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TheatreCMS Lite

TheatreCMS, The Performing Arts Plugin, lite version. Manage your organization's events and production history.

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1 star
Don't bother downloading the lite version...
By , for WP 3.9.1

Since this page is for the lite version, the review is for the lite version and not the full version.

Long story short: don't bother downloading the lite version. I've tried a few of the shortcodes and none of them work because they're not supposed to work in the lite version as evidenced in the response to this support question the event calendar as well as some other shortcodes are available only in the full version.

All you can do with the lite version is create events and productions on the dashboard to see how to set things up behind the scenes, but not see how it'll look on your site (i.e. whatever you see on the screenshots is the most you can do).

It'd be great if the developer would set up a test account for people to try things out on his plugin site since the lite version isn't really useful in helping us decide if we want to spend the $195 to purchase the full version.

1 star
Good Idea Poorly executed
By , for WP 3.5.1

I've been trying to get this to work for some time. It seems to me the Lite version is a poor imitation of the very expensive full version. Very limited shortcodes available in the Lite version and they produce very erratic results. Productions will not display in any chronological order on the Season Page. You would think this would be a priority. The author admits he's had "a couple problems with the date saving in the incorrect format in some installations."

Very poor support.

I'm going to delete it.

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