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'''Builder Events Block''' adds event management tools to your site by providing custom post types for '''Events''' and '''Venues'''.
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'''Builder Events Block''' adds event management tools to your site by providing custom post types for '''Events''' and '''Venues'''. Builder Events Block also features integration with Gravity Forms (for event registration) and Eventbrite.
  
 
Builder Events Block works with any Builder child theme, but '''[http://ithemes.com/purchase/city-church/ Builder Child Child - Noise]''' is designed to work specifically with the Builder Events Block.
 
Builder Events Block works with any Builder child theme, but '''[http://ithemes.com/purchase/city-church/ Builder Child Child - Noise]''' is designed to work specifically with the Builder Events Block.
  
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=Installation=
  
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# Download the Builder Events Block plugin from [http://ithemes.com/member/login.php iThemes Member Panel].
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# From the WordPress dashboard, navigate to '''Plugins > Add New'''.
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# Install and Activate the '''builder-block-events''' zip file.
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Once Builder Events Block has been installed, you'll notice two new menus have been added to the left-hand navigation of your WordPress dashboard:
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* '''Events''' - Adds events with a title (name), text, location map, notifications (to display "postponed" or "canceled", date picker, featured image, plus Gravity Forms and Eventbrite integrations.
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* '''Venues''' - Add venues with a title and location map. '''Note''': Venues are not viewable by the public. After publishing venues, you can select to use it under the Location meta box when adding or editing an event.
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[[File:Builder-events-dashboard.png|800px|link=]]
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=Events=
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Builder Church Block creates a custom post type for '''Staff''' displayed in a staff "archive" visible on the [http://demos.ithemes.com/city-church/staff/ City Church demo site].
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[[File:City-church-staff.png|800px|link=]]
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==The Staff Menu==
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[[file:staff-menu.png|800px|link=]]
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From the WordPress dashboard, the '''Staff''' menu expands to reveal several pages:
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*'''All Staff''' - A listing of all staff "posts"
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*'''Add New''' - The "Add New Staff " page
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*'''Staff Positions'' - A listing of staff position types, including by default Music Director, Senior Pastor and Youth Pastor
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==Adding a New Staff ==
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To add a new staff member, click '''Add New'''. Add the staff member title (name), a description, staff info (email address, Twitter Username, Facebook URL), featured image and a staff position type.
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[[File:add-new-staff.png|800px|link=]]
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Press '''Publish'''. Your new staff member will now be visible on the site from the URL located beneath the Staff Title.
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===Staff Positions===
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The '''Staff Positions''' page in the Staff Menu lists available staff position taxonomies that can be applied to staff. Default staff positions include Music Director, Senior Pastor and Youth Pastor. You can customize the staff position taxonomies by adding new positions or removing the defaults.
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[[File:staff-positions.png|800px|link=]]
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=Sermons=
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Builder Church Block creates a custom post type for '''Sermons''' displayed in a sermon "archive" visible on the [http://demos.ithemes.com/city-church/sermons/ City Church Demo Site].
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[[File:Sermons-archive.png|800px|link=]]
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==The Sermons Menu==
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[[File:sermons-menu.png|800px|link=]]
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The '''Sermons''' menu expands to reveal several pages:
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*'''All Sermons''' - A listing of all sermon "posts"
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*'''Add New''' - The "Add New Sermon" page
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*'''Sermon Categories''' - A listing of sermon categories
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*'''Sermon Tags''' - A listing of sermon tags
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==Adding a New Sermon==
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To add a new location, click '''Add New'''. Add the sermon title, text, featured image, sermon audio file and apply sermon categories and tags
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[[File:add-new-sermon.png|800px|link=]]
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Press '''Publish'''. Your new sermon will now be visible on the site from the URL located beneath the sermon title.
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===Sermon Categories===
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The '''Sermon Categories''' page lists available sermon categories.
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[[File:sermon-categories.png|800px|link=]]
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===Sermon Tags===
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The '''Sermon Tags''' page lists available sermon tags.
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[[File:sermon-tags.png|800px|link=]]
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=Customization Examples=
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*[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#How_to_add_Custom_Fields_support_for_Sermon_entries|How to add manual excerpt support for Staff entries]]
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*[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#How_to_add_regular_Category_support_for_Sermon_entries|How to add Custom Fields support for Sermon entries]]
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*[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#How_to_assign_a_layout_to_Staff_and_Sermon_archive_pages|How to add regular Category support for Sermon entries]]
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*[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#To_assign_a_layout_to_Staff_archive_page|How to assign a layout to Staff and Sermon archive pages]]
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**[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#To_assign_a_layout_to_Staff_archive_page|To assign a layout to Staff archive page]]
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**[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#To_assign_a_layout_to_Sermons_archive_page|To assign a layout to Sermons archive page]]
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*[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#How_to_assign_a_layout_to_a_specific_category_term_archive_page|How to assign a layout to a specific category term archive page]]
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*[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#How_to_assign_a_layout_to_Sermon_Tag_archive_page|How to assign a layout to Sermon Tag archive page]]
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*[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#How_to_display_Staff_entries_on_a_custom_Page|How to display Staff entries on a custom Page]]
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*[[Builder_Blocks:_Church_-_Example_Customizations#How_to_replace_social_media_text_links_in_single_Staff_entry_pages_with_images|How to replace social media text links in single Staff entry pages with images]]
  
  

Revision as of 08:07, July 28, 2013

Builder Events Block adds event management tools to your site by providing custom post types for Events and Venues. Builder Events Block also features integration with Gravity Forms (for event registration) and Eventbrite.

Builder Events Block works with any Builder child theme, but Builder Child Child - Noise is designed to work specifically with the Builder Events Block.

Contents

Installation

  1. Download the Builder Events Block plugin from iThemes Member Panel.
  2. From the WordPress dashboard, navigate to Plugins > Add New.
  3. Install and Activate the builder-block-events zip file.


Once Builder Events Block has been installed, you'll notice two new menus have been added to the left-hand navigation of your WordPress dashboard:

  • Events - Adds events with a title (name), text, location map, notifications (to display "postponed" or "canceled", date picker, featured image, plus Gravity Forms and Eventbrite integrations.
  • Venues - Add venues with a title and location map. Note: Venues are not viewable by the public. After publishing venues, you can select to use it under the Location meta box when adding or editing an event.


Builder-events-dashboard.png

Events

Builder Church Block creates a custom post type for Staff displayed in a staff "archive" visible on the City Church demo site.


City-church-staff.png


The Staff Menu


Staff-menu.png


From the WordPress dashboard, the Staff menu expands to reveal several pages:

  • All Staff - A listing of all staff "posts"
  • Add New - The "Add New Staff " page
  • 'Staff Positions - A listing of staff position types, including by default Music Director, Senior Pastor and Youth Pastor

Adding a New Staff

To add a new staff member, click Add New. Add the staff member title (name), a description, staff info (email address, Twitter Username, Facebook URL), featured image and a staff position type.


Add-new-staff.png


Press Publish. Your new staff member will now be visible on the site from the URL located beneath the Staff Title.


Staff Positions

The Staff Positions page in the Staff Menu lists available staff position taxonomies that can be applied to staff. Default staff positions include Music Director, Senior Pastor and Youth Pastor. You can customize the staff position taxonomies by adding new positions or removing the defaults.


Staff-positions.png


Sermons

Builder Church Block creates a custom post type for Sermons displayed in a sermon "archive" visible on the City Church Demo Site.


Sermons-archive.png


The Sermons Menu


Sermons-menu.png


The Sermons menu expands to reveal several pages:

  • All Sermons - A listing of all sermon "posts"
  • Add New - The "Add New Sermon" page
  • Sermon Categories - A listing of sermon categories
  • Sermon Tags - A listing of sermon tags

Adding a New Sermon

To add a new location, click Add New. Add the sermon title, text, featured image, sermon audio file and apply sermon categories and tags


Add-new-sermon.png


Press Publish. Your new sermon will now be visible on the site from the URL located beneath the sermon title.


Sermon Categories

The Sermon Categories page lists available sermon categories.


Sermon-categories.png


Sermon Tags

The Sermon Tags page lists available sermon tags.


Sermon-tags.png


Customization Examples




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