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Flipper to Show Upcoming Events

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flourishdesignstudio

Hi there! I'm trying to use flipper to show upcoming events on a site.

I've installed and created some test events using The Events Calendar by Modern Tribe. I installed Flipper. And in Page Editor > Flipper > Edit, it recognized the Events post type. :) It also recognized the event categories. So far, so good!

However, on the front end, it shows the featured image (great!), the event title (great!), But... it shows the published date instead of the event date and no description excerpt. :( See http://www.getreadyforwow.com/park/calendar-test

When I try to use regular post types, it does not show and events or event categories, so I cannot use that as a backup option.

Can you help me get the events to show correctly? I feel like I'm 75% there, but would like the date of the event (and not the post date) and the event description excerpt to show. I'm attaching a screenshot of what I am trying to accomplish. And you can see what is happening here (please ignore the test site styling! ;)

I truly appreciate your time and help!

Screen Shot 2016-03-29 at 2.30.36 PM.png

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oksodavid

here are the functions you can use for your screenshot tribe_get_start_date, tribe_events_get_the_excerpt and tribe_get_event_link

alternatively, if you use the new postgrid section, you can use the Meta Bottom field to insert the above via shortcodes as an easy fix

I think a hooks plug or docs is in the mix to make this kind of customization easier

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