[EventCalendar] Include same calendar on several blogs

Dr. Peter Troxler peter.troxler at gmx.net
Tue Oct 28 08:29:35 UTC 2008


what about pulling the calendar feed into the sidebar?  I fear,  
however, that the feed would be ordered by post date, not event date  
(at least that was the case with ec_3.1.1)

... could anybody confirm?

/ Peter

On 28 okt 2008, at 04:00, Rick Boatright wrote:

> The problem is that EC3's model is that events are _posts in the blog_
>
> So, no matter what you do, _this blog_ just doesn't know about _that  
> blog_'s posts.
>
> Saddly the,  it's going to take custom code to get one blog to look  
> at another.
>
> [[[ Geek stuff follows -- skip to bottom for easier solution ]]]
>
> There _is_ a workaround, but it's messy in several senses.
>
> If you actually ment what you said,  if you really ACTUALLY just  
> want the Calendar and the event list to appear on the other blogs,  
> and don't want the blogs to be totally integrated, you could make up  
> a page template on Blog1 which contained a calendar and an event  
> list (just use the code that goes in the sidebar) and then, in your  
> sidebar template for blog2, wrap a call to the blog1 page in an  
> iframe.
>
> This isn't _ELEGANT_  -- but it could be made to work.
>
> The short answer is:  THat's not the way EC3 works.
>
>
> [[[ Easier solution ]]]
>
> You might be better off with a plugin that looks at an EXTERNAL  
> calendar (like a google calendar or other iCal source.
>
> You might start here:
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-ics-importer/
>
> or here
>
> or this one
>
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/google-calendar-feed-parser/
>
> or this one
>
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-google-calendar/
>
> (the later is probebly going to be more to your taste, since it  
> includes a sidebar widget. )
>
> I wish that I had a better answer.
>
> Rick
>
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> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 9:41 PM, <andrea at rockyradar.com> wrote:
> I would like to include the same calendar on several blogs.  I have  
> installed the plugin on my main blog (in the sidebar and as a page),  
> but would also like the same calendar to appear in the sidebar of my  
> other blogs.  These blogs are on the same site as my main blog just  
> different folders (e.g. www.mysite.com/blog2).
>
> Is there a way to do this? If so what is the best way to implement  
> it.  Is there a simple way to just call the SidebarEventsCalendar()  
> function so that it knows to refer to another folder or do I have to  
> install the plugin and then change path information?
>
> Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Andrea
>
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