Events Maintenance - Web bar

You can use the Web bar to define the parameters for events that you want to display on your organisation's:

  • Community Portal
  • Events Portal.

You can select:

  • which events you want to display online
  • when the details about the event will appear online
  • whether dietary requirements are relevant
  • an email address for queries
  • online payment option.

 Opening the Web bar

To open the Web bar:

  1. Select Develop > Events Maintenance from the SynWeb main menu.
    The Set Events Search Criteria window is displayed.
  2. Search for the event. See Searching for events.
  3. Click the Web bar.

     You can click anywhere on a navigation bar other than the caption to open it.

    The Web bar of the Events Maintenance window is displayed.

Events Maintenance - Web bar key fields and buttons




Show in Community Portal

Select if you want this event to be displayed on the Events tab of the Community Portal.

Show in Events Portal

Select if you want this event to be displayed as a public event on your organisation's Events Portal.

You must have a staff member selected in the Staff 1 field when creating public events because attendees are added as guests of this staff member. See Events Maintenance - Organisers_Staff bar.

Note: For information about displaying payable events on your organisation's Events Portal, see Configuring event and excursion payments in Synergetic in the Synergetic Online payments manual.

Dietary Requirements Relevant

Select if dietary requirements are relevant for the selected event. For example, if the event is a dinner.

When this field is selected the Dietary requirements fields are displayed on the Information tab of the public events booking website.

Publish Date From

Date the information is to appear from.

Publish Date To

Date after which the information is no longer required.

Return Email

Email address for queries.

Payment Option

Payment option for the event. For example, School play/ Semester 1.

To define Level 2 and Level 3 entries for this field see Online Payment Maintenance - Levels tab in the Finance manual.

Merchant ID

Merchant identifier for financial transactions.

This field is automatically populated when a Payment option is selected.

External Reference

A free form external reference number for the event.

Terms and ConditionsSelect to include the terms and conditions defined on the Events Portal Terms sub-tab (see below).


For each tab you can use:

  • Design view to define content using the rich text editor
  • HTML view to define content using HTML.

Once you have defined your content you can view your content using the Preview view.

Note: Formatting fields are not available in either the HTML or Preview views.

Community Portal Content

Used to define content displayed under the Comment field when users click  on the Events tab of the Community Portal.

Note: The Comment field is not displayed when this the Community Portal Content sub-tab is blank.

Events Portal Web Page

Used to define content displayed to users on the Welcome page of the Events Portal.

Events Portal Terms

Used to define terms and conditions displayed on the Booking Details page of the Events Portal.

Tab fields and icons

Tab fields


Used to define the paragraph style. For example, Heading 1.

Used to define the font style. For example, Verdana.

Used to define the point size of the font.

Tab icons


Cut, Copy and Paste icons.

Important: These icons are not functional. You can only cut, copy and paste using keyboard shortcuts.

Tip: You can click the Cut, Copy and Paste icons when updating event web content using the Web tab of Events Maintenance. See Events Maintenance - Web tab.

Used to paste text from Microsoft Word.

To paste text from Word:

  1. Click .
    The Paste from Word window is displayed.
  2. Select Remove font family to remove the font family applied in Word.
  3. Click .

Used to remove formatting from selected imported text.

Used to make the selected text superscript.

Used to make the selected text sub-script

Used to create a numbered list

Used to created a bulleted list.

Used to insert a single text indent.

Used to remove a single text indent.

Used to insert a hyperlink.

To insert a hyperlink:

  1. Click .
    The Insert link window is displayed.
  2. Select either:

    • URL
    • E-mail address

  3. Populate the required fields.
  4. Click .

Used to remove the selected hyperlink.

Used to insert an image.

Important: You must use this icon to insert images.

To insert an image:

  1. Click .
    The Insert Image window is displayed.
  2. Select either:

    From the web (URL) to insert an online image
    From your computer to insert a image on your local hard drive.

    Tip: You can click More options to view additional options for sizing, positioning, and describing the image.

  3. Click .

Used to insert tables.

To insert a table:

  1. Click .
    The Insert Table window is displayed.
  2. Use the Table size area fields to define the number of columns and rows.
  3. Use the Layout area fields to define the alignment, padding, and spacing of the table.
  4. Use the Appearance area fields to customise the colours and border of the table.

    Tip: You can enter hexadecimal colour codes directly into the colour fields to define custom colours.

    Tip: You can select the Accessibility field to define accessibility settings.

  5. Click .

Used to switch to full-screen mode.

Used to bold the selected text.

Used to italicise the selected text.

Used to underline the selected text.

Used to strike through the selected text.

Used to change the text alignment.

Used to change the text highlight.

Used to change the text colour.