AllEvents Magnet – Meetup

The "AllEvents Magnet – Meetup" plugin integrates events from Meetup groups into AllEvents Magnet through a specific plugin. The easiest way is to import your Meetup groups to make them accessible in your favorite events management component. To be able to import the calendars you need to first get the API key as described in the steps below. You will need to have a meetup account in order to import your meetup group events.

Table of Contents

  1. Install the plugin
  2. Configure the plugin
  3. Meetup Import

Install the plugin

  1. Download the extension to your local machine as a zip file package.
  2. From the backend of your Joomla site (administration) select Extensions >> Manager, then Click the Browse button and select the extension package on your local machine. Then click the Upload & Install button to install module.
  3. Go to Extensions >> Plugin, find and click on AllEvents Magnet – Meetup . Then enable it.

If you have problems installing or updating the extension, please try the manual installation process as described here: docs.joomla.org/Installing_an_extension

For update the plugin you can follow this topic.

For uninstall the plugin you can follow this topic.

Configure the plugin

Getting your API key

You need to create a account on meetup.

Log in on https://secure.meetup.com/meetup_api/key/ with your Meetup credentials.

After registering you should see a success message. You will have to generate an API key.

Now you will see your Meetup API key which will be hidden, In this page, you can also Reset your API key. If you do a reset, don’t forget to update your AllEvents Magnet plugin

Setting up your API key

Go to the plugin manager in the Joomla administration back end, edit the AllEvents Magnet – Meetup plugin and update the Meetup API key.

plg_aemagnet_meetup
Option Description Type Value
Meetup API key You can view or create your Meetup Apps https://secure.meetup.com/meetup_api/key/ text
Update existing events Check to updates existing events. (Not Recommend) checkbox
Download ID Enter your Download ID to enable Updates text

Meetup Import

Import Facebook Events allows you to import meetup events into your Joomla site automatically.

Import by Meetup Group URL

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  • Meetup Group URL:you need meetup group url. So you have to go meetup.com and copy your group name from the URL. Example: http://www.meetup.com/your-group/
  • Import into: you can choose your events component from dropdown list.
  • Import type: you import event based on one-time or scheduled import.

then you click on Import events button events import in your Joomla.

Scheduled Imports

Some possibilities are proposed. You can find them on the specific page Scheduled Imports

Manage Scheduled Imports

Some possibilities are proposed. You can find them on the specific page Manage Scheduled Imports