Import Ciné Office shows into WP Event Manager

Jeero makes it very easy to import your Ciné Office shows into WP Event Manager. No more copy-pasting but always up-to-date information on your website, including showtimes, full descriptions and movie posters.

Ciné Office is a complete management solution for movie theaters from France.

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 Ciné Office. Next, you will sync your shows with the WP Event Manager plugin. When completed, you will have a website for your cinema with an always up-to-date overview of your shows, including showtimes, full descriptions and movie posters.

Prerequisites

  1. Make sure you have a working WordPress website.
  2. Have your Ciné Office username ready.

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

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

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  3. Click on Save Changes.

  4. Enter your Ciné Office username:

  5. Click on Save Changes.

  6. Click on the WP Event Manager tab.

  7. Tick the Enable WP Event Manager import checkbox:

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  8. Click on Save Changes.

The sync is now active. Your shows will be visible in WP Event Manager within 5 minutes:

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.

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

Step 5 – Choose the right plan

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

Does your cinema have more shows?

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 Ciné Office and automatically publish all your shows on your WordPress website. Jeero takes care of the sync between the two and keeps you from manually copy-pasting all the show-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.