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How do I control which attendee information is required for event registration?

This article provides information on how to designate which fields an event attendee must fill out when registering. In other words, these fields are required.

To learn how to set up registration for an event, please read this article: How do I create a registration form for an event?

Within Admin, navigate to sys admin > System Settings > Create & Edit

Within Admin, navigate to sys admin > System Settings > Create & Edit

From there, scroll down to the events settings, as designated by the word event.

From there, scroll down to the events settings, as designated by the word event.

The following can be changed to be required or not required on your event registrations:

  • event.attendant.requires.company
  • event.attendant.requires.e.mail
  • event.attendant.requires.first.name
  • event.attendant.requires.last.name

To edit a setting, click Edit next to the name.

To edit a setting, click Edit next to the name.

event.attendant.requires.company

Click edit next to event.attendant.requires.company. Type true or false in the Value field (circled below) to indicate required (true) or not required (false).

  • true - This means the user must include a company name when registering for the event.
  • false - This means the user does not have to include a company name when registering for the event.
Click edit next to event.attendant.requires.company. Type true or false in the Value field (circled below) to indicate required (true) or not required (false).

Do NOT change the content in the Name or Description field

Click Save to preserve changes.

event.attendant.requires.e.mail

Click edit next to event.attendant.requires.e.mail. Type true or false in the Value field (circled below) to indicate required (true) or not required (false).

Click edit next to event.attendant.requires.e.mail. Type true or false in the Value field (circled below) to indicate required (true) or not required (false).
  • true - This means the user must include an email address when registering for the event.
  • false - This means the user does not have to include an email address when registering for the event.

Do NOT change the content in the Name or Description field.

Click Save to preserve changes.

event.attendant.requires.first.name

Click edit next to event.attendant.requires.first.name. Type true or false in the Value field (circled below) to indicate required (true) or not required (false).

  • true - This means the user must include a first name when registering for the event.
  • false - This means the user does not have to include a first name when registering for the event.

Do NOT change the content in the Name or Description field

Click Save to preserve changes.

event.attendant.requires.last.name

Click edit next to event.attendant.requires.first.name. Type true or false in the Value field (circled below) to indicate required (true) or not required (false).

Click edit next to event.attendant.requires.first.name. Type true or false in the Value field (circled below) to indicate required (true) or not required (false).
  • true - This means the user must include a last name when registering for the event.
  • false - This means the user does not have to include a last name when registering for the event.

Do NOT change the content in the Name or Description field.

Click Save to preserve changes.

To test changes, register for an event on your website and fail to fill out a required field before submitting.

Note: If you do not have access to these System Settings and need adjustments made, contact your site admin or ePublishing Project Manager.