RSVPMaker 1.9

A new release of RSVPMaker is available at http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/rsvpmaker/ One significant change I made, upon request, is that you no longer need to install the PEAR Spreadsheet Writer library separately if you want to download RSVP Reports to Excel. I’m using the same code, but it’s now bundled with the plugin.  

RSVPMaker as an alternative to #newmeetup

Meetup organizers who are frustrated at the changes in the service may want to consider RSVPMaker as an alternative. With a WordPress website running RSVPMaker, you can  be more in control of your own destiny by managing events on a website where you set the rules. By combining RSVPMaker with plugins and enhancements such as …

RSVPMaker 1.0 Released (Make that 1.1)

Update: After a couple of small bug fixes, RSVPMaker is actually at 1.1 already. I finally worked up the nerve to call RSVPMaker a version 1.0 quality product. The latest release includes a number of things people have been asking for, as well as a few things that are considered best practices, such as providing …

Version 0.9, Better Editing of Dates

I’m getting ready to declare RSVPMaker polished enough that it deserves version 1.0 status. Today, I put out version 0.9, with these changes: Made it easier to edit dates for events previously entered in system. Widget and headlines listing shortcode output now include a link to your event listing page. Cleanup on options handling. Previously, …

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 using [rsvpmaker_upcoming type=”featured”] (see the featured events on the home page of this site) Added ability to set RSVP start date as well …

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 …