Events

The Events page lets you maintain event postings of one-off and recurring types. You can create and manage events and see all events-related information and actions.

To manage your calendars, from the Events page, navigate to the Calendars page via the All calendars link.

PREREQUISITES: You must set the day of the week you want your calendar to start the week. To do this, click Administration » Settings » Advanced » Events and specify the First day of the week and the Last day of the week and click Save changes.

The following table summarizes the main properties and actions for Events.

Property/Action Description
Widgets to use and configure 

Events widget

Calendar widget

Display on pages  Display content on your website 
Organization  You can organize your events in calendars that you can color-code the calendars, and then display on the website in MonthWeek, or Day view. For more information, see Manage event calendars
Comments 

You can view all comments, submitted for events, by expanding the Settings section on right side of the page and clicking Comments.

For more information about comments, see Overview: Comments module
Custom fields 

You can add custom fields to events, or choose from predefined default fields (such as contact phone #, and UTC time) that are currently suppressed from view. To manage the custom fields of events, on Events page, click Custom Fields for events link in the right pane of the page.
For more information, see Overview: Custom fields.

You then display a custom field on your website by adding it to a template for displaying events.
For more information, see Overview: Widget templates
Permissions 

You can set permissions for all events, or set individual permissions for each event. 

For more information about changing permissions, see Grant permissions for content.
Search and filter Search and filter content items

Event calendars

You can organize your events in calendars that you can color-code the calendars, and then display on the website in Month, Week, or Day view. For more information, see Manage event calendars.  

Import events from SharePoint

You can import events and calendars from a SharePoint site.

For more information, see Synchronize Sitefinity CMS with a SharePoint site.

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