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Events

Once your calendars are set up, anyone with access can add events. If you're transitioning from a Helios calendar, you can import your events.

Create EventsLink to this section

If you're in a group with access, you can create and manage events. Levels 9 and 10 administrators can create and manage events for all calendars in the site.

Quickly create a basic event, as follows:

  1. Go to Add-Ons > Calendar > All Events
  2. Click +New Event.
  3. In the dropdown, select the calendar that will show your event.
  4. Type to name the event.
  5. Pick the date and time for the event to start and end.
    • Select the All Day checkbox if your event will span one or multiple days.
    • Administrators manage the time zone for the calendar.
  6. In the dropdown, select if your event will repeat.
    • If your event repeats, select its recurrence details.
  7. Click Create.
  8. In the Featured column, click the icon to show the event on the default view of the public events page.
    • See events that are not featured using the All Events filter on the public events page.

Publish the event to see it on the public events page.

Optional Event Details

In addition to the quick-start event creation, you can enter optional details for your event.

  • Use the mini-WYSIWYG to enter and format the event description.
  • Choose an image that will show with the event details.
    • Images should have square proportions and 500 pixels minimum.
    • If your event does not have an image, the public events page will display your theme color and a calendar icon.
  • Type to enter a short written description (alt text) of the event image.
  • In the dropdown, select the organizer of the event.
    • If you have access, you can add an organizer with +Add New.
  • Select or create tags for your event.
    • Event tags help sort and filter within Omni CMS and on your public events page.
  • In the dropdown, select the location of the event.
    • If you have access, you can add a location with +Add New.
  • Paste a valid URL (for example, a virtual meeting).
    • Type to label the button for the link, which will show on the public events page.

PublishLink to this section

By default, only levels 9 and 10 administrators can publish events. Administrators can assign approval rights to other users. 

  1. Go to Add-Ons > Calendar > Pending Approval.
  2. In the Featured column, select the icon to show the event on the default view of the public events page.
    • See events that are not featured in the All Events view of the public events page.
  3. Click the filename for the event.
  4. Review the event details.
  5. Click Publish.
  6. Click the final check icons for spelling and links.
  7. Click Publish to see the event on your public events page.

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