Event Templates: do not auto-populate the Start Date / End Date
When creating an event using an event template, the Start Date is automatically set to the date when the template was created.
- Create an Event Template (Administer > Events > Event Templates)
- Wait one day, or set the
start_dateto some past date (templates are saved as regular events in the
- Create a new Event, and use the template that was created.
- Notice how the start date is automatically set.
This might not sound like a big deal, but when the event template was created in 2015, it gets pretty annoying to have to also click to change the year (and it's easy to overlook).
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