Import Eventive films into All-In-One Event Calendar

Jeero makes it very easy to import your Eventive films into All-In-One Event Calendar. No more copy-pasting but always up-to-date information on your website, including showtimes, movie details, images and trailers.

Eventive delivers a technology platform designed specifically to enhance all aspects of the film screening experience, from ticketing to virtual cinema. Crafted with care by independent film lovers.

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 Eventive. Next, you will sync your films with the All-In-One Event Calendar plugin. When completed, you will have a website for your cinema with an always up-to-date overview of your films, including showtimes, movie details, images and trailers.

Prerequisites

  1. Make sure you have a working WordPress website.
  2. Get your Secret API key. Your API keys are available while you are logged in to your Eventive dashboard here.

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 Eventive in the Ticketing solution field:

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  3. Click on Save Changes.

  4. Enter your Eventive secret API key:

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  5. Click on Save Changes.

  6. Select one or more Event buckets.

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  7. Click on Save Changes.

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

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

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  10. Click on Save Changes.

The sync is now active. Your films 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 proper Eventive ticketing page:

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 cinema 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 All-In-One Event Calendar to Eventive 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.

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.