Acquia CMS


Installing the Event content type

  1. Run composer require -W drupal/acquia_cms_event to install the module in your application codebase.

  2. Do one of the following to enable the module:

    • Go to the Extend menu of the administrative panel, and search for acquia_cms_event.

    • Run drush en acquia_cms_event -y.

Included fields

The Event content type includes the following fields:




The title of the event.


A brief description of the event. By default, this field is hidden. Click Edit summary to view this field.


A detailed description of the event.

Text format

The text format. You can select Filtered HTML or Site Studio from the drop-down menu.


The following information about the date and time of the event:

  • End Date: The end date of the event in the dd/mm/yy format.

  • Door Time: The time of the commencement of the event.

  • Duration: The duration of the event.


The place of the event. This requires the Place content type.


The main image associated with the event. This appears at the top of the page or as a thumbnail when the page appears within a list. Click Add Media to upload an image.


One of the following taxonomy types:

  • Categories: The categories that you select from the drop-down menu.

  • Tags: The tags.

  • Event Type: The event type that you select from a dropdown menu.


The language of the event page.

Save as

The state in which you want to save the details of the event. You can save the details of the event as Draft, In Review, or Published.

Creating an Event content

  1. Sign in to Acquia CMS.

  2. In the Acquia CMS administrative interface, click Manage > Content > Add Content > Event.

  3. Enter an appropriate value in each field.

  4. Click Save.

  5. Verify the changes on your site.