At the time this article was written, there were no event merge fields. Autoresponses can't tell a supporter what they had signed up to do. If you'd like an autoresponse that has the event information in it like this, this read on!
The solution is to read the event information from the database and store it so that it can be used for the receipt. Here are some steps that you can use:
- Edit the template for events
- Locate the
</body>tag using the browser's search tool.
- Insert an empty line just before the
- Click here to see the script.
- Click on the
Rawbutton. A window will open with just the source.
- Copy the contents of the window and close it.
- Paste the copied text into the newly inserted line in the template.
- Save the template.
Autoresponse merge fields
This solution provides these
Event merge fields for autoresponses.
Note: The "Location Name" for the event is stored in the
Sample autoresponse, no fees
Sample autoresponse, fees paid with a credit card
If the event has both credit card and "Invoice me" payment options, then you should probably use this Send Condition so that this receipt is only sent to attendees that paid with a credit card:
Sample autoresponse, fees paid by invoice
If the event has both credit card and "Invoice me" payment options, then you should probably use this Send Condition so that this receipt is only sent to attendees that are being invoiced:
If you have any questions, please collection this information:
chapter_KEYif you are in a chapter
event_KEYfor the event
- A screenshot, of possible
Send this information to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll be glad to help.