Selling Tickets in Person

OpenTickets Community Edition has been designed to allow customers to buy tickets for your Events online from your website, however – there may be occasions when you’d like to be able to manually sell your tickets This could be from a physical location like a box office, or over the phone, perhaps to older customers […]

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Adult and Child Tickets with GAMP

Using our base OpenTickets Community Edition “out-of-the-box” you can easily sell tickets to any Event you hold – provided you only have one ticket price For those who need multiple tickets available for a single Event – Our GAMP (General Admission Multiple Pricing) Extension is available Consider the simple need to have both adult and […]

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Restricting the number of Tickets bought in 1 Transaction

Depending upon the general demand for tickets to your Events, you may want to limit the number that  an individual can purchase in one transaction This can be done either globally on your site for ALL Events – or set for an individual Event you are holding where demand for tickets may be especially high To […]

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Creating a Featured Event Page

By default with OpenTickets – your customers have to select the Event they are interested in from your Event Calendar, however by using our Display Options Extension you have many more choices of where to sell tickets from Amongst these are the creation of a “Featured Event” page that you can make available on your […]

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Using Zoom Zones

If you use our Seating Extension – your venue may have a complex Seating Chart with many different sections, and it is for these situations that Zoom Zones can really help The example I will use below to illustrate how they are set up is actually quite a simple chart – but it will show […]

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Setting your Event Capacity Correctly

When you create an Event in OpenTickets – you will almost always have a fixed number of tickets that you will want and be able to sell A number of customers have been making the mistake of trying to use the built in Inventory Control that comes with WooCommerce – this doesn’t work at all […]

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Using Child Themes

Oftentimes with our WordPress sites we want to amend the default styling or layouts that are used within the particular theme we have assigned WordPress makes this very easy to do, and customization can really help improve the look and feel of our site The main file that would be amended should we decide to […]

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Creating a Private Event

Although most of the time you will be selling tickets to Events on your site that are fully open to all members of the public, there may be times when you’d like to restrict availability to certain people – or hide it altogether from your Event Calendar This is a facility  built into the base […]

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Creating a Flex-Pass with the Coupons Extension

In the last post we showed you how you could use our Coupons Extension to set up a Season Pass – where the customer would gain free entry with that pass to one performance of each play Today we’re going to share with you how it can be used to create what we’re calling a […]

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Creating a Season Pass with Coupons Extension

One thing that a lot of theaters and other performance venues sometimes want to do is to make available a Pass, that would grant entry to a number of different  performances during the course of a season – our Coupons Extension gives you a lot of flexibility in how this is set up For the […]

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