EventOn - Promote Addon

Plugin documentation version 1.0


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This addon provides several options to market events.

How to Install Plugin/Addon #back to top

Install via WordPress Admin

To install plugin/addon directly from the admin area. Download the plugin to your computer, then log in to your WP admin area and go to Plugins > Add New. In the new page, click on “Upload Plugin” button on top and then click on “Choose File”. Locate the plugin zip file in your computer and then press “Install Now” button. Once everything is ready, in the next page, click on “Activate Plugin” button.



Upload via FTP

For a manual install of a plugin/addon, first download the plugin to your computer. Start the FTP program and then navigate to the wp-content folder. Upload the plugin folder in your computer to wp-content/plugins folder. Then press the “Activate Plugin” link on the plugin page.

If you want to learn more about using ftp to install plugin, please check these links:

https://www.godaddy.com/help/install-a-wordpress-plugin-with-ftp-26312
https://www.wonderplugin.com/wordpress-tutorials/how-to-manually-install-a-wordpress-plugin-via-ftp/
https://youtu.be/QQBYh6UlGxE


Dashboard #back to top

After the addon is installed and activated, a 'Report' menu will appear in myeventon menu. You can get to Promote dashboard by clicking on the link. This is where settings are enabled and configured to make functions run.
As there are couple of features that require connecting with the main program through API, user can start the setup with configuration of it first.

Shortcode Generator #back to top

Shortcode generator is an easy way of creating codes that are required to achive the desired function. This option is available just under the title field in each page.

When it is clicked, a popup box will appear which gives feature choice.

Popups #back to top

Select "Add Popups" in shortcode generator and then add 1) the ID of the event you want to display as popup, 2) when you want the popup box to appear, 3) choose if you want a opt-in form to appear in in the popup. The code thus generated can be added in the page.

To set number of days the popup should remain active, you can fix in the dashboard..

Slide-Ins #back to top

Select "Add Slide-ins" in shortcode generator and then add 1) the ID of the event you want to slide-in, 2)when you want the slide-in to appear 3) choose if you want a opt-in form to appear in slide-in. The code thus generated can be added in the page.

To set number of days the slide-in should remain active, you can fix in the dashboard.

Embeds #back to top

Select "Add Embeds" in shortcode generator and then add 1) the ID of the event you want to embed, 2) which position you want to embed it in, 3) choose if you want a opt-in form to appear in slide-in. The code thus generated can be added in the page.

Enabling Mailing List / Mailchimp #back to top

The mailing list feature uses Mailchimp and the plugin should be connected with it first through API. Once the API is added, the list dropdown box will populate with the mailing lis in your mailchimp. You can select the one you want the information to collect in.

Enabling Push function #back to top

To enable the push notice feature, some information needs to be added. In the dashboard > Notification, turn on "Allow Browser Notifications of New Event" and then click on :Click Here" link to collect the required info. Add the "Server Key", "Legacy Server Key", "Sender ID" in the fields and save the form.

When creating a new event "Allow Browser Notification" button will be available under Publish meta box on the right side.

Enabling Reward / Discount function #back to top

In dashboard > Reward / Discount, you need to add Facebook Application ID in the top field. You can add the test you want to display in "Facebook Share Discount Text" field and set the percent of discount you want to give for sharing in "Facebook Share Discount %" field.

Enabling Social Media auto post#back to top

In dashboard > Social Post, depending on the social media you want to use, add the required info in given field to start using the feature.

Enabling Push function#back to top

To enable the push notice feature, some information needs to be added. In the dashboard > Notification, turn on "Allow Browser Notifications of New Event" and then click on :Click Here" link to collect the required info. Add the "Server Key", "Legacy Server Key", "Sender ID" in the fields and save the form.

Send Promote notification on Ticket Purchase

Enabling this option will provide the option to compose the Promote message to be sent to the Ticket buyers. Several dynamic values are provided so that when composing the message you can add values like Event Location, Event Title, Event Date etc.


Send Promote notification when Order status change.

This is where you can add the message to send when the Order status changes. Dynamic values can be usded so that Event Title, Loction, Dates etc can be inluded in the message.


You can now enable the Promote for each event individually at the bottom of event post.


When buyers fills up the form during checkout, a new field will appear where they can add their mobile number to receive the Promote.


Enabling Share reward feature#back to top

In dashboard > Reward / Discount, you need to add Facebook Application ID in the top field. You can add the test you want to display in "Facebook Share Discount Text" field and set the percent of discount you want to give for sharing in "Facebook Share Discount %" field.

Send Promote notification on Ticket Purchase

Enabling this option will provide the option to compose the Promote message to be sent to the Ticket buyers. Several dynamic values are provided so that when composing the message you can add values like Event Location, Event Title, Event Date etc.


Send Promote notification when Order status change.

This is where you can add the message to send when the Order status changes. Dynamic values can be usded so that Event Title, Loction, Dates etc can be inluded in the message.


You can now enable the Promote for each event individually at the bottom of event post.


When buyers fills up the form during checkout, a new field will appear where they can add their mobile number to receive the Promote.


Support Desk #back to top

Our support covers assistance with issues directly linked to the plugin only. We cannot provide web design agency service or help with customization requests. Sometimes we may help with small tweaks, but they are not always guaranteed.

Please visit our profile page or ask question info@momothemes.com

Support for item includes:
  • * Responding to questions or problems regarding the item and its features
  • * Fixing bugs and reported issues
  • * Providing updates to ensure compatibility with new software versions
Item support does not include:
  • * Customization and installation services
  • * Support for third party software and plug-ins
Before seeking support, please...
  • * Be sure your question is not a request for custom work and is a valid Addon/Plugin issue.
  • * Go through the documentation thoroughly to learn how to use the different settings before asking support on how to accomplish a task.
  • * Make sure the issue is not caused by another program instead. Try disabling any active plugins and change the theme back to default WP theme and see if the issue gets resolved.
  • * Undo the custom changes you have applied and check once if the issues gets resolved before contactng us for support.

Files Included #back to top

Stylesheets Included

Given css file primarily contains all the code used for styling the admin panels. Use the codes in the file to customize the addon/plugin even further. The included file is under eventon-Promote/assets/css/

  • 1. Promote_style_admin.css - Admin side stylesheet
JavaScript Included

This is the Javascript file with custom codes used to make the addon/plugin work. All JavaScript codes are included under eventon-Promote/assets/js/

  • 1. Promote_script_admin.js - JavaScripts