How to Add Event Site to the events on your WordPress Website?
An event site is a location or venue where the event is about to be held. Adding event sites to your events will help the attendees to reach the location and help in building anticipation and excitement for the event.
Moreover, event sites make it easy for you to publish useful information. This will let your audience know about the location of the event, important details about the venue, and a lot more.
Additionally, it allows you to add directions for your attendees.
To add event sites to your events you can use the Event Sites feature.
Apart from the Event Sites extension, EventPrime offers a big bucket of extensions that let you easily promote, add, edit and manage your events online.
In this article, we have covered how to utilize and set up an event site.
Overview of Event Sites
The Event Site feature is a part of the core version. The feature allows you to add any type of event venue to your events. You can add party event locations, wedding event locations, virtual event sites, and more.
The extension helps you add the Event Site’s history such as when it was established, images of the event venue, and allows you to update the location on Google Maps.
You can explore all the other features of EventPrime that can help you boost your events here.
Add Event Sites on Your WordPress Events Website
Step1: Download and install the events plugin from this link or from the button below.
Step2: Install and activate the plugin on your WordPress dashboard.
Set up event sites
Step3: After completing the installation process, go to the WordPress dashboard. From the EventPrime menu, click on Event Sites/Location.
Step4: This will redirect you to the Event Site Manager Page.
Step5: To set up the event location click on Add New.
Step6: On this page, you can specify a unique name for your Event Site in the Name text box. For example, Art India.
Step7: Under the Description header, go to “Add Media” to add an image of your event location. You can also specify the Location details in the description section.
Step8: Provide the correct address of the Event Location in Google Maps.
Step9: It will automatically fill in the Latitude, Longitude, and Zoom Level. Furthermore, you can choose to display the Address on the front end.
Step10: In the ‘Established’ section, mention the date, month, and year, when the event venue was established.
Step11: Select the type of seating arrangement you are providing to your audience during the event, from the drop-down menu, i.e. seating or standing.
If you the arrangement as ‘Seating’, it will allow you to add a live seating chart, from where the users can select their preferred seats.
Step12: In the Operator text box, provide the event site coordinator’s name and contact details.
Step13: In addition to this, there is also an option to provide the Facebook Page URL of the location of the event, if available.
Step14: Now go to the Site Gallery option, and select a few images of your Event Location.
Once done save the settings and your Event Site will be created.
Note: If you have kept the seating type ‘Seating’ in step11, you can check this article on how to set up the Live seating chart.
Assigning event site to an event
Step1: To assign an event site to an event, go to Events from your EventPrime menu.
Step2: Here you can click on any date to create a new event and add a site to it. Or you click on an event for which you want to change the event site.
Step3: For example, we have clicked on an event that was already created. (This process can be followed for the new events as well.)
Step4: Now scroll down and click on the event location icon.
Step5: From the drop-down, select the site you created and save the settings.
Step6: Now on the frontend your event page will display the event location.
Frontend view of the event location
Step1: Users can go to the event page to check the event site.
Step2: The users can see the Google Maps location of the event on the same page.
Step3: Users can scroll down and find the link to the Event Site page.
Step4: On the event site page, users will be able to see all the details related to the location.
Step5: Additionally, they can check the direction and the map of the event site.
Step6: It makes it easy for the attendees to also find the other upcoming events listed in the same location.
EventPrime offers an array of useful extension that helps you build an astounding website with events with great ease and convenience.
Moreover, you can add event sites on your WordPress website seamlessly with this plugin. It is extremely easy to use and manage. You can manage on-site events, party event locations, wedding event locations, virtual event sites, and more from your dashboard without any hassle.
This plugin will surely give a great head start to your events.
Additionally, if you wish to take your event registration website or event organizing site a notch up, EventPrime offers a wide range of extensions. These extensions are available in a free core plugin as well as a premium bundle.
In addition to that, you can purchase a simple extension of your choice as well. You can check out some of the other extensions offered by this plugin here.