Showing your events in a calendar

CiviCRMThe Event Calendar extension allows you to view CiviCRM events in a calendar. This article describes how to install and configure it on for a Joomla instance.


Install the Extension

Start by logging on to Joomla with an admin account.

  1. Go to Components > CiviCRM.
  2. Go to Administrator > System Settings > Extensions.
  3. Select the Add New tab.
  4. Find Event Calendar.
  5. Click the Download button.
  6. Click the Download and Install button.

 

Menu Items

For Joomla you need to make an additional manual configuration. Using your preferred file manager, browse to:

root_directory/media/civicrm/ext/com.osseed.eventcalendar/joomla

Copy the EventCalendar folder and then paste into:

root_directory/components/com_civicrm/views/

 

Event Calendar Settings

Now you are ready to configure how you want the calendar to work for you.

  1. Go to Components > CiviCRM.
  2. Click Administrator > CiviEvent > Event Calendar Settings
    1. Here you can affect various ways in which the calendar will appear.
  3. Click Events > Show Events Calendar, to see what your calendar looks like.

 

Add a Menu Item

Finally you can create a menu item on the front-end.

  1. Go to Menus > Top Menu.
  2. Click New.
  3. For Menu Item Type, click the Select button.
  4. Browse to CiviCRM > Event Calendar.
  5. Give your Menu Item a Name.
  6. Click Save.

Your calendar will now be visible on the front-end of your website.

 

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