Adding an event component

  1. Login to the website.
  2. Navigate to your homepage.
  3. Click the “Edit Page” link in the black quick links bar at the top of the page
  4. Scroll down to the section called “In-Page Callouts”
  5. Click the [Add Callout] button
  6. Choose “Events Feed” from the pop-up menu.
  7. A new “Events Feed” component is added to the page. Edit its options:
    • Color: Click on the dropdown menu and choose one of three colors for the block: red, blue, or tan
    • Event Category: Click on the dropdown menu and choose one of the event categories from the calendar (note: tags are not supported by this component)
    • Link URL: Add the web address for the category from the College Calendar (e.g. https://calendar.lafayette.edu/category/43 is the “ITS” category). (Note: If not category is specified, the component will link to the College Calendar’s homepage).
  8. After configuring the component’s characteristics, scroll up to the top of the page and click [Publish] (if it is a new page) or [Update] (if it is an existing page) within the “Publish” block in upper right-hand column.

Updating an event component

  1. Login to the website.
  2. Navigate to your homepage.
  3. Click the “Edit Page” link in the black quick links bar at the top of the page
  4. Scroll down to the section called “In-Page Callouts”
  5. Make any necessary changes to the component via the “Color” and “Event Category” dropdown menus or by updating the Link URL field.
  6. After configuring the component’s characteristics, scroll up to the top of the page and click [Publish] (if it is a new page) or [Update] (if it is an existing page) within the “Publish” block in upper right-hand column.