Add to Calendar link does not include link to Online Event in Add to Calendar Location

Please give users the ability to customize the content in the "Add to Calendar" .ics file that registrants can download and add to their iCalendars. This functionality is important, especially now that many companies and organizations are hosting webinars/online meetings.

 

Currently, when registrants download the .ics file, the copy in the auto-generated invite contains the link to register for the event. Why include this link to register when they've already registered for the event? Instead, we should be able to copy and paste the link to the online event (usually a Zoom, Webex or online meeting link) as well as the login information (access codes, meeting numbers, etc.)

Top Answer
Caitlin_M
Administrator

Hi all. This idea was submitted when our Legacy Event tool was active. It has since been decommissioned. All events are created using the Events 2.0 tool.

 

At this time, this functionality is not included in Events 2.0 but we are continuing to collect feedback and measure the need to include the online event URL within the Add to Calendar link. Please engage with this post so it is properly tracked with our Product teams. We are closing this post for future comments.

 

The registration confirmation includes the online event URL. Registrants will need to manually add the link in their calendars.


53 Comments
Frankie_P
Moderator

Hi everyone,

 

We are updating the status of this request to Acknowledged to support our new community idea statuses and add better insight into your feedback. We can't guarantee a commitment to deliver on this feature request but should indicate some awareness that we have heard your feedback and could be taken under consideration for a future release. In the meantime, the workarounds we do suggest is to: add the online link to the Description it will show in the body of the Add to calendar notice, or add the online link to the 'Physical Location' field so it will show in the 'Location' section of the Add to Calendar link.

Frankie_P
Moderator
Status changed to: Acknowledged
 
Caitlin_M
Administrator
Status changed to: Not Currently Planned

Hi all. This idea was submitted when our Legacy Event tool was active. It has since been decommissioned. All events are created using the Events 2.0 tool.

 

At this time, this functionality is not included in Events 2.0 but we are continuing to collect feedback and measure the need to include the online event URL within the Add to Calendar link. Please engage with this post so it is properly tracked with our Product teams. We are closing this post for future comments.

 

The registration confirmation includes the online event URL. Registrants will need to manually add the link in their calendars.

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