ADD NEW EVENT VIA BACK END DASHBOARD
Hover over the Events link in the left sidebar and click on the Add link to open up a new Event Submission form.
Fill out the form with the title, event description, summary (optional), and event url.
Event Data includes date & time info, admission and video links. To enter dates, click on the Start Date field and an interactive calendar will display. Click on the start date and it will auto-populate the field. Do the same thing for the End Date. Then check off the Days of the Week the event takes place on. You will have a chance to fill in the times after to save the form.
Fill in the required contact fields and check off any accessibility that may apply.
Select the registered Organization from the drop menu or enter a temporary org name.
Select the registered Venue from the drop menu or enter a temporary venue name and address information.
Scroll up to the top of the form, and select the Primary Category from drop menu in the right sidebar. You may also select additional categories and subcategories, as well from the Additional Category block.
Scroll down a little further and click on the Set Featured Image link to upload a primary event image. This will open up the Media Library.
To upload an image, simply drag the image from you desktop and drop it directly into the Media Library. You can also select the Upload Files tab and drop files or select them from your desktop or image location. Event images must be at least 400x400 pixels in both directions.
Once the image is fully uploaded, click on the Set Event Image button. You will then be directed back to the event form and the primary image will display under the Featured Event block in the right sidebar.
Scroll back up to the top of the form and click on the Publish button to save your Event Submission Form. This publishes/displays the event on your calendar site. If you do not want to publish the event yet, click the Draft link instead. The event will remain in draft mode until you “Publish” it.
You can now add the times to your form. Simply set the start time and end time (optional) and then click on the Apply To All link. This will apply the start times to all your dates. If you need to edit a time, just click on the start time on the specific date. Change the time and click the Edit Time button. Scroll back up to the top of the form and click on the Update button to save your Event Submission Form.
Please note: once you have applied times to your dates, the Start Time field will reset to its default display of 1pm.
Questions or suggestions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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