To Add a new event firstly log into the Fairwarp CMS.
Once you have arrived at the Dashboard, hover over the Events menu option in the left-hand navigation menu and in the fly-out menu, click the ‘Add New’ link.
You will be presented with a page similar to the image below.
Entering Event Data
Provide the event title in the top box.
Add your content into the ‘Editor‘ box below. You can also add images into your event by selecting the “Add Media” button above.
If you have an image with all the details on you can leave the Event content Editor empty and skip to Featured Image.
This sections is only to provide a summary of the event. Not the dates and times of the event. this is carried out in the ‘Setting the Event Calendar Details‘ below.
In this section you need to select where this new event relates to.
By default you always need to select ‘Fairwarp News‘ in order for this Event to show on the Fairwarp Home page and news feed.
You also need to select the other area that this Event fits into:
Below is the list of areas you can select from:
- Fairwarp Christ Church
- Fairwarp Community Society
- Fairwarp Market
- Fairwarp Queen Elizabeth II Field
- Fairwarp Football Club
- Fairwarp Village Hall
- Fairwarp Women’s Institute
- Header View – Do Not Use
By selecting the relevant above options will help show the event in other areas of the website.
For example by selecting ‘Fairwarp Community Society‘ this will show this Event on the Fairwarp Home page and also on the Fairwarp Community Society Pages of the website.
In the tag box enter key words that users can use to search on google or on the Fairwarp website to find this Event.
When creating your event you may havean image you with to add to the event or only use the image such as a flyer. Please only select 1 Featured Image.
Click on the ‘Set Featured Image‘ and select your image from the media library or upload a new image.
Setting the Event Calendar Details
Once you have completed the above details you need to enter the event details.
As per the below image enter the Event Date and Time, Location, Organisers and Cost.
Finishing the Event
At any time in your design you can preview what your event is going to look like by selecting the ‘Preview‘ button in the top left under the ‘Publish‘ section. This will open a new Web Page with a preview of your current event your working on.
From the ‘Publish‘ section you can save your event as a draft and come back to it at a later time.
To do this you would log back into the Fairwarp CMS, hover over the ‘Events‘ menu option in the left-hand navigation menu and in the fly-out menu select ‘All Events‘. Find your event title in the list of events. Once you have found the event click on the event title to carry on editing.
Under the Publish section there is also an option called ‘Publish immediately‘. By selecting the ‘Edit‘ link you can back date the event for events in the past, or set a go live date for the future to show the event after a given date and time.
You can select ‘Publish‘ once you have finished the event and this will make the event live on the website at the date and time you select ‘Publish‘.
Once you have completed all of the above you are ready to go live and publish your new ‘Event‘. Review the above ‘Publish‘ Section on how to publish the Event.