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

Jeff Dodson jeff at singularmarketing.com
Thu Jul 23 19:02:18 UTC 2009


Denis,

Do you mind telling me what classified plugin you will be using?  Has it
tested well for you?

Thank you,

Jeff Dodson
jeff at SingularMarketing.com
www.SingularMarketing.com 
-----Original Message-----
From: eventcalendar-bounces at firetree.net
[mailto:eventcalendar-bounces at firetree.net] On Behalf Of Dennis Schmitz
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 12:42 PM
To: Support for EventCalendar plugin
Subject: Re: [EventCalendar] I want to include some but not all events on
the front page

OK

when i'm finish with the Classifieds Plugin I try the newest Version of EC3

Thanks for your help.


LG
D. Schmitz
www.oberlahn-express.de


2009/7/23 Samuel Clemance <s_clemance at hotmail.com>:
> you need to be using the latest Dev of EC3 (3.2 dev) and you need to
select
> iconlets on the EC3 options page.
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> 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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>>>>>>
>>>>>> Dennis Schmitz
>>>>>>
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>>>>
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>>>>
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>>
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>>
>> Dennis Schmitz
>>
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