Calendar

Calendar | Kieran O’Shea

Description

A simple but effective Calendar plugin for WordPress that allows you to
manage your events and appointments and display them to the world on your
website.

Features:

  • Monthly view of events
  • Mouse-over details for each event
  • Events can have a timestamp (optional)
  • Events can display their author (optional)
  • Events can span more than one day
  • Multiple events per day possible
  • Events can repeat on a weekly, monthly (set numerical day), monthly (set textual day) or yearly basis
  • Repeats can occur indefinitely or a limited number of times
  • Easy to use events manager in admin dashboard
  • Sidebar function/Widget to show todays events
  • Sidebar function/Widget to show upcoming events
  • Lists of todays events can be displayed in posts or pages
  • Lists of upcoming events can be displayed in posts or pages
  • Comprehensive options panel for admin
  • Modifiable CSS using the options panel
  • Optional drop down boxes to quickly change month and year
  • User groups other than admin can be permitted to manage events
  • Events can be placed into categories
  • A calendar of events for just one of more categories can be displayed
  • Categories system can be switched on or off
  • Pop up javascript calendars help the choosing of dates
  • Events can be links pointing to a location of your choice
  • Full internationalisation is possible
  • Comaptible with WordPress MU
  • iCalendar feed of events can be made accessible

Installation

The installation is extremely simple and straightforward. It only takes a second.

Installing

  1. Upload the whole calendar directory into your WordPress plugins directory.
  2. Activate the plugin on your WordPress plugins page
  3. Configure Calendar using the following pages in the admin panel: Calendar -> Manage Calendar, Calendar -> Manage Categories, and Calendar -> Calendar Options
  4. Edit or create a page on your blog which includes the text {CALENDAR} and visit
    the page you have edited or created. You should see your calendar in action.
  5. You’ll see two new widgets, “Today’s Events” and “Upcoming Events” that will render data from the plugin. These can
    be configured with custom titles and limited to certain categories by specifying their IDs, comma separated
  6. Additional data from the calendar may be inserted into posts and pages using the following legacy tags. Note the
    inclusion of optional category ids to limit display in this way
    {CALENDAR} or {CALENDAR;1} or {CALENDAR;1,2}
    {MINICAL} or {MINICAL;1} or {MINICAL;1,2}
    {TODAYS_EVENTS} or {TODAYS_EVENTS;1} or {TODAYS_EVENTS;1,3}
    {UPCOMING_EVENTS} or {UPCOMING_EVENTS;1} or {UPCOMING_EVENTS;1,3}
  7. Later versions of the plugin also support the new WordPress short code system, examples as follows
    [calendar] or [calendar categories=”1,3″] or [calendar type=”mini” categories=”1″] or [calendar type=”upcoming”]
  8. There is an iCalendar available within calendar. Once activated on the calendar options page, simply visit your site
    with calendar_feed appended, e.g.
    example.com/?calendar_feed
  9. If you’re coding your own theme or plugin, you can call out to calendar functions directly to include content
    calendar() or calendar(“1”) or calendar(“1,3”)
    alternatively all the below using similar variations to the above for categories
    calendar_minical() or calendar_upcoming_events() or calendar_todays_events()

Upgrading from 1.2 or later

  1. Deactivate the plugin (you will not lose any events)
  2. Remove your current calendar directory from the WordPress plugins directory
  3. Upload the whole calendar directory into your WordPress plugins directory.
  4. Activate the plugin on your WordPress plugins page

Upgrading from 1.1

  1. Deactivate the plugin (you will not lose any events)
  2. Remove the Rewrite rules from your .htaccess file that you added
    when you first installed Calendar.
  3. Delete plugins/calendar.php, wp-admin/edit-calendar.php, wp-calendar.php
  4. Upload the whole calendar directory into your WordPress plugins directory.
  5. Activate the plugin on your WordPress plugins page

Uninstalling

  1. Deactivate the plugin on the plugins page of your blog dashboard
  2. Delete the uploaded files for the plugin
  3. Delete the following database tables wp_calendar, wp_calendar_config and wp_calendar_categories
  4. Remove the text {CALENDAR} from the page you were using to show calendar, or delete that page

Plugin author

Kieran O’Shea

Plugin official website address

https://wordpress.org/plugins/calendar/
If you encounter problems in using the Calendar plugin, you can comment below, and I will try my best to help you solve the problem

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