Event Calendar Integration with Gmail
Integrating with External Data Sources
You can integrate the Event Calendar Widget with external data sources such as Microsoft Exchange and Google Mail. Event calendar maps the calendar data sources to its internal representation of calendar data as illustrated in the following diagram.
Gmail Integration with the Event Calendar Widget
While there are a few integration options to consider, we’ll be covering Gmail integration with the Event Calendar Widget in this article.
Enabling Your Google API
Login to https://console.developers.google.com using your Gmail credentials.
After selecting your newly created project, select the APIs link under the APIs and auth section.
A list of available APIs will be displayed. Scroll down to Calendar API and enable it by clicking the OFF button.
Configuring your Event Calendar Widget
Click the profile icon on the top right corner. From the drop-down list, select Administrator Mode and click Yes to confirm the transition to Administrator mode.
The Administrator Interface works best on Internet Explorer 7 and above.
Once switched to Administrator mode, click on the HOME tab. Select the app (containing the Event Calendar Widget) from the drop-down list under the Network Info section. Click on the name of the Event Calendar widget from the Content Zones panel to bring up the editor.