Import Ovatic events into Modern Events Calendar

Jeero makes it very easy to import your Ovatic events into Modern Events Calendar. No more copy-pasting but always up-to-date information on your website, including full descriptions, showtimes, images and prices.

Ovatic is an all-in-one planning, ticketing and marketing platform for theaters, cinemas, music venues, festivals, event organisers, museums and convention centers.

Modern Events Calendar is a popular WordPress calendar plugin with a stylish and practical design.

In this guide, you will connect your WordPress website to Ovatic. Next, you will sync your events with the Modern Events 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, showtimes, images and prices.

Prerequisites

  1. Make sure you have a working WordPress website.
  2. Ask your Ovatic contact for your API Base URL, client ID, client secret, server ID and contentholder ID.

Step 1 – 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.

You now have a new Jeero menu-item in the WordPress admin.

Step 2 – Install Modern Events Calendar

  1. Ga in de WordPress Admin naar PluginsToevoegen.
  2. Zoek op ‘modern events calendar’.
  3. Installeer en activeer Modern Events Calendar plugin.

Je ziet nu een nieuw Events menu-item in de WordPress Admin.

Step 3 – Start the sync

  1. Go to Jeero in the WordPress admin.
  2. Click on ‘Start new sync’
  3. Select Ovatic in the Ticketing solution field.
  4. Select Modern Events Calendar in the Calendar plugin field.
  5. Click on Save Changes.
  6. Enter your Ovatic API Base URL, client ID, client secret, server ID and contentholder ID.

  7. Click on Save Changes.

The sync is now active. Your events will be visible in Modern Events Calendar within 5 minutes:

Step 4 – Show your events on your website

Clicking on the tickets link automatically leads visitors to the proper Ovatic 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 the paid plans.

Conclusion

In this tutorial you learned how to connect Modern Events Calendar to Ovatic 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 of calendar plugin that I should add.