CommonSpot: How to Add the Upcoming Events Widget

Learn how to add the upcoming events widget to your page. This element is used in the right column of your page and will list three upcoming events.

-  Open the page you want to use this element with.  (Author mode - View > Work on this Page).

-  Click on the Click to insert new element link in the right column of your page.

Click to insert new element

-  From the Element Gallery, expand the UWP Right Column Widgets category and choose Upcoming Events.

-  Click on the Upcoming Events gear icon, choose New Data.

Upcoming Events context menu - New Data

-  Fill in the New Data properties.

New Data window

o   Category: choose a category to filter the events by, such choices include Admissions, Athletics, The Rita, etc.  

o   Event/Program: click the Browse Taxonomy button to choose the terms for an event or program.   Currently there are thirteen events/programs that can be used to filter information for upcoming events.

o   College(s): click the Browse Taxonomy button to choose terms related to the college.  Pick from the four different colleges to get upcoming event information for CAH, CNHS, CBEC and CSSPS.  

-  Click Save.

-  Back on your page, click the orange Preview button to display how your finished Upcoming Events widget box will appear.

Preview button

*Upcoming Events example: 

Upcoming Events example

Check out the How To video:

Keywords:CommonSpot, website, events, widget   Doc ID:66883
Owner:Becky T.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2016-09-13 11:10 CDTUpdated:2017-08-15 15:29 CDT
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