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Getting Correct Search Results with Non-English Characters

Participants Database is set up to be compatible with non-English installs using the normal localization setup provided by WordPress: download the language pack, choose your language in the settings, and you’re set. Participants Database will follow along, as long as it has a translation file that matches the chosen language. This is discussed in more… (read)

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Date Shifting and Other Timezone-related Issues in Participants Database

I problem I occasionally see with Participants Database is dates that are entered end up being saved as 1 day later or earlier. This problem and it’s solution is a little bit complicated, so I’ll take a minute to explain how this happens. The basic reason for the problem has to do with timezone setting… (read)

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Customizing the Text in Participants Database

I often get asked if it’s possible to change the text generated by the Participants Database plugin, including the name of the plugin. Yes, it’s possible, because nearly all the text is processed through a translation file which can be edited to “translate” the plugin text to anything you want. Here’s how to do that… (read)