Import Chaplin films into WP Event Manager

Importing Chaplin films into WP Event Manager is a breeze with Jeero. Instead of manually copying and pasting information, your website will always have up-to-date information, including dates, prices, and ticketing.

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.

This tutorial will show you how to connect your WordPress website to Chaplin. You will then import your films into the WP Event Manager plugin. When finished, you will have a website that provides an always-updated overview of your films, including full descriptions, categories and prices.

Prerequisites

  1. Check that your WordPress website is up and running.
  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

Jeero's free plan allows you to sync up to ten upcoming films at any given time. Ideal for small organisations and testing purposes.

Is your organisation hosting more films?

Paid plans begin at € 25 per month or € 240 per year and allow you to sync up to 500 upcoming films.

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Conclusion

In this tutorial, you learned how to connect WP Event Manager to Chaplin and have all of your films automatically published on your WordPress website. Jeero handles the synchronization between the two and saves you from manually copy-pasting all of the film details after each 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 you found this guide useful. If you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me . I'm also curious if there are any ticketing or calendar plugins that I should include.