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Waiting list error for new event registrations

Posted: July 25, 2022 at 7:26 am

TLH Senior Center

July 25, 2022 at 7:26 am

We are running into an issue where new users coming to the site are trying to register for an event that is currently sold out, so they are trying to register for the waiting list.

It appears that the waiting list functionality is operating under the assumption that the user has either purchased a ticket previously or already has a user profile in the system. But there is not a clear path for them to actually complete a new registration. Any ideas how to address this?

See error message:

TLH Senior Center

July 25, 2022 at 8:54 am

Just to clarify that this happens to new users and returning users. This seems to be a new issue as of the last two weeks. Wondering if a recent update that has caused this issue.

### WordPress Environment ###

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### The7 Information ###

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  • Support Staff

July 25, 2022 at 2:09 pm

Hi there,

Thank you for the report, we are currently investigating this and I will update this thread with any findings/feedback.

TLH Senior Center

July 28, 2022 at 12:36 pm

Any update on this???


  • Support Staff

July 28, 2022 at 3:02 pm

Hi there,

I’ve just pushed an update to fix this. version 4.10.38.p

You likely won’t see the update on your site just yet but if you go to Event Espresso -> General Setting and just hit save it will force EE to run an update check.

The update should then show in Dashboard -> Plugins.

TLH Senior Center

July 29, 2022 at 8:37 am

Hello Tony,
Oddly, when logged into the EE > General Settings section, there is not an option to click Save? Am I missing something?


  • Support Staff

July 29, 2022 at 9:12 am

Hmm, not using MultiSite?

Make sure the ‘Update Settings’ meta box is enabled in the Screen options:

I can’t think of any other reason for that not to show currently but will check.

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