Add Custom Fields for Sites

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Use Custom Fields to define unique input fields for the Custom Fields page of the Sites editor. Adding custom fields enables sites to manage other values not included on the Sites editor (e.g. Region, Crowd Capacity, Days of Operation).

To add custom fields:

  1. From the homepage of the Custom Fields editor, select Sites.

  2. Add one or more sections. See Add Section.

  3. Within each section, add any combination of three types of fields:

    Type

    Description

    Add Text Entry Field

    A field where text is typed (maximum characters: 1024).

    Add Toggle

    An option to toggle on/off.

    Add Dropdown

    A list of choices from which the user makes a selection.

  4. In the upper-right of the screen, select Save.

Add Section

  1. Select +Add New Section.

  2. In the Section Name field of the Add Section popup, type a name for the section.

  3. From the lower-right of the Add Section window, select Create.

  4. Add as many sections as needed. The following controls are displayed in the upper-right of each section:

    Control

    Description

    pencil icon

    Edit the properties of the section.

    single up arrow

    Move the section up one level.

    single down arrow

    Move the section down one level.

    grey "x"

    Remove the section.

Add Text Entry Field

  1. From inside a section, select +Add New Field.

  2. From the Type dropdown, select Text Entry.

  3. In the Label field, type a name for the field.

  4. Toggle Required to On if the user is required to provide a value for the field.

  5. In the Help Text field, type an instructional note to help the user understand the purpose of the field.

  6. In the Placeholder Text field, type the placeholder text to display in the field when the section is first opened. The user replaces this text when they type their own value in the field.

    • In the Preview section, a preview of the new field is displayed.

  7. From the lower-right, select Save.

Add Toggle

  1. From inside a section, select +Add New Field.

  2. From the Type dropdown, select Toggle.

  3. In the Label field, type a name for the field.

  4. From the Default State dropdown, select whether the field is toggled On or Off by default.

  5. In the On Description field, type the field description when it is toggled On.

  6. In the Off Description field, type the field description when it is toggled Off.

  7. In the Help Text field, type an instructional note to help the user understand the purpose of the field.

  8. From the lower-right, select Save.

Add Dropdown

  1. From inside a section, select +Add New Field.

  2. From the Type dropdown, select Drop Down.

  3. In the Label field, type a name for the field.

  4. In the Help Text field, type an instructional note to help the user understand the purpose of the field.

  5. In the Placeholder Text field, type the placeholder text to display in the field when the section is first opened. The user replaces this text when they type their own value in the field.

  6. Toggle Required to On if the user is required to provide a value for the field.

  7. In the Field Choices section, select +Add Choice to add a choice to the dropdown.

    • Add as many choices to the dropdown as needed.

    • From the Default Choice column, select the choice that is selected from the dropdown by default.

    • In the Preview section, a preview of the new field is displayed.

  8. From the lower-right, select Save.

Edit Fields

The following controls are displayed next to each listed field.

Control

Description

dot menu

Select and drag the field to a new location in the section.

pencil icon

Edit the properties of the field.

grey "x"

Remove the field from the section.