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Here you can find some additional information about event creation. Take a look at the table to understand what each individual detail means.

Detailed event creation overview


Event data / Event optionDescription
Name

The name of your event. It will be displayed in event lists, event calendars and inside event cards (tile view).

Start date, end date

The date and time of your event. Start date defines when your event starts. End date defines when your event ends.

information (i) Hint: Your event can last for several days.


Format: YYYY-MM-DD, HH:MM (e.g. 2019-09-25, 08:30 – 2019-09-27, 10:30)

Image

Choose a cover image for your event. Click Upload to choose an image from your computer. Select the desired image section and click Apply.

Since version 3.0.0 it is possible to use images from the unsplash.com online database. Click on Search. Linchpin Events will suggest 3 images for your event. You can use the search to find the perfect images for your event. Also, click on Search again to show 3 new images.

information (i) Hint: Please note that the unsplash.com feature must be activated by an administrator.

Location

The location of your event.

If you would like to provide additional information (e.g. a map or directions), please add such information to the event page, outside of the macro.


DescriptionProvide additional information here. What is your event about? Who is the target group?

Editors

By default (empty input field) all admins and the event creator have edit rights. You can can multiple users / groups as event editors. Editors are able to edit and delete the event.

Visibility
By default (empty input field) all events are visible for all users. You can choose one or multiple spaces to limit the visibility of your event to users who have access to this/these space(s).

Categories

Categories allow users to narrow down their search. You can choose an available category from a dropdown list after you click on the input field. Those categories are provided by your system administrator.

Event page

Here you can provide a link to a Confluence page with more detailed information about the event.

Max. number of participants

Define how many users will be able to participate in the event. For unlimited number of participants, enter "0" or leave the field blank.

Hide creator

Show/hide the event creator in your event card. By default, the creator is visible.

Hide participant list

If you activate this checkbox, users won't be able to view the participants of an event.

Hide number of participants

If you activate this checkbox, users won't be able to see how many participants an event has.

Allow sign up

If activated, users will be able to sign up for the event.

If deactivated, users won't be able to sign up for the event.

Users are allowed to sign up / sign out themselves and other usersIf activated, users will be able to sign up / sign out themselves and other users and guests.
Users are only allowed to sign up / sign out themselvesIf activated, users will be able to sign up / sign out only themselves.