How to Add WordPress Calendars to Wix Website
Looking to add a bit more flair to your website? Looking to add some more content that’s completely dynamic? Or possibly, you just want to spice up your site’s design by adding a bit of color?
Well, you can!
Yes, it’s fairly straight forward to add a wordpress calendar to your wix website!
In this article, we’ll cover the basics on how to add a WordPress calendar to your WIX site.
1. What is a WordPress Calendar and How Does it Work?
WordPress calendarenters are simply date-based events that you can add to your WP installation. The events will then display in a list, typically, in a calendar format. In order to use WordPress calendarenders, you’ll need to sign up for a free account at WordPress.org. You’ll then be able to create your first calendar with the WordPress dashboard.
After creating a calendar, you can add events to it. When an event is added, it will automatically be displayed in the upcoming section of the calendar. You can choose the date, time and location of each event and add a description if you’d like. When events are added to a calendar, a notification will appear at the top of the list, letting you know that new content has been added.
Adding a WordPress calendar to your WIX website is fairly straightforward:
2. The Basics
Go to your WIX website’s dashboard and select the Tools tab at the top of the page. Once on the tools page, you’ll see a section called Add-ons which opens up a list of all of the available add-ons for WIX (website builders).
Select the Calendars option and click on the Get Add-on button.
You’ll then be presented with a list of available calendarenders for your consideration. Depending on your needs, you can choose from a selection of popular calendarenders or you can create a list of your own.
Once you’ve made your selection, click on the Install button to begin the add-on install process. You’ll then be presented with a dialog where you can review all of the add-ons that were installed during the process.
As mentioned, adding a WordPress calendar to your WIX site is a fairly straightforward process. However, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind depending on which type of calendar you’ve chosen to add and what your needs are.
3. Popular vs Custom Calendars
Depending on your needs, you can choose from a selection of popular or custom calendarenders for your WIX site. Popular Calendars are pretty self-explanatory; they are designed to be popular with others so that they can be easily found and used by others. As the name implies, these are generally pre-designed and ready to go with the basic settings that you’ll need to complete installation.
If you’re looking to add a bit of color to your website or spice up the overall design, you can opt for the custom options. These are generally created with a simple drag-and-drop builder or with a bit of code that you can copy and paste to your own website.
4. Installing a Popular Calendar
To add a popular calendar to your WIX site, simply follow the prompts to complete the installation. When prompted, choose the region and time zone that you’ll use for the calendar and then click on the Allow Access button to activate the add-on.
You’ll then be presented with the Calendars dashboard where you can begin adding events to your calendar. To add an event, simply click on the Add Event button which will then prompt you to choose the date, time and location for the event. You can also add a description to each event.
When an event is added, a notification will appear at the top of the calendar listing new events. You can then click on the event to see additional details including a link to the event’s page on your WIX website.
5. Installing a Custom Calendar
Adding a custom calendar to your WIX site is simply a matter of copying-and-pasting the relevant code to your own website. The code is straightforward and pretty much any developer should be able to figure it out quickly.
Before copying the code, make sure that you’ve downloaded the correct one for your needs. To find out what you need, visit the WordPress.org website and look under the Popular section of the blog. You can also find the custom code for your specific needs by searching using your favorite search engine.
With the code downloaded, you can return to your WIX dashboard and click on the Add-ons link to open up a list of available add-ons. Select the Calendar option and click on the Get Add-on button.
You’ll then be presented with a list of available calendarenders for your consideration. As mentioned, to install a custom calendar, simply click on the Install button to begin the process. After installation, you can return to the dashboard and click on the Add-ons link to open up the list of available add-ons. Select the Calendars option and click on the Get Add-on button.
You’ll then be presented with a list of available calendarenders. Choose the one that you’d like to use and click on the Install button.
Once installed, you can return to the Dashboard and click on the Add-ons link to open up the list of available add-ons. Once on the Add-ons list, you can click on the Calendars option and click on the Get Add-on button to begin the process of adding events to your chosen calendar.
WordPress calendarenders are quite straightforward to add to your WIX site. Depending on your needs, you can choose from a selection of popular or custom-designed calendars or create your own list of events to add to your calendar.