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Creating and editing a Venue in the Events app

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Venues are the location at which an event occurs. They can be locations with physical addresses or non-physical locations such as webinars or conference calls. You can add Venues using the Quick Add form on an Event itself but clicking the Add button to the right of the Venue drop down on the Edit tab of an event. You can also access the entire range of fields and options for a Venue by creating or editing it in the Venue Manager.

To create a new Venue in the Venue Manager:

  1. Navigate to the Events manager
  2. Click the Venues tab
  3. Click New
  4. On the Details tab, in the Name field, provide a location name. This will appear to the end user.
  5. For Published, choose whether this Venue should be published and available for association with an event
  6. Enter the address for the event in the address fields, if it has one. A full address is required if you wish to display a map to the location and a link to directions on the event detail view.
  7. For Note, enter any explanatory information you wish to provide to the end user about this venue. This will appear directly underneath the address on the front end.
  8. For Use Map, select whether you wish a Google Map of this location be shown on the event detail view along with a Get Directions link
  9. For Phone, enter a phone number for the venue, if one is applicable. This will appear to the end user.
  10. For Email, enter an email address for the venue, if one is applicable. This will not appear to the end user and is only for reference within the administrator.
  11. For Website, enter a URL for the venue, if one is applicable. This will appear to the end user.
  12. Click the Options tab
  13. Select to show or hide various elements of the address on the front end
  14. Click Save

To edit an existing Venue in the Venue Manager:

  1. Navigate to the Events manager
  2. Click the Venues tab
  3. Click the Name of the Venue you wish to edit
  4. Alter the details of the Venue, as you wish
  5. Click Save
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