Filter Bar

Setting up Filter Bar with WPML

Want to use WPML alongside Filter Bar (https://theeventscalendar.com/product/wordpress-events-filterbar/)? Though we don't officially support this combination, we wanted to share a few tips and tricks that can lead to pretty good results when setting up Filter Bar with WPML. Before you dive in, please make sure you have read through our Setting up the Events Calendar with WPML (https://support.theeventscalendar.com/753983-Setting-up-The-Events-Calendar-with-WPML) guide first of all. The good n...

Creating Custom Filters for Filter Bar

Do you need to use a custom filter in The Filter Bar? We’ve got you covered! Suppose you have a calendar loaded with events that span all hours of the day. You can already filter by a pretty general time as seen in the screenshot below: But what if you want to allow for more granular filtering, perhaps by a specific time? We’ll show you how in this tutorial. Before You Begin Make sure you have a backup of your site files and database. Getting Started The easiest way to create a ne...

Changing the Text of Filter Bar Titles

When Filter Bar is activated on your site, the various filters each have their own title. The Events Category filter, for example, has a default title of Events Category. This seems straightforward, and for the most part it is; however, if you try to translate your site into a language other than English, some aspects of the filter titles may not be automatically translated. An example of this can be seen in the following screenshot, where all of the site content is correctly translated into Ru...

Configuring Filter Bar

Congratulations on picking up the Filter Bar add on! You’re probably excited to unleash your new calendar filtering powers, so let’s go over the the ways you can configure the plugin to suit your needs. Finding the Filter Settings The first thing you’ll want to do is head over to the Filter Bar settings, which you can find under Events > Settings > Filter Bar in your WordPress admin. Choosing What to Filter The first set of options that can be configured are the filters that...

New User Primer: Filter Bar

Ready to get started with Filter Bar? We’ve got you covered! The steps below will help you get set up and ready to use your calendar’s new filtering features. If you are new to our core plugin, The Events Calendar, you’ll want to make sure to familiarize yourself with it (https://support.theeventscalendar.com/342672-New-User-Primer-The-Events-Calendar-and-Events-Calendar-PRO) before continuing here. 1. Download and install the plugin (https://support.theeventscalendar.com/847919-Downloading-a...