Import Chaplin films into WP Event Manager

Jeero makes it very easy to import your Chaplin films into WP Event Manager. No more copy-pasting but always up-to-date information on your website, including full descriptions, categories and prices.

Chaplin by Nutid AB is a ticketing solution for Swedish cinemas.

WP Event Manager is a lightweight, open source, scalable and full featured event management plugin for adding event listing functionality to your WordPress site.

In this guide, you will connect your WordPress website to Chaplin. Next, you will sync your films with the WP Event Manager plugin. When completed, you will have a website for your organisation with an always up-to-date overview of your films, including full descriptions, categories and prices.

Prerequisites

  1. Make sure you have a working WordPress website.
  2. Ask you Chaplin contact for your Chaplin API base URL.

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

Step 1 – Install WP Event Manager

  1. Go to PluginsAdd new in the WordPress admin.
  2. Look for ‘wp event manager’.
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  3. Install and activate WP Event Manager plugin.

You now have a new Even Manager 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

Chaplin imports to WP Event Manager are currently only available upon request. Please contact me for further instruction.

Step 4 – Show your events on your website

Create a page called “events” and inside place the [events] shortcode. This page will now list your events.

Step 5 – Choose the right plan

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

Does your organisation have more films?

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 WP Event Manager to Chaplin and automatically publish all your films on your WordPress website. Jeero takes care of the sync between the two and keeps you from manually copy-pasting all the film-details after every update.

Please check out the Getting Started Guide of WP Event Manager to get an in-depth view of all the settings and features.

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.