Tessera Integration and Costs


Tessera offers a complete solution to your ticketing needs. Costs for Tessera are comprised of the following:

1. Tessera Subscription Fee

Your monthly subscription includes Tessera ticketing platform hosting and licensing and is based on your estimated number of tickets sold per year. Costs range from $125/month for less than 10k tickets per year to $667/month for 100k tickets sold per year. (Sell more than 100k per year? Contact us for pricing.)

 

2. Integrating Tessera with Your WordPress Website

We offer the following options:

Do-It-Yourself  – Free Setup

Got a WordPress coder on staff? Integrate the Tessera ticketing API with your WordPress website yourself with no upfront cost.

Includes: 

  • Tessera set up and configuration for your venue
  • Tessera API access

Best for: Venues with a pre-existing website and an experienced web coder on staff

 

No Frills WordPress Template – Free Setup

Get your ticket sales up and running fast with no set up cost.

Includes:

  • Tessera set up and configuration for your venue
  • Installation of a basic WordPress template that handles your show listings, show detail page, cart and checkout process, and a generic About Us page
  • WordPress customization limited to your logo and brand colors

Best for: Venues on a tight budget needing to get ticket sales up and running quickly and on a shoe-string

 

WordPress Template Plus – $3,500 Set Up

Need a little more than a bare bones WordPress template? Our Template Plus gets your customized site up and running at a surprisingly affordable cost.

Includes:

  • Tessera set up and configuration for your venue
  • Installation of a basic WordPress template that handles your show listings, show detail page, cart and checkout process and a generic About Us page
  • A greater degree of customization and integration, including a custom header and footer, email signup integration, and a featured shows slider

Best for: Venues on a budget needing to get ticket sales up, but with greater branding and technology integration needs

 

Implement Your Venue’s Design – Starts at $6,000

Got your own designer or an existing website? We’ll implement your custom website design for you.

Includes:

  • Tessera set up and configuration for your venue
  • Integrate Tessera with your website, including your show listings, show detail page, cart and checkout process
  • Implementation of your custom design in WordPress

Best for: Venues who have engaged your own designer for your website design 

 

Top to Bottom Redesign and Implementation – Starts at $10,000

Soup-to-nuts,  we’ll provide you with a complete website design, implementation and integration with Tessera.

Includes:

  • Tessera set up and configuration for your venue
  • Custom design process for your website
  • Website design
  • Implementation of website design in WordPress

Best for: Venues desiring a fresh start and completely unique website design

 

3. WordPress Monthly Hosting (if applicable)

We can host your WordPress website for you (recommended, but not required, to provide end-to-end support). Per site monthly hosting rate depends on your average traffic, estimated from your ticket volume and typically ranges from $150 to $400 a month.

*Hosting traffic capacity automatically scales to accommodate surges. Fees may increase if site traffic exceeds original traffic estimates.

 

4. Add on Options

Seating Chart Setup 

Seating chart design costs $500 for GA-only. $1,000 for seated up to 500 seats. (If you supply the floor map.)

 

Point of Sale

Procuring, programming, shipping MagTek iDynamo swipe CC readers. This programming is necessary for secure encryption of credit card numbers. Stripe Verifone P400 credit card readers are also available to those clients using the Stripe payment gateway. 

Cost: Approximately $300 per device

 

Barcode Reader Capability

Barcode reader capability within the Tessera Ticketing system, so that configured devices (cell phones, tablets, etc.) can scan ticket barcodes and validate against a show’s will call list. 

Monthly Cost starts at $100/month for up to 5 devices.

 

Optional Maintenance Plan

Tessera recommends a maintenance plan to handle WordPress and plugin updates, minor enhancement requests and support requests. We offer a range of plans to cover any level of support you require.

 
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