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How to add churches to your Portal
The ChurchDesk Portal is able to present events from your churches on any of your websites as well as making reports for easy sharing of events across your deanery, district or diocese. How to add a church to your Portal Already after you have purchased the ChurchDesk Portal we will help to make sure that all your churches get a ChurchDesk calendar for free if the are not already using ChurchDesk. We will also add all of your churches to your Portal by connecting their ChurchDesk calendar
How to define event categories in your Portal
When you want to show which events takes place across your deanery, district or diocese you would want visitors to be able to filter the events based on what kind of event it is. Therefore you need to create the event categories that you want to allow visitors to use for filtering all of your exciting events. Go to categories in the Portal module Here you'll have the option to create a category in the top right hand side For each category you will have to give the event category a
Get an overview of all churches in the Portal
It is easy to get an overview of which churches you have in your Portal organisation and check how many of their event categories have been matched or connected to the event categories that you have decided to use in your Portal. Simply go to Portal in the module switcher and in the first menu item of the Portal you are presented with all the churches that have been associate with your Portal!(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/65e4b1b012460000/f03760a2-138b-4512-83ea-0ea75c_1y
How should my churches match their event categories to the Portal categories?
Once you have established the event categories, that you want to make available in your ChurchDesk Portal for visitors to filter all of the events across the churches, then the churches can match their event categories to the Portal categories. It is very simple The church goes to their own ChurchDesk Here they go ChurchDesk Settings and select Categories Then for each of event categories that the church wants to share with the Portal, clic edit and in the field at the bottom of th
Example: Create a Portal page on your ChurchDesk website
In this article, you'll learn how to create a beautiful portal page. In the example, we've made we're highlighting popular events from parishes within our portal to motivate visitors to explore similar events within the portal itself. _Note: To complete this guide we assume that you've already set up your portal (created categories and asked some of your parishes to link their cat
Show events on your website with Portal Plugins
What is a plugin? With the Portal you can show events from across your deanery, district or diocese in several ways - either as a feed or via search. A plugin is essentially an iframe that you can embed into any website - in other word you can turn any website into a portal for all the activities from all the parishes. Event feeds This plugin type lets you highlight certain events on your website. What events you wanna highlight is based on what categories or which location you choose.
Getting started with ChurchDesk Portal
The ChurchDesk Portal is made to help deaneries, districts and dioceses tell the world what is going on in your churches of interesting activities. One must know what happens in the church to participate in the church community. The Portal makes it is easy to create a single overview of all of the activities across all churches on any of your websites Parishes will only need to make sure that their ChurchDesk calendar is updated - everything else happens automatically The Portal als