COVID-19 has forced organizations across the globe to adjust their approach to business events and interactions. The good news is that if you’re looking to move your event or conference online, WordPress can help. In this post, we explain the benefits of using WordPress to set up a virtual event website, as well as provide helpful tips and plugins you can use to make the process significantly easier and more successful.
Event planning comes in all shapes and sizes. You could be a corporate event organizer or you could be organizing summer camps or funfairs. There are movie screenings, music concerts, performance shows like open mics or poetry slams and standup comedy. Booking is a crucial aspect of any event organization activity, and the sooner you bring it into your fold, the faster you can build a customer base for yourself rather than rely on third parties.
Selling tickets for events online is becoming more and more popular, even more so for international events such as music festivals or even WordCamps.
There are a number of plugins out there to cater for this need, ranging in price as well as functionality, depending on the e-commerce platform you’re using and the scale of your events, amongst others.
There are many calendar plugins out there, each serving different needs, from the basic calendar we all know, to a calendar specifically for Facebook events.
Here we take a look through the best free and premium calendar plugins on offer.