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Event Listing on Homepage

Posted: May 7, 2013 at 10:02 am


Protech Protech

May 7, 2013 at 10:02 am

Hi, I want to have the event listing on the homepage of my website. I presently use the Graphene Theme. Also, I don’t want the full details of the event, I want only the Event Title and Feature image to show until you click on the event title.


Jonathan Wilson

May 7, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Hello,

You could use the Single Event shortcode:

[SINGLEEVENT single_event_id=”your_event_identifier”]

 

 


Protech Protech

May 8, 2013 at 7:51 am

Will it list all events like that?


Protech Protech

May 8, 2013 at 9:02 am

Sir, it didn’t work as I expected.

What I really want is the list of event titles and the featured image i have posted. When clicked, you read full information of the event.

I want all the events to appear on the home page as post.

 

Thank you.


Dean

May 9, 2013 at 5:12 am

Hello,

There is no default option to do this, however it can be done with the [EVENT_LIST] shortcode and some coding. Options:

1) use CSS to hide the information you dont want and resize the featured image.

eg

#myeventtitles .event_price,
#myeventtitles .spaces-available,
#myeventtitles .register-link-footer {
display:none;
}

#myeventtitles .ee-featured-image {
width: 100px;
}

Two things to note here, on the page I put the [EVENT_LIST] shortcode I wrapped it in a div with an ID, like so

[EVENT_LIST]

. Also the Date cannot be hidden by CSS unless you hide the featured image as well or have a specific list of events.

2) Modify the template files. Copy the event_list.php and event_list_display.php files to the wp-content/uploads/espresso/templates directory. There edit the event_lsit_display.php to remove any items you dont want dispalyed. YOu will still need some css to tweak it.

3) use the Custom Files addon, specifically the [EVENT_TABLE] shortcode. These files are meant to be worked with so it may still require a template modification/css change.


Protech Protech

May 12, 2013 at 8:10 am

Hello Sir,

I don’t understand all you have said… Can you give me a step-by-step guide to this.

where do i put the css coding and tweaking.

Thank you.


Dean

May 13, 2013 at 3:40 am

Hi,

If you are not sure on how to edit CSS or PHP files, I would recommend looking at some of the basic guides available about these http://www.w3schools.com/css/ & http://www.w3schools.com/php/.

Also it may be worth contacting your web developer or one of these recommended developers http://eventespresso.com/developers/event-espresso-pros/

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