The UC Events Calendar Widget will display events from any account, or combination of accounts, from the main UConn Events Calendar.

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To Get Started

On a page using Page Builder, click on Add Widget.

Select the UC Events Calendar widget.

How to Use the UC Events Calendar widget

RSS Feed

Paste the link to an RSS feed from the calendar into this section. You can follow the link next to the text field to create an RSS feed.

Events

This is the number of upcoming events that will appear.

Style

Text will give you the dates and titles of events in a simple text format.

Icons will place each date in a block, and also include the start time for each event.

Shortcodes

You can embed either a list of Upcoming events or a full Month view of events on any post or page using a shortcode.

Calendar Number

The calendar number is the last number in the web address when viewing a specific calendar on events.uconn.edu.


When viewing the UConn Master Calendar, the number is “42”


Here on the Benton Museum Calendar, the number is “99”

Embed an Upcoming List

Use this shortcode but replace the ‘cal’ number with that of your own calendar. You can the maximum amount of events that appear by changing the number next to ‘limit‘.

[uc_cal view="upcoming" cal="42" limit="10"]
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Embed a Month View

Copy and paste the code below into your page and replace the cal number “42” for your calendar’s number.

[uc_cal view="month" cal="42" limit="10"]
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Multiple Calendars

You can show events from multiple calendars by entering a comma separated list of calendars’ numbers.

[uc_cal view="month" cal="141, 42" limit="10"]
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Embed a Semester List

To create a list which displays all events for all days of a semester use the shortcode below. To select a different semester you can replace "Spring 2020" with Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall followed by a space and than the year you wish to show.

[uc_cal view="upcoming" cal="42" limit="10" semester="Spring 2020"]
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Limitations

You can only have one calendar shortcode on a page. Any additional shortcodes you add will be ignored by the system.

Link to the Current Month of Your Calendar

To link to the current month, week or day of your calendar, you should follow the format below.

http://events.uconn.edu/current/[month|week|day]/[Calendar Number].

For example, http://events.uconn.edu/current/month/42 takes you to the current month view of the UConn Master Calendar.