[pydotorg-www] Adding User Group Calendar to home page

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Fri Jan 18 10:41:32 CET 2013

On 18.01.2013 10:15, Mike Müller wrote:
> Am 16.01.13 16:37, schrieb M.-A. Lemburg:
>> On 16.01.2013 16:33, mmueller at python-academy.de wrote:
>>> Hi web team,
>>> Since the dates of Python events are split between the events calendar and the user group
>>> group calendar it makes sense to add both to the python.org home page.
>>> While the events calendar appears in left column, the user group calendar does not.
>>> It would be nice to have the user group calendar there, just below and in the same style.
>>> This is the link for the iframe
>>> "https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=3haig2m9msslkpf2tn1h56nn9g%40group.calendar.google.com"
>> Hi Mike,
>> this was done on purpose, since we first wanted to see whether the
>> user events clutter up the calendar too much. That doesn't appear to be
>> the case, so it may be a good idea to add it as extra calendar box on the
>> sidebar.
> Good. I would like to add more user group events and invite others to
> submit theirs. Right now I cannot find a link from the python.org site
> anywhere. I think I need to supply such link to encourage people to add
> an event. Of course, the link was on the a wiki page. But having it from
> other places too might not be that bad an idea.

Are you looking for this ?


> Regarding clutter, one of the intentions of having two different calendars
> for conference-like events and user group meetings was to prevent clutter.
> The way the box is set up, it shows only the most recent events. Therefore,
> the worst that can happen that you see only events that are today because
> there are so many of them. You need to click on the box anyway to see more
> details.

True. I can add the new box next week.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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