Drupal Template: 
UQ School Template

To create an event, follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click Content to expand the menu. Move the mouse pointer over Add Content to display the add content menu,  then click Event to open the page.

Add Event Menu

Step 2

The Create Event page displays. Complete the numbered items and click Save.

1.Title
The title is a mandatory field and displays as Heading 1 at the top of the webpage.
 
2. Date and time
Enter the event dates and tick Show end date if appropriate.
 
3. Location
Enter the full name of the location.  
 
4. Summary
Insert a summary if required.
 
Image of fields 1 to 4
 

 

 

 

5. WYSIWYG Editor & Body Field
What You See Is What You Get. You can style the text and add rich media contents to your document in real time by using the editor toolbar buttons and dialog windows. The result will be seen immediately. You do not need to work with HTML code directly. Enter the content, links and inline images to be displayed in the Event.
 
6. Event Type
A list of event type are available for selection.  If additional event types are required, contact the CMS Transition Team.
 

Event Type selection drop-down 

Images
7. Image Field
Upload an Image in the image field. The image displays on the Events page, listing all events,, and when the page is promoted to the Front page of the website.
 
8. Alternate Text and Caption
Enter the detail in the Alternate text field. The screen reader will read the caption for the user with a visual impairment.
 
9. Revision Information
To create a copy of the event at a point in time, tick create new revision. To retrieve the version at a later date, select the revision tab to the right of the View and Edit tabs of the event when editing the content type.
 

Fields 7 to 9 

Publishing Options
10. Publishing options
Click the tab Publishing options to finalise the publishing settings.
 
11. Published
Tick Published if the event is ready to be published.
 
12. Promoted to front page
To display the event on the front page above the local site footer, tick Promoted to front page.
 
13. Sticky at top of lists
To retain the event above the local site footer even after more recent content is published, tick Sticky at top of lists.
 
14. Save
Click Save to update the event. Events are not automatically published when it is saved.
 
Fields 10 to 14
 
The event is created.
 
Saved Event
 

 

The event is published
  1. Events page.
Event on the events page

 

  1. Promoted to the front page

Promoted to the front page