Use the Events web part

When you add a modern page to a site, you add and customize web parts, which are the building blocks of your page. This article describes the Events web part.


Add the Events web part

Add an event

Add the Events web part

  1. If you're not in edit mode already, click Edit at the top right of the page.

  2. Hover your mouse above or below an existing web part or under the title region, click Circled plus sign used to add a modern web part to a page , and then select the Events web part.

  3. Click Title and add your own title.

  4. Click Edit web part Web part edit button on the left to set options for the web part.

    • Events list: If there is more than one events list on the site, you can select the one you want.

      The Events web part creates an empty Events list for you, with the default settings of a Calendar list.

    • Category: If your list has categories, you can select one by which to filter the events you show.

    • Date range: Select a date range by which to filter your events in the Date range drop-down list . You can choose All upcoming events (the default), This week, Next two weeks, This month, or This quarter.

Add an event

On a published page, you can start adding events.

Note: You can add events on a saved or published page, but not on a page that is in edit mode.

  1. Click Add event.

  2. Give your event a name at the top of the page. Optionally, you can add an image to the title area by clicking the Add image button in the upper left.

    Event page
  3. Choose date and times in the When section.

  4. In the Where section, enter a location or address. If your location is recognized, you have the option to add a map.

  5. In the Link section, you can enter an online meeting link if you have one. Put the link in the Address box, and then add a Display name. If you don't have an online meeting and enter nothing, this section will not appear in the event.

  6. Choose a Category (such as Meeting, Work hours, Business, Holiday, and so on) if you want the event to show when filtered by that category. To add your own category, just enter it in the space.

  7. Provide a description in the About this event area.

  8. If you have people you'd like to highlight for this event (such as contacts, special guests, or speakers) you can add their names below the event description. Only users within your organization can be added.

  9. When you're done, click Save.

    Once you've saved the event, you can edit it by clicking the event from your page, then click Edit at the top right of the event page.

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