Import TicketingCiné movies into The Events Calendar

Jeero makes it very easy to import your TicketingCiné movies into The Events Calendar. No more copy-pasting but always up-to-date information on your website, including showtimes, movie posters and ticket sales.

TicketingCiné is the on-line ticket portal of Monnaie Services, a major player in the cinema ticketing market with nearly 900 customers in France, Spain and Marocco.

The Events Calendar is the most popular calendar plugin for WordPress with over 800,000 active users.

In this guide, you will connect your WordPress website to TicketingCiné. Next, you will sync your movies with the The Events Calendar plugin. When completed, you will have a website for your cinema with an always up-to-date overview of your movies, including showtimes, movie posters and ticket sales.

Prerequisites

  1. Make sure you have a working WordPress website.
  2. Have your TicketingCiné username and password ready. These are provided to you by Monnaie Services.

  3. Enable the movie export option in your TicketingCiné subscription.

Step 1 – Install Jeero

  1. Go to Plugins → Add new in the WordPress admin.
  2. Look for ‘jeero’.

  3. Install and activate the Jeero plugin.

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

Step 2 – Install The Events Calendar

  1. Go to PluginsAdd new in the WordPress admin.
  2. Look for ‘the events calendar’.
  3. Install and activate The Events Calendar plugin.

You now have a new Events menu-item in the WordPress admin:

Step 3 – Start the sync

  1. Go to Jeero in the WordPress admin.
  2. Click on ‘Start new sync’
  3. Select TicketingCiné in the Ticketing solution field.
  4. Select The Events Calendar in the Calendar plugin field.
  5. Click on Save Changes.
  6. Enter your TicketingCiné username and password:

  7. Select your country:

  8. Click on Save Changes.

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

Step 4 – Show your events on your website

The Events Calendar automatically adds a page to your website with an overview of all your movies. The exact URL of this page can be found like this:

  1. Go to EventsSettings in the WordPress admin.
  2. Remain of the General tab and scroll down to the Events URL slug field.
  3. In the instruction below the field you can find the URL:
  4. Click on the link.

You now see a beautiful overview with movies, including a datepicker, keyword search and different view options:

The list view of the default events page

Clicking on the tickets link automatically leads visitors to the proper TicketingCiné ticketing page:

Step 5 – Choose the right plan

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

Does your cinema have more movies?

Please contact me for information about one the paid plans.

Conclusion

In this tutorial you learned how to connect The Events Calendar to TicketingCiné and automatically publish all your movies on your WordPress website. Jeero takes care of the sync between the two and keeps you from manually copy-pasting all the movie-details after every update.

Please check out the Getting Started Guide of The Events Calendar 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 of calendar plugin that I should add.