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Event Calendar 3 for PHP 5.3

Manage future events as an online calendar. Display upcoming events in a dynamic calendar widget or list widget.

How to make an Event Post

An event post is a normal blog post, with one or more attached events. On the 'Write Post' page, scroll down and you will see the 'Event Editor'. You might need to click the little '+' in its blue bar, to see the controls.

To start with, you will only see the column headings (Start, End and All Day) and the '+' - add event button. Click '+' to add a new event.

The event will start and end on the next full hour. To set the start date, click on the '...' button, next to the start time. A popup calendar will appear.

Select the new start date by clicking on the calendar. Optionally you can change the time by clicking on the popup's time and dragging. Click on the 'X' to dismiss the popup.

You can also edit the date and time in the normal way, by clicking on the numbers and changing them with the keyboard. If you edit the date manually like this, make sure that you keep to the correct format: YEAR-MONTH-DATE 24-HOURS:MINUTES

Example: An event is scheduled from 2-4pm on 14th August, 2006.

Start: 2006-08-14 14:00:00 End: 2006-08-14 16:00:00

When you change the 'Start' field, the 'End' field updates automatically, so that the event's duration remains the same. If you want to change the duration, then edit the 'End' field, just as you did for the 'Start'.

If you tick the 'All Day' checkbox, then the times are ignored - the event goes on through the whole day. You can make the event span over more than one day if you wish. You can also add more scheduled times for the same post. Just click the '+' button to add more lines.

To remove an event, click on the '-' button.

When you've finished editing your events, just Save the post in the normal way.

New Features in v3.1

This is a significant re-write. Event dates are now kept in their own table, so they are separate from the post date. There is a new Ajax interface on the post edit screen that allows you to set the event date.

o Event dates are shown in their own little box at the beginning of event posts.

o Multi-day events are now supported.

o Timezones are properly supported, so eveything works properly for those unforturnate people who don't live in the GMT timezone.

o Translations are now available in the following languages:

 ca_ES  Catalan             (by Vicent Cubells)
 cs_CZ  Czech               (by Michal Franek)
 de_DE  German              (by Marc Schumann)
 dk_DK  Danish              (by Simon Bognolo)
 es_ES  Spanish             (by Maira Belmonte)
 fi_FI  Finnish             (by Ralf Strandell)
 fr_FR  French              (by Davy Morel & Jérôme aka Comme une image)
 hu_HU  Hungarian           (by Elbandi)
 it_IT  Italian             (by Jimmi)
 mk_MK  Macedonian          (by Vanco Ordanoski)
 nb_NO  Norwegian           (by Realf Ording Helgesen & Stig Ulfsby)
 nl_NL  Dutch               (by Gerjan Boer & P. Mathijssen)
 pt_BR  Portuguese (Brazil) (by DJ Spark)
 ro_RO  Romanian            (by Sushkov Stanislav)
 ru_RU  Russian             (by Ivan Matveyev)
 sl_SI  Slovenian           (by Damjan Gerli)
 sv_SE  Swedish             (by Anders Laurin)
 tr_TR  Turkish             (by Firat Cem Tezer & Roman Neumüller)

If you would like to make a new translation, then just make a copy of the file getttext/ec3.pot, and add your translated text. You can use the existing .po files as an example.

Note

Copyright (c) 2005-2008 Alex Tingle and others. The plugin can be used and distributed under the GPL licence. Some of this code was developed with the financial support of Stephen Hinton.

Requires: 1.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.5
Last Updated: 2011-2-3
Downloads: 33,623

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