The easiest way to install Simple Calendar is to search for it via your site’s Dashboard.

  1. Log in to your site’s Dashboard (e.g.
  2. Click on the “Plugins” tab in the left panel, then click “Add New”.
  3. Search for “Simple Calendar” and find our plugin near the top. Look for the author “SimpleCalendar”.
  4. Install it by clicking the “Install Now” link.
  5. When installation finishes, click “Activate Plugin”.
  6. A new menu item “Calendars” will appear in the main menu.

If you prefer installing manually you can download the plugin ZIP file here (filename is still

What do I need to run Simple Calendar?

Review the system requirements

What should I do next?

Check out the great setup guide and video from the folks at WP Beginner! (updated March 14, 2016)

Next you’ll need to get a Google API key (you only have to do this once).

Now you are ready now to create, edit and publish your calendars on your site.

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