Having a Google Calendar on a Wordpress site? Is this possible?

For better or worse, our company went with a local "web designer" who apparently has enough skill to change Wordpress templates, etc but little website skill.

We asked for a Google Calendar to be put on there, but instead he used some kind of plugin or extension and put a calendar on there. We have asked many times to have a Google Calendar but he is unsure how to implement that.

Can anyone give some helpful tips on how to add a Google Calendar to a Wordpress site?

Best regards,
HappyT
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Leslie BloomCorporate & Product Marketing ManagerCommented:
If you are on WordPress.org you can install a plugin to easily pull from your Google Calendar: https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-calendar-events/
(This video will show him how to easily implement it - https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=39&v=wj8Y8YOpFXU)

If you are on WordPress.com you can install it on your site using an iFrame.
1. In Google Calendar, click on the little arrow next to your calendar name and select the Calendar settings link.
2. Click the Share this Calendar tab and make your calendar public by checking the checkboxes next to Share this calendar with others & Make this calendar public. Don’t forget to press the Save button when you are done.
3. Click on the Calendar Details tab and copy/paste the embed code into your blog. The embed code contains your Google account name, so be sure you’re okay with making that name public.
4. Paste the code directly into your Text Editor for the WordPress page you want to add it to. (You can switch between the Visual and Text editors using the tab at the top-right of the editing box.)
5. Click Save Draft, Update, or Publish depending on the status of your post or page.
6. Your calendar is now embedded!
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
You don't need a separate plugin to embed a google calendar. Simply pasting the iframe code into the text tab of the visual editor is fine.  The plugin adds unnecessary overhead.
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DrDamnitCommented:
I second Jason.
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Leslie BloomCorporate & Product Marketing ManagerCommented:
The only reason I would suggest a plugin is to apply a nicer style to it, rather than the stale look of the standard Google calendar.
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TheHappyTechAuthor Commented:
Thank you everyone, I will relay all this information to our web designer.

Leslie, thank you too. Style is important and appreciate your creative input.

Best regards,
HappyT
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