External Event Sources for Calendarize it!

External Event Sources for Calendarize it!
Due to the changes in Facebook API we can no longer access the Events and Groups API, which allows us to fetch events. This is related to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.

We will keep monitoring the development. You can read more about this on Facebook developer blog.

Update July, 2019
We have added support for Facebook ics feed URL.

Step 1: Mark events on Facebook as “Interested” or “going”.

Step 2: Go to Facebook your all events page: https://www.facebook.com/events/. In the bottom right corner, see the Upcoming Events, right click and “copy the link address”. Insert this URL into External Event Sources.

External Event Sources add-on for Calendarize it! allow you to show events from Facebook, Google Calendar,  ICS (iCal) feed from Microsoft Office 365 and Meetup.com by simply adding a feed. And you and also show events from any other WordPress powered website using Calendarize it!

Insert Shortcodes

Below we have listed the different shortcodes you can use when showing External Event Sources (feeds) with Calendarize it!.

Show both events created in Calendarize it! and from External Event Sources

The following Shortcode will insert the main calendar and show both events created in Calendarize it! and events from any of your External Sources (Facebook, Google Calendar, and Meetup.com).

[calendarizeit]

Show only events created in Calendarize it!

The following Shortcode will insert the main calendar and only show events created in Calendarize it!.

[calendarizeit feed="0"]

Show only events from External Event Sources

The following Shortcode will insert the main calendar and show only events from any of your External Event Sources (Facebook, Google Calendar and Meetup.com).

[calendarizeit feed="1"]

Show only events from External Event Sources and from a specific feed

The following Shortcode will insert the main calendar and show only events from your External Event Sources (Facebook, Google Calendar, and Meetup.com) and by adding the taxonomy and terms attribute you can show a specific feed or multiple specific feeds.

[calendarizeit taxonomy="calendar" terms="spartan-races" feed="1"]

Show only events from External Event Sources and from a specific author

The following Shortcode will insert the main calendar and show only events from your External Event Sources (Facebook, Google Calendar, and Meetup.com) and by adding the argument author=”user_id” or author_name=”author_username” it will only show this specific author.

[calendarizeit author="user_id" author_name="author_username" feed="1"]

Show events from another website using Calendarize it!

With the latest update of External Event Sources, it is now possible to show events from other WordPress powered websites that are using Calendarize it! Simply add a feed URL from the calendar you want to show and you are good to go. Replace our website in the sample code below with your own and replace the calendar slug (spartan-races) with your own.

http://calendarize.it/?rhc_action=get_calendar_events&post_type=events&tax[calendar]=spartan-races