Server Migration & Sync Addon with Facebook
Published on: August 16,2018
The Great Migration is Over
First of all my apologies for not forewarning you guys about the server migration. It was something I wanted to do for quite sometime, but kept pushing back. And it just came to a point we just had to pull the trigger and get it done. We greatly appreciate your patient through this process, I saw few people had issues and then they saw our twitter on the server migration news and understood the circumstances.
Anyways we are now completely moved to a new and faster server, and you probably have already noticed increase in loading speed on our helpdesk and myeventon.com main site.
Use Stripe to buy Addons
With new sevres, we also added SSL to all our sites now. With that we are now using Stripe as an alternative payment method to Paypal to accept payments for eventON addons. Some folks from Turkey and Pakistan had issues using Paypal in the past, and this should help now. So far we are seeing about 50% of the customers choosing to use Stripe instead of Paypal. We are also finding out Stripe transaction fees are slightly cheaper compared to Paypal.
Sync Addon with Facebook Events
There was lot of involvement from our wonderful EventON folks at helpdesk ticket https://helpdesk.ashanjay.com/ticket/eventon-wasnt-syncing-facebook-events-i-updated-and-lost-settings-and-every-event-i-had-previously-still-not-syncing/ — about the Sync addon’s facebook event import feature.
With recent developments to facebook event import restrictions it seems apparent they are going to really lock down on event imports. Going forward its not something we want to spend a lot of our time on and expect someday it will open up. Because we want to spend our time on developing better and important features for eventON that will empower our users to do more things and have an ease of mind.