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List out events

This article will show you how to insert web controls into a page to display events information on your website, in various list formats.

  1. Right click on your events folder and select New Content. The Create New Content window will appear.
  2. Click Web Page and then select your standard web page template, click Close.
  3. A new page will be created, give the page a title (eg. Events-listing) and click Save.
  4. In the editable area of the page, right click to bring up the contextual menu. Select Insert Webcontrol and make any changes needed to the web control settings. Click Save, then Submit & Approve.

Web controls

For more customisation and details of the other settings within these web controls, you can refer to our common web control settings list.

Listing

Insert Webcontrol > Events > Listing

The listing control displays a simple, comprehensive list of events and can be configured to show more or less details about each entry.

Control settings

Enable Animation

Use the checkbox to toggle whether or not a single item will be displayed with animation mode.

Events Category Results Control ID

Use this text field to set the ID of the control that will use the querystring parameter generated by the web control.

Events Category Results URL

Browse to set the URL of the page the listing web control will display results on. The default setting is the page that holds the web control.

Show Previous Events

This checkbox determines whether or not any events that occurred in the past will be displayed.

Mini Listing

Insert Webcontrol > Events > Mini Listing

The mini listing outputs a simple list of news, often filtered to a particular section of a site. The mini listing can be rendered as either an unordered list or an ordered list, and the date format is configurable. This web control is designed for use on homepages, and can show the title and the strapline of the event.

Control settings

Date Format

Choose from dropdown options including Long Date, Short Date, and Year.

Number of Items

In this text field you can enter a numeric value to specify how many items should be displayed.

Show Previous Events

This checkbox determines whether or not any previous events will be displayed.

Events Standard and Mini Combo

Insert Webcontrol > Events > Events Standard and Mini Combo

The events combo control shows the main events with thumbnails, and then another set following with a simple mini-list. The number of items in each set can be configured.

Control settings

Number of Mini-List Items

In this text field you can enter a numeric value to specify how many mini-list items should be displayed.

Number of Standard List Items

In this text field you can enter a numeric value to specify how many standard list items should be displayed.

Feature List

Insert Webcontrol > Events > Feature List

The feature list displays the title of a configurable number of events with click through links to the full listing for each event.

Control settings

More Link Text

Enter your preferred wording in the link text field for users to select, to show more items.

No Results Text

Enter your preferred wording in the text field to be displayed, if there are no results.

Results Web Page

Browse to specify the URL of the page that will display the results returned by the search web control.

List with Calendar Icons

Insert Webcontrol > Events > List with Calendar Icons

The list with calendar icons control shows the events with a calendar icon. The number of items in each set can be configured.

Control settings

Show Previous Events

This checkbox determines whether or not any events that occurred in the past will be displayed.