. Here the admin needs to choose the product type as “E Tickets” and mark as Virtual Product. Here the admin enters the base price of the event.
Now under the “Inventory > Manage stock” enable stock management at product level.
Under “E Ticket” the admin can configure the ticket as per the below screenshot:
Enable terms : Enable this option to display the terms and condition of the event.
Event start time : Enter the start time of the event.
Event End time : Enter the end time of the event.
Event Location : Entr the location of the event.
Under “Custom Options” the admin can add various options with their price, stock, and the sort order.
Front End Workflow
On the front end, the customer can view all the events under the “Upcoming Events” menu like below snapshot.
The customer can view the location of the event by clicking the “View Location” in Google Map.
And can add the event into the Google Calander by clicking the “Add Event”.
After that, by clicking the “Buy Ticket” the customer will be redirected to the event page. Over there he can choose the option as required and proceed to checkout.
That’s all for the WordPress WooCommerce Event Manager Plugin, still have any issue, feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the plugin better at webkul.uvdesk.com
Current Product Version - 1.0.0
Supported Framework Version - WooCommerce 2.6.x, WooCommerce 2.5, WooCommerce 2.4.x, WooCommerce 2.3.x, WooCommerce 2.2.x, WooCommerce 2.1.x, WooCommerce 2.0.x