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Colors

Colors plugin is used to change the colors for event types and category tabs

Installation

You can install Colors plugin using 2 different ways:

  1. Automatic Installation: You can install a plugin from the backend of your WordPress. Click Here to see how you can do the automatic installation.
  2. Manual Installation: You can install the plugin manually using SFTP or FTP tool as well. Click Here to see how you can do a manual installation.

Watch this video for more clarification.

How to set colors for the event Type?

In order to differentiate one event type from others and let it get highlighted to the users and visitors, one can assign a color to the various event types that have already been created before. Click here to see how to create new event category.

In order to set colors,

  1. Go to Admin >> Event listings >> Settings >> Event type and Event Category colors.
    WP event manager type and category colors
  2. Here you can see the list of all the event type created before.
    WP event manager event type list
  3. Set the different colors for each type:
    • Text Color: This color would be set for “text color” of this event type.
    • Background Color: This color would be set for “background color” of this event type.
      WP event manager event type txt and background colors
    • Set the different colors for each type:
  4. save changes
  5. The color would appear as below on the front end on the single event page.

How to set colors for the event Category?

In order to differentiate one event type from others and let it get highlighted to the users and visitors, one can assign a color to the various event categories that have already been created before. Click here to see how to create new event category.

In order to set colors,

  1. Go to Admin >> Event listings >> Settings >> Event type and Event Category colors.
  2. Here you can see the list of all the event category created before.
    WP event manager event category list
  3. Set the different colors for each category:
    • Text Color: This color would be set for “text color” of this event category.
    • Background Color: This color would be set for “background color” of this event category.

      WP event manager event category txt and background colors

  4. Save changes
  5. The color would appear as below on the front end on the single event page.

Set colors on calendar

In order to see color changes on calendar one needs to have Add on Calendar plugin
After the desired colors are set for different event types and categories, ane can always choose from displaying the events on the calendar based on category or Type.

  1. Go to Admin >> Event listings >> Settings >> Event type and Event Category colors.
  2. The last column states “Apply colors to Calendar”
  3. Select the from the option:
    • Event type colors: This will display events on the calendar depending upon the event type.
      WP event manager calendar type color
    • Event category colors: This will display events on the calendar depending upon the event category.
      WP event manager calendar category color
  4. Save changes
  5. Advanced: Overriding/Customizing the templates

    For overriding or customization template files can be found in the wp-event-manager-sell-tickets/templates/ directory. To override a template file,

    1. Create directory “wp-event-manager-colors” under your theme folder
    2. Copy the template file to “/wp-content/yourtheme/wp-event-manager-colors/” directory.
    3. Your theme will now use all the template files from the “/wp-content/yourtheme/wp-event-manager-colors/” directory instead of the plugin’s template file (/wp-content/plugins/wp-event-manager-colors/).
    4. Remember: If you have an overridden template file and plugin frequently updating then you need to sync template file with new updates from the plugin’s template file for better functionality and new features.

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