In this video, staff author Jess Stratton shows users how to connect to a list of available interesting public calendars from Google. Available calendars are holidays, sports times, and more. In addition, she'll take users through creating their own public calendar, hiding it from the view, and adding events to it.
- [Voiceover] Public calendars are calendars…that are available to anybody to connect to.…You can search for them in Google,…you can browse interesting calendars, and you can find…a link to a public calendar and add it to your own.…You can create your own public calendar…and you can connect to existing ones.…Let's connect to one first.…To connect to a different public calendar,…in the Other calendars section on the bottom left…hand side of the screen, click the arrow…to the right of Other calendars…and choose Browse Interesting Calendars.…
You can also add a calendar by URL if you know the URL,…and you can add a friend's calendar…if they've shared their calendar with you.…Google has some built-in ones though,…so we'll select Browse Interesting Calendars…to add one, and you can see how it works.…You can start by choosing some holidays.…You can scroll down a very lengthy list…of global holidays to add to your calendar.…This is very useful if you're an international company,…you do business with other countries,…
- List your options for creating an event with the Google search bar.
- Explain how to create a multiday event.
- Recall how to identify what calendar an event belongs to after you change the event’s color.
- Recognize which default view gives you a flat view of all events when customizing a specific calendar to place it on a webpage.
- Recall whether the year is available by default.