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Other Settings

The settings submenu for Other Settings of WP Event Manager plugin is found in the sidebar of the WP admin.

Following are other settings which make your event website better:

Event Pages Settings

The Pages tab under the settings option contains settings to change the destination pages containing shortcodes to create the Event forms page, the event dashboards page, the event listings page, the login page URL.

To set these pages you have to do some other settings like:

  1. Place the short code on the desired page.
  2. Go to Events Manager >> Settings >> Pages.
  3. Click on the drop down button and select the page containing the respective shortcode from the drop-down list.
  4. Click Save Changes.

    WP Event Manager Event Pages Settings

  • Submit Event Form Page: Select the page (Post an Event) where you have placed the [submit_event_form] shortcode. This lets the plugin know where the form is located.
  • Submit Event Dashboard Page: Select the page (Event Dashboard) where you have placed the [event_dashboard] shortcode. This lets the plugin know where the dashboard is located.
  • Event Listings Page: Select the page (Events) where you have placed the [events] shortcode. This lets the plugin know where the event listings page is located.

    WP event manager other Page Settings

Changing the Login Page URL

  1. Go to Events Manager >> Settings >> Pages.
  2. Go to Login Page URL.
  3. Click on the text box enter the correct URL.
  4. Click Save Changes.

    WP event mananger Login Page URL

Date & Time Format Settings

The Date and Time format tab consist of settings to modify how date and time appear on the website. The event organizer has to set event start dates, end dates, and deadlines while enlisting an event on the website. By modifying these settings, you edit the format in which the date pickers on the submission form appear.

WP event manager Date & Time Settings

Datepicker date format

The Datepicker Date format dropdown list contains various date formats. Different countries and localities use different ways of writing dates. The variety offered in the drop-down list allows you to customize the date based on the popular format occurring in the location.

  1. Go to Event Manager >> Settings >> Date & Time Format.
  2. select the options from the drop down box next to Datepicker Date Format.
  3. Click Save Changes.

    WP event manager Datepicker date format

Timepicker format

Change the timepicker format from 24 or 12 hour for adding and showing on each events.

  1. Go to Event Manager >> Settings >> Date & Time Format.
  2. Check the box next to Timepicker format.
  3. Click Save Changes.

    WP event manager Timepicker format

Timepicker step

The Timepicker Step text box allows you to edit and enter an interval between an hour.

  1. Go to Event Manager >> Settings >> Date & Time Format.
  2. Check the box next to Timepicker step.
  3. Click Save Changes.

    WP event manager Timepicker step

Date format

The Date format text box allows you to edit the order in which date-month-year appear on the event listing.

  1. Go to Event Manager >> Settings >> Date & Time Format.
  2. Check the box next to Date format.
  3. Click Save Changes.

    WP event manager Date format

Date And Time Separator

The Date and Time Separator box allows you to enter any symbol that separates the date and time on the event listing.

  1. Go to Event Manager >> Settings >> Date & Time Format.
  2. Check the box next to Date And Time Separator.
  3. Click Save Changes.

    WP event manager Date And Time Separator

Event timezone

The Event Timezone radio buttons allow you to toggle between using the website timezone and selecting a different timezone for different events. If you cater to a global audience, allowing the event publisher to choose a timezone offers more flexibility to the publisher. However, if you cater for a local audience, it is enough if you use the website’s timezone.

  1. Go to Event Manager >> Settings >> Date & Time Format.
  2. Check the box next to the Event timezone.
  3. Click Save Changes.

    WP event manager Event timezone

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