The event submission form
For showing event submission form, user need to create a new page from pages menu at admin panel and must add shortcode [submit_event_form] or also can the add shortcode in template file which bound with created page.
Create a new page, follow the path, WP-admin >> Pages >> New Page and name it something along the lines of “Submit event” and then inside the content area add the shortcode:
It is best to insert the shortcode into the ‘text’ view of the visual editor to ensure it gets formatted correctly.
Event submission steps
- Account Creation
The first step is to sign up on the front end in order to submit an event.
- If the user is logged in, the form row data shows “Your account: You are currently signed in as (your username). Sign out”
- If the user is logged out, accounts are not mandatory, and “Allow account creation” is disabled this shows a sign-in link.
- If the user is logged out, accounts are mandatory, and “Allow account creation” is disabled the form is disabled.
- If the user is logged out, accounts are mandatory, and “Allow account creation” is enabled an email field is shown to allow signup.
After the account section, the user is redirected to event submission form where a variety of fields has to be filled by the user.
The following are Event Fields
- Event Title
- Event Type
- Event Category
- Online Event
- Event Address
- Event Location
- Event Banner
- Event Description
- Start Date
- Start Time
- End Date
- End Time
- Venue Name
- Zip Code
- Event Location
- Registration Email/URL
- Registration Deadline
- Ticket Option
After the event details has been submitted, the user needs to next give the organizers details.
The following are the organizer fields
- Organizer Name
- Organizer logo
- Organizer Description
- Organizer Email
These fields will be pre-filled where appropriate if the user is logged in and has submitted an event in the past.
The preview page shows the event details which have been submitted in the style of a single event listing. The user may click “Edit” to change the details of their listing, or “Submit” to submit their listing for viewing or approval (depending on your settings).
After submitting listing, Organizer (User) will get short message about status of their newly created listing.
Customization of the event submission form
You add, edit or remove fields from event submission form using filters. You can check the tutorial for editing fields.