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Please follow *all* of the following guidelines when adding events to the calendar:
Please follow '''all''' of the following guidelines when adding events to the calendar:
* Access the admin interface through this link: https://omnicommons.org/calendar/wordpress/wp-admin
 
* In the sidebar, note the Events menu
* Log in here: https://omnicommons.org/calendar/wordpress/wp-admin
* If this is a one-time event, choose 'Add Event'
* In the sidebar, notice the '''Events''' menu item, '''hover''' over it to see the options available for events.
* If this is a recurring event, choose 'Recurring Event' -> 'Add Recurring Event'
* If this is a one-time event, select the '''Add Event''' option.
* Create an Event Title that will fit nicely on the calendar with other events
* If this is a recurring event, select the  '''Recurring Event''' > '''Add Recurring Event'''
* Add a *descriptive* description, include external links if they exist
* Create an '''Event Title''' for public display on the calendar with other events
* Optional: Add Tags for the event, one at a time, in the right-hand sidebar
* Add a helpful and informative '''description''', include any external links here, which may also be public.
* Choose an Event Category below the Tags widget, depending on who is hosting the event. If the event is not sponsored by an Omni member-group, choose 'others' events'. If the event is a general Omni event, choose 'omni events'. If the event is a working group meeting, choose 'omni working group meeting'.
* ''Optional:'' Add '''Tags''' for the event, one at a time, in the right-hand sidebar
* Make sure to add the date and time info (widget area below Description)
* Choose an '''Event Category''' below the '''Tags''' widget, depending on who is hosting the event. If the event is not sponsored by an Omni member-group, choose '''''others' events'''''. If the event is a general Omni event, choose '''''omni events'''''. If the event is a working group meeting, choose '''''omni working group meeting'''''.
* Add a Location from the dropdown menu. Check the [https://omnicommons.org/occupy/omni-commons-floorplan/ floorplan] here if you aren't sure which room is called what. If the location is outside of Omni, you can add the location in the sidebar: Events -> Locations -> Add New Location
* Make sure to add the '''Date and Time''' information (widget area below Description)
* Upload a Featured Image, such as a flyer, if you wish. It will appear as a thumbnail when folks mouse over the event on the calendar.
* Add a '''Location''' from the drop-down menu. Check the [https://omnicommons.org/occupy/omni-commons-floorplan/ floorplan] here if you aren't sure which room is called what. If the location is outside of Omni, you can add the location in the sidebar: '''Events''' > '''Locations''' > '''Add New Location'''
* Publish the Event and you're good to go! When publishing from the calendar, 'Social Broadcast' is on by default, so the event will be published on the @omnicommons Twitter feed as well as our Facebook page.
* Upload a '''Featured Image''', such as a flyer, if you wish. It will appear as a thumbnail when folks mouse over the event on the calendar.
* '''Publish''' the Event and you're good to go!
* When publishing from the calendar, '''Social Broadcast''' is on by default, so you will be prompted to publish on the @omnicommons Twitter feed as well as our Facebook page.


Please add any feature requests or bug reports to the Riseup Pad here:
Please add any feature requests or bug reports to the Riseup Pad here:
https://pad.riseup.net/p/omnical-todos
https://pad.riseup.net/p/omnical-todos

Revision as of 17:47, 21 February 2015

Please follow all of the following guidelines when adding events to the calendar:

  • Log in here: https://omnicommons.org/calendar/wordpress/wp-admin
  • In the sidebar, notice the Events menu item, hover over it to see the options available for events.
  • If this is a one-time event, select the Add Event option.
  • If this is a recurring event, select the Recurring Event > Add Recurring Event
  • Create an Event Title for public display on the calendar with other events
  • Add a helpful and informative description, include any external links here, which may also be public.
  • Optional: Add Tags for the event, one at a time, in the right-hand sidebar
  • Choose an Event Category below the Tags widget, depending on who is hosting the event. If the event is not sponsored by an Omni member-group, choose others' events. If the event is a general Omni event, choose omni events. If the event is a working group meeting, choose omni working group meeting.
  • Make sure to add the Date and Time information (widget area below Description)
  • Add a Location from the drop-down menu. Check the floorplan here if you aren't sure which room is called what. If the location is outside of Omni, you can add the location in the sidebar: Events > Locations > Add New Location
  • Upload a Featured Image, such as a flyer, if you wish. It will appear as a thumbnail when folks mouse over the event on the calendar.
  • Publish the Event and you're good to go!
  • When publishing from the calendar, Social Broadcast is on by default, so you will be prompted to publish on the @omnicommons Twitter feed as well as our Facebook page.

Please add any feature requests or bug reports to the Riseup Pad here: https://pad.riseup.net/p/omnical-todos