[EventCalendar] I want to include some but not all events on the front page

Samuel Clemance s_clemance at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 23 17:29:28 UTC 2009


you need to be using the latest Dev of EC3 (3.2 dev) and you need to select 
iconlets on the EC3 options page.

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From: "Dennis Schmitz" <schmitz.dennis at googlemail.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 10:43 AM
To: "Support for EventCalendar plugin" <eventcalendar at firetree.net>
Subject: Re: [EventCalendar] I want to include some but not all events on 
the front page

> Here is my site.
> the design is :-(
> but I work on it.
>
> I use the same way you are. for every day i use a new entry with the
> "+" option in the posts.
>
> But it look diferent as yours. Maybe its a CSS formatet. I bookmark
> your site, and next days i look at your CSS-Style. I hope i found the
> code.
>
>
> We have 2 or 3 new posts every day on the first page, so its not easy
> to test a plugin.
> At the moment I work on the "Another Wordpress Classifieds Plugin" - I
> must translate everything to german.
> i hope the next update of the plugin in is international. The author sad 
> so.
>
>
> LG
> D. Schmitz
> www.oberlahn-express.de
> Online-Print-Magazin
>
>
>
> 2009/7/23 Samuel Clemance <s_clemance at hotmail.com>:
>> getting each date in a separate box isn't code its built into EC. 
>> obviously
>> I have it set for iconlets.  When I write the post I press the + button 
>> for
>> every day that I have the event...in the wildwood forest post I put in 5
>> dates instead of just one date spanning 5 days.  make sense?
>>
>> BTW if you don't like using categories you can get the same effect using
>> tags.  Name the tag or category for your main page whatever you like. 
>> Then
>> setup a postlist (make sure you have the EC3 extension as well) using 
>> that
>> tag or category name.  place the shortcode on your main page (using a 
>> static
>> front page)
>>
>> hope that helps
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> From: "Dennis Schmitz" <schmitz.dennis at googlemail.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 9:43 AM
>> To: "Support for EventCalendar plugin" <eventcalendar at firetree.net>
>> Subject: Re: [EventCalendar] I want to include some but not all events on
>> the front page
>>
>>> Hey,
>>>
>>> i look at your site, and i found some more what I want. :-)
>>>
>>> I look at your post: Wildwood Forest VBS
>>> You have for every day a box with the date.
>>>
>>> Who did you make this?
>>>
>>> can you sent me the code for this?
>>> Its look much better than the standart box.
>>>
>>> And your point with the news-cat - I try it tonight.
>>>
>>> Thanks a lot
>>>
>>>
>>> LG
>>> D. Schmitz
>>>
>>> ps.
>>> one more time: sorry for the bad english - I hope you understand what I
>>> mean.
>>>
>>>
>>> 2009/7/23 Samuel Clemance <s_clemance at hotmail.com>:
>>>>
>>>> Try using postlists.  I use this plugin with the EC3 extension.  I use 
>>>> a
>>>> page for the home page and it displays a list of posts.  That list is
>>>> generated from postlists and all I have to do is place the item in the
>>>> "news" category.  So no matter what I put in that category it shows up 
>>>> on
>>>> my
>>>> front page (events or not).
>>>>
>>>> http://www.camrosecpc.com/
>>>>
>>>> Feel free to see how I did it.  The plugin is customizable so you can
>>>> make
>>>> it look however you want.
>>>>
>>>> --------------------------------------------------
>>>> From: "Dennis Schmitz" <schmitz.dennis at googlemail.com>
>>>> Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 8:27 AM
>>>> To: "Support for EventCalendar plugin" <eventcalendar at firetree.net>
>>>> Subject: Re: [EventCalendar] I want to include some but not all events 
>>>> on
>>>> the front page
>>>>
>>>>> puhhh,
>>>>>
>>>>> is there no easy way?
>>>>>
>>>>> I have more than 200 events whith this plugin on my homepage.
>>>>>
>>>>> And i'm not a PHP coder.
>>>>> Only User :-)
>>>>> simple editing :-)
>>>>>
>>>>> can someone give me a workaround for the option button?
>>>>>
>>>>> I think 1 of 20 Event is importend so that i wont it on the index.php
>>>>> and not in the archive.
>>>>>
>>>>> LG
>>>>> D. Schmitz
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 2009/7/23 Jonah West <jonah at jonahcoyote.com>:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> hello,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> You could use the More Fields plugin
>>>>>> (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/more-fields/) to setup a field
>>>>>> that
>>>>>> you
>>>>>> can check to make a post a front page post or not. You'll have to 
>>>>>> setup
>>>>>> custom logic then in your template to look at this piece of data. 
>>>>>> It's
>>>>>> not
>>>>>> that hard though...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Another other option would be to create a frontpage category and then
>>>>>> use
>>>>>> get_posts to only get posts in that category.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Another option would be to use something like http://pods.uproot.us/ 
>>>>>> or
>>>>>> http://flutter.freshout.us/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Good luck!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> - Jonah
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Jul 23, 2009, at 8:53 AM, Dennis Schmitz wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi, i search for the same funkction.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Is it posible to insert an option in the post-editor. So it's easyer
>>>>>>> to manage what post show on frontpage (index.php)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ps
>>>>>>> sorry for bad english from me. I'm from germany.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> LG
>>>>>>> D. Schmitz
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 2009/7/23 Jonah West <jonah at jonahcoyote.com>:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hey Cris,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> You should be able to use this in your template to pull in events
>>>>>>>> wherever
>>>>>>>> you want:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> <?php ec3_get_events('10') ?>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Alternatively, you could also try using get_posts to get them from
>>>>>>>> your
>>>>>>>> events category:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> <?php global $post;
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> $catposts=get_posts('category=1&order=DESC&orderby=date&numberposts=10');
>>>>>>>>                                     foreach($catposts as $post):
>>>>>>>>                                     setup_postdata($post); ?>
>>>>>>>>                                                     <div
>>>>>>>> class="news-post">
>>>>>>>>                                                     <h3
>>>>>>>> class="news-header"><a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"
>>>>>>>> id="post-<?php
>>>>>>>> the_ID(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a></h3>
>>>>>>>>                                                     <span
>>>>>>>> class="date">Posted: <?php the_time('F jS, Y'); ?></span>
>>>>>>>>                                                     <div
>>>>>>>> class="post-content"><?php the_excerpt(); ?></div>
>>>>>>>>                                                     <div
>>>>>>>> class="entry-utility">
>>>>>>>>                                                             <span
>>>>>>>> class="cat-links">Posted in <?php the_category(',', 'single');
>>>>>>>> ?></span>
>>>>>>>>                                                             <span
>>>>>>>> class="meta-sep">|</span>
>>>>>>>>                                                             <span
>>>>>>>> class="tag-links"><?php the_tags('Tagged ', ',',''); ?></span>
>>>>>>>>                                                             <span
>>>>>>>> class="meta-sep">|</span>
>>>>>>>>                                                             <span
>>>>>>>> class="comments-link">Comments closed</span>
>>>>>>>>                                                             <span
>>>>>>>> class="meta-sep">|</span>
>>>>>>>>                                                             <?php
>>>>>>>> edit_post_link('Edit', '', ''); ?>
>>>>>>>>                                                     </div>
>>>>>>>>                                                     </div>
>>>>>>>>                                     <?php endforeach; ?>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The nice thing about get_posts is you can fully customize what is
>>>>>>>> displayed
>>>>>>>> and the markup.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> - Jonah
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Jul 23, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Cris McConkey wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Is there a modification that will allow me to have some, but not
>>>>>>>>> all,
>>>>>>>>> events appear as normal posts?
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Since I want some but not all events to appear on the front page, 
>>>>>>>>> I
>>>>>>>>> have
>>>>>>>>> to duplicate posts which is tedious.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Cris
>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Mit freundlichen Grüßen
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Dennis Schmitz
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Aufgrund der Rechtschreibreform leidet der Autor an einer 
>>>>>>> umfassenden
>>>>>>> Verwirrung. Daher sind Fehler zu entschuldigen
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Mit freundlichen Grüßen
>>>>>
>>>>> Dennis Schmitz
>>>>>
>>>>> Aufgrund der Rechtschreibreform leidet der Autor an einer umfassenden
>>>>> Verwirrung. Daher sind Fehler zu entschuldigen
>>>>>
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>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>> Dennis Schmitz
>>>
>>> Aufgrund der Rechtschreibreform leidet der Autor an einer umfassenden
>>> Verwirrung. Daher sind Fehler zu entschuldigen
>>>
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>
>
> -- 
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>
> Dennis Schmitz
>
> Aufgrund der Rechtschreibreform leidet der Autor an einer umfassenden
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