WordPress RSVP Plugins to Build an Event and Registration Site

WordPress RSVP Plugins to Build an Event and Registration Site

Last Updated January 19, 2023

Organizations, especially nonprofits, regularly need event information included in their websites. As a website developer or agency, you have probably run into this request many times. There are a lot of event and ticketing systems available for popular platforms like WordPress. One of the key features that you might need for your project, and that not all systems provide, is the ability to handle an RSVP. So, today, we’re going to take a look at some popular event and ticketing systems that can handle reservations. These WordPress RSVP plugins are designed to help you take in and track reservations for events. They are great solutions for your event-based website project or client’s event management needs.


Popular WordPress RSVP Plugins

All of the WordPress RSVP plugins in this article are available for free at WordPress.org right now. Of course, this is WordPress we’re talking about so many of these plugins run on a freemium business model. That means that, while the base plugin is free, you might need to pay for additional features through a pro version or additional add-ons. We’ve done our best to summarize what each free plugin offers in terms of features. For premium plugins and add-ons, we’ve included a brief description of what’s included for the additional cost.

Event Tickets and Registration

Event Tickets and Registration

The Event Tickets and Registration plugin simplifies managing RSVPs and ticket sales by enabling you to sell tickets using your favorite payment provider. With just a few clicks, you can begin selling tickets and handling RSVPs using WordPress. The plugin lets you enable payment through PayPal, Stripe, Venmo, and credit cards. This plugin also has extensive template tags for customization that lets you add your own personal touch.

Plugin Details

This product was initially published by its owner in December of 2015. It is presently on version 5.5.6 and last underwent an update on January 16th, 2023. The newest release operates on WordPress 6.1.1 and requires at least PHP 7.3 to work on your server. This plugin is currently running on over 50,000 WordPress websites. It has had over 2,346,230 downloads. There have been 37 support requests with a 49% response rate. Event Tickets and Registration has below average support from its developer. Users rate this plugin as average.

Security Issues and Vulnerabilities

There have been 2 recorded security or vulnerability issues with Event Tickets and Registration. All of those security problems have been fixed. Here are the details:

DateDescriptionFixed?
12/22/21Open Redirect
This was a medium concern issue that was fixed in version 5.2.1.
Yes
9/2/19CSV Injection
This was a high concern issue that was fixed in version 4.10.7.1.
Yes

Premium Version

Event Tickets Plus supercharges your ticket sales with extra features. Those additional features include:

  • QR code check-in
  • WooCommerce integration
  • Custom registration
  • Shortcodes
  • Zoom integration
  • Apple Pay and Google Pay support
  • Advanced widgets

The single-site license is available for $99, the 3-site license for $199, the 10-sites license for $399, and the multisite license for $399. You get one year of updates and premium support with the premium license purchase.

Registrations for the Events Calendar

Registrations for the Events Calendar

Registrations for the Events Calendar lets you easily collect and manage registrations for your events, such as a meetup, class, workshop, or tournaments. The plugin has powerful frontend and backend features.

  • Email addresses can be checked for duplicates
  • Export your registrations to CSV
  • Reduce incomplete event registrations by limiting the process to a single page.

That’s not all. The plugin helps you follow up with your attendees with a customizable confirmation email. Finally, add as many text fields as you’d like to your RSVP form. Please note that in order for this plugin to work you’ll need to be running The Events Calendar on your site.

Plugin Details

This piece of software was originally released by its developer in October of 2016. It is actively on version 2.9.3 and last underwent an update on November 14th, 2022. The latest edition works on WordPress 6.1.1 and requires at least PHP 7.1 to work on your server. This plugin is presently operating on over 10,000 WordPress websites. It has had over 232,700 downloads. There have been 3 support requests with a 67% response rate. Registrations for the Events Calendar – Event Registration Plugin has ok support from its creator. Reviews for this plugin are very positive. Many of the end-users who left an evaluation found this plugin to be great.

Security Issues and Vulnerabilities

There have been 3 recorded security or vulnerability issues with Registrations for the Events Calendar. All of those security problems have been fixed. Here are the details:

DateDescriptionFixed?
12/27/21Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
This was a medium concern issue that was fixed in version 2.7.10.
Yes
11/8/21Unauthenticated SQL Injection
This was a critical concern issue that was fixed in version 2.7.6.
Yes
10/27/21Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
This was a medium concern issue that was fixed in version 2.7.4.
Yes

Premium Version

The premium version provides even more customization and control to the admin. The plugin’s premium features include multiple registration forms specific to each event. Offline payment management, guest registrations, and customizable event reports are additional features. The pro version includes support for online payments using PayPal and Stripe. Three pricing plans are available – Personal, Business, and Developer, which cost $69, $109, and $249 annually, respectively. The Personal plan provides single site use, the Business plan provides 2 sites use, and the Developer plan provides 10 sites use.

RSVP

RSVP

The RSVP plugin lets you manage attendees for your events like weddings, business conferences, church gatherings, birthdays, and much more. You can customize the front end through settings that are accessible from the WordPress admin area. The plugin’s key features include open registration or a private attendee list, custom questions, import and export attendees, and email notifications.

Plugin Details

This plugin was originally published by its developer in February of 2010. It is actively on version 2.7.10 and last had a revision on December 13th, 2022. The latest version runs on WordPress 6.1.1 and requires at least PHP 5.6 to operate on your server. This plugin is currently functioning on over 5,000 WordPress websites. It has had over 210,270 downloads. There have not been many assistance requests from customers. Reviews for this plugin are very positive. Many of the customers who left a review found RSVP and Event Management Plugin to be great.

Security Issues and Vulnerabilities

There have been 3 recorded security or vulnerability issues with RSVP. All of those security problems have been fixed. Here are the details:

DateDescriptionFixed?
4/11/22Unauthenticated Sensitive Information Disclosure
This was a medium concern issue that was fixed in version 2.7.7.
Yes
1/13/22Cross-Site Scripting
This was a medium concern issue that was fixed in version 2.7.5.
Yes
6/12/17Cross-Site Scripting
This was a medium concern issue that was fixed in version 2.3.8.
Yes

Premium Version

RSVP Pro comes bundled with extra features like the ability to do multiple events, an AJAX-based front end, more customization, and public attendee lists. It includes WPML and Polylang integrations, will send notifications and reminders to attendees, and much more. You can buy the Professional license for $89/ year, which provides single-site use, or the Business license for $399/year, which provides unlimited site usage. With both the purchases, you get 1 year of priority support and plugin updates.

RSVPMaker

RSVPMaker

RSVPMaker is a WordPress RSVP plugin designed to help you handle the scheduling of events. That feature set includes dealing with event marketing as well as taking and tracking RSVPs. You can use this plugin on your WordPress site to publish and promote events and then accept registration for them. RSVPMaker also has features to help you take in payments with Stripe and PayPal. One of the crazy additional features this plugin has over alternatives is its newsletter system. You can create and send newsletters to event attendees from inside the WordPress admin.

Plugin Details

This product was initially published by its owner in November of 2010. It is actively on version 9.9.3 and last experienced a revision on December 29th, 2022. The most recent version operates on WordPress 6.1.1 and requires at least PHP 5.6 to work on your server. This plugin is presently functioning on over 500 WordPress websites. It has had over 226,880 downloads. There have been 4 help requests with a 0% response rate. RSVPMaker has below average support from its owner. Reviews for this plugin are very positive. Many of the customers who left a piece of feedback found this plugin to be excellent.

Security Issues and Vulnerabilities

There have been 6 recorded security or vulnerability issues with RSVPMaker. All of those security problems have been resolved. Here is a look at the most recent issues:

DateDescriptionFixed?
5/17/22Unauthenticated SQL Injection
This was a critical concern issue that was fixed in version 9.3.2.
Yes
4/27/22Unauthenticated SQL Injection
This was a critical concern issue that was fixed in version 9.2.6.
Yes
4/26/22Unauthenticated SQL Injection
This was a critical concern issue that was fixed in version 9.2.5.
Yes
6/29/21Server-Side Request Forgery
This was a low concern issue that was fixed in version 8.7.3.
Yes
4/28/19SQL Injection
This was a critical concern issue that was fixed in version 6.1.9.
Yes
RSVPify Event RSVP & Registration Embed

RSVPify Event RSVP & Registration Embed

The RSVPify Event RSVP & Registration Embed plugin is built to integrate your RSVPify account with your WordPress site. The plugin lets you embed your RSVP and event registration forms inside any piece of content. This allows you to promote and accept registrations on your site without any redirects. So attendees can find and pay to attend your events without having to go to RSVPify to complete the process. This plugin is ideal for those using the RSVPify system but are not interested in having their guests use their website.

Plugin Details

This plugin was initially published by its creator in January of 2022. It is actively on version 1.1.0 and last underwent a revision on February 7th, 2022. The most recent update runs on WordPress 5.8.6 and requires at least PHP 5.6 to work on your server. This plugin is presently functioning on over 100 WordPress sites. It has had over 1,440 downloads. There have not been many support requests from users. Reviews for RSVPify Event RSVP & Registration Embed are very positive. Many of the end-users who left a review found this plugin to be wonderful.


Find the Best WordPress RSVP Plugin

Our list of WordPress RSVP plugins runs the gamut of options. These plugins are a mix of complete event systems and smaller plugins with simpler feature sets. Some of them require using third-party plugins or sites to be effective. Regardless, one of these plugins will surely help with your event website project. We recommend giving each of the full-featured ones a try if you are starting from scratch. The complete package plugins have similar features but things like interface, or even support, can make a difference. Trying multiple options out and making the right decision will save you a lot of time and headaches in the future.


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Before you go, you might be interested to learn more about our White Label WordPress plugin. Our plugin was designed specifically to help WordPress developers and agencies make their everyday work easier. You can not only use White Label to rebrand WordPress but customize the admin experience as well. White Label lets you rename menu items or remove them entirely. Create custom dashboard elements, rewrite plugin names and descriptions, or totally redesign the login page to match your client’s logo and brand. Take a look at White Label’s complete feature list to find out all of the ways our plugin can help your business.


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