This guide provides instructions and information about Stanford Web Services Jumpstart platform, based on Drupal 7. We're building out the Drupal 8 (D8) platform — the new framework for Stanford Sites in 2020. In place of Jumpstart services, you'll soon see a new User Guide to help set up your website on the D8 platform.
The Stanford Event Importer takes data from the Stanford Event Calendar feed, and then creates and populates event nodes on your site with the event information. The event information can come from either a category or an organization on the Stanford Event Calendar. Here's how to put the Stanford Event Importer to work on your site.
Site Owners can create, edit and delete event importers.
To use the Stanford Event Importer you’ll need to create a Stanford Event Importer node, which will define the events to import.
Before starting, be sure to have the following information ready:
Here’s how to create the event importer:
Upon saving the new event importer, the importer will immediately import the items from the feed.
You may want to make sure that the events imported are the ones you expect:
Did you forget to add a tag to the events you imported? Maybe you imported the wrong feed? Not to worry. Here’s how to update or change the importer and the items you’ve imported:
You may need to clear your cache to see the newly imported nodes. To do this, select "Clear Site Cache" from the Site Actions Menu.
If you like this module, check out its sister module, Stanford Courses Importer.