What is Church Events Calendar?
ChurchEvents is a calendar extra for MODx Revolution was initially designed specifically for churches but would be useful in many other contexts. Churchevents now supports templates and translations. There are now 3 Snippets included: ChurchEventsCalendar, ChurchEventsList and ChurchEventsRss.
Required extra Packages
You must install the following packages before you can install ChurchEvents.
ChurchEvents was written by Josh Gulledge to be a complete calendar for MODX, first release was in early 2011. In November 2011, ChurchEvents was rewretten to meet MODX coding standards.
See a live demo.
Development and Bug Reporting
ChurchEvents is on GitHub: https://github.com/jgulledge19/Church-Events-Calendar, report any issues or feature requests here: https://github.com/jgulledge19/Church-Events-Calendar/issues.
- Install via the package manager
How to use
To make a calendar on you page:
Make a list of all prominent events with a limit of 10 on you page:
[[!ChurchEventsList? &prominent=`Yes` &limit=`10`]]
These need to be created if they do not exist.
|Name||Key||Field Type||Namespace||Area Lexicon||Default Value||Description|
|Allow Requests||churchevents.allowRequests||Yes/No||churchevents||ChurchEvents||Yes||Allow guests to request events.|
|Date Format||churchevents.dateFormat||Textfield||churchevents||ChurchEvents||%m/%d/%Y||This is the format that will appear on forms and when a date is presented. Default is %m/%d/%Y see php.net/strftime for all options.|
|Extended Fields||churchevents.extended||Textarea||churchevents||ChurchEvents||A comma separated list of fields you want on the event form. Example: extend_numberOfPeople,extend_needCatering.|
|Page/Resource ID||churchevents.pageID||Textfield||churchevents||ChurchEvents||This is the Page/Resource ID where the calendar will be located. This is what all generated URLs are based on.|
|Use Locations||churchevents.useLocations||Yes/No||churchevents||ChurchEvents||Yes||Use the location manager. If yes events will choose from a list of locations and events can check for conflicts. If no then each event can have a typed in a location and no event is checked for conflict.|
|RSS Page/Resource ID||churchevents.rssPageID||Textfield||churchevents||ChurchEvents||This is the Page/Resource ID that will have the RSSEvents snippet and all generated RSS URLs will go here.|
- ChurchEvents.MODX Manager functions
- ChurchEventsCalendar Snippet
- ChurchEventsList Snippet
- ChurchEventsRss Snippet