Here you can edit general parameters of your event.
The name of your event appears on the event list and on the invoices and receipts.
This is the URL to which your event website will be accessible. Choose a short suffix that will be concatenated to http://fourwav.es.
This address appears on the home page of your event website. It is also the reply-to address of the emails sent through Fourwaves.
The display language of your event website, either french, english or bilingual.
The deadlines (for example registration and submission) will apply globally using this time zone as the reference.
Select the start and end dates of the event. Note that when your event is unlocked, the event dates can't be changed
Tell your attendees the name of the venue where the event will be held. For example, the hotel or building name but also the room or floor. Be as precise as possible.
Give a the precise location of the event with the full physical address. You can search an address from the Google Maps search bar.
The banner will appear on every page of your website. For better results, we recommend a wider than tall image that has a width:height ratio of 4:1 or 5:1.
You can select the color scheme of your event menu for the text and the background of two menu item types below. You can click to open the color picker or enter the hexadecimal code of the color.
Choose if you prefer a color or an image for the background. If you choose an image, it will automatically center and adjust to cover the browser's window.
If you upload a pattern image, check Repeat image, to have the image repeat rather than stretch to cover.
Invite your colleagues to have access to the organizer panel.
Types or committee members
There are two types of committee members:
Add a new committe member
In the appropriate section (organizer or reviewer):
If the invited committee member is a new user, he will be asked to confirm his name and enter a new password.
On the payments page you can connect a bank account to manage online transactions and setup payments by cheque. Please refer to the appropriate section in the support articles for in depth details.
The middle section of the side menu shows all pages of your event website. By default there are 5 pages (Home, Registration, Submission, Abstracts, Participants) described in more detail below.
You can add your own pages by clicking New page. Change their position in the menu by clicking Reorder, then drag-and-dropping to the new position and clicking Save.
For each custom pages, you can choose to hide or show the page. Hide it while you're editing its content and show it once it's ready to publish. You can also select the visibility scope of each page:
For the home page and for your own custom pages, a rich text editor allows you to edit the content of each page. With this editor you can:
You can click Source to edit the page in HTML format.
This is the home page of your event. It contains a description, a section for shared files (appears on the side bar of your home page) and sponsor logos.
How to add shared files and sponsor logos
Click Select a file, then choose a file on your computer. The file will be added when the page is saved. You can only upload one file and one sponsor logo at a time.
You can reorder a file or an logo by drag and dropping them. The shared files and sponsor sections do not display on your website if there are no items.
This page will show the registration form of the event. Please refer to the appropriate section of support articles for more information on how to configure it.
This is the page where the abstract submission form is shown. Refer to the appropriate section of support articles for more information.
A page where abstracts can be displayed. You can choose when abstracts become listed on this page:
You can always toggle the visibility of each abstract individually via the data section under the Publish column.
This page shows the list of all registered participants. You can choose to show or hide (default) this page.
By default, the language of your website is set by default to the language of the Fourwaves website at the moment you created the event. You can change it to Bilingual if you'd like to give the possibility to your visitors to see the website in french or english.
When your website is set to Bilingual, it will display in the same language as your visitor's browser, but they can switch from one language to the other using the link in the menu.
In the organizer panel, if the setting is Bilingual, you can switch from one language version to another to edit the content for each language. Otherwise, the organizer panel is displayed in the language selected in Setup -> General.
When you add a new page, a new element in a form or if you edit a parameter such as a deadline, the event location or any other parameter, it is automatically applied to all language versions of your site.
For example, when you add a new question in your form 'What is your organization', it will add the exact same question in the french version and you can switch to the french version to translate it properly in french.
This makes sure your forms and parameters are identical in every language version and that at least one language version exists for every string of text.
Here are the elements which can be translated on your site: