The Events Calendar
 

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What is the Events Calendar and how do I use it?

Article: 000002952    Product: EventSpot

The Events Calendar

The Events Calendar is a web-based calendar that displays all of your live events. The name of the event appears as a clickable link and brings the viewer to your event landing page or, if you didn't create one, to your registration form.

Note: Keep in mind that only the first day of a multi-day event will display on the calendar.


event calendar

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Cancelled events, events in draft status and events that you've manually chosen not to display on the calendar will not appear.

To share your calendar on your webpage, in an email or on a social networking site, you need the calendar's URL:
Did you know that we also have an Event Widget you can add to your website or social networks?

Find the Calendar URL

The URL for the calendar is the web address for viewing your calendar.

To find your calendar URL:

  1. Open the dashboard for your event.
  2. Scroll down to the Promote your event section.
  3. Click on the link in the Calendar URL field to highlight the URL.
You can preview what your calendar looks like by clicking the "View Calendar" link.
View Calendar Link

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Add the Calendar URL to Your Webpage

The Events Calendar can be embedded into your website so that people will see the calendar without having to click on additional links to open it.

To add the URL to your webpage:
  1. Copy the URL from the Calendar URL field.
  2. Paste the URL into:
  • An email or file and send it to your webmaster.
  • Your webpage's source code. 
    Note: This requires HTML knowledge.
  • The WYSIWYG editor you use to design your webpage, like Dreamweaver or FrontPage.

Note: The style and color of the calendar cannot be modified.

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Share the Calendar URL

You can share the link to the calendar in emails and on your social networks, like Facebook. Your contacts will be able to forward or share the link with their friends, improving your reach.

To share the URL in an email or on a social network:

  1. Copy the URL from the Calendar URL field.
  2. Paste the URL into:
  • An event-related email.
  • A social network post or feed.

When your recipient clicks on the URL, it will open a new webpage, displaying your calendar. You can preview what the webpage will look like by clicking the "View Calendar" next to the Calendar URL field.

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