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Setup Wordpress 1-click CMS

Learn how to install the Sequel Wordpress plugin to enable automatic syncing of data from Sequel to your Wordpress website

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Welcome to the comprehensive guide on integrating Sequel CMS with your WordPress site using the Sequel CMS 1-Click plugin. This plugin not only facilitates seamless integration but also offers advanced field mapping features to customize how's event data is displayed on your WordPress site. Follow this step-by-step guide to install the plugin, configure webhook settings, and understand field mapping for a tailored content synchronization.

Installation and Initial Setup

  1. Install the Plugin: Begin by installing the Sequel CMS 1-Click plugin. You can download the plugin here.

  2. Access Plugin Settings: Once installed, navigate to your WordPress dashboard admin menu. Look for the "Sequel 1-Click" menu item and click on it to access the plugin's settings page.

Understanding Field Mapping

Field mapping is the process of linking specific data points from events (like titles and descriptions) to WordPress post attributes (such as content type) and custom fields.

Configuring Field Mappings

Navigate to the field mapping settings in the Sequel 1-Click plugin settings page to set up your mappings.

  1. Post Type Mapping: is a crucial step in the integration process, as it allows you to determine the type of content you want Sequel to create on your website. The most common option is a post, but you also have the flexibility to create custom types such as live events or webinars.

  2. Post Status Mapping: This setting allows you to choose whether you want the event created in Sequel to be published automatically on your WordPress site or if you prefer to review it as a draft before publishing it.

  3. Sequel Event Id Mapping: The event ID from Sequel will be used in your template to generate a unique URL for the Sequel embed code. This feature enables the automatic creation of the appropriate Sequel embed code on your website, ensuring a seamless integration experience.

  4. Custom Field Mappings: For additional event details (start/end dates, time zones), use the custom field mappings to align this data with corresponding custom fields in WordPress.

Configuring Webhook URLs

Webhook URLs are provided by the plugin for creating, updating, and deleting posts. These URLs need to be set up in dashboard to enable real-time content synchronization.

  1. Copy Webhook URLs: In the plugin settings, locate the Webhook URLs section and copy the URLs for creating, updating, and deleting events.

  2. Set Up Webhooks in Paste these URLs into the appropriate fields in the dashboard integration settings and save your changes.

Final Steps

Once you have completed setting up the field mappings and webhook URLs, your WordPress site and will be seamlessly integrated. To ensure the integration is successful, try creating an event in Sequel and then check if it appears on your WordPress site. This will confirm that the synchronization is working effectively.

If you encounter any issues or have any questions during the integration process, don't hesitate to reach out to our team. We are here to assist you with any problems you may encounter.

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