University Calendar Events

The University Calendar Events widget allows you to pull in your events from the University Events Calendar located at events.wfu.edu. If you’re not currently adding your events, then you’ll need to login and create your events first.

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To create a new Archives widget, navigate here: WordPress sidebar > Widgets > Add New > University Calendar Events (from the dropdown). When creating a new widget, add your internal name for the widget that will appear in the content builder in your pages.

  • Under University Calendar Widget Title, enter the title you’d like visible above your widget.
  • Under University Calendar Departments and University Calendar Event Types, choose the categories you’ve created for your events. You can choose multiple categories by holding down the shift button while you click.
  • Type in the number of events that you’d like to pull into your widget under Number of events from University Calendar. (If you are going to use a University Calendar widget in a full-width block, then it will default to three posts side-by-side).
  • Choose how many days into the future you’d like to pull under Days in future widget should pull events from University Calendar.
  • Finally, check the boxes for Display excerpt from University Calendar and Display image from University Calendar to indicate you’d like to pull in the image and event description.

University Calendar Events

Once your University Calendar Events widget editing is complete, you’ll need to click Publish in the right WordPress menu. Your new widget will be available in the widget dropdown in the content builder in your pages. If you are making a change to the content of an existing widget, then click Update in the right WordPress menu and your changes will appear on all pages containing the widget without further steps.