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Users manual

Using this extension is very simple if you are used to the extension news already!.

Additional fields

The following fields are added:

Is Event

This checkbox defines if a news item is rendered as event item. Only if set, the additional event fields are displayed!

Event end

An optional end date can be defined for an event. If set, the event will be shown for every day starting with the start time (which is set in the regular Date & time field) until the given end date.

Full day

This checkbox can be used to style events in a different way. There is no additional functionality implemented.


This relation can be used to add an organization to an event.

The organizer record itself contains only the basic fields:

  • Title
  • Description


This relation can be used to add a location to an event.

The location record itself contains the following fields:

  • Title
  • Description
  • Latitude & Longitude
  • Link

Organizer Simple

A text field to set an organizer without using a relation.

Location Simple

A text field to set a location without using a relation.

Additional views

The plugin of EXT:news ist extended by an additional view, called Month view.


An additional setting Event Restriction defines which records are rendered in this view. Available options are:
  • No constraint (all records)
  • Only events
  • Only non events