You have an Events Directory website all set. You wait for customers to flood your Events Directory Site with lots and lots of events so you can make it popular and monetize it. But nothing happens. Some users even visit your almost events directory site and they leave because it’s all empty. Nothing to see there. The story would have been different if your site already had lots of real, upcoming events present on your website. And since they don’t add any events, people who come after them, experiences the same and leave as well. This is a standard chicken and egg problem that everyone experiences while building a platform. The only solution to this is to add lots of events on your events directory first. People will see events on your site, will find something useful and then they would consider adding their own event too. Wish this was easy. You don’t have these events on your site but your target users have already published hundreds of thousands of events on facebook. One of the customers at templatic came up with this suggestion and requested custom work saying “what if I can pull all those public events from facebook on my events directory site? Can you help me?”. We said yes. And we worked hand in hand with him for few weeks to prepare a complete solution for him. And that is how we came up with “Tevolution – Import FaceBook Events add-on” which is releasing today. This plugin come to the rescue when you wish to import all those public events from Facebook to your own events directory site. This add-on requires that you must have templatic directory and events module active on your site. Once you have that, this plugin will simply integrate your site with facebook and you will be able to import events from there in 4 different ways. Once activated, you will be asked on how do you want to import events? You are able to import facebook events in four different ways. Between these dates: if you wish to import events between a specific date range, you should select this option. It will let you import events published between these dates City Filter: City Filter If you are building a local event directory, you can type in your city name and it will pull all public, published events on facebook to your directory... Read more »
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