Import TicketingCiné movies into Theater for WordPress

Jeero makes it very easy to import your TicketingCiné movies into Theater for WordPress. 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.

Theater for WordPress is a plugin to manage and publish events for your theater, live venue, cinema, club or festival.

In this guide, you will connect your WordPress website to TicketingCiné. Next, you will sync your movies with the Theater for WordPress 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 Theater for WordPress

  1. Go to PluginsAdd new in the WordPress admin.
  2. Look for ‘theater for wordpress’.
  3. Install and activate Theater for WordPress plugin.

You now have a new Theater 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 Theater for WordPress 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 Theater for WordPress within 5 minutes:

Step 4 – Show your events on your website

You can show your upcoming movies on a page.

  1. Go to Pages → Add new.
  2. Give your page a title (eg. ‘Upcoming events’).
  3. Click on Publish.
  4. Go to Theater → Settings → Display.
  5. Set Page to show upcoming events on to the page that you just created.
  6. Set Position on page to show above content.
  7. Click on Save Changes.
  8. Go to Theater → Settings → Style.
  9. Check Enable built-in Theater stylesheet.
  10. Click on Save Changes.

The page that you created now shows your upcoming events:

A list of upcoming events, generated by the Theater for WordPress plugin

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 Theater for WordPress 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.

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.