Most event management and event-based websites add live seating charts to their events so that it is easy for users to book their favorite seats.

These charts can help users to understand the seating arrangements of the events. In addition to that, it allows them to check the availability of seats and book seats accordingly.

The live seating chart comes in handy chiefly for concerts, movies, theaters, sports matches, weddings, or any other event with a limited event seating arrangement.

Moreover, it is quite important to add live seating arrangements or express live seating charts as it provides them a user-friendly layout to book a seat for any upcoming event.

You can deftly add live seating options to your website using the Live Seating Extension by EventPrime.

Overview of Live Seating WordPress Extension:


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Events Live Seating is a WordPress seat reservation extension that helps you add live seat selection to your events. It also provides express live seating charts and seat-based tickets for your event attendees.

You can now easily set an event seating arrangement for all your event sites/locations with specific rows, columns, and walking aisles using the seating arrangement builder. 

Features of Live Seating WordPress Extension:

  • The extension helps to build a unique custom seating arrangement for each event site.
  • It helps you set the required number of rows and columns of seating along with the empty space for walking aisles as per the location space.
  • You can also assign seat-based tickets to attendees on the basis of registration done for a seat for any specific event with the help of this seating chart builder.
  • The extension lets you customize the template of event tickets.
  • It will let you reserve a seat that you do not want attendees to select during the process of event registration.
  • Users can choose the seat of their choice while registering for an event.

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Add Live Seating Option to your WordPress Website

To download the extension click the button below and install it on your WordPress Dashboard.

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If you already have EventPrime Premium or EventPrime Premium+, you do not need to download and install this extension separately.

Step1: Once the extension is installed and activated, go to EventPrime left menu on your Dashboard. Click on ‘Events Sites/Location.’

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Step2: Scroll down the site to which you want to add live seating and click ‘Edit Site.’

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Step3: Scroll down and change the seating type to ‘Seating.’   

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Step4: Further, add the Seating Capacity, number of rows, and columns you want to add.

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Step5: Now, set the Seat Available Color, Seat Booked Color, Seat Reserved Color, and Seat Selected Color.

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Step6: You can further click on ‘Create Seating Arrangement’ and you will be able to see a demo of the arrangement.

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Step7:  When you select the required seats and click on the “Reserve” option, it will reserve the selected seats. The benefit of reserving the seats is that you can restrict the attendees to select those seats during the process of event registration.

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Step8: The last option is the “Select Scheme”. To update your last booked seat, go to the select scheme option. A Select scheme dialog box will appear where you will find the currently selected seat number in the “Current Scheme” and you can enter the new seat number of your choice on the “Change Scheme” dialog box and click on update. 

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Step9:Once all the settings are done. Click on the Save button. 

Step10: This seating chart builder will help you create the below event seating arrangement on your WordPress website.

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Another example of a live seating chart with a few reserved and booked seats:

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The Final Word

Live Seating WordPress extension helps you add live seating arrangement layout to any event or location on your website.

The extension is extremely easy to use and manage. You can manage it from your website dashboard without any hassle.

Further, it helps your attendees book the tickets for the event right from the front end with great ease.

If you have any query related to the live seating extension, comment below and our team will reach out to you with the best solution.

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    Is there a way to display the names on each seat after they are purchased? For example in my event, people request to sit with their friends. Is there a way to show the names of where people have chosen to sit?

    1. Reply

      Hi Amanda, Thanks for trying out EventPrime. Currently this feature is not available but we will add this in our future releases.

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