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Add a calendar to your Kotti site

Project description

This is an extension to the Kotti CMS that allows you to add calendars with events to your Kotti site.

It uses the FullCalendar jQuery plugin to display calendars.

Events can be either pulled from Google calendar XML feeds or added in Kotti itself.

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To activate the kotti_calendar add-on in your Kotti site, you need to add an entry to the kotti.configurators setting in your Paste Deploy config. If you don’t have a kotti.configurators option, add one. The line in your [app:main] section could then look like this:

kotti.configurators = kotti_calendar.kotti_configure

With this, you’ll be able to add calendar and event items in your site.

Upcoming events widget

kotti_calendar provides a upcoming events widget, which is disabled by default. To enable the widget add the following to the pyramid.includes setting:

pyramid.includes = kotti_calendar.widgets.includeme_upcoming_events

With this, the upcoming events will be shown in the right column of the site.

You can adjust how many events will be shown in the widget with set kotti_calendar.upcoming_events_widget.events_count to a different value. It defaults to 5:

kotti_calendar.upcoming_events_widget.events_count = 10

Upgrading kotti_calendar in an existing project

If you want to upgrade kotti_calendar in a project where it is already installed (and calendars exist in that site), you might need to run a database migration:

kotti-migrate <your ini file> upgrade --scripts=kotti_calendar:alembic


kotti-migrate development.ini upgrade –scripts=kotti_calendar:alembic


0.8.2 - 2015-01-07

  • Require js.fullcalendar>=2.2.5.

  • Use the lang_all_js resource.

0.8.1 - 2014-11-12

  • Fix a bug in event view template markup.

0.8 - 2014-11-12

  • Migrate to Bootstrap 3. This requires Kotti>=0.10b1 and is a backward incompatible change if you have customized any template!

  • Make files addable to Events and let the editor chose wheter to link to the first contained file of an event from the calendar view (instead of the default linking to the event node).

  • Inherit Calendar from Document instead of Content. This allows you to have additional formatted (but completely optional) text on your calendar instances. [disko]

  • Make Event implement IDefaultWorkflow. [disko]

  • Add migrations (also the one noted as missing in 0.7a1). [disko]

  • Use decorators for view_config. [disko]

  • Add some docstrings. [disko]

0.7.1 - Unreleased

  • Remove fullcalendar resources and use its fanstatic packaging instead. [disko]

  • Reorder imports (PEP8 style). [disko]

0.7 - 2012-12-10

  • Take event end time also into account for upcoming events. [j23d]

  • Use form classes for the form views instead of deprecated generic functions. [j23d]

  • Move fanstatic library to to be consistent with Kotti. [j23d]

0.7a3 - 2012-09-11

  • Fix error in README. (j23d)

0.7a2 - 2012-09-11

  • Added a widget to show the upcoming events in the right column of the site. (j23d)

  • Update to fullcalendar 1.5.4. whats play nice with jquery >= 1.8. see: (j23d)

  • Check if the user has the permission to view the event. (j23d)

  • Added a setting to choose how many events the widget shows. (j23d)

0.7a1 - 2012-06-22

  • Subclass Event from Document instead of Content to allow richtext content for events. (disko) TODO: migration

  • Add Python/PageTemplate i18n with German locale. (disko)

  • Add month/week/day switcher in calender view. (disko)

0.6 - 2012-06-21

  • Use Fanstatic (Kotti>=0.7 only) (disko)

  • Upgrade to fullcalendar 1.5.3 (disko)

  • Add German locale (disko)

0.5 - 2012-03-15

  • Use SQLAlchemy declarative-style. (for Kotti 0.6.0)

  • Content.type_info now expects a ‘title’ attribute; provide it.

0.4 - 2011-12-14

  • Update for Kotti 0.4.0.

0.3 - 2011-11-13

  • Update for Kotti 0.2.4.

0.2 - 2011-09-16

  • Update for Kotti 0.2.

0.1 - 2011-04-12

  • Initial release

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