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How to install the WordPress plugin ‘The Events Calendar Extension: Registration‘ and get it working?

  1. Download the plugin from the wordpress plugin directory:
  2. Upload the folder ‘wp-event-registration‘ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory of your WordPress Installation
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Enter your personal details and options on the settings page of the plugin (Settings > Event Registration) in the WordPress backend.
  5. Insert the shortcode [wpecr_registration_button] on the event page of ‘The Events Calendar’ where you want to allow customers to register.
  6. Create a page for the registration form with the permalink (slug) “/registration/” and insert the shortcode [wpecr_registration]. The button will redirect to this page.
  7. Test if you receive the registration emails and everything is shown correctly in the email.
  8. Enjoy the plugin! Support the future development of the plugin with feature requests, translations and donations.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I show the registration button?
    Insert the shortcode [wpecr_registration_button] on the event page (of ‘The Events Calendar’ WordPress plugin)
  2. Why do I get a 404 page after clicking the registration button?
    You forgot to create a page for the registration form with the permalink (slug) “/registration/” and insert the shortcode [wpecr_registration].
  3. I’m interested in a PRO version, a new feature for the plugin or I have another question, how can I get in contact?
    You can download the PRO version here. Just write us an email to or leave us a message with the contact form below.
  4. I need the plugin in another language, how can I translate the plugin in my language?
    Available languages:
    English, German, Spanish, French and Russian.
    We really appreciate your effort to translate our plugin to any missing language. If you send us the ready po-file via email we can integrate it to the next version. Thank you!
    This is the wpecr.pot you can us to create a new *.po-file e.g. with the program poedit (download here).


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