Hosting events regularly is easier with a website. Attendees can then find all the information they need and even purchase tickets. However, if you don’t know how to connect Eventbrite with WordPress, you may find it difficult to incorporate all the features you need.
There are several advantages to connecting the two. You can use Eventbrite to handle event management and payment processing. Meanwhile, with WordPress, you can create pages with more detailed information, enable users to leave reviews, and more.
In this article, we’ll teach you two ways you can connect Eventbrite with WordPress:
- Add an event’s checkout to WordPress
- Embed your Eventbrite calendar in WordPress
Let’s get to work!
A quick introduction to Eventbrite
Eventbrite is a platform where you can look for upcoming happenings in your area. You can also sign up as an organizer to promote your own events:
As an organizer, you can set up event pages including all the information people need to know before they sign up to attend. Moreover, Eventbrite can process payments, enable users to create lists of functions they’re interested in, send reminders, and more:
In the past, we’ve talked about how you can enable appointment booking through WordPress. However, it’s much easier to use a dedicated platform that handles all the small details for you when you’re putting on large events rather than providing services to customers.
To match Eventbrite’s functionality, you’d need to set up a plethora of plugins. It can be cheaper to pay a fee to become an organizer than to attempt to deck your WordPress site out in enough premium extensions to achieve the same effect.
How to connect Eventbrite with WordPress (two options)
While you could simply link visitors out to your Eventbrite pages, it’s far easier for them if they can see all your upcoming events and purchase tickets right on your WordPress site. With that in mind, here are two ways to integrate Eventbrite with WordPress.
1. Embed your Eventbrite checkout page on your WordPress site
For this tutorial, you will need a live Eventbrite event. We went ahead and set up an example to show you how the process works: