Create a simple schedule

How to create a simple schedule

This article has been created for smaller events with simple schedule requirements to get you on your way.

Large events should refer to the schedule setup article as the schedule builder has many features and bulk options.

To create a schedule content page type

A schedule content page type will need to be created before the schedule can be set up.

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu
  2. Click Create a New Page from the right-hand options on the Configuration Panel
  3. Select Schedule from the list of page types
  4. Click Create
  5. Enter a title for your schedule
  6. Click Save

To create days

Days will need to be created for your schedule in order to setup sessions.

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu and select your schedule from the list of pages
  2. Click on the + button
  3. Enter a title and date
  4. Click Add A Day

To create Sessions

Sessions can be created individually in the Core. For the best results, sessions should be loaded back to front (e.g. start with the last sessions for the day).

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu and select your schedule from the list of pages
  2. Select the day from the list running horizontally
  3. Click + New Session
  4. Enter Start time, End Time and Session Title
  5. Click Create

To add a session copy

If there is any session information you’d like to communicate to attendees, this can be done through session copy.

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu and select your schedule from the list of pages
  2. Select the day from the list running horizontally
  3. Select edit icon for the session you wish to update
  4. Navigate to the Copy text box
  5. Input session copy
  6. Click Save

To create a session group

To show different breakouts or concurrents, sessions can display in a grouped format.

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu and select your schedule from the list of pages
  2. Select the day from the list running horizontally
  3. Click Select
  4. Choose the sessions to be grouped
  5. Click the Bulk Actions drop down
  6. Select Create Session Group

When sessions are grouped they will appear at the bottom of your schedule and will require you to input some details. To manage a session group:

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu and select your schedule from the list of pages
  2. Select the day from the list running horizontally
  3. Click the pencil icon on the appropriate session group
  4. Click the Details tab
  5. Update the Title, Start and End times
  6. Click Save

To move sessions

As sessions move and shuffle in your schedule these can be easily reflected in the schedule editor.

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu and select your schedule from the list of pages
  2. Select the day from the list running horizontally
  3. Click Select
  4. Choose the session/s to me moved
  5. Click the Bulk Actions drop down
  6. Select Move Selection
  7. Select the appropriate day from the drop down
  8. Click Add

To create speaker content page type

Speakers can be created to appear, not only in the schedule but also a separate speaker listing. When linked, speaker names and a link to their speaker page.  

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu
  2. Click Create a New Page from the right-hand options on the Configuration Panel
  3. Select Speakers from the list of page types
  4. Click Create
  5. Enter a Title for your Speaker content page type (your speakers container page)
  6. Click Save

To upload speakers

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu
  2. Select your speakers content page type
  3. Click +
  4. Enter a Display Name, Sorting Name (e.g. Last name for sorting in alpha order), Company/Position and About Copy
  5. Click Save

To upload speaker images

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu
  2. Select your speakers content page type
  3. Click the empty square next to the relevant speaker
  4. Drag or upload the speaker image into the uploader
  5. Click Save on the uploader

To link speakers

Speakers can be linked to a session so they appear in the schedule list view.

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu and select your schedule from the list of pages
  2. Select the day from the list running horizontally
  3. Select edit icon for the session you wish to update
  4. Navigate to the Attached Speakers drop down
  5. Select the speakers associated with the session
  6. Click Save

To create a session stream

Session streams can be assigned to help group or distinguish sessions.

  1. Navigate to Project Configuration > Schedule from the Navigation Menu
  2. Select the Streams tab
  3. Click + and select Create Stream from the drop down
  4. Input a title and colour hex code
  5. Click Save

To add a stream

Streams can be added to sessions to help differentiate sessions into groups. These are displayed as a name and coloured tag on the session.

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu and select your schedule from the list of pages
  2. Select the day from the list running horizontally
  3. Select edit icon for the session you wish to update
  4. Navigate to the Stream drop down
  5. Select the stream name
  6. Click Save

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