eventer tutorial

This is the tutorial for the Eventer Pro version. Most of the functionalities explained here are available for pro & free accounts.

Except when notified, those functionalities are available on iOS, Android, Windows or OSX (Mac).

The Windows and Mac versions are available here.

For more general questions check the FAQ.



Create a new account

Click on the profile button.


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Click on Email registration (normally a pro account is not directly linked to a personnal Facebook account).


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Click on NEW USER.


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Fill up your email, password and username.

Click GO


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If you have a pro account, you should see PRO on the top right of the events list.

You can click on PRO to see this tutorial from Eventer.


Profile set up

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Click on the profile button and select Edit profile.


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Click on Add a profile picture and select your profile picture. It is highly recommended to use a square png with a transparent background.

Optionally, you can add your profile page, so guests can see it when they click on your profile.

Click SAVE.


Create an Event

Click on CREATE YOUR EVENT.


From a Facebook Event

If you don't want to link your event to a Facebook event, go to FROM SCRATCH.

If you want to link this event to an existing Facebook event, go to the Facebook event page.

If you are on a smartphone click on More.


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Then click on Copy Link


If you are on Windows or Mac, copy the url of the event in clipboard.


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Then click on Paste Facebook Link.


Eventer will automatically fill up the cover, the name, the dates and the localisation of the event.


From Scratch

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If you don't want to link this event to a Facebook event, fill up the name and dates of the event. You can also add a cover.


Event localisatioN

Geolocalisation is important on Eventer. It will let guests directly connect to the event when they arrive.

If you linked this event to a Facebook event, the localisation is already done.

If you are on a smartphone, the event is automatically localized where you created the event.

However, if you don't want this event to be geolocalised, click on Invite Only.

If you want to add or change the localisation, click on the Geolocalisation button.


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Type the address or the name of the place.

Then click on the search button.


When you are satisfied with the result, click Done.


Event logO

In order to add a logo to the vent, click on ADD LOGO and pick the logo of the event.
It is highly recommended to use a square png with a transparent background.


ADVANCED SETTINGS

Advanced settings will help you define the visibility, the rules and the layout of your event. 

Click on ADVANCED SETTINGS.


The WELCOME PAGE is an internet page that will be displayed the first time the guest will open the event. You can add here a page with a description, a sponsor, a contest rule, ...

PASSWORD will avoid unwanted guests to access the event, particularly for a geolocalised event. Don't forget to communicate the password to your guests.

A Public event is visible on Eventer 30km around its location, 48 hours before it starts and 24 hours after it ends.

An Exclusive event prevents other users to create an event at the same location.

GUEST RULES
FB login required: Only guests logged with Facebook are admitted. Avoid anonymous guests.

PHOTO RULES
Geolocalisation: Only guests located at the event can add photos.
Dates: Only photos taken during the event are accepted.
FB login required: Only guests logged with Facebook can add photos. Avoid anonymous photos.

The photo and guest rules don't apply to the host.

Content Moderation: Automatically moderates sexual content.

Share photo layout: Defines the photo layout when a guest share or save a photo. 


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When the event is defined, click on LET'S DO THIS.

You can still change the event settings later by using Edit in the event menu.

If the event is linked to a Facebook event, Eventer will ask you if you want to post the event on the Facebook event page. It will help you promote the event and it will increase its visibility .


Share the event

If the event is Invite Only, you have to share it with other guests so they can participate.

Even if the event is geolocalised, it can be interesting to share the event before, during and after it. However if the Geolocalisation in the Photo Rules is on, only guests locateed at the event will be able to add photos. Other guests will only be able to see and like the photos.

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In the event screen, click on the share button.


INVITE GUESTs (ios and android)

Facebook: It will open a Facebook page where you can send the invite on your timeline, the timeline of a friend, in a group, on a page you manage or in a private message.
You might need to login on Facebook the first time.

You can also send an invite with Messenger, by Email or on Twitter.

Copy Link will copy the invite link in the clipboard. You can paste it anywhere and send it to guests.

With More you can share with all the apps able to send a text message: Whatsapp, sms, Skype, Viber, ...


INVITE GUESTs (Windows and mac)

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Facebook: It will open a Facebook page where you can send the invite on your timeline, the timeline of a friend, in a group, on a page you manage or in a private message.
You might need to login on Facebook the first time.

You can also send an invite by Email or on Twitter.

Copy Link will copy the invite link in the clipboard. You can paste it anywhere and send it to guests.


Add photos to the event

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In the bottom of the event screen, you have the photo bar (iOS and Android only).

The first button is the Camera button. You can take photos and directly add them to the event.

The last button is the Gallery button. You can add photos from your gallery. You can swipe in the gallery to select several photos in a row.
While the host has access to all his gallery, if the date rule on the photos is on, the guests can only access the photos taken during the event.

Between those buttons, Eventer will propose the photos taken during the event. You can see them full screen by holding your finger on them.
Click on the photos you want to add and click on the '+' button that will appear when you select.

On Windows and Mac those buttons don't exist but you can simply make a drag and drop of jpeg and png files in the event.


Share A photo

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You can share a photo by clicking on the share button on top right of the screen.


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You can share a photo on Facebook, by email or on Twitter. The Facebook share photo is explained in the next point.

The Copy Link will add the link of the photo in the clipboard.  You can paste the link and send it wherever you want. When this link will be opened, it will show the photo in a web page. If Eventer is installed it will open the photo in Eventer.

With the More option, you can share with all the apps able to send an image: Whatsapp, Instagram, Snapchat, Skype, Viber, ...
The More option is not available on Windows and Mac. On the other hand, you have the Copy Photo on those platforms. It will copy the photo in the clipboard. You can paste it wherever you want.


Share photo(s) on Facebook

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The first time you use this, you might need to log on your Facebook account.

Share on lets you pick the page where the photo will be shared. It can be your personal page, the pages you manage or the page of the event if this event is linked to a Facebook event.

Message is the message that will comment the photo.

Post as is the profile that will be used for posting the photo.
If the photo is posted on your personal page, it will be your personal profile.
If it is on a page you manage it will be the same page profile.
If it is on the event page (in case the event is linked to a Facebook event) you can choose the profile you want (personal or page). However it can be refused if the Facebook event doesn't allow the profile you select to post on this Facebook event.

Layout lets you pick the type of layout you want to use for this photo.

The photo will be added to the album with the event name. If the album doesn't exist, it will be created. If the photo is added to an event page, the photo is posted in the event (without album). 


Share, save and delete selected photos

You can share, delete and save several photos that you selected.

Click on the Event menu on the top right of the event screen.


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Click Select.


Select the images you want to share, delete or save.


You can now delete, save or share those photos.

The delete function is only available for the host.

The share function will share the photos the same way than SHARE PHOTO(S), but with several photos.


Slide Show (Windows and Mac only)

The Windows and Mac version of Eventer can create animations with the photos of an event, so you can greatly improve the experience of your event while promoting its use.

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If you are on Windows, you should first check few parameters of your screen in order for Eventer to work properly.

Select the screen(s) where you want to display the show.

Choose the best resolution.

Choose extend these displays

Then click on Make text and others items larger or smaller.

Choose Smaller.

Click Apply.

Then go back to Eventer.


Click on the event menu.


Select Slide Show.


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SildeShow starts and stops the show.

Eventer Announce: Displays an Eventer banner on the screen every 2 minutes. It will help people to participate to the event.

Animation lets you pick the type of animation you want.

Username will show the username of the person who took the photo (only for Travelling and Cubes animation).

Text Font lets you pick the font you want to use for the username.

Text Color lets you pick the color of the username.

Padding Color lets you pick the color that surround the photo (only for Travelling and Cubes animation).

Background Color lets you pick the background color.

Rows lets you pick the number of rows of photos you want.

Speed lets you pick the speed of the animation.

Capture creates a virtual screen on the main screen that has the same ratio than the screen(s) selected. You can then use a capture program that will process the capture with filters and video effects and then display it on the selected screens.

The screens at the bottom lets you select the screen(s) where the show will be displayed. You can select several contiguous screens.


Mail Guests(Windows and Mac only)

Mail Guests lets you send an html email to all the guests of your event. It is preferable to send after the event so you get more contacts.

Mail Guests is only available when you are the host of the event and is allowed only one time.

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Click on the event menu.


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Select Guests Mail.


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Type the  subject of the mail.

Past or load your email previously created and edited with an html editor.


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Click Send and the email will be sent to all the guests.