Best Wordpress plugins for events sites & beyond

Best Wordpress plugins for events sites & beyond

Whether you’re a Wordpress novice or a seasoned user of the popular CMS, it pays to keep abreast of which plugins are likely to be most useful for your site. For those who are new to the game; plugins are simply Wordpress integrations that boost the functionality of your website. Here’s a short list of helpful plugins for helping run your events.

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Ticketing solutions may help pubs in reopening their doors

Ticketing solutions may help pubs in reopening their doors

If there’s one thing Brits have missed more than getting their hair cut, it’s got to be the humble beer garden. Enjoying a cold pint in the sun is surely one of the UK’s most sacred summer rituals, which explains why so many seem to be chomping at the bit to get back at it.

After months of waiting with bated breath, the doors to our favourite watering holes are finally about to reopen this 4th July – only things are going to be looking a lot different to the usual image of the mighty British pub…

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Best Wordpress templates for events

Best Wordpress templates for events

Wordpress, which barely needs introducing (it powers 35% of the web), is one of most widely recognised and robust content management systems around. Today, it’s possible for even novices to build a website using its vast range of templates (referred to in Wordpress as ‘themes’), which make it easy to create a professional looking and feeling site with no professional help.

But where to start?

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Are drive-in events the next big craze?

Are drive-in events the next big craze?

Picture this: you’re at a gig, cool tin of beer in hand; The Streets are blaring hits new and old from an actual outdoor stage in front of you, the sun is shining and the aircon is… on? Yep, this is the drive-in gig, and it’s set to change festival-aficionados’ lives forever (or at least for this summer, anyway).

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Best Wix templates for events

Best Wix templates for events

Wix is a simple and easy-to-use website builder that provides slick, contemporary designs for any type of site. It’s soared in popularity over the past few years, and now boasts an impressive 154 million users, making it a robust alternative to other popular CMS’s like Wordpress. We love Wix for it’s high-spec templates and the sharp, glossy appeal of its designs, as well as its exceptional user-friendliness.

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Best comparison sites for event ticketing platforms

Best comparison sites for event ticketing platforms

You wouldn’t choose a venue for your event without researching it first, so naturally you’ll want to do the same when it comes to picking the best possible online ticketing platform for your needs. With giants like Eventbrite often meaning you have to give up too much of your precious profits to hefty fees, it really does pay to shop around. The good news is that there are plenty of really thorough, impartial comparison sites out there that can help you garner all the info you need before making a decision. Here are what we think are the top five…

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You might want to sit down for this announcement: Reserved seating is now live on Ticket Tailor

You might want to sit down for this announcement: Reserved seating is now live on Ticket Tailor

We’re super excited to announce one of our biggest feature releases in quite some time: you can now create seating charts and sell tickets for reserved seats with Ticket Tailor. Our seating chart designer tool allows you to add as many venues and layouts to your box office as you like, with endless options and features to fully represent your event space. Use images and customisable colours to ensure everything is perfectly on brand and gives a complete picture of what your venue looks like.

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Has lockdown permanently changed the yoga class landscape?

Has lockdown permanently changed the yoga class landscape?

If ever there was a time the world needed yoga, it’s now. It feels heavily ironic, then, that avid yogis had their go-to classes cancelled overnight because of Covid-19. Thank god for the internet though (possibly the slogan of this entire crisis), which has enabled yoga teachers to continue to reach their clients, and to tap into larger audiences too.

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Are online quizzes here to stay?

Are online quizzes here to stay?

When you consider the recent mid-pandemic rise of the virtual pub quiz, the phrase ‘couldn’t write it’ springs to mind. Especially when acknowledging that it’s become entirely normal to see celebs like Stephen Fry, Lenny Henry and Helen Mirren getting involved, or that ‘The Covid Arms’ is officially a thing. Sure, most of us are desperate to get back to our favourite watering holes, but we think online quizzes may have found a permanent place in our hearts, too.

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