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Location / Additional Locations

The location section of Modern Events Calendar is very simple and easy to use.

Here we will explain how to add a location and use it multiple times for different events.

This section also includes an important field (Address) for those who want to set up Google Maps API into their event. Of course, if you want to set up an event quickly, you have several options for configuring the location section of each event.


How to Create and Use Location in Modern Events Calendar?

1- Enter your location name.

2- Enter a slug for your location.

3- Enter description of your location here.

4- Google key, which should be configured in settings, will be using this address to show the map on the front end.

Note: To auto-suggest address, you should make sure to set correct Google Map API.

After adding the location in the “location menu” you can assign it to your desired event.

You can also insert a new location in the event post type manually. Just click on a drop-down and select insert New Location, as the following example:

5 & 6- Latitude/Longitude will be filled automatically if you use the Google Map module.

7- Enter your location website here.

8- You can set a thumbnail for your location using this option.

There is another way to add a new location. You need to use the Insert New Location option under the Location/Venue tab in Event Details of your single event settings.

Here is a preview of your location:

Note 1: To auto-suggest address, You should get the “Google Map API” through the description of this article. Also If you need to use “OpenStreetMap”, please note this feature is not available on MEC PRO But you can do this by using “Advanced Map” and change the map.

Note 2: You can use the optional Latitude and Longitude fields to record the geographic location of your event. You can also use this free online service to get these coordinates.

Additional Locations

In order to activate the Additional Locations feature, you need to go to MEC Settings > Single Event > Additional Locations and activate the “Show additional locations option on Add/Edit events page and single event page” option.

After enabling it, you can insert your additional locations by going to Single Event Edit Page > Event Details > Location/Venue > Other Locations.

Your additional locations will be shown as following in your single event page:

Additional Locations And Organizers in MEC plugin


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Freddie July 17, 2022
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Hi! in the additionnal location, the website doesn’t show up. Ahy idea what I did wrong? Thanks

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r.dushaev June 5, 2020
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Hi, how do I change the font? I want to make it bigger and change the color.

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iJKos January 10, 2020
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Hi!Is there any optionos to have a location page?

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Kathryn Kaiser September 23, 2019
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I am wondering why my map is not showing up in my event?