[EventCalendar] Include same calendar on several blogs

Rick Boatright rboatright at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 12:44:08 UTC 2008


sure!!! and you could use ICS-IMPORTER to point to the Ical feed from Blog1
ON Blog2.

Good point!  Why didn't I think of that?

Rick


On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 3:29 AM, Dr. Peter Troxler <peter.troxler at gmx.net>wrote:

> 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
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> 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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