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

  1. Go to the Google Developer Console and create a new project.
  2. Once in the project, go to APIs & auth > APIs on the sidebar.
  3. Find “Calendar API” in the list and turn it ON.
  4. On the sidebar, click APIs & auth > Credentials.
  5. In the “Credentials” section, click  Add Credentials > API key.
  6. Choose “Server key”.
  7. 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.
  8. Your new API key will appear in the list of your API keys.

Make your Google Calendar public

  1. In the Google Calendar interface, locate the “My calendars” on the left.
  2. Hover over the calendar you would like to use and click the downward arrow.
  3. A menu will appear. Click “Share this Calendar”.
  4. Check “Make this calendar public”.
  5. Make sure “Share only my free/busy information” is unchecked.
  6. Click “Save”.

Obtain your Google Calendar’s ID

  1. In the Google Calendar interface, locate the “My calendars” area on the left.
  2. Hover over the calendar you would like to use and click the downward arrow.
  3. A menu will appear. Click “Calendar settings”.
  4. In the “Calendar Address” section of the screen, you will see your Calendar ID. It will look something like “abcd1234@group.calendar.google.com”.
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