Getting started with FooEvents Calendar – FooEvents for WooCommerce
Getting started with FooEvents Calendar

Getting started with FooEvents Calendar

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The FooEvents Calendar plugin makes it possible to display your events in a stylish calendar on your WordPress website. Calendars can be displayed using simple shortcodes or widgets. Using the FooEvents Calendar plugin, you can convert any post, page or custom post type into an event and display it in a calendar view. 

The FooEvents Calendar plugin is fully compatible with FooEvents for WooCommerce plugins, making it possible to create more advanced events and sell branded tickets with no commission or ticket fees directly from your own WordPress website. FooEvents offers many pro features that add advanced event management functionality to your website including email ticket themes and free check-ins apps.

FooEvents Calendar Settings

  • Navigate to your WordPress Admin Area
  • Navigate to Settings -> FooEvents Calendar
  • Various settings can be configured that will change the behaviour and display of your calendar.

Post/page shortcodes

  • Navigate to the post or page where you would like to insert the calendar on your website
  • Type or paste the calendar shortcode in the main content text editor
  • Examples of calendar shortcodes include:
    • Basic calendar
      [fooevents_calendar]
    • Display particular month
      [fooevents_calendar defaultDate= "2019-09-01"]
    • Display list view
      [fooevents_calendar defaultView="listWeek"]
    • Display multiple calendars per page
      [fooevents_calendar id="cal1"], [fooevents_calendar id="cal2"] etc.
  • To add a widget view of the calendar:
    • Go to Appearance -> Widgets
    • Drag the FooEvents Calendar widget into the widget area where you would like it to be displayed
    • Type a widget title
    • Select which type of view you would like to use – Calendar or List view
    • Calendar view:
      • You can specify which date you would like the calendar to start on. If left empty, the calendar will default to the current date.
      • Example date format: 2016-09-01 (yyyy/mm/dd)
    • List view:
      • You can set the number of events to be displayed. By default, the list view will display the latest 5 events.
    • Click ‘Save’ to confirm your changes
  • Other shortcodes
    • Simple event 
      [fooevents_event product=10]
    • Simple list of events 
      [fooevents_events_list]
    • List of 5 events 
      [fooevents_events_list num=5]

To add a widget view of the calendar

  1. Go to Appearance -> Widgets
  2. Drag the FooEvents Calendar widget into the widget area where you would like it to display
  3. Type a widget title
  4. Select which type of view you would like to use – Calendar or List
  5. Calendar view:
    1. You can specify which date you would like the calendar to start on. If left empty, the calendar will default to the current date.
    2. Example date format: 2016-09-01 (yyyy/mm/dd)
  6. List view:
    1. You can set the number of events to display. By default the list view will display the latest 5 events
  7. Click ‘Save’ to confirm your changes

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