Creating An Event12>
To create an event, click the button that looks like this . You will find it on the main event page upon logging in.
The "Add Event" screen looks like this:
Event Title: The subject of the message that will be sent to the person who will be notified. This is also the title of the event.
Category: The type of event.
Message: The content (body) of the event notification.
Event Date: The starting date of the event. You can click the icon to select a date.
Time: The starting time of the event (in military time).
Event Frequency: How often the event will occur to send notifications. Setting event frequency will update event date after each interval.
Personal Reminder: Reminds yourself that this event will send a notification at the day and time you listed.
This reminder can be set to trigger at the same time set in the event, or a duration beforehand.
*Note that if you set yourself as the recipient, you do not need to use this field and can set it to "Never" (unless you want to be reminded a duration beforehand).*
Personal Message: Choose whether or not to send the whole event information, or just a simple notification when sending the personal reminder (if personal reminder is set to "Never", you do not need this field).
: Clicking this will add the event to your event list.
: Clicking this will reset the form to blank.
: Clicking this will cancel the event addition and return you to the event list page.
As noted, any field with a red asterisk (*) next to it is a required field.
When the required fields have been all filled out, you can click the "Add" button to save the event. Your event will be viewable from both the event list and the calendar.
After an event has been added, you can add recipients by clicking the "Add Recipient" button:
once it's clicked it will reveal this form:
Contact: A list of saved contacts to choose from as a recipient. Select "Add New" to get a blank form if you want to add a new contact.
Recipient's First Name: The first name of the person who will be notified by this event.
Recipient's Last Name: The last name of the person who will be notified by this event.
Recipient's Email: The email of the person who will be notified by this event.
Recipient's Phone #: The phone number of the person who will be notified by this event (must be able to receive SMS).
Carrier: The service provider of the recipient's phone #.
Event List Icon Key:
: This is the "edit" icon. Click it to open up the "Edit Event" page for that event.
: This is the "delete" icon. Click it to delete that event.
: "On" status. Indicates that the event is active. This can be clicked to set the event to inactive.
: "Off" status. Indicates that the event is inactive. This can be clicked to set the event to active.
: "Idle" status. Indicates that the event is idle and will not send notifications temporarily.
: "Expired" status. Indicates that the event has expired and will no longer send notifications.
: "Warning" status. Indicates that the event will not send notifications and has an issue. Hover over the icon with your mouse to view the warning message.
: "Blocked" status. Indicates that a particular recipient has blocked their address from receiving notifications. This will prevent your entire event from sending notifications until the blocked address is removed from the event (email address and/or phone number).