WordPress is known for its versatility. It is used in almost every type of website be it a website of a law firm, photographer, news agency, event management, medical, and many and much more. It provides everyone “The Platform” aka Content Management System (CMS) to all and every kind of business or person.
This increasing number of WordPress is because it provides a vast number of plugins which covers every business. Let me be very honest, if you search for an event management plugin, you’ll see more than 10,000 plugins to choose from. This is the power of WordPress.
Today in this post I am going to reveal the best 5 WordPress Event Plugins for the year 2017. As I mentioned above, there are more than 10,000 plugins, I have narrowed this vast list into best of 5 which I speculate with the number of downloads and number of active installs. First Let me give you a glimpse of the list and then I will give you every detail you need to have about these plugins.
#1 Ticket Tailor.
#2 Event Organizer.
#3 All-In-One Events Calendar by Time.ly.
#4 WordPress Events Manager.
#5 Event Espresso.
So, these are the pinnacles in event WordPress plugins, Let’s see now in details what they have for you to offer. Here we go,
Ticket Tailor is a WordPress plugin which enables you to sell event tickets online and gives you a system for event online registration. This plugin possesses some awesome features regarding event registration form set up which can enable you to sell out your event tickets. Let’s check out the features of Ticket Tailor,
- Easy to set up in minutes.
- Enables you to create multiple ticket types for events.
- No registration or ticket fees.
- Fully supports PayPal and Stripe.
- Easy Customizable Registration Forms.
- Its order management tools include order edits, e-ticket resending, and cancellation of order.
- e-Ticket customization.
- Enables you to export customer data more easily and efficiently.
- Full integration of Website, WordPress, and Facebook to bolster your ticket sales.
- Multilingual registration forms up to 10 languages.
- Awesome support from the Ticket Tailor team.
- Efficient integration with MailChimp enables you to send mass emails to the event attendees emails.
- Although they don’t charge any booking fee but enables you to charge a booking fee if you want. So selfless.
- It comes with automatic confirmation of order and e-ticket delivery via emails.
This plugin enables fusion of event management into your WordPress site. Through which you can manage the events and its venues just like post entries and also add information if the event is to be repeated with schedules and other details. Event Organiser has a very user-friendly and intuitive interface. Let’s check its features,
- It enables you to create one-time or recurring events.
- It also empowers you to add or remove dates from the events.
- Highly compatible with Google maps to manage your events venues, also consists of a fully featured content editor to make desired changes.
- Calendar Widget to display a calendar.
- Event list Widget to show the list of events (Previous and upcoming).
- Shortcodes for a calendar, Event list, Event agenda, venue map, and event feeds.
- Very interactive color coding of events.
- Public events feed.
- Enables you to check for events venue-wise through venue page.
- Automatically delete expired events.
ALL-IN-ONE EVENTS CALENDAR BY TIME.LY
All-In-One Events Calendar is one of the most advanced calendar systems which enables you to present your event via one of the sleekest visual design with incredible features. Let’s check out some of those features,
- Helps you to manage repeating events with a complex pattern.
- It enables you to filter events by different tags and venues.
- Incredible compatibility with Google calendar, Apple iCal, and MS Outlook.
- Google map embedded.
- Different views such as date view, week view, month view, agenda view, and poster view.
- Enables you to customize your calendar’s view.
- Every event is SEO optimized.
- Automatic embedded to your WordPress site without any modification to website or theme.
- Very sleek filter calendar views.
- Easily imported or exported.
- Featured category and event images.
WORDPRESS EVENTS MANAGER
With flexibility, reliability and incredible features make WordPress Events Manager “The Plugin” for event management on WordPress sites.
It is a paid plugin available for $75 for a single site or $150 for a bundle of 5 websites. In spite of being a paid version 100,000+ active installs tells the whole story. Let’s check out its features,
- Very simple event registration.
- Repeating and multi-day event registration.
- All the booking management
- Compatible with Multisite.
- Supports BuddyPress in event submission, group events, personal events and stream activity.
- Enables you to have Guest event submission.
- Compatible with Google Maps.
- SEO powered.
- RSS feed.
- Booking form customization.
- Compatible with PayPal, offline payments, and Authorize.net
Event Espresso is one of the best event management plugins which enables you to sell tickets for your events, workshop, conferences, or concerts. It even enables to register attendees for a lecture or a class.
It is very easy to create signup forms to collect info about your crowd. The decaf version provides the all-in-one solution to your problems related to ticket selling, payment collection and managing events.
Let’s have a look at what Event Espresso has to offer,
Enables you to process event ticketing and registration on your WordPress website.
Effective event management including staff and venue management, processing a payment, Waiting list if tickets are limited, and printed tickets.
- Enables you to process event ticketing and registration on your WordPress website.
- Effective event management including staff and venue management, processing a payment, Waiting list if tickets are limited, and printed tickets.
- It enables you to offer pricing options for multiple tickets at one time.
- Every minute details about ticket managing which includes ticket availability, ticket description, ticket remaining with ticket type.
- It has one most efficient feature of all. It generates enhanced single page checkout in which it automatically skips ticket purchasing in case of free tickets; Auto fills the details of the attendee.
So these are the best 5 event management WordPress plugins which you might want to consider for your event as it can redefine your approach towards your fans or students or viewers.
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