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How to add a New Event


To add a new event to your Club&County website you need to:

You should have an Events or Calendar link in your main navigation bar, but if you don’t you can view your events at http://yourdomainname.com/event.

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Click “Events” on the left hand side menu.
  3. Click “Add New”.
  4. Fill out the Title and text editor with the description of your event, as you would if you were creating a news post or new page.
  5. Time & Date – Fill out this section with the Start and End information. Clicking on either date field will allow a datepicker box to appear.
    • If the event is all day, just click the All Day Event box.
  6. Location – You can then fill out the location section with the event location information. Creating a Venue isn’t required, so you can move on to the next section if you’d like.
    • If you have already set up an event before, you will be able to choose from the dropdown.
  7. Organisers – This is just like the location section, fill it out with the info you want – Or if you have already added an organiser you can choose this from the dropdown. Leave it blank otherwise.
  8. Event Categories – Just like posts, you can categorise your events by creating categories. Just click the blue “+ Add New Event Category” button, add a name from the new category and a parent (if you wish) and then click “Add New Event Category”.
  9. You can click preview at any time to see how your event will look.
  10. Once you’re happy with the way your event is looking, don’t forget to click “Publish”.

Other Options

  1. If you want to link to your event via an email or a menu, but don’t want it to be included in the main events views tick the “Hide from Event Listings” box.
  2. If you have more than one event on the same day (Month view shows a max of 3 events) – you may need to make sure one specific event is always at the top. Just tick “Sticky in Month view”.
  3. Use the “Feature Event” option to highlight important events on your other pages.

If you would like to add a video into your page or news post, you will need to:

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Click “Page”/”Post” depending on which section you would like to edit.
  3. Click on the page/post you would like to edit.
  4. Copy and paste the Youtube/Vimeo link onto a new line.
  5. Click “Update” and then “View Page” to see the newly added video.

To add another page to the Social Media menu of your Club&County site you need to:

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Hover over “Appearance” on the left hand side menu.
  3. Click “Menus”.
  4. Choose a menu to edit… For this purpose, choose “Main Navigation”.
  5. Click Custom Links
  6. Copy and paste your social media url into the URL box.
  7. Copy and paste your social media icon (see below) into the Link Text box ie…
    <i class="fa fa-google-plus-square"></i>
  8. It will then be automatically applied to the list of links on the right.
  9. You can click and drag to reposition any of the page.
  10. Once you’re happy with your new menu, click “Save Menu”.

Social Media Icons via FontAwesome.io

To add another page to the Quicklinks menu of your Club&County site you need to:

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Hover over “Appearance” on the left hand side menu.
  3. Click “Menus”.
  4. Choose a menu to edit… For this purpose, choose “Quicklinks”.
  5. Choose where you will source your page from… Either Pages, Custom Links or Categories.
  6. Then either tick the page/category you would like to add or type in a link and click “Add to Menu”.
  7. It will then be automatically applied to the list of pages on the right.
  8. You can click and drag to reposition any of the page.
  9. Once you’re happy with your new menu, click “Save Menu”.

To add another page to the main menu of your Club&County site you need to:

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Hover over “Appearance” on the left hand side menu.
  3. Click “Menus”.
  4. Choose a menu to edit… For this purpose, choose “Main Navigation”.
  5. Choose where you will source your page from… Either Pages, Custom Links or Categories.
  6. Then either tick the page/category you would like to add or type in a link and click “Add to Menu”.
  7. It will then be automatically applied to the list of pages on the right.
  8. You can click and drag to reposition any of the page.
  9. Once you’re happy with your new menu, click “Save Menu”.

To create a new post category for your news item:

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Hover over “Posts” on the left hand side menu.
  3. Click “Categories”.
  4. Fill out the Name, Parent and Description sections, listed under “Add New Category”
  5. Click “Add New Category” button to save.

To add a news post to your site:

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Click “Posts” on the left hand side menu.
  3. Click “Add New”.
  4. Fill out the Title and text editor with your new content.
  5. Choose a category to house your news posts (default is “latests news”).
  6. Upload a featured image to accompany your news post.
    1. Click “Set featured Image”, Select your image or Drop files onto the window.
    2. Fill out “URL”, “Title”, “Caption” and “Alt Text”.
    3. Click “Set Featured Image”
  7. Once you’re happy with the way your post is looking, don’t forget to click “Publish”.

To add a new page to your Club&County website you need to:

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Click “Pages” on the left hand side menu.
  3. Click “Add New”.
  4. Fill out the Title and text editor with your new content.
  5. Once you’re happy with the way your page is looking, don’t forget to click “Publish”.