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Help: Adding an Event

An event should be used to publicise any upcoming events. If you have a group added on the website which the event is related to, then you will be able to attach the event to the group. Just follow the steps below.

Events Tab

Once logged into the website, click on the tab "Events".

Create Event in Sub Menu

On the sub-menu in the events section, click on the link at the bottom labeled "Create Event" (if you don't see this link, then you probably still need to login).

Enter title for event

You will now see a form which you can fill in to create an event. Start by entering the name of the event in the box labelled "Title".

Select Group or Sacrament to attach to

[Optional] Then you have the option of attaching the event to a group or a sacrament (or both). If this applies for your event, simply select the group or sacrament from the drop down boxes.

When Options

The enter when the even takes place. If you don't want to enter an end date, then simply untick the box.

Date box

Clicking in the date box will open a calendar where you can select the date for the event.

Time Selection

Clicking in the time box will highlight a segment of the time. Use the up/down arrow buttons on your keyboard to change the time, and the left/right arrow buttons to toggle between hours, minutes and am/pm.

Repeat Options

[Optional] If the event repeats, you can tick the "repeat" box and you will be provided with a variety of options to set when and how often an event repeats.

Adding location

Then add a location, this can be a full address, or could just be "St Margaret's Church" or "St Margaret's Church Hall".

About the event

In the Body section, write about what the event is. You can give as much detail as you like.

Adding image

[Optional] You can also add an image for your event (e.g. maybe a photo from when the event took place previously), just make sure you have the correct permissions to use it.

In the section labelled "Event Image", Click the "Browse" button to bring up the file explorer. Select your image in the dialog box (by double clicking, or clicking once and then clicking on "open") and then click the "Upload" button. Give it a moment and you will see a thumbnail of the image you have uploaded.

Adding Alternate Text

Then add an some "Alternate text" to describe the image.

Workflow comment

[Optional] Before your event is published, it will need to be approved. If there's any message you want to put with your event submission, add it in the "Workflow comment" section. This will only be seen by the administrator.

Save button

Finally, click the "Save" button at the bottom to submit your event. It will be published shortly.