[EventCalendar] EC Query problem

Mike Ball clapclapexcitement at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 14:00:11 UTC 2009


Rick, Do you mean v3.2.beta2 ? If so, I'm a bit confused, as there's no
indication on the Advanced Queries page <http://?ec3_after=2008-10-15> that
?ec3_after=today requires 3.2+. Am I missing something?

Thanks,
Mike

On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 10:51 PM, Rick Boatright <rboatright at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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>>>>>> Today's Topics:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  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
>>>>>> To: eventcalendar at firetree.net
>>>>>> Message-ID:
>>>>>> <10FF8A29-C78B-4F3A-BFCA-68FA9EC8A53E at livingpixeldesign.com>
>>>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>>>>
>>>>>> John Davis
>>>>>> Living Pixel Design
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>>>>>> Message: 2
>>>>>> 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
>>>>>> Message-ID:
>>>>>> <6765a1890902200756u65665fe8y553a6783e777a123 at mail.gmail.com>
>>>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 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:
>>>>>> <d269121b0902200906t31f40eeci7098ed3056299cb7 at mail.gmail.com>
>>>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 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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