Workshop Butler


This plugins integrates your website with Workshop Butler workshop management platform. It helps you to promote trainings
and other events, accept registrations online, and give visitors detailed information about your trainers and facilitators.

It comes with a five default themes, and many options to customise it for your needs.

When you add a new event or trainer to Workshop Butler, they automatically appear on your website, making the process
of course and license management fast and easy.


The public pages are available in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Dutch.
The administration panel is available only in English.


  • General
  • Events
  • Trainers
  • Pages
  • Custom CSS


  1. Open your WordPress dashboard
  2. Go to Plugins -> Add New
  3. Search for Workshop Butler and select Workshop Butler
  4. Click Activate

After the activation, go to Settings -> Workshop Butler, enter your API key and click Save.
Then you can open to see the list of events.

During the activation, the plugin adds five pages:

  • Schedule (/schedule) contains the event schedule
  • Event (/schedule/event) hosts the detailed information of each event
  • Trainer List (/trainer-list, containing the list of all trainers
  • Trainer (/trainer-list/profile) for the trainer profiles
  • Registration (/registration) for the event registration

You can change them later.


Can I use the plugin without having a Workshop Butler account?

No. However, you can easily register for a free trainer account

Can I use my own theme?

Yes. Workshop Butler plugin for WordPress comes with a number of options for customization.

What to do if I found a bug?

Please, open an issue here

What to do if I have a question?

Please, open an issue here

Contributors & Developers

“Workshop Butler” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Translate “Workshop Butler” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • Fixes a bug with an incorrect country code sent to Workshop Butler. As a result, the countries of attendees were not saved correctly


  • Fixes an incorrect array initialisation for PHP version < 5


  • Fixes a bug preventing attendee registration when billing and/or work addresses are set as required


  • Fixes the rendering of custom fields. Before labels for custom fields were not shown


  • Radically improves mobile templates
  • Adds Trainer column to a Table layout of Schedule
  • Fixes a bug with timezone when workshop dates were different from the ones set by trainers
  • Fixes a Spanish translation


  • Fixes another PHP 5.3 related bug


  • Fixes a support for PHP 5.3
  • Fixes a date/time formatting for one-day workshop


Fixes a bug with incorrect jQuery loading on some websites


  • Adds support for WordPress 5.0
  • Adds new shortcode [wsb_trainer_name]
  • Improves the behaviour for external event pages – the links open in new tabs.


  • Fixes a bug when a ticket price is not showing on some websites
  • Moves all classes under WorkshopButler namespace to prevent name clashes


Fixes a bug which caused a repetitive menu item


Attention: The changes in this release are substantial and an additional manual setup is needed. Before proceed, read the article How to migrate from to a new WordPress plugin

Meet a completely new version of our website integration widgets. It includes a huge number of modifications, and makes
the process of customisation very simple. Here’s just a short list of what we added:

  • Powerful new settings allow you to change the layout of pages and update the styles
  • Support for Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Dutch languages
  • Support for the list of trainers and trainer profiles
  • Support for the list of testimonials for one trainer
  • Support for a number of shortcodes and configuration settings


  • Support for named widgets, allowing you to add many pre-configured event calendars and sidebars


  • Support for new Workshop Butler website integration


  • Added custom title for plugin


  • Added theme supporting for plugin


  • Updated a plugin description


  • Release date: October 15th, 2016