[EventCalendar] EC Query problem

Rick Boatright rboatright at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 03:51:26 UTC 2009


I missed the first, and most stupid question...
Which version of EC3 are you running, and if it's not 3.2dev, please upgrade
to that

On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 9:26 PM, Mike Ball <clapclapexcitement at gmail.com>wrote:

> Thanks for the response Jim but I've tried that and it doesn't work
> either.
>
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 8:50 PM, Rick Boatright <rboatright at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> USUALLY,  when you're calling a PHP routine, and you want to pass
>> parameters to that routine, you use the ? as a seperator between the URL and
>> the parameter, and additional parameters get seperated with &'s  like this
>>
>> http://www.something.com/index.php?param=1234&secondparam=abcd&third_param=qwer
>>
>> but in the case of calling a wordpress archive, there's no php to invoke,
>> so you don't do that.
>>
>> So,  you end up with a url like
>>
>> http://oaregion4.org/blog1/?ec3_after=today
>>
>> which, by the way works perfectly, and gets you all the events after
>> today.
>>
>> The thing is, you're trying too hard.  Try this instead
>>
>> http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?ec3_after=today<http://localhost:8888/wordpress/programs-events/upcoming-events/?ec3_after=today>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 3:03 PM, Mike Ball <clapclapexcitement at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Jim, No problem. The code for my upcomingevents.php page template can be
>>> viewed here <http://paste.balbinus.org/349> . Sorry for the sloppy
>>> formatting.
>>> As for making this query only future events, I'm using URL-based queries
>>> as explained here <http://wpcal.firetree.net/advanced-queries/> . More
>>> specifically, I'm trying to do something like ?ec3_after=today like this:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://localhost:8888/wordpress/programs-events/upcoming-events/?ec3_after=today
>>>
>>> However, it's just not working; upcomingevents.php continues to display
>>> all events, both in the future and in the past. Could it be my trailing
>>> forward slash between upcoming-events and the query? If so, I'll have to
>>> wait until I have access to my work computer to test.
>>>
>>> And just to clarify and reiterate: my vision is to use Wordpress as a CMS
>>> and create a site organized like this:
>>>
>>>
>>>    - A homepage which displays the next upcoming event in one designated
>>>    section and the 2 most recent blog entries in another. You can view this
>>>    code. <http://paste.balbinus.org/350> to see how I've accomplished
>>>    this.
>>>    - A Blog section within the interior of the site that will display
>>>    all blog entries of the category "News." Currently this is being done with a
>>>    custom page template. This is the code<http://paste.balbinus.org/351>
>>>     .
>>>    - An Events section within the interior of the site that will have 2
>>>    child pages: Upcoming Events and Past Events. Again, here<http://paste.balbinus.org/349>is upcomingevents.php.
>>>    - Various other, more traditional Wordpress pages will also exist in
>>>    the global navigation throughout the site, but their content is static.
>>>
>>> So...if anyone has any feedback on how I've attempted to achieve this
>>> architecture, that would be great. I recognize that this is a bit of a hack,
>>> as I'm kind of violating Wordpress logic and using a page template as a
>>> blog.
>>>
>>> Thanks so much for your response - I hope that helps clarify.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 8:56 AM, James Wurster <jwurster at comcast.net>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Mike,
>>>> Can you post the code your are using so we can help?
>>>> jim
>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>>  1. Display multi-day events as one event using ec3_get_events
>>>>>     (John Davis)
>>>>>  2. EC Query problem (Mike Ball)
>>>>>  3. A Click on the Calender Date is a broken link (Mike Kaplan)
>>>>>  4. Re: A Click on the Calender Date is a broken link (Rick Boatright)
>>>>>  5. Move EC Stale Posts to Archive (Micky Dexter-Prince)
>>>>>
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>>>>> Message: 1
>>>>> Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 10:06:53 -0500
>>>>> From: John Davis <john at livingpixeldesign.com>
>>>>> Subject: [EventCalendar] Display multi-day events as one event using
>>>>> ec3_get_events
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>>>>> I'm trying to figure out how to set ec3_get_events() to display multi-
>>>>> day events as one event rather than as separate events.
>>>>>
>>>>> thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> John
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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>>>>> Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 10:56:59 -0500
>>>>> From: Mike Ball <clapclapexcitement at gmail.com>
>>>>> Subject: [EventCalendar] EC Query problem
>>>>> To: eventcalendar at firetree.net
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>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm interested in in creating an Upcoming Events page, as well as a
>>>>> Past
>>>>> Events page.
>>>>>
>>>>> For example, I currently have an upcomingevents.php page template which
>>>>> calls all posts of the "Events" category successfully. However, I can't
>>>>> seem
>>>>> to query only the upcoming events with this:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> http://localhost:8888/wordpress/programs-events/upcoming-events/?ec3_after=today
>>>>>
>>>>> What sort of amateur mistake am I making?
>>>>>
>>>>> Or, if anyone has any other ideas as to how I can make an Upcoming
>>>>> Events
>>>>> page and a Past Events page, that would be helpful too.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks!
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>>>>> Message: 3
>>>>> Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 09:07:42 -0700
>>>>> From: Mike Kaplan <icon at dirtybill.com>
>>>>> Subject: [EventCalendar] A Click on the Calender Date is a broken link
>>>>> To: eventcalendar at firetree.net
>>>>> Message-ID: <9B26FC96-B9C7-4231-9D0D-0F436A52585B at dirtybill.com>
>>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>>>>>
>>>>> Hey All -
>>>>>
>>>>> On my site (www.dirtybill.com) I have the Events Calender in my
>>>>> sidebar. When I add an event to date it shows up on the calender great.
>>>>>
>>>>> The problem is that when the user clicks on the date of the event for
>>>>> more info, it goes to a 404 Page not Found error message. How do I
>>>>> change where the dates link to or fix this problem? There are events
>>>>> added in March if you'd like to test this.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks!!
>>>>>
>>>>> Mike
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>>>>> Message: 4
>>>>> Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 11:06:55 -0600
>>>>> From: Rick Boatright <rboatright at gmail.com>
>>>>> Subject: Re: [EventCalendar] A Click on the Calender Date is a broken
>>>>> link
>>>>> To: Support for EventCalendar plugin <eventcalendar at firetree.net>
>>>>> Message-ID:
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>>>>>
>>>>> just as a test,turn permalinks off in the admin page for wordpress
>>>>>
>>>>> I think it's an .htaccess problem
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Mike Kaplan <icon at dirtybill.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  Hey All -
>>>>>> On my site (www.dirtybill.com) I have the Events Calender in my
>>>>>> sidebar.
>>>>>> When I add an event to date it shows up on the calender great.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The problem is that when the user clicks on the date of the event for
>>>>>> more
>>>>>> info, it goes to a 404 Page not Found error message. How do I change
>>>>>> where
>>>>>> the dates link to or fix this problem? There are events added in March
>>>>>> if
>>>>>> you'd like to test this.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks!!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Mike
>>>>>>
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>>>>> Message: 5
>>>>> Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 16:47:52 -0800
>>>>> From: Micky Dexter-Prince <Micky at PrincesOfPeace.org>
>>>>> Subject: [EventCalendar] Move EC Stale Posts to Archive
>>>>> To: eventcalendar at firetree.net
>>>>> Message-ID: <19A78569-E69B-4653-95C4-FA9B7F0757A5 at PrincesOfPeace.org>
>>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>>>>>
>>>>> I am running EC 3.1.4 with WP 2.7 ~ Very new to this process ~ I am
>>>>> not a programmer
>>>>>
>>>>> Things seem to be working OK.  I need to remove EC posts from the
>>>>> Front Page and Events Category once the last event date has past.
>>>>> Displaying events in Archives seems OK.
>>>>>
>>>>> How can I go about doing this?
>>>>>
>>>>> I am nervous about upgrading to 3.2 with my limited experience,
>>>>> especially since I don't know if this would make any difference.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you for all your assistance.
>>>>>
>>>>> Micky
>>>>>
>>>>>
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