The 2 Greatest Calendar Plugins for WordPress Serve Very Different Purposes
Calendar Plugins that Rock
We work with a lot of business who utilize calendar plugins for their websites. Whether for sharing public events or booking an appointment for service, these two calendar plugins provide amazing features for free and their upgraded versions extend functionality even further.
Are you looking for a plug-in for your non-profit or business to be able to share schedules and events with your users?
The All-in-One Event Calendar by Time.ly has tons of great features. It’s easy to get up and running with this plugin and you’ll be able to use shortcodes to display various filtered calendars in just a few minutes with this one. They have some great styles and easily adjustable color choices. Users can easily subscribe to your calendar with Outlook, iOS and Google Calendar. You’ll have the ability to show an embedded map for your events and add details for contacting the event organizer. And with the ability to create widgets, you can put this calendar anywhere on your site. Oh, and it’s mobile friendly too! One of our favorite not-for-profit sites uses it; go check it out!
Do you need your users to be able to book appointments online for your studio or spa?
Book.ly has a great plugin with plenty of abilities. You can add service types, representatives who perform those services and add the hours of availability of each service provider. Customizable and easy to get started, this plugin will make booking appointments for your users super simple and intuitive. They also have an upgraded option that let’s your users pay in advance using PayPal and a feature that let’s you sync appointments to a google calendar with notifications when a new appointment is booked. This booking tool is also mobile friendly too. Go check out the lite version on WordPress now. You can even see it in action here on one of our client websites.