Calendar Functions - Using PHP






Categories of events in calendar

To create any type of calendar, you need to specify the category whose events should be shown. Here is a current list of categories available (although not all will have events available yet).

Available Categories:
  • All
  • Academic
  • Alumni
  • Athletic
  • Community Events
  • Cont Ed
  • Fine Arts
  • General
  • HR Fac Staff
  • HR Students
  • International Education
  • Scholarship
  • Student Activities


Note: The category can be any one or combination (separated by commas) of the categories listed above. Please make sure the spelling is correct.

Locations of events in calendar

You also have the option of specifying the location whose events should be shown. Here is a current list of locations available

Available Locations:
  • All
  • College-Wide
  • Off-Campus
  • Alpharetta
  • Clarkston
  • Decatur
  • Dunwoody
  • Newton


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GPC groups of people interested in events:

You also have the option of specifying the people whose events should be shown. Below is a current list of groups of people available.

Available GPC groups:
  • All
  • Current Student
  • Faculty / Staff
  • Future Student
  • Visitors / Friends



Creating a Large Calendar with Abbreviated Descriptions


Example:

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To create a large calendar with abbreviated descriptions, place these lines of code anywhere on your page between the StartGPC() and EndGPC() lines and between PHP tags (<? and ?>):

$calendar_category="academic";  // view details about this line
$calendar_campus="all";  // view details about this line
$people="all";  // view details about this line
$calendar_width=540;  // optional line - values can be between 1 and 540
include "php_classes/calendar.php3";  // required line
echo $cal->get_calendar_grid();  // required line



Creating a Large Calendar with Full Descriptions


Example:

Printable Version
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To create a large calendar with full descriptions, place these lines of code anywhere on your page between the StartGPC() and EndGPC() lines and between PHP tags (<? and ?>):

$calendar_category="academic";  // view details about this line
$calendar_campus="all";  // view details about this line
$people="all";  // view details about this line
$calendar_width=540;  // optional line - values can be between 1 and 540
$long_descriptions=true;  // required line
include "php_classes/calendar.php3";  // required line
echo $cal->get_calendar_grid();  // required line



Creating a Small Calendar


Example:

<<November 2012>>
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To create a small calendar, place these lines of code anywhere on your page between the StartGPC() and EndGPC() lines and between PHP tags (<? and ?>):

$calendar_category="academic";  // view details about this line
$calendar_campus="all";  // view details about this line
$people="all";  // view details about this line
include "php_classes/calendar.php3";  // required line
echo $cal->get_small_calendar();  // required line



Creating a List of Events


Example:

Please list valid category name(s)

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To create a list of events, place these lines of code anywhere on your page between the StartGPC() and EndGPC() lines and between PHP tags (<? and ?>):

$calendar_category="40th anniversary";  // view details about this line
$calendar_campus="all";  // view details about this line
$people="all";  // view details about this line
$calendar_list_number=4;  // optional line - specifies number of events shown (will default to 3 if not specified)
$no_description=false;  // optional line - by default, $no_description is false and the event description is shown (if $no_description is set to true, the event description will not be shown)
include "php_classes/calendar.php3";  // required line
echo $cal->get_calendar_list();  // Option 1 (All Events)
Use Option 1 or 2
echo $cal->get_calendar_list_noacad();  // Option 2 (All with No Academic Events)
Use Option 1 or 2



Creating a Scrollbox of Events


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To create a scrollbox of events, place these lines of code anywhere on your page between the StartGPC() and EndGPC() lines and between PHP tags (<? and ?>):

Note: any page that contains a scrollbox of events will NOT display the "GPC Main Menu" dropdown on the top banner of the GPC Look & Feel.

$calendar_category="academic";  // view details about this line
$calendar_campus="all";  // view details about this line
$people="Current Student";  // view details about this line
$calendar_width=150;  // optional line - values can be between 1 and 540
$scrollbox_delay=4000;  // optional line - values are in milliseconds
include "php_classes/calendar.php3";  // required line
echo $cal->get_scrollbox();  // required line