TERMINALFOUR (T4) Tip 4: Locating Your Google Calendar ID
TERMINALFOUR WEB MAINTAINERS, END-USER MODERATORS, PRIMARY WEB COORDINATORS
TIP: When you add events to your Google calendar make sure the events are public or they will not show up on your homepage in T4.
Takeaway: Learn how to setup your Google calendar, link it to a UF/IFAS service account, and find your calendar ID to embed in your T4 site channel.
Explanation: A service email account is recommended when creating UF/IFAS calendars using Google. An example of a service account is email@example.com. When this service account is used, it alerts all webteam members and not one individual. So, you can also add multiple gatorlinks to one service account by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to the following tutorial to learn how to set up your Google Calendar using a UF/IFAS service email account.
When you add events to your Google calendar make sure the events are public or they will not show up. You will need a calendar ID that looks something like this to add to the section entitled “RSS Feed from Google Calendar” in your T4 site channel: email@example.com. To find your Calendar ID review this video. Then you will need to take your Calendar ID and replace the Calendar Group field in T4.
UF/IFAS Calendars are connected across departments, RECs, counties and other units after you requests and create one.