Magento for B2B Commerce, 2.2.x

Creating Events

Each event is associated with a categoryA set of products that share particular characteristics or attributes. from your catalog, and only one event can be associated with any given category at a time. To display a list of upcoming events in your store, you must also set up a Catalog Events Carousel widgetA prepared snippet of code that adds functionality and/or dynamic effects to your store..


Manage Catalog Events

To create an event:

1. On the Admin sidebar, tap Marketing. Then under Private Sales, choose Events.
2. In the upper-right corner, tap Add Catalog Event. Then, do the following:
a. In the category tree, choose the category that you want to associate with the event.

Because each category can have only one event at a time, any categories that already have an event are disabled .


Select Category
b. In the Catalog Event Information section, do the following:

Catalog Event Information
c. Use the calendar () to choose the Start Date of the event. Then, use the Hour and Minute sliders to set the time the event begins.
d. Use the calendar () to choose the End Date of the event. Then, use the Hour and Minute sliders to set the time the event ends.
e. To upload an Image for the event widget, tap Choose File. Then, select the image file from your directory.
f. In the Sort Order field, enter a number to indicate the sequence in which this event appears when listed with other events.
g. Select the checkbox of each page where you want to display the countdown ticker:
  • Category Page
  • Product Page
3. When complete, tap Save.
  • Field Descriptions

    Field

    Scope

    Description

    Category

    Global

    When creating a new event, this field links back to the category tree. When editing an event, it links to the category page related to the event.

    Start Date

    Global

    The starting date and time of the event in MMDDYYYY HH;MM format. Click the calendar button to select the date.

    End Date

    Global

    The ending date and time of the event in MMDDYYYY HH;MM format. Click the calendar button to select the date.

    Image

    Store View

    Uploads an image that appears in the Catalog Events Carousel widget.

    Sort Order

    Global

    Determines the sequence in which this event appears when listed with other events.

    Display Countdown Ticker On

    Global

    Displays the countdown ticker in the header of each page specified. Options include:

    Category Page / Product Page

    Status

    Global

    Indicates the status of the event based on the Start Date and End Date range. Status is a read-only value. Values include: Open / Closed / Upcoming