[EventCalendar] Widget formatting?

Trevor Bain etbain at yahoo.ca
Mon May 12 12:03:59 UTC 2008

In order to get php code to work in a text widget, you'll need to get  
something like the Exec-PHP plugin (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/exec-php/ 

I'm not a calendar user but I assume that's the issue you're running  

Hope that helps,


On 12-May-08, at 7:27 AM, Unwork Studio wrote:

> Hi,
> Firstly, great plugin - exactly what I was looking for.
> However, I'm struggling to make a small adjustment to the way the  
> 'upcoming event' widget displays the events ...
> What I am trying to achieve is already documented on your site;
> Example 1. No special headers:
> <li>Events <?php
> ec3_get_events(
>    '5',                               // limit
>    '%DATE%: <a href="%LINK%">%TITLE%</a>', // template_event
>    ''                                      // template_day
> );
> ?></li>
> 2 January: First event.
> 5 January: Second event.
> I can achieve this by pasting the code directly into my  
> dynamic_sidebar.php (I am using widgets) but cannot find where I can  
> edit the actual widget to achieve the same effect? I've even tried  
> pasting the code into a text widget but this does not seem to work  
> (no php?).
> I'm not a coder so I have to fiddle around in a trial and error kind  
> of way to see if things work or not but I'm struggling with  
> something that seems so simple ... can anyone help?
> Thanks,
> Jason
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