Adding an event to your site is easy.

Getting started

Create a new .md file or copy an existing post in the _posts directory to get started. The post file name must be in this format:

YYYY-MM-DD-title.md
#Example 2016-01-01-Back-At-Work-After-New-Year.md

Config for posts

---
#leave this alone
layout: post

#Whats the title of your event.
title:  "Talk on ES6 JavaScript"

#Url to your cover photo for your event. [optional - default will be used if not given]
cover: "https://frontendmasters.com/assets/es6-logo.png"

#The date of the event. 
date:   2016-02-01 16:04:19 +0000

#Start time of the event
start_time: "12:00"

#end time of the event
end_time: "13:00"

#event organiser details

#event organiser details
organiser: "Frank Smith"

#Make sure you setup your Organiser details in the _data directory in the organisers.yml file

---

Post content

After you have setup your config, all you need to do know is write your content using markdown.

Example Post

---
layout: post

#event information
title:  "ReactJS"
cover: "http://blog.addthiscdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/addthis-react-flux-javascript-scaling.png"
date:   2016-03-28
start_time: "12:00"
end_time: "13:00"

#event organiser details
organiser_email: "david.boyne@test.com"
organiser_name : "David Boyne"
organiser_photo: "https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/660943257795457030/igA_joVD.jpg"

---

I will be doing a small talk on an Introduction into ReactJS. We will cover the following:

- What is React?
- How to get setup with React.
- How to get building React Apps.
- Bundle your application
- Release your application

If this sounds interesting please register your interest below.

Thats all folks

Thats all you need to do. Once the website is built again using jekyll build or jekyll serve your new event will be shown.