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Calendar

Choose which calendar the event should appear in.

Date
Choose the start date of the event.

Recurrence
If the event occurs once then choose "One Time Event” and set the Duration to "1” (point 4.2.4). If it occurs for more than once, set the recurrence to daily (One Time Event), Weekly, Bi-Weekly, or Monthly and then set the Duration to "2” or more.

Duration
This option is used to set the number of Recurrences an event will last (point 4.2.3). If it is a weekly event for one year, set the Recurrence to "Weekly Event” and the Duration to "52”.

Event Name
Allows you to give the event a name that will show up in the calendar for each day the event occurs.

On the calendar, the event names are links which, when clicked on by a visitor, open a pop-up window displaying the event description. This window can show text, photos, maps, email links, and other links.

Description
Allows you to input content that will display in the pop-up window when someone clicks on the event. When entering content for this event window, consider answering the following questions your visitor will likely be looking for depending on the event:

  • Event Name
  • Date(s), Time(s)
  • Inclusions and Exclusions
  • Location
  • Directions
  • Graphic Map or Link to Map
  • Parking Service and Cost
  • Registration Deadlines
  • Seminars/Speakers/Classes
  • Admission Cost
  • Payment Methods
  • Attire
  • Transportation
  • Accommodations
  • Services Available
  • Handicap Access
  • Contact Person(s)
  • Contact Email(s)
  • Website(s)
  • What To Bring
  • What Not To Bring
  • Menu(s)
  • Diet and Allergy Provisions
  • Other Instructions
Adding Events to the Coming Events Plugin

  1. Go to the Calendar Manager Module under Modules.
  2. Click on "List Calendar Events"
  3. Click Edit on event you wish to have on the "Upcoming Events". Look for the "Show in Coming Events" field and turn this on to show this event in coming events or off if you do not wish it to show in the coming events.
Tip: If the event is still not displaying, ensure that it is "Active".


Editing number of days to show the Coming Events in plugin.
  1. Go to the Calendar Manager Module under Modules.
  2. Edit the calendar you wish to adjust the days to show ahead on the template plugin.
  3. Under Coming Events settings edit the "Number Of Days" field to change how many days ahead the events will show in the template plugin.
  4. Sumbit the changes on the calander.