This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



The plugin manage a database of bookings for up to five rooms and display the booking status of the rooms through a graphic calendar page that is called by inserting a [chotcal] code in the text of a page. A widget is also available ( smaller ) to display in the sidebar.
This widget may be displayed on a given page only with different options thus allowing multiple use of it.

The admin pages for the plugin allow you :

  • to set up the rooms ( number , names … ).
  • to manage ( create , edit , delete ) the bookings.


  • The options admin menu.
  • The manage admin menu.
  • Displaying a calendar in a page.
  • The calendar as a widget in sidebar.


  1. Upload wp_chotcal directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Set up calendar options through admin panel associated menus.
  4. Display a calendar in a pageby using the shortcode [chotcal] in your text.


  1. Is it available in other language ?

Currently in [en] and [fr]
You just have to copy the php/messages_xx.php to php/messages.php … Or create another file for an undefined language.

  1. How to define bank holydays ?

They are coded for France in function getPublicHoliday() (file php/fonctions.php)

  1. Is there any options for the shortcode ?

Currently only one : [chotcal legend=”no”] to avoid the display of the legend fieldset.

Contributors & Developers

“wp_chotcal” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



The first rev.


Add the sidebar widget and clean code.