Questions tagged [civievent]

Questions about CiviEvent, the built-in CiviCRM component which handles event management, payment, and registration. Questions which involve events for which online payments are accepted may also merit the civicontribute tag, while questions about event reporting through CiviReport should be tagged civireport.

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How do I change the default URLs to contribution or event registration pages?

Is there a way to customize the default URLs on public-facing contribution pages or event info/registration pages to make them match the site URL schema better? For example, a default event page URL ...
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How to allow parents to register children but still record their own info

For class registrations, parents register their children, but they don't need to register themselves (because they won't be attending the class). Has anyone come up with a way to handle this, that ...
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Is there a way to allow partial payments for events?

An enormous benefit to many organisations would be a way to allow partial payments for events. Does CiviCRM provide the ability to book on for an event and pay a €50 deposit, and then the balance ...
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Is it possible to apply an existing contribution to an event registration?

My client runs camps which require a minimum $50 deposit. Campers send one or more additional payments until their registration is paid in full. Since CiviEvent doesn't support self-service for ...
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Quickly entering attendance with barcodes

I use CiviCRM for a non-profit organization that, among other things, organizes a yearly funweek for children. This year, we introduce event badges with a barcode. I was hoping to be able to use this ...
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CiviEvent: Transaction integrity error: Expected to find active frame

System CiviCRM 4.6.6 Wordpress 4.2.2 Goal I want to be able to register for a CiviEvent with the default Civi-form. Problem When registering for a CiviEvent I get this message: And this error is ...
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Remove the "-none-" option in Price Set choices?

When using price sets, at least with radio, it adds an automatic - none - option. Why is that and how can I remove or hide it? Sample screenshot
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CiviEvent - Error when registering: Could not find valid value for id

This is my first question on a stackexchange-like website, so bare with if I fail to mention something important about my question. The situation At the moment, I’m working on my very first CiviCRM-...
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How do I use Views with CiviCRM?

Can someone tell me what I need to use Views with CiviCRM? Is it the regular Drupal Views module with another module that provides integration? Also, how would I use Views to display a count of how ...
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How can I display that an event is full on a Drupal View?

Currently a user needs to click through to an Event info page before they know if it is full or not. Is there a way to take this information: "This event is currently full." and display it in a ...
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How to add a checkbox like "I agree following terms & conditions..."

I would like to add a mandatory checkbox on one of our event registration page. How can I do that please?
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Easy "add to Google Calendar" link in Event confirmation emails

Are there recommended practices for adding a link in Event email confirmations so that users can easily add the event to their Google Calendar? By default, CiviCRM offers that users download the .ical ...
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How do i list upcoming events publicly using CiviCRM in Wordpress

I've created a couple of events and a public info pages for them in Wordpress How do i create a page / public report that lists all these upcoming events? Cheers phil
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Can I easily sync/import Facebook Event attendees with a CiviCRM Event participant list?

A lot of my users like to use Facebook Events for quickly inviting their friends and contacts to an Event. Facebook allows Event attendees and status to be exported by the Event owner or manager - ...
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Can form submissions dedupe and "fill" instead of "override"?

while deduping in a contact import, you can choose whether you want new data to "fill" or "override". is there a way to enable this feature for a form submission? example would be ...
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Can CiviCRM set up an event registration on a separate server?

Once upon a time, I seem to recall that it was possible to use pretty much any CiviCRM form and export the HTML to an external server. The idea is/was that you could have CiviCRM running on a non-...
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Webform Event Fees in Combination

I have a webform that users use to register themselves and their family members for events. These events have fees, and in the past I have linked users to a contribution page that they use separately ...
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Recommended process for credit card additions/'edits' to event registrations?

Using CiviCRM 4.6.4 and Drupal 7.41, we have a large event set up with complex pricing (3000+ registrants each year, lots of price options). Folks forget to register for things the first time through, ...
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Counties - US ones but based in UK

I have created an event and want to collect the attendees address including the county. Although based in the UK, the available options registering on the event page only offer a couple of American ...
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How do I create CiviEvents that occur in different timezones?

Our site will be host to many different events. Some will happen in meatspace and others online. However, they will all have participants from different timezones or be based in different timezones. ...
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Is it safe to assign "Edit all events" to non-admin users?

Drupal gives me only one choice in its listing of CiviCRM permissions to assign to a Drupal role related to the editing of CiviEvents, namely "Edit all events". I'm nervous assigning this permission ...
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Get URL of custom image field

I would like to display pictures which are defined as custom "File" fields within an event. I currently to this by generating URLs having the following format: MY_URL?q=civicrm/file&reset=1&...
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Adding An Extra Tab When Configuring/Creating An Event

I want to add a new tab called "Web Tracking" when creating a New Event. I want to do this so that I can keep all the parameters for web tracking separate from the other Event parameters. How do I go ...
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How does one stop people who haven't paid (pending from pay later) from filling an event?

We are running CiviCRM 4.5.3 on Joomla! 3.3.3. As the question says, we want to know how to stop people who haven't paid (pending from pay later or incomplete transaction) from filling an event. If, ...
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Can I allow users to update their registration?

I have a non-profit that runs an event once a month where the users leave their cars at home to walk, bike, or ride public transit for their daily commute. I'm testing the online registration function ...
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Using contacts as event locations

Is there any extension or any other way to use regular contacts as event locations? This has been asked on several occasions in the forum, and the response has been "well, at least you can re-use ...
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Events 'missing' after upgrade to 4.7.19

On a civi 4.7.19 / joomla 3.70 installation I have problems accessing events after the 4.7.19 ugrade (events worked OK on 4.7.18/3.7.0). I have current events displaying on the front page via the ...
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How do I give event registrants one of four prices but allow admins to select a free option for guests?

I have an event signup form where I have four different price options. I have made this a mandatory field in order to require that registrants select one price option. However, when I as an admin user ...
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Event registration allows free registrations (but shouldn't)

We have 2 price levels for our events: adult and child but cannot make either of them required as it is possible in our case to register either a child, or an adult. We use the numeric/quantity fields....
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Batch update: triggered confirmation email

After an event at the weekend, I batch updated all 'pending due to pay later' participants to 'attended'. It appears that this triggered the re-sending of the confirmation email to all those people. ...
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Can't print participant's image in name badge

I'm trying to use the Name Badges feature to create badges for an NGO I work as a volunteer. So far I was able to set up the badge with the fields I need. Everything seems to be ok but, when I click ...
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"Sold out" error message when registering event with PayPal payment (event is not full though)

I'd be grateful for any pointers regarding an issue with event registration, using PayPal Pro, when paying with a PayPal account (paying with a credit card, also using PayPal Pro processor works just ...
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Creating a relationship when filling in a Profile

I love the way the "Employee of" relationship can be created simply by adding the "Current Employer" field to a profile. Is there a corollary for other relationships? I need to be able to track if ...
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Is there a previewer for workflow message templates?

After some amount of playing, I've finally started to get the hang of editing message workflow templates (Administer CiviCRM, Communications, Message Templates, System Workflow Messages) to include ...
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CiviEvent - Search by custom field

The situation I added a custom field to CiviEvents called regio (means region in English) and I want to be able to fetch CiviEvents by this field. I'm on CiviCRM 4.6.6 and Wordpress 4.2.2 The ...
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Placeholders instead of labels in forms

We would like to use placeholders instead of labels on all our CiviEvent and Contribution forms. What is the best way to do this? We are using CiviCRM with Drupal. We would like it appear like this: ...
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Quickbooks Merchant Services Payment Processor extension

Anybody know if the Intuit Quickbooks Merchant Services Payment Processor extension is still in the works? https://forum.civicrm.org/index.php?topic=15856.0 or if this will work with civi 4.6x, I ...
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CiviEvent - Unable to select profiles - get 'custom field is not assigned to the event' warning even though no profile selected

Possibly since the last versions of 4.6 but certainly in 4.7 we're unable to select any profiles for the online registration screen for events. Even for a new event we get the "The selected profile is ...
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Attach invoice to event registration emails even if transaction is not taxed

Is it possible to attach invoices to confirmation emails for event registrations, if the payment transaction is not taxed? From what I've observed, currently, invoices are only attached when a ...
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CiviCRM integration with Eventbrite

I would like to create/update events in CiviEvent by using Eventbrite webhooks. One of the requirements is having an endpoint page that will receive data sent by Eventbrite API. How can I create that ...
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Is it possible to restrict event registration to members?

I've been trying to figure out how to set up events where only members can register. Is this possible? What I'm looking for is the ability to: specify one or more memberships that can register for ...
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Set max participants separately for male and female

Is it possible to configure the maximum number of participants at an event separately for male and female attendees? We are using webform to handle registrations for our summer camps and want to ...
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How do I add a custom Name Badge?

Civi offers four default Event Name Badges, but we need something different (same size as an Avery L4727 label). Can anyone direct me to how to add a custom name badge? We're using Civi 4.6.15. ...
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How to trigger a confirmation email when registering participants via API

We have a custom module that we use to do event registrations (non - paid), however i was wondering is there anyway through the API of being able to trigger CiviCRM sending a confirmation registration ...
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Can I configure CiviDiscount for additional participants?

The CiviDiscount Extension page lists the feature "Option to apply discounts to additional participants" but I am having trouble finding that option. I am curious if it can be extended (or used out ...
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How can I limit the participant role choice?

I've been using CiviCRM for a few years now, mostly for basic functions (small NPO organizing events). I'm trying to use a function that seems common to me but I feel that I'm missing something ...
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How to renew membership during event registration?

I've set-up an event with several fee options that include "event fee plus 1 year membership renewal", "event fee plus 2 years membership renewal", etc. How do you suggest implementing the membership ...
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Multiple Financial Types on one payment form?

Is there a way to specify multiple financial types on one contribution or registration form? For example, what would be the best way to set up a page that allowed a gala ticket purchase and also ...
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How do I create conditional forms?

The charity I work for has two specific scenarios where I need to create conditional activities based on form input. 1) We run a food bank and referring organisations fill in an online form. However, ...
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Select and register multiple people for a pre-selected event

In a Drupal/Civicrm setup, how do I create a page which Lists all members of a group Allows user to select certain members and register them for an pre-selected event to record attendance This is ...

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