How to Import Dibs Items
Updated over a week ago

You must have "Full Access" or "Limited Access - Website" permissions to import items.

If you have a mass amount of volunteer shifts to add as items to Dibs, it may be easier to import them.

Click here to download the Dibs Item Template. The following fields are included:

NOTE: An asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

  • *Name

  • Description

  • *Location

  • Location URL: Link to google map of location.

  • *Start Date: Format must be "MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM" (24-hour format). Ex. 04/24/2017 15:30:00

  • *End Date: Same format as start date.

  • *Credit Value: Enter 0 if the item has no credit value.

  • *Cancel Window: Prevent volunteers from canceling within this many days before the shift.

  • *All Day Event: Enter 0 if the item has a start and end time.

  • Category: Categories must be added within the Dibs tool before they can be included in an import.

  • Fulfiller Phone Required: Enter 1 to require volunteer to submit a phone number when claiming the item.

  • Fulfiller Email Required: Enter 1 to require volunteer to submit a email address when claiming the item.

To start the import:

  1. Sign in and turn on Edit Mode.

  2. In the main menu, click on the Dibs tab.

  3. Click on the "Dibs Session Name."

  4. In the middle of the page, click Import New Dib Item.

  5. Using the template, replace the example entries with your Dib Item information and save it as an XLS file.

  6. On the Import Dib Items From File screen, click Choose File.

  7. Open the file saved on the computer.

  8. Choose which Session it belongs to and click Import Dibs.

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