Settings – Text

Text Settings is located under My Calendar > Settings > Text.

My Calendar > Settings > Text

Text Settings

My Calendar gives control over a number of text fields via this section of settings.

Templating

My Calendar > Settings -> Text -> Templating

Event title (Grid) {time}: {title}

Example with adding in the word “Event Title” into the Event title (Grid) field.
I added shortcode: {time} Event Title: {title}
Frontend view:

My Calendar > Settings > Text > Event title (Grid). Frontend view.


Event title (Single) {title}

Example with adding in the word “Event Single Title: ” into the Event title (Single) field.
I added the shortcode: Event Single Title: {title}
Frontend view:

My Calendar > Settings > Text > Event Title (Single). Frontend view.


Event title (List) {title}

Example with adding in the word “Event List Title” into the Event title (List).
I added the shortcode: Event List Title: {title}
Frontend view:

My Calendar > Settings > Text > Event title (List). Frontend view.

Main Calendar View

My Calendar > Settings > Text > Main Calendar View

Previous events link – Previous
Next events link – Next

Here is an example of adding {date} to
Previous {date}
Next {date}
to indicate what month and year is being navigated to.

The frontend will show the Previous and Next links along with the month and year.

My Calendar > Settings Text > Previous and Next with Date shortcode. Frontend view.

Week view caption.

Week view. It only supports the template tag for {date}.
Here is an example of adding {date} and the words “Week view caption” to
the Week view caption field. This is the shortcode I added: Week view caption {date}
On the frontend we can see the caption followed by Mondays date.

My Calendar > Settings Text > Week View Caption. Frontend view.

We can also adjust the date format by adding this shortcode: {date format=""}
Example F j,Y so we get Week view caption {date format="F j, Y"} the result would be:

My Calendar > Settings Text > Week View Caption date format. Frontend view.

The bottom of the Text settings we get an overview of the Date/Time Formats.

Extended caption.

Extended caption. Add text if you want additional information than month and year in your calendar heading. Here is an example of adding the words “This is the extended caption” to the calendar heading.

My Calendar > Settings Text > Extended caption. Frontend view.

Single Event View

My Calendar > Settings > Text > Single Event View

Label for all-day events All day can be changed in two places. Through the Text settings or when creating a new event or editing an event.

Changing it through Text settings will change all of the “Label for all-day events” labels. Changing it while creating an event or editing an event will only change the label for the individual event.

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Here is an example of a single event where one can see most of the text that can be modified.

My Calendar > Settings > Text > various options. Frontend view.

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Date/Time formats

Primary Date Format F j, Y
Time Format g:i a
Month Format (calendar headings)
Date in grid mode, week view M j, ‘y
Date Format for multi-day events F j-%d, Y

Date formats:
F = month
M = first 3 letters of the month
j = day
Y = Year

Time formats:
g = hour
i = minutes
a = am/pm

For additional information: Date formats use syntax from the PHP date() function. See the My Calendar documentation for more information about Event Template tags.

Next: My Calendar > Settings > Display.