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Events Documentation

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Table Of Contents:

Fieldset

See here. You can add this to your collection fieldsets via the partial fieldtype.

Settings

In the addon settings, pick the collection that has your Events.

Should look like:

events_collection: events

Templating

Please see the example calendar for how to create a monthly calendar using the {{ events:calendar }} tag.

Fields

Single Day Events

  • start_date - Required - Start date of the event.
  • start_time - Optional (see all_day) - Start time of the event.
  • end_time - Optional (see all_day) - Start date of the event.
  • all_day - Optional - boolean. If this is true, then neither start_time nor end_time are required

Recurring Events

  • recurrence - Optional - One of daily, weekly, monthly, annually, every
  • interval - Optional - required if recurrence is every and indicates the frequency of the event
  • period - Optional - required if recurrence is every and indicates the period of recurrence. One of days, weeks, months, years
  • end_date - Optional - when is the last event. If recurrence is set and this is not, the event goes on forever
  • except_on - Optional - a list of dates to exclude

Multi-Day Events:

  • multi_day - boolean. When true, start_date, start_time, end_time, recurrence, end_date are not used
  • days - Required - array of days:
multi_day: true
days:
  -
    date: '2019-11-23'
    start_time: '19:00'
    end_time: '21:00'
  -
    date: '2019-11-24'
    start_time: '11:00'
    end_time: '15:00'
  -
    date: '2019-11-25'
    start_time: '11:00'
    end_time: '15:00'

Usage

Calendar

Tag

Tag pair that returns an entire month of dates, starting on a Sunday and ending on a Saturday.

Parameters: * month - defaults to current month * year - defaults to the current year

Example:

{{ events:calendar month="october" }}
  {{ date }} {{# date of event #}}
  {{ if no_results }}
    {{# whatever you need to when for an empty day #}}
  {{ else }}
    {{ dates }}
      ...other entry data...
      {{ date }}
    {{ /dates }}
  {{ /if }}
{{ /events:calendar }}

Full example here.

API

You can also retrieve this data via the endpoint !/Events/calendar and pass the month (defaults to current month) & year (defaults to current year)

Data

If there are no events on a given day, data returned is:

date: October 21, 2019
no_results: true

If there are events, each event has all the entry data plus date which is the next time this event happens:

date: October 21, 2019
dates:
  -
    ...
    date: Octover 22, 2019
    ...
  -
  ...

In

Tag pair that returns a range of dates 2 required params, collection & next * collection - which collection has the events * next - a period that is parsable by DateTime. Examples include '2 weeks', '90 days'

Example:

{{ events:in collection="events" next="90 days" }}
  {{ date }} {{# date of event #}}
  {{ if no_results }}
    {{# whatever you need to when for an empty day #}}
  {{ else }}
    {{ dates }}
      ...other entry data...
      {{ date }}
    {{ /dates }}
  {{ /if }}
{{ /events:in }}

Data:

If there are no events on a given day, data returned is:

date: October 21, 2019
no_results: true

If there are events, each event has all the entry data plus date which is the next time this event happens:

date: October 21, 2019
dates:
  -
    ...
    date: Octover 22, 2019
    ...
  -
  ...

Upcoming Events

Tag pair that returns the next X event dates. 2 required params, collection & limit.

One optional param, only relevant on multi-day, all-day events, collapse_multi_days. When true, multi-day events will only show up once in the event list.

Example:

{{ events:upcoming collection="events" limit="2" }}
  {{ dates }}
    ...other entry data
    {{ date }}
  {{ /dates }}
{{ /events:upcoming }}

Data:

If there are no events on a given day, data returned is:

date: October 21, 2019
no_results: true

If there are events, each event has all the entry data plus:

  • date - which is the next time this event happens
  • multi_day - true when this is a multi-day event (like Thanksgiving or a conference)
    • when it is a multi-day event, there is also an array of days that contains:
    • start_time
    • end_time
    • date
  • all_day - true when an all day event (like a holiday)
start_date: October 21, 2019
multi_day: true
all_day: true
...
date: Octover 22, 2019

If there are no more dates, date won't be there or will be null

Pagination

If you want to paginate the results, add paginate="true" to the tag. Then the tag will look for a page query parameter and paginate appropriately.

Example

{{ events:upcoming collection="events" limit="2" paginate="true" }}
  {{ dates }}
    ...other entry data
    {{ date }}
  {{ /dates }}
  {{ pagination }}
    {{ if prev_page }}<a href="{{ prev_page }}">Previous</a>{{ /if }}
    {{ if next_page }}<a href="{{ next_page }}">Next</a>{{ /if }}
  {{ /pagination }}
{{ /events:upcoming }}

Data

  • All the usual data (above), plus:
paginate:
  next_page: /events?page=3
  prev_page: /events?page=1

Download Links

Single Tag returns a url to download the event data and add it to your calendar. Tag presumes you are in an events context, i.e. your events entry

Parameters: * date - required if a recurring event * type - required, supported opions are: google, yahoo, webOutlook, ics (for iCloud folks)

Example:

<a href="{{ events:download_link
    start_date="{{ get:date }}" {{# getting the date from the `date` query param #}}
    type="google"
}}">Google</a>