Import Timepad.ru events into WP Event Manager

Jeero makes it very easy to import your Timepad.ru events into WP Event Manager. No more copy-pasting but always up-to-date information on your website, including on-line ticket sales, images and wysiwyg descriptions.

Timepad.ru / Главная is is a service for event organizers from Russia. The company has been around since 2008, helping 198,000 organizers make cool events and distributing over 731,000 tickets every month.

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 Timepad.ru. Next, you will sync your events with the WP Event Manager plugin. When completed, you will have a website for your organisation with an always up-to-date overview of your events, including on-line ticket sales, images and wysiwyg descriptions.

Prerequisites

  1. Make sure you have a working WordPress website.
  2. Request an Timepad.ru API token here. Make sure that the ‘view_events’ option is checked:

  3. Have your Timepad.ru organisation ID ready. You can find it at the top of your Timepad.ru settings page:

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 Timepad.ru in the Ticketing solution field:

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  3. Click on Save Changes.

  4. Enter you Timepad.ru API token and organisation ID:

  5. Click on the WP Event Manager tab.

  6. Tick the Enable WP Event Manager import checkbox:

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  7. Click on Save Changes.

The sync is now active. Your events 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 proper Timepad.ru 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 of the paid plans.

Conclusion

In this tutorial you learned how to connect WP Event Manager to Timepad.ru 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.

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.