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Events

Vin65 offers two different styles of calendars that term ‘Block’ of ‘List.’ A block calendar looks like a traditional calendar you’d hang on your wall, great if you have multiple events. A list calendar shows more of a text view of each event listed above one another. You can choose which one you like best and you have the ability to change the style at any time, maybe even have both on your site.

  1. Block Calendar Example
  2. List Calendar Example

Adding An Event Calendar:

Before adding events to your website you will need to setup an Event Calendar. You will want to navigate to the Content Editor and Events to create and manage your calendars. 

To add a new calendar:

 1. Content Editor and then hover to Components in the subtab.

 2. Click on Events.

 3. On the right side panel under Event Properties, click on Manage Event Calendars.

 4. Click on the green Add an Event Calendar button.

 5. In the Calendar field, give your calendar a title.

 6. The Description field can be left blank as it does not appear on the website.

 7. From the Layout tab you will select which calendar style you wish to use: Event List or Block Style Calendar.

 8. The Order field refers to the order the calendar appears in the admin panel.


Adding An Event:

Once you have your event calendar setup you can start adding events to it. The information that you enter for your event will automatically populate on your event calendar.  

To add a new event:

 1. Content Editor > Components sub tab > Events.

 2. On the right side panel under Event Properties, click on Manage Events.

 3. Click on the green Add an Event button.

 4. In the Event Title field, give your event a name.

 5. Calendar Title field, associate the event to a calendar you have already created.

 6. Fill out the event time frame in the From Date and To Date field.

 7. Fill out the event's beginning time and ending time.

 8. Contact, Phone, Email are optional to fill out but it is best to provide as much information as you can to potential            attendees.

 9. Click the Active box in order to make the event active on the calendar.

10. Under the Calendars section, choose Block Calendar or List of Events or you can Add New and Save.

 


Event Call Outs

The event call out option allows you to created varied font colors to highlight different types of events. Call outs must be setup by the website designer and must be modified in the website CSS. Block and List style calendars render event callouts differently.

To add an Event Call Out:

 1. Content Editor > Components sub tab > Events.

 2. On the right side panel under Event Properties, click on Manage Event Call Outs.

 3. Click on the green Add an Event Call Out button.

 4. Fill out Event Call Out field.

 5. Fill out the Code field and click Save.

 

Call Out This is the name of the call out as it appears in the drop down menu when creating a new event. These names are only seen internally and are not reflected on the website. The call out name can be modified/
Code This code will be used by the designer to apply to call out styling to your website. Please Note: Modifying this code will break the call out. This should only be modified if the CSS has been updated to match.
Do not remove or change the event call out 'Code' unless this update has been made in the website CSS. Removing this code will prevent your call out from displaying on the website. 

Event Call outs must be created and styled by your website designer. If you would like the Vin65 design team to create and style callouts for you please contact support@vin65.com. Please note design fees will apply. 


Block Style Calendar Example

In the following block style calendar example the background color and link (font) color will vary from your default calendar events. In this example the default event, 'General Event', has no background and blue link color. All other events have a seperate Event call out applied to them.

Please Note: The Background color is not editable only the link color.

List Style Calendar Example

In the following list style calendar example the background color and link (font) color will vary from your default calendar events. In this example the default event, 'General Event', has no background and blue link color. All other events have a seperate Event call out applied to them.

Please Note: The Background color is not editable only the link color.