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Bug #5986

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Events issue

Added by Jennifer Furlong about 6 years ago. Updated about 6 years ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority name:
Normal
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Category name:
WordPress Plugins
Target version:
Start date:
2016-09-07
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Description

Hi All,

We are having a very weird thing with our events plug-in.

At the bottom of each individual event page, there are links to other recommended events that students might also be interested in. Unfortunately, the date attached to these events always erroneously appears as the date listed for the page's featured event (so for our upcoming event on September 13, the recommended events include three other events that have already occurred, but were on similar topics. According to the website, however, these events will also happen on Sept 13). I've attached a screenshot to illustrate the issue.

Stephen Klein kindly took a look for us and was unsure what was happening.

Thanks for any ideas you may have.

Jenny


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Actions #1

Updated by Boone Gorges about 6 years ago

Hi Jennifer - Thanks for the report. Can you please share a URL that demonstrates the problem?

Actions #2

Updated by Jennifer Furlong about 6 years ago

Sorry, Boone. That would have made more sense.

https://careerplan.commons.gc.cuny.edu/events/basics-of-applying-to-grad-school/

The events at the bottom are past events--which is fine, it's fine to show these--but they have the wrong date. They are assigned the same date as the event listed (Sept. 13)

Same thing on all our events.

Another example:
https://careerplan.commons.gc.cuny.edu/events/building-and-maintaining-professional-networks/

Full list:
https://careerplan.commons.gc.cuny.edu/events-2/

Thanks,

Jenny

Actions #3

Updated by Boone Gorges about 6 years ago

  • Category name set to WordPress Plugins
  • Status changed from New to Resolved
  • Assignee set to Boone Gorges
  • Target version set to 1.9.28

Hi Jenny - Sorry for the delay here.

I looked into this in some depth, and found a bug in events-manager that was causing the problem that you (accurately!) described. I've reported the bug to the plugin developer: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/event-datetime-being-filtered-too-aggressively/ I've also put a workaround fix in place for the Commons, which should be immediately available. Check out https://careerplan.commons.gc.cuny.edu/events/basics-of-applying-to-grad-school/ to see it in action.

A reference to our fix, for internal purposes: https://github.com/cuny-academic-commons/cac/commit/dbc137bd9318bc235b2643b748dedf1c0e359fbb

Let me know if there's anything else I can help with.

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