Import ActiveTickets events into All-In-One Event Calendar

Jeero makes it very easy to import your ActiveTickets events into All-In-One Event Calendar. No more copy-pasting but always up-to-date information on your website, including full descriptions, kijkwijzer ratings, cast and directors.

ActiveTickets is a popular ticketing solution in The Netherlands with solutions for theaters, music venues, movie theaters and festivals.

All-In-One Event Calendar from Timely is a beautiful way to list your events in WordPress and easily share them with the rest of the world. The WordPress plugin is currently in use on over 100.000 websites.

In this guide, you will connect your WordPress website to ActiveTickets. Next, you will sync your events with the All-In-One Event Calendar plugin. When completed, you will have a website for your organisation with an always up-to-date overview of your events, including full descriptions, kijkwijzer ratings, cast and directors.

Prerequisites

  1. Make sure you have a working WordPress website.
  2. Ask you ActiveTickets contact for your ActiveTickets client name and base URL.

  3. Ask ActiveTickets to whitelist Jeero’s IP address: 54.228.32.150.

Step 1 – Install All-In-One Event Calendar

  1. Go to PluginsAdd new in the WordPress admin.
  2. Look for ‘all-in-one event calendar’.
  3. Install and activate All-In-One Event Calendar plugin.
  4. Go to Events and click on the Create a free account button. You can also use the Sign in link if you already have a Timely account.
  5. Follow the instructions and finish all steps to connect your Timely account.

You now have a new Events menu-item in the WordPress admin:

Step 2 – Install Jeero

  1. Go to Plugins → Add new in the WordPress admin.
  2. Look for ‘jeero’.
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  3. Install and activate the Jeero plugin.

Step 3 – Start the sync

  1. Go to Jeero in the WordPress admin.
  2. Select ActiveTickets in the Ticketing solution field:

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  3. Click on Save Changes.

  4. Enter your ActiveTickets username and base URL:

  5. Click on Save Changes.

  6. Click on the All-In-One Event Calendar tab.

  7. Tick the Enable All-In-One Event Calendar import checkbox:

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  8. Click on Save Changes.

The sync is now active. Your events will be visible in All-In-One Event Calendar within 5 minutes:

Step 4 – Show your events on your website

  1. Go to Events in the WordPress admin. Notice that newly imported events still have the ‘Draft’ status.
  2. Edit a draft event and click on the Publish button. Repeat this until all events are published.
  3. Go to Events → Settings.
  4. Go to the View events tab and click on the View “Calendar” link.

You are now on your new calendar page with a list of all you upcoming events:

Clicking on the tickets link automatically leads visitors to the corresponding ActiveTickets ticketing page:

Step 5 – Choose the right plan

The free plan for Jeero lets you sync up to 10 upcoming events at any given time. Perfect for small organisations and testing purposes.

Does your organisation have more events?

Paid plans start at € 25/mo or € 240/yr. Please contact me for information about one of the paid plans.

Conclusion

In this tutorial you learned how to connect All-In-One Event Calendar to ActiveTickets and automatically publish all your events on your WordPress website. Jeero takes care of the sync between the two and keeps you from manually copy-pasting all the event-details after every update.

I hope this guide was useful to you. If you need any more information, don't hesitate to contact me . I am also curious to know if there are any ticketing solutions or calendar plugins that I should add.