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Specific calendars for venues

Posted: September 5, 2012 at 5:12 am


Tom Williams

September 5, 2012 at 5:12 am

I’d like to create few calendars for events of one venue each. How can I make this? I know, there is shortcode for categories of events, but I’d like to make it without using categories, but venue ID instead.


Jonathan Wilson

September 5, 2012 at 5:36 am

Hello Tom,

I know you said you don’t want to use categories, but the most efficient way of doing this would be to add a category for each venue, then add the category in the event overview settings. You then could use the shortcode [ESPRESSO_CALENDAR event_category_id="your_venue_category_identifier"].

Is there a reason you do not want to use categories?

That I know of, there isn’t an ESPRESSO_CALENDAR shortcode that (other than the example above) can be used to display only a single venue.


Tom Williams

September 5, 2012 at 8:59 am

Well, the reason is: I don’t want to overload categories too much, but it’s ok. I just wanted to know, is there any other way to do it. Thx for answer.


Jonathan Wilson

September 5, 2012 at 11:39 am

Hi Tom,

What do you mean by overload categories too much? If you are worried about site performance, it shouldn’t be an issue to have lots of categories.


Seth Shoultes

  • Support Staff

September 5, 2012 at 7:52 pm

@tom I think this would be a nice feature to add to the ESPRESSO_CALENDAR and EVENT_LIST short codes. I will look into adding your suggestion.


Tom Williams

September 6, 2012 at 8:06 am

@jonathan Wilson
I know that it won’t harm to site performance. I mean, if there’re too many categories, it becomes harder to find category that you want in a huge list of all categories.
@seth Shoultes
That would be great.

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