[EventCalendar] EC Query problem

Rick Boatright rboatright at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 21:47:22 UTC 2009


nope, I ment the developmental version.

The problem is that 2.7 broke a LOT of code due to it's weird way of
rewriting URL's.

Rick

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 11:27 AM, Mike Ball <clapclapexcitement at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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
>>>>>>>> Message-ID:
>>>>>>>> <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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>>>>>>>> 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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