WP Fullcalendar – A Fully Functional Events Calendar for WordPress

I’ve used Adam Shaw’s fantastic jQuery plugin called fullcalendar on several projects and I love its flexibility and extensibility. It doesn’t try to be all things to all projects but provides the hooks for you to extend its functionality if you need to.

I got to thinking about how much I’d love to be able to publish events and use a calendar like fullcalendar right within WordPress. Enter WP-Fullcalendar.

This WordPress plugin will enable you to create events right from your WordPress administration console and have them published using fullcalendar right inside a post or a page.

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Runner’s Training Calendar


I love it when two of my favorite activities collide – in this article, I describe how I created a Runner’s Training Calendar using jQuery, PHP and MySQL. You can see the work in progress training calendar here.

Background

Running long distances is something I’ve had a love-hate relationship for many years.  There’s nothing quite like the feeling of satisfaction you get from setting goals and achieving them – the kind of goals you set when you make a commitment to participate and complete a road race.  Whether’s its a marathon, half-marathon or even a 10 miler, the feeling is just about the same – elation.  That feeling certainly doesn’t come easy, however.  You’re constantly fighting weather, colds and that ever-present feeling of laziness.
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