Calendar 6.1

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Compatible XF 1.x versions
  1. 1.5

This add-on will create a fully integrated Calendar system based on thread information. Each calendar entry links back to the thread it was created from.

(Example of Calendar link - pic 1)


(Example of Calendar - pic 2)


(Example of optional Upcoming Calendar Events sidebar block - pic 3)


(Example of Thread Tools in thread view - pic 4)


(Example of calendar notice in thread view - pic 5)


(Example of calendar notice in thread list - pic 6)


(Example of Calendar Add - pic 7)


(Example of Calendar Remove - pic 8)


(Example of Options page - pic 9)


(Example of User Group Permissions - pic 10)


  • Easy to see calendar format (pic 2).
  • Option for three sidebar blocks (pic 3).
  • Add or remove calendar dates directly from Thread Tools (pic 4).
  • Thread view shows which calendar dates have been added (pic 5).
  • Thread list shows which threads have calendar entries (pic 6).
  • Calendar Add allows single or multiple date selection (pic 7).
  • Calendar Remove will remove all calendar entries for that thread (pic 8).
  • Full customization of holiday options.
  • Thread view permissions honored.
  • All phrases start with calendar_ for your convenience.
  1. Download and unzip it
  2. Upload the Andy directory to your server, the correct location is library/Andy
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the Install Add-on page
  4. Upload the addon-Calendar_v6.1.xml file
  5. Click the Install Add-on button

This add-on requires the Sidebar Positions add-on located here if you would like to view the Today's Calendar Events in the sidebar:

User Group Permissions:

Calendar View

This determines which user group will see the Calendar.

Calendar Add and Remove All

This allows adding and removing calendar events for any thread. Typically set to Allow for Administrative and Moderating user groups.

Calendar Add and Remove Own

This allows adding and removing calendar events for the thread starter. Typically set to Allow for the Registered user group.

Steps to add a new calendar entry:
  1. Create a new thread or navigate to existing thread.
  2. Click Thread Tools.
  3. Click Calendar Add.
  4. Select one or a range of dates. Hint hold the shift key to select a range of dates.
  5. Submit calender event.
Changing holiday dates:

If you would like change the dates that holiday's show, you will need to edit the following file:


Database modifications:
  • Creates a new table called xf_calendar
  • Adds a column to xf_thread called calendar
Questions and Answers:

Q: Will this work with the [bd] Widget Framework?
A: No.

Q: Is there an option to sync this calendar to other calendars?
A: No.

Sending a donation:

If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation.

Thank you.
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Latest reviews

A working Calendar Great for upcoming events and happening around your area, it’s a Great addition for any forum community which plans on scheduling events, keeping forum members informed of upcoming events. Exactly what our forum needed. Andy your attention to detail is impressive. Keep up the great work! Without some of your add-on’s our forum would not be as active as it has become. Nor would it be such a cool forum to belong. Thanks for the countless hrs of hard work you have put into all your add-on’s.
Exactly what I was looking for! Works great. Members can add their events too. Andy was very helpful. Donate to AndyB!
Migrating from vB to XF, we lost the capabilities of our Event Forums MOD. However, AndyB's CALENDAR add-on came to our rescue allowing us to create a tight integration between an event and a thread to discuss it all in.

Coupled along with AndyB's RSVP add-on, we now have all the features back that we once had before while running vB!
An important add-in for our forum. Lets members post events to share with all members. In typical AndyB fashion, it works well!
This is a must-have for any local community/neighborhood forum, especially with a lot of IRL meetings. It keeps everything organized and in one spot with a reference back to the events board from the calendar itself.
Thank you so much for this much needed feature on our campaign forum. Nice, clear and functional. Well done.
Great calendar! Exactly what my forum needed. AndyB provided amazing support (even for other issues)
Thank you very much for this great addon, done perfectly what he has to do. I have a small comment about widgets, is it possible to integrate them into XenPorta 2? If not, is it possible to install sidebar positions while having the model XenPorta 2? Thank you for your reply and thank you again.
Tried a lot of other addons to do something similar. Finally found something that works seamlessly with topics. I keep repeating myself, but another fantastic job :) Keep up the good work!
Great add-on calendar. It is especially nice to be bale to set use permissions. I'm looking forward to using it and seeing it evolve. Keep up the great work Andy!
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