Gone are the days when people used to keep a record of the invite responses manually. Nowadays, people use their website as their invitation and maintain a list of confirmed attendees. There are many different WordPress plugins that are designed to record RSVP responses.
We know that organising and managing an event is a tiresome task and you need complete attention to avoid any blunder. Using RSVP plugins will allow you to shift your total focus on the management process and will take care of the responses itself. Below we mention some of the best RSVP plugins for WordPress.
The WPForms plugin is one of the best form builders available today. It is easy to use and comes with tons of preloaded forms. You can easily create an event form and integrate it with your WordPress site. All your users have to do is fill out that form with the necessary details, and it will record the details in its database. Once the deadline is over, you can export all the information about the confirmed attendees in the CSV format and manage your event accordingly.
If you are charging any entry fees for your event, then you can list out the amount and accept payments from PayPal and Stripe. All the forms created by this plugin are completely mobile friendly and can be used on a variety of devices. In addition to that, it also protects your website from any spam attacks by adding an extra layer of Captcha. With this plugin, you also get the Aweber add-on, MailChimp add-on, GetResponse add-on, and Campaign Monitor add-on. If you are not satisfied with the prebuilt templates, then you can create a custom form and customise it as per your needs.
The Events+ is a plugin which is specially created for managing events which can help you in RSVP and ticket sales. It has an event countdown feature which automatically redirects the user to the live stream your event directly on your website. Event calendar comes pre-equipped with this plugin that allows you to display all your upcoming events. To promote your event, you can create event pages, add promotional videos, display event description, and the location of the event.
This plugin supports PayPal to accept payments for tickets sale, and if you want to take payments from another gateway, then you can use MarketPress eCommerce plugin to receive payments from fifteen other gateways.
Social media is a great platform to promote your events. Facebook is a great social media platform which allows you to create and promote events. If you create an event on Facebook, then the Events+ plugin will automatically share that event on your website. Some additional features of this plugin include Twitter login RSVP, upcoming events widget, compatible with every theme, event cancellation and much more.
This plugin lets you create events and integrates them into your WordPress website. You can add the RSVP feature directly to your posts and pages. If you want to add the RSVP function to your event listing, then you can use the Events Calendar plugin to that too. You can get detailed information about the RSVP information from the backend and simplifies the management process.
The Event Tickets plugins’ sole purpose is to help you manage your RSVP and doesn’t require any further customisations. If you want to charge for the entry, then you need to have the Event Ticket Plus plugin which allows you to sell using Easy Digital Downloads and WooCommerce. In addition to that, this plugin is completely mobile friendly and allow your users to mark their presence on the go.
If you are among those who love to keep testing new themes, then this plugin is also tested with the major frameworks including Genesis, Thesis, and Woo Themes.
The RSVP Maker is another RSVP managing plugin which allows you to schedule any events on your website. Promoting your event is one of the main things that relates to its success. With this plugin, you can endorse your event on any social media. In addition to that, with its MailChimp integration, you can shout out about your event using emails.
If you are among those people who prefer to organise online events, then this plugin uses YouTube Live service to help you create online events without any extra cost. Moreover, your attendees can register themselves on your website by providing the necessary information. You can add the event right from the post editor, and it also provides you with some additional options at the editor screen including email notifications, setting the price and reminder messages.
You can directly check the RSVP reports from the WordPress admin dashboard and extract those in CSV format. To make this plugin more useful, you can use some additional extensions like RSVPMaker for Toastmasters, RSVPMaker Excel, and RSVPMaker Volunteer Roles. All these extensions enhance the plugin features, providing you with a richer experience.
This is an all in one event management plugin which comes with a lot of features. You can add ‘public’, ‘draft’, and recurring event fields in the RSVP form. If you want to accept payments for the tickets, then this plugin supports PayPal as well. Moreover, this plugin can send email reminders to the registered users for payments. Apart from PayPal, you can accept payments from FirstData, 2CheckOut, Stipe, Worldpay and more.
This plugin is fully compatible with Google Calendar and Google Maps. You can also install an add-on plugin to sync your website with your Facebook Events. Also, this theme comes with numerous shortcodes and is compatible with multiple sites as well. Language is not a barrier with this plugin as it entirely translation ready.
Getting the most of your RSVP form is the key to a successful event. These were some of the best RSVP plugins for WordPress that will help you in managing your events efficiently. All these plugins have some distinctive features which will satisfy all your event management needs.