How do I create a recurring event?

  1. Go to the dashboard
  2. Click on the ‘Events’ on the left navigation bar
  3. Click on ‘Recurring Events’
  4. Click ‘Add Recurring Event’
  5. Select category, on the right side, in the ‘Event Categories’ section
    • The event post can belong to many categories, click all that apply
  6. Add content using the visual editor
    • The visual editor is your standard WYSIWYG editor and the simplest editor for just adding content to a page.
    • A quick detailed guide on how to structure content
  7. Add the recurrences on the ‘Recurrences’ section under the visual editor.
    • recurrences screen shot
  8. Add the event location in the ‘Where’ section, under the ‘Recurrences’ tab.
    • If the event does not have a physical location,  checkmark ‘This event  does not have a physical location’
  9. Add a featured image that will display under the event title and as a thumbnail preview when published
    • Click on the set featured image link on the “Featured image” section located by the bottom right side
    • Select either upload files or media library
    • Select image
    • Add alt text and click on the ‘Set featured image’ button
    • Click ‘Publish’
    • An option to hide the image from the page will  generate after clicking publish
    • If you wish to hide the image within the post, checkmark the option “Don’t display image on individual page” afterward click publish to update changes.
    • featured image click
  10. You created a recurring event! If a change needs to be made that applies to all event within the thread of recurring events, you can make the update by
    • Clicking on the ‘Recurring Events’ option on the left navigation bar
    • Selecting the event that needs to be modified and updating
      • If there are modifications to event dates all recurrences of this event will be deleted and recreated, previous bookings will be deleted.
    • If it is only one event that needs to update,
      • Click on ‘Events’
      • Select the individual recurring event and make the update
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