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Setup

Configuring basic Events settings including booking processes, categories and permissions.

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To configure the setup of an instance of Events go to Administration -> Apps -> Modules -> Events.

1. Select the appropriate instance and click Options.

2. Select Setup. The following view will be presented:

Events setup screenshot v7

3. Configure the details as required.

Title

Enter an appropriate Title for the calendar

Share across sites

If required, check to share the calendar to any micro-sites

Location

Select the required Geo-coding and Mapping providers, in order to plot Events via a mapping service. The Geo-coding provider generates co-ordinates for a location, the mapping service then displays the location on an interactive map.

Note: Location Services may require configuration.

Note: if the Google Geo-coding service is selected a Google API key will required.

4. Configure the following functions:

  • CategoriesCategories can be used to filter Events, so that related events may be displayed together.
  • BookingBooking allows an Administrator to control which Groups - if any - may book onto Events in the calendar.
  • PermissionsDefining Permissions for the Events module. Permissions control which Groups may view and add Events to the calendar.
  • ApprovalAn Events calendar may be configured to allow end users to contribute events. In this case it is recommended that Approval - a simple workflow - is implemented to allow Administrators to approve events before they are published.