Using The Events Calendar Plugin


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The options documented below are only available if The Events Calendar Plugin is installed and activated on your WordPress web site, and you are editing status settings for Events.

WordPress to Hootsuite Pro provides options specific for Event Posts, which are created and updated using The Events Calendar Plugin.

Status Messages

WordPress to Buffer Pro: Status Settings: Status

When defining status messages on an Event’s publish and/or update actions, some specific options are available:

Insert Tag

The following Tags can be inserted into your status messages, and will display Event-specific data:

Name Tag Value
{event} {event} Foo

Status Messages: Scheduling Options

The Events Calendar: Relative to Event Start Date

WordPress to Buffer Pro: Status: Schedule: Event Start Date

Allows you to schedule the status on Hootsuite for a given offset in days, hours and minutes relative to The Event Calendar Event’s Start Date.

For example, to send a status update to social media profiles 12 hours before an Event’s Start Date:

  • Days: 0
  • Hours: 12
  • Minutes: 0
  • Before / After: Before Event Date

The Events Calendar: Relative to Event End Date

WordPress to Buffer Pro: Status: Schedule: Event End Date

This option is only available if The Events Calendar Plugin is installed and activated on your WordPress web site, and you are editing status settings for Events.

Allows you to schedule the status on Hootsuite for a given offset in days, hours and minutes relative to The Event Calendar Event’s End Date.

For example, to send a status update to social media profiles 2 days before an Event’s End Date:

  • Days: 2
  • Hours: 0
  • Minutes: 0
  • Before / After: Before End Date