RokMiniEventsLatest Version: J1.5 1.8 / J2.5/3.0 2.0.1
Display Events from several Providers RokMiniEvent is a simple and elegant solution for displaying events on your site. The module syncs automatically with either Google Calendar, JomSocial, RSEvents, JEvents, EventList or RedEvent presenting basic information such as title, date and a description, which link to the full event.
The module is very intuitive, automatically adjusting itself based on your events and event ranges; simply set the number of events and the time range, and RokMiniEvents will do the rest.
List of Features
- Sources: Google Calendar, JomSocial, RSEvents, JEvents, EventList, RedEvent
- Time Range: Select events from a variety of periods
- Time Format: Control the type of date displayed
- Event Controls: Manage the number of events
- Layouts: Various layout parameters
- Animation: Transitions, durations, offsets
Tachyon Joomla Template Style (Requires Tachyon Template)
RokMiniEvents debuted with the February 2011 Joomla Template Release, the Tachyon template. You can see its various configurations in action on the demo (link previous).
Installation - Joomla 1.5
Downloading the Extension Files
- RokMiniEvents Module (mod_rokminievents.zip) This file is the module package you will use to install RokMiniEvents into Joomla.
Using the Joomla Installer
From the Menu in your Joomla Administrator, go to Extensions → Install/Uninstall.
Next, browse for your mod_rokminievents.zip file you downloaded and then click Upload File & Install.
Accessing the Module Page
Next, go to Extensions → Module Manager. From the list, find RokMiniEvents and open it to be brought to the RokMiniEvents Module Manager page, which lists all the available options for the module.
RokMiniEvents has a series of options to control how it operates, from its display to what data is actually used, and where from.
Source: Google Calendar
There are 4 options specific to loading events via Google Calendar: Enable Google, Calendar ID, Feed Cache, and Order by.
There are 5 options specific to loading events from JomSocial: Enable JomSocial, Total Events, Show User Events, Show Group Events and Show Past Events.
There are 2 date modes, Time Span and Predefined Range to choose from. Time Span allows you set the module to events between a specific start and end date. Predefined range displays recent events, such as all events or the past month.
These settings control the look and layout of the module: Show Local Times, Day Format, Month Format, Year Format, Time Format, Date Display, Show Year, Count Limit, Events List, Timeline Navigation, and Timeline Date Display. Configure these to display the data you require, in the format you prefer.
Google Calendar Setup
First, log into your Google Calendar at https://www.google.com/calendar (you will require a Google account), and proceed to setup your events and calendar. To use a Calendar with RokMiniEvents, you will need to Share the Calendar, and set it to Public:
Then, you will need will to find the Calendar ID in the Calendar Details. This will be inserted into the module Calendar ID setting:
This is a changelog for RokMiniEvents, inclusive of any alpha, beta, release candidate and final versions.