Events 1 – Three Column


Description

This section displays three-columns of events imported from the KU Calendar with a headline, and link to see all events. The date, event title and description are displayed.

Fields and Character Limits

*required fields

Headline*

  • Character Limit: Recommended limit of 70 characters including spaces.
  • Help Text: Enter the headline text. There is a recommended limit of 70 characters including spaces. This field renders as an <h2>. See Headers for guidelines and best practices for headlines and sub-headlines.

Localist Code*

  • Help Text: Paste the Localist embed code here.

All Events Link*

  • Help Text: Enter the URL for the All Events Link in the lower right corner of the section display. The link title is fixed and cannot be configured. Start typing the title of a piece of content to select it. You can also enter an internal path such as /node/add or an external URL such as http://example.com. Enter <front> to link to the front page. Enter <nolink> to display link text only

Available Style Options

  • See Localist Build a Widget

Where Can You Use This Section?

The section is available in the following templates and content types:

Templates

  • Marketing
  • Start

Content types

  • Content Page
  • Landing Page

To generate a Localist code

  1. Go to the Build an Events Widget
  2. Select from the following:
    1. Template:
      1. Select CMS D8 Upcoming Events (3 events horizontal w/Images)
    2. Number of Results: Section can display a maximum of six events
    3. Days Ahead

Content

  1. Departments – Select field to show dropdown menu
  2. Places – Select field to show dropdown menu
  3. Event Type – Select field to show dropdown menu
  4. Target Audience – Select field to show dropdown menu
  5. Topic/Audience – Select field to show dropdown menu
  6. NCAA Athletic – Select field to show dropdown menu
  7. Keywords and Tags – Enter any keywords or tags to limit your display to include only events with specific keywords or tags
  8. Only Show Featured (checkbox)
  9. Only Show Sponsored (checkbox)
  10. Include All Matching Instances (checkbox)
  11. Hide Past Events (checkbox)
  12. Content Must Match – Select field to show dropdown menu

Excluded Content

  1. Event Type
  2. Target Audience
  3. Topic/Interest
  4. NCAA Athletic

Display Options

  1. Include Styles – Leave checked by default
  2. Select Generate Embed Code

Copy the embed code and paste it into the Localist Code Field

Using on a cloneable Marketing or Start Template

  1. Locate Events 1 – Events Horizontal in the Body area
  2. Select Edit
  3. Replace the placeholder Headline
  4. Replace the placeholder Localist Code
  5. Replace the placeholder Events Link
  6. Select Save at the bottom left of the page

Adding to a new Content or Landing Page

  1. In the Body area, select Add Body Section
  2. Select Events 1 – Events Horizontal, select Add
    View ScreenshotSelect Events 1 – Events Horizontal, select Add
  3. Enter the Headline
  4. Paste the Localist Code
  5. Enter the Events Link
  6. Select either Save as Draft or Published with the drop-down menu
  7. Select Save at the bottom left of the form

Accessibility

  • Avoid link text like Click Here, Learn More and More. See Links for more info, including accessibility concerns, examples and best practices.

Guidelines and Best Practices

  • For more information about Localist Events Widget, see Widget Guide
  • Headline field is limited to 70 characters including spaces.
  • This section requires a pre-existing Localist calendar to generate required embed code.

Removing a Section

To permanently remove a section from a page:

  1. Select the vertical ellipsis to the right of the Edit button at the top-right of your section, select Remove
    View ScreenshotSelect the vertical ellipsis to the right of the Edit button at the top-right of your section, select Remove
  2. Select Save at the bottom left of the form