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Building Websites with ExpressionEngine 2 by Leonard Murphy

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Creating the calendar

For the rest of this chapter, it will be useful to refer to the official ExpressionEngine documentation on the calendar tag at http://www.expressionengine.com/user_guide/modules/channel/calendar.html, where much of the code in this section is adapted from.

The first steps in creating a calendar are to create a calendar template group, add the basic HTML to construct the page, build the outline of the calendar, and add CSS to make the calendar look good.

Creating a blank calendar template

  1. From the main menu, select Design, Templates, Edit, and then Create Group. Call this template group calendar. Do not duplicate a group and do not make the index template in this group your home page. Click Submit.
  2. Copy and paste the code from ...

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