Event Espresso Lite – Event Management and Registration System

Manage your events from your WordPress dashboard. Reduce your admin, reduce your costs, make your life easier!

Author:Event Espresso (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.3
WordPress version tested:3.4.2
Plugin version:3.1.25.L
Added to WordPress repository:27-01-2010
Last updated:31-10-2012
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
Rating, %:66
Rated by:31
Plugin URI:http://eventespresso.com/
Total downloads:35 764
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Manage your events from your WordPress dashboard. Reduce your admin, reduce your costs, make your life easier!

Event Espresso is a WordPress event manager which makes it easy for you to register attendees for classes, workshops, events, trainings, conferences or concerts, all from your WordPress website. Event Espresso events are created from the WordPress admin area. You can create signup forms to collect information about your attendees, accept payments, and create reports. The lite version of the plugin provides everything that you need to manage your event using WordPress.

Why Online Event Management?

You shouldn't need convinced about how awesome online event management is, but in case you do:

  • save yourself countless hours of boring admin
  • create green, paperless event registration
  • reduce costs
  • process sign-ups 24/7

What's Included?

  • out-of-the-box event registration from your WordPress website
  • process payments via PayPal IPN
  • create custom event registration questions
  • automated confirmation and reminder emails
  • manage attendees and export attendee data
  • easily manage attendees profiles

Everything you need to process and manage event registrations from your website.

But just in case you want some advanced features, you can grab a copy of our premium, advanced or developer plugins.

Event Espresso Premium

  • manual registration
  • additional payment gateways including Authorize.net, IDEAL, Firstdata and PayPal Pro
  • multiple pricing options
  • promotion codes
  • custom post type support
  • reusable email templates
  • upcoming event calendar
  • MailChimp integration (advanced & developer)
  • recurring events (advanced & developer)
  • members integration (advanced & developer)
  • Groupon integration (advanced & developer)
  • custom files (advanced & developer)
  • multiple event registration (advanced & developer)

That's not all! If you want to turbo-charge your event management, we've made it possible for you to process event registrations using your very own smartphones to scan QR codes!


We monitor the WordPress.org support forums, but for faster support you can visit our forum. You can also visit the Help/Support menu from the Event Espresso admin. Please visit the forums or visit the "Help/Support" menu within the Event Espresso admin.

If your support issue is urgent, we also offer priority event management support.

Check out the advanced installation and setup instructions on our website.