Tag: barcodes

Ticket QR codes

By default, FooEvents displays 1D barcodes on tickets, however, you can choose to use QR codes instead by enabling this option via the FooEvents settings. QR codes work much the same as barcodes and can be scanned using the

Scanning tickets

Visit the Ticket Barcodes section to find out more about barcodes Tickets can be scanned using the FooEvents Check-ins apps or by connecting a USB or Bluetooth barcode scanner to your computer and doing check-ins via the FooEvents Express Check-in plugin. Scanning using the FooEvents Check-ins apps The barcode scanner uses the mobile device’s built-in …

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How do I remove barcodes/QR codes from tickets?

If you do not want barcodes to appear on your tickets, simply edit the event product and click on the “Event” tab where you will find an option called “Display barcode on ticket?” Uncheck this box and click “Update” to prevent barcodes from displaying on your tickets for this particular event.

Scanning tickets with the apps

The FooEvents Check-ins apps uses the mobile device’s built-in camera and operating system libraries to scan ticket barcodes. The accuracy and speed of scanning is very much dependent on the quality and capability of the device, not the app. In general, we have found that higher end smartphones, particularly the latest iPhone, performs best as …

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Global settings

FooEvents provides various global settings that can effect the behavior of your events and tickets. You can also customize the appearance of the FooEvents Check-ins apps via these settings. Navigate to FooEvents > Settings in the left sidebar of your WordPress Admin Area Select the relevant tab and change the settings as required Save Changes Once …

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Barcode scanners

Every ticket that is generated by FooEvents contains a unique barcode that can either be rendered using the code 128 standard or QR code. You can attach any external barcode scanner that can read standard 1D barcodes or QR codes to the FooEvents Check-ins apps via Bluetooth or to your computer via USB or Bluetooth …

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Ticket barcodes

Visit the Ticket Scanning section to see how barcodes can be scanned Visit the Ticket QR codes section to find out how to use QR codes instead of 1D barcodes A barcode is a machine-readable code in the form of numbers and a pattern of parallel lines of varying widths, printed on a commodity and …

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Why are barcodes/QR codes not being generated and displayed in tickets?

Firstly, please ensure that you have updated to the latest versions of all the FooEvents plugins on your website. If you still experience issues scanning, it’s possible that the file permissions for that directory on your server might be too restrictive. Make sure that the following directory ‘/wp-content/uploads/fooevents/barcodes‘ exists on your server and that the …

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