Easy GCalendar – Enable Google-Maps support via JavaScript API Settings

With version 1.2.3 Easy Calendar has added the support to define an seperate Google JavaScript API-Key. This will allow you to use the Google-Maps within the Event details view otherwise you will receive an error message, cause Google has deactivate the public usage of Maps without a valid API-Key. The API-Key could be easily set within the component global settings in  the Maps Tab (see screenshot below).

By | 2017-09-09T12:44:15+00:00 September 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Easy GCalendar – Setup: Frontend Framework

Within the Easy GCalendar settings you could switch between different frontend Frameworks that is quite useful if you use as example a template that is based on Bootstrap 3. The Component currently supports the following Frontend Frameworks: Bootstrap 2 (Joomla 3.x builtin) Bootstrap 3 Bootstrap 4 (soon)  

By | 2017-09-09T12:46:19+00:00 August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Easy Image Rotator – Responsive mode

With version 2.0.6 EasyImage Rotator we have added support for responsive images and bootstrap 3 layouts. The new responsive mode is enabled by default und should work with single image and Image Slider setups. Please be aware of the responsive mode does not work together with corping images that will be disabled aoutmaticaly if the responsive mode is enabled!

By | 2017-07-22T16:25:49+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Enable Google Calendar API via API Manager

To enable the required Google API functionality for to the Google Calendar please follow the instruction below. First of all, it must logon in with an existing account to https://console.developers.google.com or create a new one. After successful login, you will see the API Manager - Dashboard her you could find a quick overview of usage statistics and a list of all enabled API's for your account. To enabled a new API please click on "Enabled API" you could than search for Calendar API and add it to your list of enabled APIs. After you've added the Google Calendar API you also need to add credentials for it. Please navigate to the Credentials Overview within the API Manager you should than find your now key there. If you do not yet have a Credentials, you must create a new entry via "Create credantials" DropDown chose "API Key" [...]

By | 2017-04-17T14:06:16+00:00 April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Easy GCalendar – Google calendar Free / busy privacy settings

If you like to use a calendar that has events that should not display any details like title, description or location cause of privacy restrictions you could do this by enabling the relevant setting within the Google calendar event settings.   The displayed text could be customized within the translations.

By | 2017-09-09T12:45:02+00:00 January 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Test Google API Access for your calendar

Easy GCalendar use Google Calendar to display events from a public calendar. In some cases it might be useful to double-check if you could reach the API from your System / Browser, keep also in mind that the access of the API is maybe restricted e.g. to a specific IP-Address. Check the Google API Manager settings to get an overview of all enabled APIs. Ensure that the Calendar API is enabled. Replace [YourCalendarId] with your Calendar ID from Google Calendar and the [KEY] with your Google Developer API Key (Double-check if there are any access restrictions for this key). Sample URL: https://www.googleapis.com/calendar/v3/calendars/[YourCalendarId]/events?key=[KEY] Sample Google API call JSON response for the calendar.

By | 2016-10-22T11:39:42+00:00 October 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Easy GCalendar – Setup Google Calendar

Easy GCalendar use Google Calendar to display events from a public calendar. Google Calendar can serve as a backend that manages and persistently stores event data. You must first have a Google Calendar API Key Go to the Google Developer Console and create a new project. Once in the project, go to APIs & auth > APIs on the sidebar. Find "Calendar API" in the list and turn it ON. On the sidebar, click APIs & auth > Credentials. In the "Credentials" section, click  Add Credentials > API key. Choose "Server key". If you know what domains or IP-Addresses will host your calendar, enter them into the box. Otherwise, leave it blank. You can always change it later. Your new API key will appear in the list of your API keys. Make your Google Calendar public In the Google Calendar interface, locate the "My calendars" on the left. Hover [...]

By | 2017-09-09T12:45:56+00:00 October 31st, 2015|0 Comments

Easy GCalendar – Getting started

Install the extension Download the latest version of the Easy GCalendar. Next, go to your Joomla backend administration area and install it via Extensions -> Install/Uninstall. Now all required extensions of Easy GCalendar are installed. Download the latest version of the Easy GCalendar Go to the Joomla extension manager Click on the Upload & Install button and choose the downloaded package Set your timezone In your Joomla Global Server settings, change the time zone to your timezone. The timezone you set is important to display the calendar items in the right timezone within the calendar. Setup your first calendar Before we can display results on the Site it is necessary to setup at least 1 or more Goolge Calendar entries within the Administration that could than used later on within the component & modules. Click on Components > Easy GCalendar > Calendars Click on New Button [...]

By | 2017-09-09T12:45:38+00:00 October 31st, 2015|0 Comments
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