Category Archives: How To

Notes on how to achieve various effects when working with either event plugin.

How to change icon images (subscribe to calendar, add to google)

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Groupings of events, expanding and collapsing the groupings

Events can be grouped in many ways. To set up groupings see this post on event grouping and styling. Expand and Contract Groupings To expand and contract groupings, tick the ‘load js’ in the listing events settings and optionally add … Continue reading

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Grouping events

Events can be grouped by date formats or by categories, tags or custom taxonomies. Events can be grouped by days, weeks, months and some funkier options that no one will probably ever use, but I liked the challenge! Actually I … Continue reading

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Complete multi-lingual event website

To achieve a complete multi-lingual website using amr-events and amr-ical-events-list, the following are required: the wordpress language files These are required for the day, month etc event time localisations.  See this post for instructions and links. your theme language files … Continue reading

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Importing events from a csv file

Simple events can be imported into amr events using a csv file and third party plugins that are capable of importing into post_meta data. Continue reading

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Styling the dates

I received a question about whether the plugin could style dates in the way the little purple date is shown in the header image of the website and the plugins wordpress page.   The calendars shown in the header are … Continue reading

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Finding the Facebook events ics feed for subscribing or syncing

I’m not a fan of facebook…..however I get asked the questions, so have had to develop some familiarity, so here’s a quick reference until facebook changes things again. Before you get too stuck in to facebook for your events,  look … Continue reading

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Table css, overlapping or disappearing sidebars

Table widths and css Tables are wonderful  – they expand beautifully and naturally to fit your content, but sometimes that same content can make the table do  weird things. Please be sure to test your css in your theme with representative … Continue reading

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Google indexation, pagination update

For best google indexation and search engine crawler bandwidth management, please read this post and then check your events website: Events date navigation  and rel=”next” and rel=”prev” Version of amr-ical-events-list 4.0.26 or higher will have rel=”next” and rel=”prev” tags in … Continue reading

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External ics files timing out?

Slow server? Ics refresh problems too frequent? In version 4.0.24 of amr-ical-events-list, the default http timeout in wordpress can be extended for ics fetches.  5 is the wp default. Note: using a large number may mean that your calendar page … Continue reading

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