Creating Events

Enter your Events into 7shifts to see them on the schedule. This will help you schedule the right numver of staff on busy nights and your staff will be able to see the upcoming Events as well. 

Only Admins or Managers with the 'Can manage events' permission will be able to add/edit/delete Events.

You can add an Event right from the main schedule page, and from the dedicated Events tab. 

Creating an Event from the Schedule Page
Creating an Event from the Events tab

To create an Event from the schedule page, click on the '+' on the selected day:

From this modal you can add Event details. 

You can change the colour of the Event by clicking on the colour dropdown next to the Event title.

Once the Event is created, it automatically appears at the top of the schedule for the Location the Event was assigned to. Click on the Event to view details:

To view all Events, click on 'more' to expand this section:


To create an Event from the Events tab, click on the 'Add' button:

From this modal you can add Event details. 

You can change the colour of the Event by clicking on the colour wheel next to the Event title

Once the Event is created, it automatically appears at the top of the schedule for the Location the Event was assigned to. Click on the Event to view details:

From the Events page you can view your monthly calendar and click on events for more details. Any multi-day or recurring Events cannot be edited from this page, and you will see this prompt when you click on them. Navigate back to the Schedules page to make edits to these Events. 

Employees will be able to see the Events on their schedule on the mobile app and when they login to app.7shifts.com. 

Here's what an employee will see on the mobile app:

Employees will also be able to see scheduled Events when their shifts are emailed to them upon a schedule publish:

If you have the 'Shift Reminders' add-on enabled, details of Events are included in the messages that get sent out as well.

Want to sync Events you have entered in 7shifts into your Google Cal or iCal? Here's how

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