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  • 1.  Link Previews

    Posted 05-16-2022 09:41
    When pasting the event registration link to social media, the webpage preview says "Test Event" Anyone know how to change this?

    Brandi Burkhart
    Simulation Educator
    Virginia State Simulation Alliance

  • 2.  RE: Link Previews

    Posted 05-17-2022 14:04
    Have you fully activated your website and registration from your home page?

    Amy Lum
    Senior Systems and Tools Specialist
    Boston Scientific CorporationUnited States

  • 3.  RE: Link Previews

    Community MVP
    Posted 05-18-2022 15:15
    Looking forward to reading responses and learning!

    Colleen Beck
    Director of Sales & Marketing
    The Westin Tampa Bay

  • 4.  RE: Link Previews

    Community MVP
    Posted 05-19-2022 08:23
    It sounds like your website/event is not yet live. Once it's live, the link will work!

    Lori Wildman
    Senior Marketing Manager
    DuCharme, McMillen & Associates, Inc.United States

  • 5.  RE: Link Previews

    Posted 05-19-2022 12:02
    If your event is live, make sure you're copy the link from the right place. You need to get the link from the Marketing > Weblinks section.

    Jessica johnson
    Web Site Editor

  • 6.  RE: Link Previews

    User Group Member
    Posted 05-23-2022 13:26
    Hi Brandi, 

    Did making your event live solve the issue? You might otherwise need to take a look at some of your event setup/information fields and make sure the title is updated there. 


    Béline Falzon
    Event Planner
    Stanford UniversityUnited States

  • 7.  RE: Link Previews
    Best Answer

    Posted 05-23-2022 13:55
    Hi Everyone! 
    Thank you for all your comments and suggestions!
    The event is/was live, and did not fix the issue. Also, I used the weblink from the Marketing > Weblinks. Neither of these worked.
    I ended up opening a case with cvent. I had to add a Share Bar Tag to the registration page, then edit the link preview from there. The share bar tag was then removed. My event link preview is no longer 'Test Event'!

    Thank you,

    Brandi Burkhart
    Simulation Lab Manager
    Virginia State Simulation AllianceUnited States

  • 8.  RE: Link Previews

    Community MVP
    Posted 05-23-2022 14:48
    Edited by Steven Schlossman 05-23-2022 16:19
    Odd workaround. My other thought was going to be was the link specific to a reg type.

    Steven Schlossman
    Jack of all trades. Master of none.
    BMW Car Club of America

  • 9.  RE: Link Previews

    Posted 05-23-2022 15:05

    I agree with you!!!

    I think there should be a more streamlined way to do this....





    Brandi Burkhart MSN, RN, CHSE 
    Simulation Educator, James Madison University School of Nursing 




    "Correction does much, but encouragement does more." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.



  • 10.  RE: Link Previews

    User Group Member
    Posted 05-23-2022 18:31
    Hi Brandi,

    I am just seeing your question now. That is so weird it was live and you were using the generated weblinks for the event. I do love your workaround idea with using the share option and taking that weblink, thank you for sharing this!

    Katie Dreifus

    Katie Dreifus
    Registration Manager
    PwC Management Services LPUnited States

  • 11.  RE: Link Previews

    User Group Member
    Posted 05-26-2022 11:12
    All weblinks will work once your site is live. The other piece is making sure your site is set to Public visibility.

    Beth Vriesen
    Events Registration Administrator
    Associated Bank Corporation