Event Wizard® 6 introduces many new features to your Event Wizard® account and loads of updates to features and tools you already use. In addition to the main features and updates listed here we have made many small improvements throughout the software to help speed up and create a more efficient and user friendly environment for you.
NEW: TASK LIST (EDIT MENU)
There is a new task list menu in Event Wizard®, but as a current user you will not see it right away. We have left the current user default to the old version of the task list and will let you decide if you would like to change to the new one (we think you should!). To preview the new task list simply click the Check out our New Task List button on your current task list.
Once you have previewed the new task list for a moment you will be asked if you prefer it as your default via a pop-up window at the bottom of your screen.
At this point you can set the new task list as your default or remain using the classic version. If at anytime you change your mind you can go into your account preferences and change your default. Once you are in the task list you will notice everything is laid out a bit different than you are used to but in very logical easy to understand categories. If you want to toggle back to the old task list click the Go to Classic View button.
NEW: ONE PAGE CREATE EVENT SCREEN
We now have a one page create event screen that allows you to create and launch a simple event from one page. This page is essentially a stripped down version of the multi-step process you are used to when creating an event. Just like the task list though we have a new Create Event screen that can be accessed by clicking the link in the upper right of the current Create Event screen.
Select that link and set the preference for the new screen and you’ll be looking to the future from here out. View our how to get started guide to see how the new Create Event screen works.
NEW: BARCODED TICKETS AND ATTENDEE SCANNER APP
You may have noticed we quietly launched our Event Wizard Attendee Scanner App a few months ago. There was a reason for that and it had a lot to do with our new barcoded tickets in Event Wizard® 6. Read more about onsite attendee check-in, barcodes and event tickets.
NEW: ONE-CLICK EVENT COPY
Copying an event already saves you a ton of time, we just went ahead and made that even quicker. We now have a one-click copy event function that is so easy you may just copy events for the fun of it. Read more about copying your events.
UPDATED: MY FILES
We have updated all current accounts from 100MB of file storage to 200MB of file storage. In addition you can now create folders to better organize each event’s files and drag and drop those files into the folders you create.
UPDATED: FORM ERROR CHECKING
We have updated the form error checking tool to now highlight the required fields that your registrants miss. This eliminates the pesky pop-up boxes that weren’t too popular and takes the guesswork out of which fields need to be filled out to continue on the form.
UPDATED: SERVICE FEE FIELD TYPE
We have revamped the way the Service Fee Field behaves in Event Wizard®. You are now able to use your own payment gateway and make the fee any amount you would like.
Recovering your per registration cost just got much easier! Read more on the Service Fee update.
NEW: MY EVENTS ORGANIZATION
Our long standing customers have been waiting for this and we’re pleased to finally make it available. You can now show only the events you want in My Events based on the events status. You can even archive old events! Check out all the new My Events organization.
UPDATED: HELP CENTRE
Our Help Centre has also been updated and will continue to be a great source of help and support as your use your Event Wizard account and it’s new features. Be sure to bookmark it to get the most out of your account.
Copying an old event registration form is a great way to speed up your build time when creating a new event.
To copy a form in your account head into the My Events screen of your account.
Then click the orange “Duplicate” icon under the TOOLS.
(NOTE: your event must be “active” in order to utilize the Duplicate function).
After clicking the “Duplicate” icon your new event will automatically show up in the next line underneath the event you copied.
All of your event information will be identical to the event you copied so be sure to head in and update this information to reflect your new event.
If you have any questions about updating your event let us know.