Clover Events allows you to share your church's schedule with your community. You can create upcoming events, services, meetings, conferences, practices, summer camps, or whatever you need!
After creating events, you will want to create an Events page that will display all the content that you've created. Click here to walk through how to create an Events Page/Section once you've created an event.
Creating An Event
To add an Event, you will need to start from your Dashboard. You can either go to dashboard.cloversites.com or click Back To Dashboard in the top right corner of your Greenhouse.
Step 1 - Click the Events icon from within your Dashboard.
Step 2 - You will now be inside your Events Manager where you can edit your Events/Calendar. To create an event, click the +ADD button in the top left corner.
Step 3 - Here you can create:
The Name of the Event
Starting and Ending Time (Keep in mind: You can only add events one year out from the current date)
Repeat (if any)
Once you have put in what you want, click the Next button.
Step 4 - Event Location - Here you can enter:
It will actually pull up the location on Google Maps as well! Click Next.
Pages & Links
Step 5 - Pages & Links - Add a link to your event or create a page to showcase your event. You can choose any one of these three options below. Once you've selected an option and filled in the appropriate fields, click Next.
Step 6 - Advanced Options - Adding a category to the event. You will either create a new category or click on one that's already been created. This will help when you are searching for certain events down the road. These category tags will only appear within the Events Manager, so they are mainly used to help you sort your Events. Once you've added a category, click Next.
Step 7 - You will now see an overview of what your event looks like. If you see anything that needs to be changed, you can click Prev to go back. If you like what you see, you can click Submit to create your event.
Step 8 - You should now see your event appear.
Start and Ending Time
Step 1 - When you click within the first box, you will be able to select the date.
Step 2 - When you click within the second box, you will be able to set the time. You can switch AM and PM by clicking on the AM/PM box itself.
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to set the ending time.
Click the Repeat Toggle. You will then be able to choose between Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Yearly, or Custom. Once selected, you will then be able to choose the repetition frequency.
Adding An Image To An Event
Step 1 - While in your Events Manager, click on an event that already exists or create a new one. You can drag-and-drop an image right into the dotted box. Or click within the box and you will see a dialogue box where you can select the photo that you want to upload.
Step 2 - You will then see your image appear within the event. If you were editing an event that already exists, simply click the Submit button. If you are in the process of creating a new event, you will need to click the Next button to finish the final steps.
Event Image Size is in a 4:3 ratio. Some sizes can be 400x300, 800x600, 1600x1200, etc.
Keep In Mind: You can upload any size image, and your Event Layout within the page will adjust the image according to the layout that you choose! Managing Categories
Step 1 - From the Alamanac, you will click the Tag icon in the top right corner.
Step 2 - You can either edit or delete a category by hovering your mouse over the category. A pencil and "x" icon will appear. Click the pencil to edit the category, and click the "x" to delete the category.
Step 3 - To create a new category, click within the Add A Descriptive Name box near the bottom. Type the name of your new category.
Step 4 - Select the color that you would like the category to be labeled, and click Add Tag.
Keep in mind:
- Any changes made to your categories will automatically updated across all the events that have been added to that category.
- Categories only appear within the Events Manager/Almanac.
Changing the Timezone For Your Calendar
Step 1 - From your Events Manager, click the User Profile icon in the top right corner.
Step 2 - Click Settings
Step 3 - From the dropdown, select your Timezone and click the Submit button.
Searching Your Events
The Search function allows you to search your events and all of their contents (title and description). You then have direct access to edit any of the events that appear as a search result. This provides a quick and easy way to "see all" specific or focus on related events to see what else may need to be edited/updated. *Note: Categories only appear within the Events Manager/Almanac.
Step 1 - From your Events Manager/Almanac type what you are searching for in the Search box near the top right corner, and then click Enter.
Step 2 - You will find your results listed by upcoming date. You can click on the pencil icon to edit any event, or click the "x" to delete an event.
Deleting/Removing An Event
To delete an event, simply click on the Event on your calendar and click the Delete button. This will remove the Event from your Events Manager, as well as from your Clover Site.
Editing/Deleting A Location
To delete or edit a location address, simply click on an event and select Edit. Then, click the Location tab. Move your mouse over the location and you'll see a Pencil icon (for editing the location address) and an X icon (to delete the location).