[EventCalendar] how to show EC event with full info on home page

Johan Michaelsen johan.orgel at post.tele.dk
Tue Jun 26 07:54:52 UTC 2007


Wow!
I just tried this out and it works!
You can even include more categories in the query like  
"....&cat=3,4,12..."

Glad to learn more everyday!

best regards
Johan

Den 25/06/2007 kl. 22.06 skrev Alf Haakon Lund:

> Hi there,
>
> I'm running a site similar to yours at http://aas-stasjon.no/  
> (Norwegian only) and was struggling with the same problem. Mark  
> Naylor pointed me in the right direction in this post:
>
> http://penguin.firetree.net/pipermail/eventcalendar/2007-June/ 
> 001986.html
>
> What I did was make an extra loop for my event category on top of  
> the page:
>
> <div id="next_event">
>   <h2>Neste arrangement</h2>
>   <?php query_posts('ec3_after=today&showposts=1'); ?>
>   <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?>
>     <div class="post" id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>">
>       <h3><a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark"  
> title="Permanent lenke til <?php the_title(); ?>"><?php the_title 
> (); ?></a></h3>
>       <div class="entry">
>         <?php the_content('Les resten av dette innlegget &raquo;'); ?>
>       </div>
>       <p class="right"><?php edit_post_link('Rediger'); ?></p>
>       <h4>Sjekk kalenderen for andre arrangement!</h4>
>     </div> <!-- end div "post" -->
>   <?php endwhile; ?>
>   <?php else : ?>
>     <h4 class="center">Ingen kommende arrangement</h4>
>     <?php include (TEMPLATEPATH . "/searchform.php"); ?>
>   <?php endif; ?>
> </div> <!-- end div "next_event" -->
>
> Just put your exhibit category where I have event and you should be  
> moving in the right direction.
>
> Regards, Alf
>
>
>
> Den 25-06-2007 skrev Melissa Snyder:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> First of all I want to thank everyone involved for a wonderful and
>> incredibly useful plugin - it's exactly what I need!
>> However, I've been looking through the prior couple of months posts
>> and have not been able to figure out a way to do exactly what I want.
>> I have an art gallery that uses the home page to display information
>> about the current exhibit, with a link to a full schedule. Easy   
>> enough
>> using static pages and template pages, but I'd like the home/ index
>> page to display all the information from the blog post - all  the
>> description, the image, etc, not simply an Event title with a   
>> link. I
>> saw other earlier  posts with similar code to what I've got  inserted
>> in the template for the static page ( <?php ec3_get_events (1) ?>))
>> but I can't figure out how to get all the extra information from the
>> original post to display.
>>
>> Here's what I want to display as the home page:
>> http://pegasusgalleryvt.com/wordpress/?p=11
>>
>> and here's what I've got:
>> http://pegasusgalleryvt.com/wordpress/?page_id=19
>>
>> I'm using WP 2.2.1, EC 3.1.0.
>>
>> Can anyone please help me?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Melissa
>>
>>
>> Melissa Snyder
>> Barleywine Graphics
>> webmaster at barleywinegraphics.com
>> www.barleywinegraphics.com
>> 802.263.9556
>
>
>
>
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