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Creating an Event

The instructions below will walk you through the creation of an event in iModules.
Event Template Screen Shot

When creating a new event begin as you would normally. Fill out the advanced mode of the content properties, and make sure to always click enable identity checkpoint for this form, and allow users to comment. Be sure you to use the ****Master Event Template.

Once you hit the create button use the steps below to finish the event creation. Make sure you do not put the name of the event on the page again as it is already the title of the page.

Step 1

In the event description pane enter your welcome message or "You are invited..." text. Hit the return or enter key once.
  • For example: All alumnae are cordially invited to this unique networking opportunity!

Step 2

Click on the image manager icon and browse to the folder named event_template_photo. Double-click this folder.

Step 3

Choose a photo from the folder, and then click Properties. Add alt text (a short description) and a long description of the photo. Click the insert button.

It is important to add alt text and a description to maximize the accessibility of the content for users with disabilities.

Step 4

Hit the return or enter key twice to add two line breaks after the photo.

Step 5

Enter the date and time information. Do not hit return or enter, move onto the next step.
  • For example: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - Sunday, June 2, 2013 – 3:00 p.m.

Step 6

Enter your detailed event information directly after the date and time:
  • For example: Alumnae are invited to join current members of the student group, Colgate Women in Business, for an exciting evening of networking! Come meet current students interested in the business world and make new Colgate connections.

Step 7

Hit return or enter twice to add two line breaks and enter the following contact information:
  • For example: Register online by clicking the button below, or contact Alumni Relations at 315-228-7439 or alumni@colgate.edu.

Step 8

Highlight the date and time information and choose heading 2 from the paragraph style drop-down list.

Step 9

Highlight the welcome message or "You are invited..." text and choose heading 5 from the paragraph style drop-down list.

Step 10

Fill out the contact and location information as you would normally, and hit the Next button to finish your event.

More Information

If you have any questions, please contact Dave Herringshaw at 315-228-6408.