RSVPMaker 0.8 Released

Here are a few improvements early users of RSVPMaker have been asking for: Version 0.8 Added type parameter for shortcode so you can display only events tagged with “featured” or another event type usingĀ [rsvpmaker_upcoming type=”featured”] (see the featured events on the home page of this site) Added ability to set RSVP start date as well …

How to Add Events with RSVPMaker

This is a brief illustrated tutorial on the RSVPMaker event editor and the primary options it provides. Here’s how you set up a basic event, with just a headline, event description and date and time set. And here’s what it gets you: Here, we’re specifying both a start time and a duration, so that the …

Utility for Posting Recurring Events

I just published RSVPMaker version 0.7.5, which updates the utility for adding a series of recurring events. This includes the ability for software to calculate the dates based on a schedule like “Second Tuesday of the month.” The idea is that you can create a basic event listing for several months into the future, with …

Improvements to RSVP Report

I’ve upgraded the RSVP Report to be a little neater, include a function for printing reports, and add an option for deleting entries (including spam entries or test entries). RSVP Report, showing the listing of upcoming events and how many RSVPs for each: Listing of responses for a specific event: Note the new “Format for …

Changing the RSVP Form, Other Customizations

Note: RSVPMaker 2.5 makes more advanced customization of the RSVP form available from within the administration console, which may eliminate the need for some code-level customization. RSVPMaker includes a mechanism for allowing you to add custom functions or override the some of the default functions included with the plugin. Specifically, you can override any of …

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 …