Support » Plugin: Event Organiser » Call Shortcode functions directly

  • Hi Stephen,
    I’m just wondering if there is a way I can call the function for the Full Calendar directly, rather than having to use a do_shortcode(); to output it?

    I’m interested in building an ajax view switcher, so want to call the calendar content dynamically (but an ajax call won’t process the shortcode).

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  • Plugin Author Stephen Harris


    There is this function:

    But I don’t think you’ll get that work in an ajax context (i.e. trying to render the calendar in a page / part of a page rendered by ajax). There is actually very little HTML initially rendered, the rest is done via JavaScript.

    FullCalendar has its own API for implementing a view switcher if that’s all you need to do….

    Thanks Stephen,
    I’m trying to figure out if I can switch between Calendar/List/Posterboard views without loading new pages.

    But it is looking like that will be tricky, Will definitely be using the default view switching on the calendar itself though – very nice.

    Hey Stephen,
    if the FullCalendar is being initialized by Javascript,
    could I delay the initialisation until a user action?

    So have the container in place,
    but not create the calendar until the user clicked a button?

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