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Events Manager

Fully featured event registration management including recurring events, locations management, calendar, Google map integration, booking management


  • fixed no arguments being passed onto em_get_post_meta_pre and em_get_post_pre
  • fixed minor PHP warning when viewing settings in paged tab mode
  • fixed em_event_save_pre and em_location_save_pre firing before the get_post and validate functions/filters via the save_post action in the WP dashboard
  • fixed EM loading jQuery UI css when already loaded by another theme (if they enqueue it with id jquery-ui)
  • fixed bug introduced in 5.6 where some error/confirmation notices aren't showing up on page loads
  • fixed mistaken update of Hungarian language files with German
  • fixed EM_Location::has_events() providing false negatives
  • added has_events and no_locations conditional location placeholders
  • fixed actions column throwing off CSV column spacing since v5.6
  • fixed orderby request parameter being ignored in EM_Bookings_Table
  • fixed booking_date not being a valid orderby value for EM_Bookings
  • fixed recurring events booking cut-off time resetting to 12AM when no days value is given


  • fixed potential XSS and a potential code injection vulnerabilities (props to the team at bit9.com)
  • updated Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK), Spanish, Estonian, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian and Slovenian language files
  • added Greek and Slovak languages
  • added MultiLingual abstract layer rewritten and various modifications throughout EM to enable multilingual interfacing with plugins like WPML
    • created abstract multilingual layer classes, a complete rewrite and overhaul
    • fixed em_events_get_bookings filter not allowing replacement of EM_Booking object
    • changed booking form placeholder template to reference EM_Bookings->event_id rather than EM_Event->event_id
    • fixed wp_insert_post_data not correctly loading/validating the event associated with the actual post id supplied
    • changed ML globe icon to use the globe dashicon
    • fixed attributes not being translatable as well as porting new attribute values added to original being added to other language if no translation exists
    • added single-tab view for options page if number of ML languages add more than 1000 fields to submit
  • fixed some minor PHP warnings for edge cases
  • fixed bp deprecated warning in debug mode
  • added long_events default option to small and full calendar sizes on settings page
  • fixed erroneous month returned when using functions and the 12th month (kudos @althie)
  • removed a console.log function from the JS delete ticket function
  • removed the forced 50px width/height of the full calendar day cells which breaks the calendar in twenty fifteen
  • fixed global $EM_Event not loading before add_admin_boxes in admin area
  • improved/simplified code for front-end image uploads handling which now uses media_handle_upload
  • fixed #_CONTACTNAME showing anonymous events user rather than the guest submitter name
  • fixed MS Global recurrences not saving global category info
  • fixed recurring tickets triggering errors if only start date is defined
  • fixed private locations searches not including eventless private locations
  • changed some deprecated is_main_blog() functions to is_main_site()
  • fixed JS DOM conflict by naming submit buttons 'submit'
  • fixed 'Email Sent' being shown when no emails sent during booking status change
  • fixed em_wp_the_title() unnecessarily filtering all the_title instances on event, location and EM pages rather than just the main title
  • fixed long_events=0 not being considered for the WP Fullcalendar plugin
  • fixed issue where when saving via WP admin the global $EM_Event object doesn't refresh all data before passing onto save_event filter
  • added em_rewrite_rules_array_events filter for permalink rewrites
  • fixed long events argument not taking in WP FullCalendar
  • fixed filters em_bookings_table_rows_col and em_bookings_table_rows_col_{col_name} not supplying $object which could be an EM_Ticket_Booking object
  • modified EM_Bookings_Table::get_row() to apply em_bookings_table_rows_col for every column
  • fixed minor admin page bug where JS can clash with uses of pseudo URLs when certain plugins activated
  • fixed EM_Calendar links clashing with WPML and potentially other plugins that manipulate urls
  • added some esc_ functions to calendar links and templates an extra safety precaution
  • added EM_CSV_DELIMITER constant check to allow overriding CSV delimiters
  • added em_booking_output_event filter
  • improved booking email sending so contact and extra admin emails sent in one go rather than in separate send functions
  • added em_booking_js hook with intention of replacing em_gateway_js hook in the distant future
  • fixed booking price rounding issues in EM_Booking::get_price()
  • fixed event save_post hook issues when a new location CPT is created within it, which fixes ACF plugin saving issues
  • fixed WPLANG php notice on installation/update
  • fixed 'Manage Persons Bookings' page not filtering properly for non-admins
  • fixed some false positive/negative results using EM_Object::can_manage()
  • added additional db indexes for performance improvements
  • fixed EM_Events::get() returning blank events when supplied an array of event IDs
  • fixed advanced search & ticket editor advanced options toggle conflicts with twitter bootstrap-based themes
  • updated classes and widgets to use PHP 5 constructor methods in lieu of WP 4.3 update
  • fixed BP event duplication errors for non-owner group admins
  • changed and cleaned up some table layout issues in templates/buddypress/group-events.php
  • fixed current view/scope link not being bold in front-end events editor
  • fixed saving recurrences not deleting currently trashed recurrences
  • fixed location archives not adhering to sorting defined in settings page
  • fixed users without the manage_booking capability being able to create events with bookings in the admin areas
  • removed auto-insert of ul tags if no format_header or format_footer supplied in taxonomy list shortcode
  • fixed some format, format_header and format_footer attributes not being output for custom value combinations
  • fixed misspelt action em_front_event_form_guest (em_font_event_form_guest depricated, will remove in future)
  • fixed custom taxonomies not being considered as default search args to make search form integration easier
  • changed templates/templates/search/categories.php so default value is 0 rather than -1
  • changed incorrect em_event_get_post filter applied for EM_Event::get_post_meta() which is now em_event_get_post_meta
  • added em_event_get_post_meta_pre and em_event_get_post_pre actions
  • fixed SQL error when searching non-existent taxonomy values or taxonomy names containing a hyphen
  • fixed change of event ownership to anonymously submitted event not showing new owner contact information
  • fixed soon-to-be deprecated templates/forms/ticket-form.php not including overridden forms/event/bookings-ticket-form.php file
  • added em_timepicker_options JS trigger for altering time picker options
  • fixed strict PHP error in templates/forms/bookingform/ticket-single.php
  • added em_enqueue_admin_styles action and moved em_enqueue_admin_scripts action after em script is added
  • added Russian Ruble to currency list
  • fixed errors with some booking edit links on the front end
  • changed use of deprecated function bp_core_add_notification to bp_notifications_add_notification
  • added EM_Event::duplicate_url and changed templates with duplicate urls to use this so ML events will duplicate original translation
  • fixed some potential validation errors when hooking into em_location_get_post_meta
  • added admin global $EM_Location so it now becomes global during add_meta_boxes action
  • added em_category_taxonomy_template and em_tag_taxonomy_template actions
  • updated jQuery UI CSS files

  • fixed minor DOM XSS vulnerability


  • fixed some more XSS vulnerabilities


  • fixed a security vulnerability


  • fixed booking cut-off time not being editable after event is saved
  • fixed taxonomy search arguments not being applied on calendars and ajax lists,
  • changed taxonomy search argument - not cleaned or converted to array during get_default_search() to prevent pagination link errors,
  • fixed calendar pagination link argument comparison issues due to loose type comparison,
  • changed calendar default arguments so scope=false and limit=settings_value (should have no effect - mainly future feature-proofing)
  • fixed issue with weekly sunday only recurrences not validating
  • fixed BP unregistered actions in admin area
  • added new admin booking status emails to prevent confusion when pending/confirmed statuses are changed
  • updated POT file


  • fixed no events message for #_LOCATIONNEXTEVENTS and similar showing header/footer formats for an events list
  • updated all language files including POT file, added Norwegian, Persian and Turkish
  • fixed/improved pricing to include 4 decimal precision for better tax rounding with large numbers,
  • fixed/changed incorrect filter em_event_validate to em_ticket_booking_validate in classes/em-ticket-booking.php
  • added new jQuery hooks for altering map and marker options
  • fixed search form using default country even if advanced search settings are disabled
  • fixed code to prevent vaultpress false-positive security warning
  • fixed duplicate event meta on duplication of event
  • increased pricing to 6 decimal precision,
  • added get_price_with_taxes function to EM_Ticket_Booking
  • fixed multisite issues when creating events with conflicting post IDs on other sites
  • fixed MS Global Mode permalink issues with cross-site locations and optimized cross-site event permalink creation
  • fixed preview mode duplicating tickets whilst in draft status
  • added event and ticket cut-off date support to recurring events
  • fixed SSL/JS MIME related issues when cross-AJAX calls are made between HTTP/HTTPS
  • fixed same-day event ordering issues in WP FullCalendar integration
  • added admin menu EM dashicon
  • added multi-level taxonomy condition searching so seperating ids/slugs by & will force an AND search as well as the traditional comma for OR searches
  • fixed custom taxonomies not being saved from recurring events to recurrences
  • added page_queryvar search attribute which allows for independent paginated shortcode lists via a custom page number id
  • fixed HTML entities breaking CSV output in booking exports
  • fixed recurrences validation when no days are supplied in weekly pattern
  • improved event time validation to catch variations without help from the timepicker
  • fixed taxonomy theme templates not overriding pages due to our formats
  • fixed some typos on settings page
  • improved styling of options page to make option sets clearer to distinguish
  • added excerpt formats to events and locations and appropriate settings
  • fixed BP private group admins being able to directly publish private group events whether or not they have publish caps
  • changed minimum characters to autosuggest location from auto-completer on 'near' search to 2 characters
  • removed usage of TimThumb
  • changed thumbnail generation to optionally allow for full-sized images scaled by HTML attributes and adding querystring arguments for use with Photon by JetPack image scaling
  • fixed typo for single ticket mode setting explanation
  • fixed em_events_list_grouped not returning a string for output
  • fixed order attribute not accepting lowercase asc/desc options
  • fixed pagination issues when changing row limits on bookings table
  • added distance options to search form on settings page,
  • fixed distance not searching in km
  • fixed DST miscalculations with google add-to-calendar link
  • fixed ical descriptions not accepting \n characters
  • improved translation text for event and location form submit buttons
  • improved events and locations widgets so li wrapping tags can contain classes as well as adding sanitization, cleaning up etc.
  • fixed 'awaiting payment' statuses not showing edit/approve links in EM Free
  • fixed trashing blank recurrence creating unexpected results
  • fixed escaping issues on punctuations for text searches on some servers
  • fixed template templates/tables/locations.php to not show delete options if user doesn't have the capability
  • improved country search attribute by adding ability to search multiple countries at once by using comma-delimited strings
  • fixed ticket price formatting resulting in thousand separator triggering validation errors when updating event
  • fixed private events showing up on global locations map
  • improved loading of EM_Booking SQL to initially exclude em_meta and join the table
  • fixed booking notes not being deleted in em_meta table along with booking
  • changed booking email notifications so admins get an email for every action performed
  • fixed duplication of event not copying over data stored in the em_meta table

  • added #_TAGNOTES
  • fixed forced owner event/location searches when logged in as subscribers and in AJAX requests where owner attribute is false
  • fixed minor php warning


  • changed scopes of various functions to static and various other related adjustments to fix PHP Strict errors
  • increaded minimum required WP version to 3.5
  • WP_Mail is now default mail transport method
  • updated Swedish
  • fixed issues with editing no-user name with pro custom forms
  • fixed bug preventing redirection back to current page from the booking form login form
  • fixed has_tag and has_category conditionals not being regognized when dashes are used
  • added default color for categories
  • fixed default color problem for FullCalendar
  • fixed submit form not showing success message in FireFox
  • fixed potential error in EM_Ticket::is_available() not checking event cut-off date,
  • fixed single ticket mode new admin UI not showing ticket end date if cut-off date already exists
  • fixed events_list_grouped shortcode always displaying pagination links even if disabled
  • fixed update from 5.4.1 not creating new user email template in settings
  • fixed "test email settings" button using saved settings rather than newly entered test settings
  • fixed minor php warning if no attachment info supplied to EM_Mailer
  • removed get_current_blog_id() function as this was for < WP 3.1 support
  • fixed buddypress subnav menu items showing logged-in user links rather than displayed user (props to Maxime Lafontaine)
  • added _get_url_get_ical_url and _get_rss_url for em_category em_tag em_location and em_event object functions
  • fixed filter em_booking_calculate_price not assigning filtered value to booking_price property
  • fixed problems due to lack of late static binding in get_post_search and get_pagination_links functions
  • changed object get_post_search functions to accept all values from get_search_defaults
  • fixed pagination problems when searching grouped events lists and ajax disabled
  • changed - temporarily silenced 'scope' when 'eventless' is used on location list arguments as no results appear with both used at once
  • changed search html input field to use placeholder attribute if available in browser like with Geo search
  • added number_of_weeks argument to EM_Calendar to allow fixed week tables
  • fixed WP FullCalendar not showing long events in following months
  • fixed WP FullCalendar not showing all events in 6th week if current month ends 5th week
  • added RSS feed ordering and scope options in settings page
  • fixed no cut-off date assigned to event when in single ticket mode and no end date/time defined
  • fixed JS/BuddyPress bug when clicking to delete an event within the BP profile area
  • fixed default events AJAX search not using default event list scope if no scope search supplied
  • updated POT file along with Swedish and Polish translations
  • fixed saving recurrence tempate not saving ticket role restrictions to recurrences
  • fixed PHP error when tags are deactivated
  • added functionality for searching multiple event/location owners in search attribute 'owner',
  • fixed bug with pagination showing
  • fixed quick edit not updating location author index table
  • fixed closed message showing instead of login message to guests if registered-user tickets exist for event,
  • fixed ticket availability calculation issue with member or guest only tickets when displaying tickets to user
  • replaced usage of archive_template and category_template filters with taxonomy_template for both taxonomies, props to @avir673 and @greenshady
  • added option on settings page and a search attribute 'header_format' for formatting groupby headers
  • changed checkboxes html so text and box is wrapped in a label field
  • fixed js date picker so change now triggered for end date fields when selected start date changes the end date value
  • fixed display of duplicate events and incorrect cross-site events when in MS Global mode
  • fixed incorrect page counts in some MultiSite Global instances by making use of SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS instead of COUNT()
  • fixed rogue closing div on front-end events and locations admin table
  • fixed "no location" dropdown problem in editor when using ddms with a default location
  • added fail-safe compatibility check with Pro version to prevent known fatal errors on upgrades
  • fixed BP 1.9+ warning for using bp_core_delete_notifications_by_type
  • added status search parameter to EM_Person->get_bookings()
  • changed BP events profile page to paginate events list and only show confirmed upcoming event bookings
  • fixed language localization domain of migrated WP FullCalendar admin options to dbem
  • fixed calendar more links linking to event if limit is set to 1 and direct links are enabled
  • fixed recurring events not showing as pending or draft in front-end editor
  • fixed saving of recurring events to pending from published status resulting in draft status
  • fixed various PHP warnings
  • fixed tickets not saving when submitting event anonymously
  • fixed all-day events resetting booking cut-off time to midnight when saved
  • fixed some warnings triggered by bookings with no real event (such as Pro MB bookings)
  • (minor) added parameter to EM_Notices so that instances don't try to set/use cookie data
  • changed use constant EM_FORCE_REGISTRATION in favour of EM_Bookings::$force_registration flag and EM_Bookings::is_registration_forced (backwards compatible)
  • fixed PHP capability warning deriving from creating EM_Person instances with invalid user IDs
  • fixed bug where extra admin emails added via hooks don't get sent if admin emails on settings page is blank
  • fixed potential non-existent custom booking columns offsetting booking admin table pages and exports data by one cell


  • fixed (rare) looping problem with calendar generation
  • fixed permalink rule problems for events page children with url-encoded slugs
  • changed country name 'Libyan Arab Jamahiriya' to just 'Libya'
  • fixed BP Group selection dropdown being limited to 20 groups
  • updated Hungarian and Polish
  • fixed event results bug for certain months in WP FullCalendar
  • fixed duplication error when tags are disabled
  • fixed single ticket mode cutting off event bookings on event start (requires resave of affected events)
  • fixed duplicate location problem and potentially fixed duplicate/shadow event problem,
  • fixed booking cut-off times using submitted event time if no cut-off time submitted and all-day event is checked
  • fixed php warning on taxonomy pages on some installs when overriding with formatting
  • updated German and French language files
  • fixed location still appearing when trashed
  • fixed long page loads on settings page with many users or locations on blog (now requests location/user IDs instead of a dropdown)
  • fixed bug preventing pro manual bookings for new users when guest bookings disabled
  • fixed turkish datepicker not translating
  • fixed issues caused by 5.5 update breaking filters using *_output_pagination (now requires PHP 5.3 to work, otherwise use em_object_get_pagination_links)
  • fixed #_BOOKINGATTENDEES not working when 'reserve unconfirmed spaces' is set to no
  • added new default search arguments for search form
  • changed default country to 'none' by default,
  • moved location search form html into new templates/search/location.php template
  • changed location search fields to be shown if country search field is hidden
  • fixed typo of option dbem_seRAch_form_submit
  • added default country option specifically for search form
  • improved search form arguments which allows fine-grained control via shortcode as well
  • added events_search and locations_search shortcode names
  • improved search UX by hiding location options if geo search used
  • added geolocation unit and distance options to search form
  • fixed XSS vulnerability in booking form and preventitive measures taken in other areas (no template fixes necessary)
  • fixed feeds not working when no events page defined
  • fixed booking_date using mysql instead of blog timezone
  • fixed maps not showing on front-end edit locations page
  • fixed pagination querystring affecting other event/location/category/tag lists without pagination enabled
  • fixed events RSS feed taking over blog feed if events page is homepage
  • changed RSS feed url ending to feed/ to avoid unnecessary redirects
  • fixed bbPress deactivation erasing all EM capabilities for all roles
  • added removal button for category images
  • added JS for hiding event/location images when marked for deletion on public forms
  • fixed ticket cut-off time not being accurately respected
  • fixed 'all' status search not returning drafts
  • added 'everything' status which includes trashed events/locations
  • fixed BP CSS conflict with wp_editor (https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5167)
  • changed order of when recurrences get saved if in admin area so other plugin post meta data gets properly copied over
  • added missing translatable strings for ML (WPML) mode in settings page
  • fixed MS Global location link problem when viewing location on different blog,
  • fixed AJAX searches not including subsite items in MS Global mode
  • improved RSS linking and overriding logic
  • added RSS feeds for individual locations/categories/tags
  • added iCal feeds for individual locations/categories/tags and any custom taxonomy attached to locations or events
  • fixed category base slug not being editable in MultiSite (kudos Maxime Lafontaine)


  • fixed init code not executing WP FullCalendar integration in time
  • changed generation of WP_Rewrite rules for children of event post type to query the database directly rather than use get_posts
  • updated French translation
  • fixed mysql warning/error when creating events with a new location
  • changed default events widget format to use #_EVENTDATES
  • fixed google maps problem
  • fixed 5.5 bug where search attributes being included in pagination links when not necessary
  • fixed calendar not using ordering as per settings
  • fixed chronological ordering on calendars with long and all-day events
  • fixed geo.js not being overridable an overridable template file
  • fixed limit=0 being ignored in shortcodes and functions
  • fixed pagination being forced for categories_list shortcode regardless of attribute


  • fixed different versions of http/https maps js libraries being called
  • added performance improvements to calendar queries and generation, speeding up calendars with many events per month
  • added Reunion to countries list
  • added more meaningful text to settings page to clarify booking pages
  • added link to profile page to avoid confusion with admin test emails
  • fixed php warning in my bookings page bottom pagination
  • changed booking ticket editor forms and removed the jQuery UI Dialog in favour of inline forms
  • added guest-only ticket option
  • added member role restriction options to tickets
  • changed jQuery datepicker to have a -100 +10 year range
  • added numeric check to ticket spaces during get_post
  • added public class flags for event/location/booking admin and my bookings pages,
  • changed - consolidated generation of all "my bookings" pages to go via em-template-tags.php functions
  • removed my bookings page being generated via events page if no page defined (you should now define a page or use the shortcode)
  • changed all listing shortcdodes and template tags to use relevant list template if no specific format supplied
  • improved event list/search ajax JS
  • added AJAX capabilities to search forms and event/location/category/tag lists with pagination
  • added data attribute support for pagination links when AJAX is enabled
  • revamped the search form styling and structure
  • added location page search form and shortcode/template tags
  • fixed pagination bug when searching events/locations with text
  • fixed EM_Mailer fatal error bug
  • fixed strpos() warning on em_get_locations
  • improved efficiency of grouped events list
  • added bookings_open and bookings_closed conditional event placeholders
  • added CSS flags to templates for future-stying possibilities to event/location pages and lists, tag lists, category lists, booking forms and front-end admin areas
  • changed search form and pagination AJAX php to use wp_ajax_ actions
  • moved pagination functionality into extendable EM_Object::get_pagination_links for use in *::output() functions
  • moved EM_Events::get_post_search() into EM_Object::get_post_search() to allow sharing with other objects using search forms
  • moved display code for em_get_events_list_grouped function contents into EM_Events::output_grouped()
  • changed EM_Events and EM_Locations into 'static'-only classes (function scoping will follow eventually)
  • changed scopes of EM_Object::get_post_search and EM_Object::get_pagination_links to static
  • added near, near_unit and near_distance search arguments for coordinate-based searches
  • added geographical searching and Google places autocomplete service
  • added more search form options to settings page
  • removed page number and list number definitions from within list templates
  • modified various templates, detailed below:
  • changed booking ticket template by unifying forms/ticket-form(s).php into forms/event/bookings-ticket-form.php
  • changed forms/bookingform/tickets-list.php to account for displaying guest and role-restricted tickets
  • removed inline JS from forms/event/bookings.php template
  • removed inclusion of forms/tickets-form.php from forms/event-editor.php
  • added inline js from forms/event-editor.php to JS file
  • moved em-tickets-form div ID to cover just tickets and event-rsvp-options covers the rest,
  • unbolded labels and made headings h4 in bookings section of forms/event/bookings.php
  • changed h4 to h3 in event-editor.php and location-editor.php templates
  • removed search form inclusion on templates/events-list.php and is now included separately
  • added wrapper class to templates/events-list.php layout for future styling
  • moved grouped events out of events-list.php into events-list-grouped.php template
  • fixed/added sanitization to EM_Ticket::get_post to prevent potential xss,
  • fixed/added escaping to booking form template
  • fixed recurrences not updating category in main site of MS Global installs
  • fixed overriding the_content for valid items in a loop when on tag and category pages
  • removed global $EM_Location from locations admin list template
  • fixed the em_maps_location_hook js hook not being triggered event/location admin pages
  • fixed php warning when creating events with no location info
  • fixed some untranslated text
  • added parsing of placeholders on single event and location page titles (useful in SEO plugins)
  • lowered priority of wp_footer js to 20 (from 10)
  • moved WP FullCalendar integration code into EM (and loaded only if needed)
  • updated Swedish, German and French language files
  • added Chinese Simplified (Taiwan)
  • updated POT file
  • changed - simplified inclusion of event post type in search results
  • changed - set priority of save_post for events/locations to 1
  • added preemptive validation during wp_insert_post_data which immediately makes it a draft before any saving is done
  • fixed php warning in bookings admin table
  • added per-event tax rate function and corresponding em_event_get_tax_rate filter
  • improved map loading JS and now can be used in ajax searches
  • changed templates/map-global.php - moved coordinates div into container div
  • added js em_maps_loaded and em_ajax_search events
  • updated jQuery - changed instances of .attr('checked') to .prop('checked') or .is(':checked')
  • changed location forms to have consistent id and class structure (id to be deprecated)
  • changed CSS for location forms to uses classes not ids
  • added templates/forms/map-container.php
  • changed location form templates to call a separate/single map template
  • fixed inconsistencies with set_status functions in EM_Events and EM_Location objects
  • added deregistration of em script on BP messages page to avoid autocompleter clashes
  • fixed WPDB::escape() usage and replaced with esc_sql()
  • fixed duplicating events not copying excerpt and tags
  • fixed capabilities not being saved for bbPress 2.2+ roles
  • fixed featured image on event/location submission - now only showing delete checkbox if image exists
  • changed #_ATTENDEESPENDINGLIST so it includes any booking statuses that reserve a space


  • updated Spanish, Polish and POT translations
  • fixed search attribute owner so 'me' will show no events to guest users
  • added optional $email_attendee parameter to EM_Booking::email() function
  • updated lightness css theme to support jQuery UI 1.10.x (used in WP 3.6)
  • fixed JS errors related to jQuery 1.10.x (used in WP 3.6)
  • moved em_template_my_bookings_footer action so only called if logged in,
  • fixed event_date_created not being saved in events table
  • fixed "Email Sent" message showing up if no emails sent,
  • added em_booking_admin_emails filter
  • added bookings table default ordering by date of booking
  • fixed CSS for event editor location fields and maps not appearing on same row
  • fixed links on MS subsites in global mode to other blogs being incorrect if direct linking disabled
  • fixed eventful locations search showing trashed/pending locations
  • fixed problems with previous_status flags in event and location objects
  • fixed problems with approval email notifications not going out
  • added responsive resizing for location google maps
  • fixed read_others_locations not being enforced to location dropdown on event editor
  • fixed bookings cut-off time not being saved on all-day events
  • fixed php warning on category page
  • fixed some words within formats not being translated on first install
  • fixed various missing translation domains from gettext functions


  • minor JS mod for some rare IE9 conflicts by moving global load_ui_css variable into jQuery.ready()
  • fixed booking form showing tickets twice
  • fixed issues with placeholders not converting if immediately preceded by a conditional opening/closing tag
  • fixed overriden emails/new-user.php templates not being respected anymore since this was added to settings
  • fixed timepicker compatibility with jQuery 1.9.1
  • fixed google maps js being loaded if previously loaded by another plugin
  • fixed translation domain missing for some text in settings page
  • fixed ical infinite loop problem when limit is 0
  • fixed MS Global Tables bug when filtering by categories for sub-site events
  • added RSS events limit option
  • removed location page title format option from settings if not in MS Global mode
  • modified location search attribute for events with no locations


  • improved the handling of orphaned events and locations, they now show information and can be deleted front-end
  • fixed deleting of drafts on front-end,
  • fixed display/deleting of trashed events and locations on front-end
  • changed status of trashed events and locations to -1 (old trashed events may still show up front-end)
  • added escaping to search input field in front-end events admin,
  • front-end events admin search form now works in all event statuses
  • added draft/pending/publish as possible values to event/location status search attribute,
  • took out unnecessary update of post_name in EM_Event::set_status()
  • fixed untranslated dates when showing post meta
  • updated German and Russian translations
  • changed recurrence form to say 'each event SPANS x days' instead of LASTS
  • changed SQL statement to use of EM_Event::set_status() in EM_Event::save()
  • location shortcode and functions can now search status by text name (trash/pending/publish/draft)
  • fixed em_bookings_get_tickets filter being applied in wrong function instead of em_bookings_get_available_tickets
  • fixed email subjects showing escaped entities
  • fixed events with members only tickets showing bookings closed to guests
  • added option to show member-only tickets to guests
  • modified booking form and tickets list templates to achieve the above two changes
  • fixed invalid username characters such as + in emails causing registration errors
  • fixed tickets admin JS where deleting default ticket prevents new ticket being added without page reload
  • added #_BOOKINGSUMMARY placeholder
  • added registration email templates to settings page
  • added location and description format options to ical settings,
  • added description of event to ical feed,
  • merged single event ical template ical-event.php (now deprecated) with main ical.php feed
  • fixed is_past conditional not considering if current events are set to be past events,
  • added is_current conditional placeholder
  • improved excerpt handling by balancing html tags when more tag is used
  • added word limiting options to #_EVENTEXCERPT and #_LOCATIONEXCERPT,
  • added formatting filters to excerpt (applicable when not using word limiting)
  • improved/refined search form AJAX to include state/region/town lists if country is defined as well as omitting null values
  • added month formatting option in settings page for calendars
  • moved em_events_get_sql filter above/before count function executes sql
  • improved EM_Category object - now can be created with slug or name
  • improved taxonomy search arguments, now capable of automatically searching any taxonomy registered with events or locations
  • updated POT file and German language
  • added EM_Walker_Category class and hierarchical category checkboxes in event admin MS Global subsites
  • modified JS (minor) - checks EM.ui_css is set before loading jQuery UI CSS
  • improved Google Maps - now capable of being responsive via placeholders, shortcode and settings page
  • added excel 'hack' to support UTF-8 characters

  • fixed sortable collumns not working on export bookings function


  • fixed EM crash when legacy tax rate is 0 and free events are booked
  • updated German and Russian


  • fixed drag/drop in bookings admin not always recognizing the change
  • improved location search and reset ui logic
  • fixed precision of long/lat values in database
  • fixed taxonomy filtering bug in admin area
  • added possibility to override timthumb via wp-content/em-timthumb-config.php
  • fixed some php warnings
  • updated French, Russian, Czech translations and POT file
  • changed templates/tables/events.php to use $EM_Event instead of $event
  • fixed #_BOOKINGBUTTON JS jumps when clicked
  • revamped pricing calculations to account for taxes applied at time of booking (see http://em.cm/v5-4)
  • added a standardized discounts system pre/post tax
  • fixed EM overridden pages showing despite password-protection
  • fixed some settings typos
  • fixed month scope filter skipping last day of month events in admin events list area


  • fixed XSS vulnerability in search form field
  • fixed php warnings in events-list.php
  • 'mail sent' messages not shown if no mails actually sent without errors, changed wording of 'mail' to 'email'
  • updated French and German languages
  • added links to category page on #_EVENTCATEGORYIMAGES images
  • reordered search form template variable definitions for future splitting up of fields into individual reusable templates
  • changed htmlspecialchars to esc_attr, added esc_attr to various input fields
  • improved sanitization of front-end form title submission to prevent entity conversion in db records
  • fixed missing EM js variables on public edit/submit events page


  • fixed timthumb issues due to new local fetching modification and bad file inclusion path
  • fixed time/date separators in settings page not being used
  • added yarpp support to post types
  • fixed some tag and category warnings when using assigned tags/categories pages
  • fixed various PHP warnings
  • updated French


  • fixed extra paragraphs being added to #_EVENTNOTES
  • fixed location 'no events' message format not using header/footer formats
  • updated Finnish, German and POT files
  • added customizable event and location page templates
  • improved em_options_select() now can create optgroup groups if an array value is supplied
  • fixed clashes with JetPack Tiled Galleries
  • fixed timthumb thumbnails issues with MultiSite and virtual links
  • fixed multisite global problems when fetching and saving main blog events previously saved with NULL blog_id
  • fixed bug with categories search attribute not working if any spaces exist such as "1, 2"
  • improved offset calculations in ical for some servers
  • improved ical generation to avoid memory limit problems with very large numbers of events
  • fixed RSS feed pubdate format
  • improved generation of RSS feed to avoid memory_limit errors on very large feeds
  • changed em_rss_pubdate wp_option to em_last_modified which is now a timestamp
  • improved em_get_wp_users() function to fix overload caused by http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/23609
  • changed default events aren't created anymore
  • changed public events admin table template to allow viewing of draft events (duplicates) and modified view linking formats
  • changed duplicates so they now become drafts by default not published
  • improved settings page tab/section loading UX
  • added event archives scope
  • improved MultiSite Global so unnecessary tables aren't created for every blog
  • fixed outdated group tip on event form (you can detach group events)
  • added #_CONTACTURL
  • fixed tags not being added to recurrences if no categories assigned too
  • fixed datepicker problem on search pages when scope not defined and switching pages
  • fixed wp_em_events post_content not being updated if description is removed
  • added wp_title filter to widgets
  • fixed incorrect number of events per day shown in full calendar according to settings
  • fixed the_title usage to check the post id supplied in second parameter
  • changed/fixed action where rules are rewritten on settings changes causing 404s for CPTs created in theme functions.php file
  • fixed bug with W3TC repeating first no-user booking name for all others in admin table views
  • fixed 'email exists' errors in no-user bookings mode
  • added option for no-user registration with registered emails
  • added #_CATEGORYNEXTEVENT, added formatting options for location/category next event placeholders
  • improved event, location and category timthumb thumbnails so they accept 0 as a width/height to prevent cropping
  • added ical scope option
  • fixed category placeholders not being replaced in alphabetical order (so #_CATEGORYNEXTEVENT cannot overwrite #_CATEGORYNEXTEVENTS)
  • added #_TAGNEXTEVENT and formatting options
  • fixed problem with pagination not highlighting first page number when doing searches
  • changed maps js to close other infowindows for locations map when marker is clicked
  • added locations search attribute
  • fixed autoembed and embed shortcode support for event/category/location placeholders for descriptions
  • fixed duplicates triggering 'published' actions on duplications such as tweeting via WP to Twitter
  • fixed author not being changed on quick edit
  • fixed conflicts with various plugins which add custom registration validation (e.g. SI Captcha, Theme My Login, etc.)
  • fixed bug where #_LATT fields not appearing in public location editor if event attributes aren't enabled
  • added booking links to edit event booking stats meta box even if no bookings made
  • added em_bookings_filtered and em_locations_autocomplete_selected jQuery events
  • fixed links pointing to admin on public booking admin tables after pagination clicks or multiple ajax calls
  • updated German translation
  • added em_calendar_get_args filter
  • improved EM_Category::has() - now also checks category name too
  • removed redundant functions in EM_Category
  • improved default ordering of events in categories page applied to EM_Category::get_default_search() rather than just category pages,
  • improved category taxonomy when overriding with formats when using an assigned categories page (particularly breadcrumbs)
  • added specific tweaks for Yoast WP SEO plugin for breadcrumbs when using an assigned categories page
  • added a tags page and template
  • created EM_Tags class - very similar to EM_Categories
  • fixed lack of pagination on tag placeholders showing related events
  • fixed private locations turned public not appearing in public listings
  • fixed today/tomorrow scope not working properly in wp-admin
  • fixed pagination variables overriding shortcodes with fixed page attribute
  • improved - minor adjustment to location autocomplete ui tip text behaviour
  • added em_map_loaded js trigger for location admin map
  • updated German

  • fixed some XSS vulnerabilites in the booking form/admin areas


  • added is_free, is_free_now, not_free and not_free_now conditional placeholders
  • modified EM_Event::is_free() so it can also check if event is free at that moment,
  • added do_shortcode filter to dbem_notes so shortcode is parsed outside single event pages
  • fixed category filtering when using negative/positive combinations
  • fixed category filtering in MS Global mode
  • fixed missing menus items for normal blog admins in MS without plugin caps
  • updated italian and swedish
  • added finish countries translations
  • added sorting for countries lists (previously sorted by country code)
  • updated POT file
  • updated French, updated German (unfuzzied loads of strings, may need some corrections)
  • booking meta now uses maybe_unserialize on instantiation
  • separated booking validation from save function
  • moved user registration logic during bookings into a reusable function
  • cleaned up the email admin setting panels for submissions and booking templates
  • booking email messages array now generated in separate function
  • added em_get_location and em_get_event filters for event/location object retrieval functions
  • added em_get_booking getter function with corresponding filter and changed all used of new EM_Booking()
  • added em_bookings_admin_page action at start of booking admin pages
  • added taxes functions to booking and object classes
  • added get_admin_url function for booking object
  • added get_price_taxes function to booking object
  • added bookings filter condition to exclude bookings with event_id of 0 by default (for Pro Multi-Bookings)
  • added data response as second argument to jQuery em_maps_locations_hook event
  • fixed bookings form showing on password-protected events
  • fixed MS Global blog switching issues when saving
  • fixed $EM_Booking->get_tickets() returning all tickets rather than tickets in specific booking
  • fixed hidden BP groups not showing to admins
  • fixed some German translation file inconsistencies
  • fixed blank datepickers if date format is left blank in settings
  • fixed tags filter searching multiple tags returning no events
  • fixed some MultiSite PHP warnings when adding/deleting sites
  • fixed booking button not showing cancel if event is fully booked
  • changed booking button so only one booking can be made
  • fixed attributes not showing on event submission forms if categories are disabled (option name typo)
  • added editable form, so no-user bookings user data can also be edited
  • changed booking form JS enqueueing by moving it into EM_Bookings object as a function
  • changed booking JS to use on() event delegation for more AJAX compatibility
  • fixed some booking form CSS field styling inconsistencies
  • fixed issues with locations on sub-blogs when in MultiSite Global mode with locations restricted to main blog
  • fixed duplicate confirmations/warnings on MultiSite location admin pages
  • changed (improved) EM_Object::can_manage method to avoid extra calls and potential warnings
  • changed csv export of single event so the file name = the event name


  • fixed bug in placeholder formatting


  • fixed Multilingual settings not saving default language setting if other than english
  • fixed typo in performance optimization settings
  • fixed warning of undefined ID on archive pages when enqueuing scripts
  • fixed special characters being converted to entities in non-html emails
  • fixed typo in options for category/location event list placeholders
  • corrected Slovak translation, thanks to Julius Pastierik
  • added British translation, thanks to Jeff Cole
  • added some code to booking form js to prevent JS conflicts with JetPack's reCaptcha
  • added base64 encoding/decoding to em_notice cookies for improved compatibility
  • fixed potential php warning in EM_Tickets class
  • event spaces show as blank rather than 0 on input form (aesthetic change in line with the field help text)
  • added alphabetical ordering to category and countries ddms in search form and admin event categories ddm
  • fixed XSS vulnerabilities - http://em.cm/xss
  • fixed em_is_category_page() and added check for specific categories (like is_tax() second parameter), added em_is_tag_page() with checks for specific tags
  • added #_EVENTPRICERANGEALL and fixed #_EVENTPRICERANGE showing if booking closed but unavailable tickets set to true (docs need revising)
  • improved speed of event shortcode by adding global event object
  • added ordering of locations by name and other location table fields in event queries such as events_list shortcode
  • added some missing classes to event form 'when' section


  • changed taxonomy pages to use is_tax() to check whether page is a taxonomy page, rather than checking the $wp_query object
  • fixed booked spaces being off if approvals are disabled and booking has status 0 from when approvals were enabled
  • added #_CATEGORYSLUG
  • fixed bad usage of wpdb::prepare in classes/em-object.php
  • added em_actions_locations_search_cond for autocompleter
  • added Bermuda and Jersey to countries list
  • fixed title rewriting warning when $sep is blank
  • fixed BP 'add event' link appearing to all users on event profile pages
  • fixed loading of unused post meta overwriting post fields/properties
  • added multilingual capability
  • added WPML add-on warning
  • simplified enqueue of styles and scripts, now uses wp_enqueue_scripts action
  • added performance optimization options for CSS and JS files
  • removed usage of PHP sessions in exchange for temporary cookies
  • added possiblility to use wp thumbnails rather than timthumb (category images need resaving via uploader)
  • added em-pagination span wrapper and em-tablenav-pagination classnames to normal and table pagination sections
  • fixed location searches not returning results admin-side in MS global tables with locations on main blog
  • updated JS for location map to update when location name changed
  • added pagination and limits to location and category event list placeholders.
  • updated finnish language
  • fixed minor php warning when deleting a user with no events in MultiSite
  • fixed php warnings on category pages using formats, major change to how formats are overriden, now rewrites WP_Query completely
  • added em_options_page_panel_admin_tools action to admin tools section of options page
  • fixed #_BOOKINGPRICE and other booking price placeholders not using currency formatting option
  • fixed permissions issue with groups plugin (thx itthinx)
  • added Slovak translation, thanks to Branco
  • added em_bookings_table_row_booking_price_ticket filter (needed for Pro ticket exports w/coupons)
  • added default rows/cols attributes to booking form textarea field for valid html
  • fixed conflict with caching plugins and booking forms due to cached wpnonces
  • added #_CATEGORYDESCRIPTION to default EM filters of content placeholders
  • updated timthumb.php to version 2.8.11

  • added is_singular to $wp_query on format overriden category pages, fixes conflict with WooThemes Canvas theme


  • fixed blog switching compatability in MS Global mode due to switch_blog improvements in 3.5 release


  • Updated russian translation, thanks to Alexander Tsinkalov
  • improved how EM hooks into the_content and similar template tag hooks to improve compatability with other plugins incorrectly using this outside the loop
  • fixed rsvp cut-off time not being considered
  • fixed missing $ in admin_capability variable of EM_Object::can_manage()
  • added recurrences search attribute
  • corrected some typos in category event form class, recurrence description
  • prevented spaces in comma-delimited email lists failing email validations
  • fixed bp event profile page urls breaking when event slugs contain slashes
  • updated [events] and [location] to default to use globals if no ids passed on, so it can be used in location/event descriptions
  • added resubmitted event confirmation messages
  • Updated Spanish translation - thanks to Ponç Joan Llaneras


  • corrected date_format/dbem_date_format typo on templates/templates/my-bookings.php
  • fixed calendar links with extra search args if using non-permalinks
  • fixed some non-translated strings
  • updated pot file
  • added em_booking_add_registration_result filter
  • fixed add_user_to_blog on MS bookings not providing a default role
  • fixed navbar issue for blogs with events page assigned to homepage
  • updated Dutch translation, thanks to Arnout Eykelhoff
  • partially-updated Russian translation, thanks to Evgeniy Efimenko
  • fixed #_EVENTNOTES being converted before other placeholders, which potentially caused problems if using shortcodes with formats
  • updated Chinese thanks to Leo Losoviz
  • improved JS compatability with booking form (spinner and jumping up to errors/confirmation feedback)
  • fixed reserved pending spaces not being approvable if event is full
  • fixed categories and other plugin postmeta not being duplicated with event
  • fixed admin emails not going out if setting of admin emails contains spaces
  • fixed blog search filter not allowing comma seperated values e.g. 1,2,3
  • improvements to listings, edit pages and admin linking of locations on MS Global setups, especially if locations are restricted only to main blog
  • adjustment to title rewriting, fixing issues such as calendar day pages not having custom titles
  • event end time js not failing validation if event dates span
  • fixed locations not publishing on anonymous submission even if publish_locations is correctly enabled for assigned anon user
  • added second em_booking_form_ticket_spaces action to templates/forms/bookingform/ticket-single.php fixes attendee field not showing for single/last ticket/space bookings
  • reverted to previous use of global $wp_query in parse_query filters with additional fix to prevent clash with Pods framework


  • added spaces to comma seperators of location on locations admin table
  • improved user deletion hook, bookings now get deleted along with user
  • replaced depreciated placeholders in default widget values
  • added booking form anchor to action url
  • updated POT file and Swedish
  • added Japanese, kudos to Kenta Sakamoto
  • fixed minimum ticket space value not allowing 0 spaces even if ticket not required
  • added em_event_save_events_slug filter
  • added $EM_Event to all do_action parameters on templates/placeholders/bookingform.php
  • changed #_MAP to #_LOCATIONMAP on installation defaults
  • wrapped bookings dashboard sections into divs with class names
  • fixed formatting links/texts in settings page tips
  • added em_options_booking_form_options action and save button on settings page > bookings > booking form options
  • fixed use of global $wp_query when passed within parse_query action - thx Scott @ Pods framework plugin
  • added wp_dropdown_pages instead of manual page select generation
  • fixed useage of outdated user_firstname/user_lastname property for EM_Person::get_name()
  • improved ticket minimum calculation (takes into account if ticket is only ticket in event, therefore required)
  • fixed EM_Tickets and EM_Tickets_Bookings not storing ticket/ticket_bookings array key by ticket id
  • locations list format header and footer now install ul by default, if blank no wrapped ul is used (which previously contained an 'a' outside an li)
  • small fix to em_content_categories_args, now applied to EM_Categories::get() and EM_Categories::output() in templates/categories-list.php
  • shortened gcal link some more to prevent some (rare) "404 url too long" errors
  • added login redirection to same page in login link of my bookings page


  • fixed js bug arsing from 5.2.7 js 'fix' for datepickers
  • fixed categories not showing up on single category pages
  • fixed php warning when quick-saving


  • fixed min ticket space number calculation issues in booking forms
  • fixed multiple admin emails for event submission by members with publish rights
  • added em_bookings_ajax_complete/error jquery events/hooks
  • updated/added Swedish, Chinese, and Finnish translations, kudos to Tommy Wahlund, Leonardo Losoviz and @Daedalon respectively
  • fixed mailer charset problem in SMTP mails
  • added dbem to some __ functions
  • added ticket-price class to single ticket booking form html
  • fixed datepicker breaking on themes inserting br tags into search/booking forms
  • fixed html email setting not working in MultiSite
  • added Guadaloupe to countries list
  • added em_csv_header_output action (e.g. for Excel hack)
  • changed/prevented registration email going out until after booking is completely saved
  • added filter em_object_json_encode_pre
  • fixed country searches on events page/search form
  • added conditional placeholders is_private not_private is_recurrence not_recurrence
  • fixed #_EVENTEXCERPT not having formatting filters applied
  • changed the_content run at priority 9 for category pages
  • fixed private location autocomplete/search issues
  • fixed recurrences not being deleted when done from front-end
  • fixed edit user link on booking admin area
  • fixed edit location link showing to all
  • fixed typo in map balloon hint on settings page
  • removed default contact person setting (used in < v5.0, now uses author)
  • added width/height property to thumbnail img html
  • fixed deleted MS subsites not deleting events/locations from global tables
  • fixed maps showing undefined fields on first load of edit event with location ddm enabled
  • fixed non-registered attendees not being included in no-user mode for #_ATTENDEE and #_ATTENDEELIST
  • fixe

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 2015-9-16
Active Installs: 100,000+


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