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Search and display events

This article will show you how to insert a web control into a page to display a search feature and list the resulting events information on your website.

  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-search) 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.

Search web control

Insert Webcontrol > Events > Search

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

Control settings

Enable Categories

A checkbox allows you to toggle whether or not categories should be displayed.

Category Display

Use the dropdown to choose from two options; CheckboxList and Dropdown.

Results Page ID

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

Note: By default, the search results will display on the same page as the search web control. If you want to display search results on a separate page, you will need to create a new page, insert a listing web control and use the Results Page ID setting to direct the search to it.