Publish an Event

Events on Capacity4dev are contributed by the community of members and are uploaded in a Group, Project or Programme. Published events also appear in the main Events section, and may come up in suggested lists on Capacity4dev's Topic pages.

To post an event, follow these quick steps:

  1. Select your Group's Calendar navigation menu
  2. Select the tab to "Add an event"
  3. Complete the form by entering title, event type, body, date and thematic tag (mandatory)
  4. You can also add further details about the event including a location, attach files, and edit comment settings
  5. Decide if you want to send a notification
  6. You can save your page as draft or publish directly


Detailed Steps

Select your Group's Calendar navigation menu Calendar icon and the tab to "Add an Event":

Add an event Button


Then you access to a form to be completed. Mandatory fields are marked with an asterisk (*).



You will need to add a Title [1] and Body (using the editor), and select the type of event [2]


You can specify the event's details: organised by, link to an event website, Facebook and/or Twitter pages.



You will need to specify a start/end date and time:

Select date and time for your event



To add a location, select a country - additional fields will then appear so you can complete your location details.
The full name corresponds to the name of the venue.



You can attach documents in 3 distinct categories: Agenda and Information, Presentations, and Additional documents.  (Find out more on attaching documents).

Tagging is important to help others find your content. You can also select a date, language, Regions and Countries, and (if available), custom (Group) categories.




Frequently Asked Questions


[+] Do event dates / times adapt depending on where I am in the world?

[+] Can I specify a date without indicating a time?


[1] Titles are also used to create the URL path of the page so that it makes sense and is well understood by search engines (only for public contents).

[2] Events can be considered as regular events, learning events, and meetings.