Creating an Event Template

When a single event is displayed, the standard single post template may tend to cause confusion because it juxtaposes the posting date with the event date. This is particularly a concern for post templates that feature the publication date prominently at the top of the post. You can avoid this problem by adding a single-rsvpmaker.php …

Translators Wanted

I’m planning to introduce support for translation in the next update. So far, I’ve got interest in French and Danish. I’m a mono-linguistic American, so my contribution will be limited to tagging words and phrases for translation and looking for collaborators who can do the actual translating. The process is outlined at http://codex.wordpress.org/I18n_for_WordPress_Developers Update 12/29/2010: …

Some Users Reporting Page Not Found Errors

A few users who have tried the RSVPMaker plugin report problems with getting 404 page not found errors when they try to follow a link to one of these entries. Let me know if you experience this issue, as I’m trying to track down the cause. It seems to work fine for most people, but …

How to Post and Email an Event

The RSVPMaker and ChimpBlast plugins work together to let you send event invitations through the MailChimp broadcast email service. This tutorial uses the system as installed on the Economic Forum of Palm Beach County website as an example. Using the RSVPMaker options page, I’ve configured things so we always ask for an RSVP response by …

Feature Requests So Far

Update: I wound up publishing a new version that addresses most of these requests sooner than planned, after I found a few other errors that needed to be corrected. I expect to publish an update to the RSVPMaker Plugin in about a week. Feedback has been good overall. People who have tried other event management …

How to Set Up PayPal with RSVPMaker

For more current information, see https://rsvpmaker.com/blog/category/paypal/ RSVPMaker includes integration routines from the PayPal software developer’s kit to allow you to solicit online payments for your events and record which users have paid. The setup is a little bit involved, but there’s a reason for it. See also the Video tutorial on PayPal configuration I could …

What You Can Do With RSVPMaker

I developed the RSVPMaker plugin to serve the event scheduling needs of multiple volunteer organizations, political campaigns, and professional groups I have worked with. It attempts to address many of the common requirements of these groups, while still leaving a great deal of flexibility for customization. The plugin uses the custom post types feature introduced …

Cub Scout Camping Trip

Friday March 19, 2021

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This would be a typical event setup for my son’s cub scout pack, a 3-day event with RSVPs requested and families encouraged to pay online.

You can step through the RSVP process to see how the prompt ….