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Recurring Events Help Needed – Further Help Requested

Posted: August 10, 2012 at 12:42 pm


rjones

August 10, 2012 at 12:42 pm

This topic was started here: http://eventespresso.com/topic/recurring-events-help-needed/#post-11267

And it was very helpful but I need to see if this can be extended a bit further.

When the event lists on the non-calendar format like this:

[EVENT_ESPRESSO_CATEGORY event_category_id=”kids_classes”]

It runs down the page and each event is listed as a separate event. My client wants it to list the first event in the recurrence and then show each subsequent event in the “date” filed area. So an event that re-occurs 4 different times would show like this:

Date: September 4, 2012, September 11, 2012, September 18, 2012, September 15, 2012

…or something similar.

Is this possible? Even a creative solution would suffice – I’m open to ideas.

NOTE: The problem is that when each event shows as a separate event in the listing it appears that each event is registrable (even though we have the registration going to the first event) and costs $40.00.

NOTE 2: The way the event show on the calendar is fine because of the block nature of that view. This request is just when viewing a calendar category listing (textual).

  • This topic was modified 7 years, 1 month ago by  rjones. Reason: to clarify
  • This topic was modified 7 years, 1 month ago by  Josh. Reason: moving to REM forum


Josh

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August 10, 2012 at 12:53 pm

This is possible. In fact, there is already a solution that exists. Look in the recurring event module plugin folder for a templates folder. Copy the event-list-display.php file over to /wp-content/uploads/espresso/templates.

The instructions in the readme will tell you to also copy the event-list.php file over, but don’t do it. That one is broken. Instead, use this one.

There is also a bit of CSS from the readme that needs to get added to your WordPress theme.

There is other thing that I think you will need to set up differently: the shortcode. Use this syntax instead:

[EVENT_LIST category_identifier=your_category_identifier show_recurrence=true]


rjones

August 10, 2012 at 2:36 pm

This worked – thanks! Now let’s see if the client likes it.

NOTE: I have used your support for a numerous issues and have always found it to be very helpful.

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