Widgets & Shortcodes

Widgets & Shortcodes

Widgets and shortcodes are handy ways to display events and event information in other places on your site outside of the calendar.

Calendar widgets

Included in The Events Calendar (free) is Event List widget.

Event List Widget in The Events Calendar vs Events Calendar Pro

Displays a list of upcoming events. A full overview of this widget and its settings is available in a tutorial on our support site.

Events Calendar Pro widgets

Installing the Events Calendar Pro add-on to The Events Calendar provides you with several more handy widgets.

Event List Widget

See Event List Widget
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Multi-day Event

December 4 @ 12:00 am - December 7 @ 9:00 am
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Featured Event

December 9 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Ability to display more event details, such as venue, location, ticket prices, organizer information, and more. Plus, it allows you to display events from a specific category.


Mini Calendar Widget

Mini Calendar Widget
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Smaller version of the calendar’s month view. It allows users to select a date and see events on that day. A full overview of the widget.


Event Countdown Widget

See Event Countdown Widget
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Select an event and the widget will display a clock that counts down to the start date of the event. Our support site has additional information on the widget and how it works.


This Week Widget

This Week Widget

Events for week of November 29, 2020

This Week Navigation

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Displays events that are scheduled in the current week. Check out the tutorial for more information on this widget.


Featured Venue/Organizer Widget

Featured Venue Widget
1 Grenada Ave.
Long Beach, California 90803 United States
  • Multi-day Event

    December 4 @ 12:00 am - December 7 @ 9:00 am | $25 – $100
View all Events at this Venue

Choose a venue or organizer from your saved options and displays events that are associated with them. Learn more about the Featured Venue widget.


Events Calendar Pro Shortcodes

👋 Looking for ticket shortcodes instead? There are plenty of examples for you to check out.

Events Calendar Pro also includes a handful of useful shortcodes that can embed the calendar and events to any WordPress page or post.

There are so many shortcodes that it would be exhaustive to cover each and every one. Luckily, we have a tutorial that does a good job of that, but we’ll cover the highlights here.

Inserting calendar views

List View Shortcode

Multi-day Event

Belmont Shore 1 Grenada Ave., Long Beach

This is where you’d put the event description. This is an example of a multi-day event. Great for conferences, music festivals, and other multi-day events. This example is an event […]

$25 – $100

Embed full calendar views into any WordPress page or post. Accepts parameters for filtering the calendar by category, showing a specific date or date range, and whether to display the search bar or not. Check out the full tutorial for more information.


Inserting calendar widgets

That’s right! Not only can you add the widgets above to your theme’s sidebar, but you can add them to the content of any page or post as well. That’s true for each and every widget.

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Community Events shortcodes

Community Events is our add-on that lets people submit events to your calendar.

Shortcodes include: Submission form, editing screen, list of the events a person has submitted, sales reports (if Community Tickets is also enabled), among several others!

Our tutorial on using Community Events shortcodes provides more details.