[EventCalendar] EC Query problem

Mike Ball clapclapexcitement at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 17:27:28 UTC 2009


Rick, Assuming you did mean v3.2.beta2, I've upgraded the plugin and
continue to have the same problems.

Thanks,
Mike

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Mike Ball <clapclapexcitement at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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
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>>>>>>> <10FF8A29-C78B-4F3A-BFCA-68FA9EC8A53E at livingpixeldesign.com>
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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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>>>>>>> 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:
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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.
>>>>>>>
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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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