Select “Create an Event” under the “Events” tab on the dashboard.
Enter in field information
SUMMARY: The summary displays on the general event page on organization’s website under the name ohe event. It is the brief statement summarizing the event, and then the viewer will have to click “View Event” in order to go into the actual event page for the event.
DESCRIPTION: The description displays on the actual webpage for the specific event
The description is the built-out content for the event. All headings, titles, description text, ims, etc. Are included in the description
START & END DATE: The start & end dates are the dates and times that the event starts and when it endIf the event is multiple days, the start & end date will be different. If the event is only one day, the start & end dates will be the same, only different times.
TAGS: For the event to show up on the event page, there MUST be a tag created for the event. The nt needs to be tagged on both the event & the event page settings – the event will not display on the event page if they are not both tagged.
TICKETS: Tickets are required for events. Select “Add Ticket” & enter in ticket information, then ck “Save” – do this for each ticket.
Paid tickets: will have a price above $0.
Free tickets: will have a price of $0.
Custom fields: are custom specifications for the ticket.
Number of registrants: how many people can be included in this ticket. For example, if the ticket is a table of 10, then the number of registrants is 10.
Number of tickets available: the total number tickets available under this specific ticket typeor example, if they are only selling three tables of 10, then there are only three available tickets for this ticket type.
The event will only have so many available seats. If the event is a small venue, the organization ht want to limit the amount of tickets they sell to not overcrowd the venue. On the flip side, the organization might have a large venue and want to sell as many tickets as possible.
Purpose of availability date for tickets: the organization might not want to let the tickets go onle until a future date, so in this case, you would select the future date for the tickets to go on sale, and then the end date would be the date of the event. On the flip side, if the organization wants the tickets to be available for purchase right away, you would select today’s date as the start date.