Upcoming Events

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  • #1391299

    In order to colour code the events in my calendar I have had to resort to creating 5 different Google calendars (each in a different colour) and then layer them to create the look I want.
    http://howardpublicschool.com/calendar/

    This however, has created a problem with the feed into my “Upcoming Events” widget where it appears as though I can only add one of my 5 calendars via the ICAL link.

    Is there any way that I can have events from more than one Google calendar feed into the Upcoming Events widget?

    The blog I need help with is howardpublicschool.com.

    #1391505

    kardotim
    Member

    There’s no need to create multiple calendars to create different colors. You can double click on an event to change its color: https://support.google.com/calendar/answer/37227?hl=en

    This way you can keep it to one calendar and show this in your widget.

    #1391539

    Yes, but by doing that you change the colour for ALL of the events on the calendar. It does not change colours for events individually, hence the need to layer the calendars.

    I want the music events to be blue, sports to be green, PA days red etc.
    I tried many things and the only thing that has worked is layering them, which is screwing up my Upcoming Events widget

    #1391545

    kardotim
    Member

    I see. The Upcoming Events doesn’t support this feature.

    We’ve registered your suggestion and will keep it in mind for future features and updates!

    Also, don’t forget the ideas forum, where you can discuss your suggestion with the WordPress.com community: https://en.forums.wordpress.com/forum/ideas

    #1391584

    Thank you @kardotim
    :)

    #1391585

    kardotim
    Member

    You’re welcome. Feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.

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