You can create a customized website for your event in a few minutes, adjusting its layout with event identity design and links such as a registration form and it can be linked to one external website. The website can have its own domain, automatically updating information as it changes in the platform.
This article intends to show you how to customize your website.
Where can I set up my website?
To set up your website, click on Marketing > Landing Pages > Website.
How do I create website sections?
To add a section to the website use the Website Configuration on the left side of the platform.
- Press Edit
- Under the Sections title, use the drop-down box to choose a section.
- Press the blue + Section button to add a section.
The section options we have are as follows:
- Map - Makes the map available to show the location of your event
- URL - Inserts an external link in your website
- About - Shows the description of the event you previously wrote at Event > Details > General description.
- Agenda - Shows all the activities of your event. The activity's start and end times displayed on the agenda will follow the timezone selected by the event organizer under the Event > Details > Timezone.
If you'd like the attendees to be aware of in which timezone the dates are shown on the website, you can add a custom CSS code to the platform. Click here to learn how to do it.
- Photos - Displays the Photo Gallery (Section available in the following templates: Andromeda dark, Callisto, Castor, Columba, Cosmos, Holmes, Hydra, Janus, Jericho, Lima, Mercury, Ophelia, Orion, Saros, Vulcan)
- Speakers- Shows the speakers of your event. Click here to learn how to add speakers to your event.
- Sponsors - Shows the sponsors of your event. Click here to learn how to add sponsors to your event.
- App - Section for downloading the app.
- Speaker of the day -This will show the speakers of your event each day.
- Custom - Inserts an extra section with text content, video, images, and links.
- Registration form (embed) - Embed your registration form to your event's website. Click here to learn how to create a registration form.
- My Account - Provide a web area for your participant to access information their personal information, data export button, password change link among other data. Click here to learn more about it.
- My ticket - Provide a web area for your participants to check information about ticket purchases. Click here to learn more about it.
Can I have website sections on the Virtual Lobby?
Yes, you can create tabs from the website sections template that will be displayed on the menu of the Virtual Lobby.
Click here for further information on how to create these types of tabs.
How do I customize my website?
Once you have chosen the sections, they will show on the Website Configuration tab, along with other options to fully customize your website.
- Changing the order in which the sections appear: You will need to drag the dotted icons next to the section's name.
- Hiding sections from the menu bar of the website: Click on Edit, then click on the settings icon next to the section's name and a pop-up window will open. Disable the Visible on menu bar option and press Save.
- Changing the section label: Click on Edit, then click on the settings icon next to the section's name and a pop-up window will open. Type the new name under the Section label and press Save.
- Deleting sections: Click on Edit, then click on the settings icon next to the section's name, and a pop-up window will open. Press Remove.
Also, on the Website Configuration tab, you can customize your website font style. To do so, under the Font Style section, click on the drop-down bar and choose the font that better fits your website.
You can customize your website using the following options:
- Enable countdown: It shows a countdown to indicate the time remaining before an event is scheduled to occur.
- Enable speaker categories: It allows you to have your speakers categorized on the website. To use this option, add the speakers' section.
- Enable sponsor categories: It allows you to have your sponsors categorized on the website. To use this option, add the sponsors' section.
- Sponsor category cascade: It shows the sponsors logo from largest to smallest as you go through the sponsor categories on the website. In order to use this option you must enable sponsor categories.
- Show days without activities: It allows you to hide the activities from the agenda. To use this option, add the agenda section.
- Enable registration: It shows the Register button so people can register for the event.
- Enable exit popup: If enabled, when users press exit, they will see a pop-up window to confirm that they want to abandon the website.
- Header position: You have three options for the header position (Cover overlay, After cover or Invisible)
- Registration label: Here you can edit the name of the Register button.
- Registration link: This is the link to the page that people will be directed to after pressing the Register button. You can paste the link to the registration form here.
You can choose the color of your page by entering the hex code of the color you would like to have. You can ask Google what hex code represents each color. For example, blue is #0000FF.
InEvent offers different tools to measure your website's performance:
- Google Analytics ID: Here you can insert the Google Analytics ID to view the most visited pages on your site in real-time, understand how the user browses through it, and get immediate reports on user behavior. Click here for further information on how to integrate Google Analytics with the InEvent platform.
- Facebook Pixel ID: Here you can insert the Facebook Pixel ID to track relevant audiences for brand advertisements.
When all the necessary information is in place and sections are chosen, we can choose the template of the website. To do this, click on Switch Template and select your desired layout. We currently offer 24 layouts to choose from:
If you wish to have a public website that can be accessed by anyone, make sure to set the Event Privacy to Public (Event > Details).
If you'd rather have only users who know the password accessing the website, set it to Private and make sure to give your participants the 4-digit password.