Categories is located under My Calendar > Categories.

My Calendar > Categories

Category Editor

Category Name
Add a new category name.

Select a color which will optionally show up in the calendar on the frontend.

Category Icon
Search for an icon. Write two letters or more and see which icons that show up. Here is an example. Click the icon to use it.

My Calendar > Categories – Search for an icon.

Private (logged-in users only)
Click this checkbox if you want to add a category only for logged in users.

The default category is automatically selected when no category is selected for an event.

If you have events that stretches over time than clicking Holiday will skip the holidays.

Category List

ID number – The ID number for each category. The ID will for instance be used in a shortcode.
Category Name – The list can be sorted by ID or Name.
Events – shows how many events are using each category.
Private – If Yes, the category is only seen by logged-in users. If No, it will be seen by everyone.
Icon – shows the selected icon (if Hide Category Icons is not checked).
Color – shows the hex color code.

My Calendar > Categories – Category List and Category Settings.

Category Settings

Hide category colors
Hides the color.

Title text color
Will add the color to the title text.

Title background color
will add the color into the event background seen in the calendar.

Hide Category icons
will hide the icon from the Category List as well as on the Calendar on the frontend.

Quick Edit

My Calendar > Categories – Quick Edit

Hovering over a category in the Category List will show quick edit options.

Edit – Editing a category will make it possible to change a name, color, icon if it is Private, Default or Holiday.

Set as Default – Set as Default will make the selected category the default for any event where one has not selected a category.

Delete – Delete category.

To learn more about Category icons see our documentation.

Category icons

Category icons can be found under My Calendar > Categories. Category Editor > Category Icon.

My Calendar: Click the ? to have a popup show a list of icons.

Click the Help link (blue circled ?) to show a list of available icons that can be added to a category.

My Calendar > Categories > ? > Icon List.

Go through the list and note the name of the icon you would like to use. Close the popup.

In the Category Icon field begin to write the name of the icon. E.g. anchor. Select the icon. We will see the full name anchor.svg show in the Category Icon field.

Category Icon drop down.

After having clicked Add Category. If the Category Settings – “Hide Category icons” is not checked then we will see the icons in the Category List.

My Calendar > Categories – Category List and Category Settings.

Icons will be seen on the frontend in the calendar and in the categories below the calendar. E.g anchor icon.

Showing icons in the frontend calendar view.

The icon is also seen in the single event view.

Frontend single event view. Icon seen next to title.

To hide the icon click the checkbox for “Hide Category Icons”. Seen in the Category Settings section.