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3 - Event Categories

Last updated on 5/26/2014

If you are using an advanced search option with your events calendar, categories make it easy for your visitors to find specific types of events.  

All Tasks>Calendar>Categories

You can create multiple categories in All Tasks > Calendar > Categories or via Quick Setup by clicking the + Add New button.

   

Select Categories from the Managing Directory. 

 

TabFieldsEntry InstructionsRequired

 

Active

Select to make category visible

 

Name

Internal reference. Not displayed

Content

 

 

 

 

Title

Category displayed on the website

REQUIRED

 

Summary

Optional

 

Media

 

Add images to show on the Category Page, if desired.  Images appear above the Title

Options

 

Direct which template your category will open in.  

Notes

 

A place to attach internal notes to the category.  

Modifying and Deleting Categories

Categories can be deleted and modified by returning to the Category List Editor.

Items, such as webpages and menus, may be linked to categories and will be impacted by modifications and deletions. Ensure you know which items are linked to a category before making changes.  You can change the order of categories by clicking and dragging the category up or down.  

Click on the arrows (circled in red above) to create a hierarchical list of categories.  A visitor could search for all Outdoor Events or for the more specific category (within Outdoor Events) of Musical.  

Example

Outdoor Events

     Musical    
     Theater
     Tours