The event calendar on many group's web sites is often a key resource for their
visitors. I did some volunteer web site work for a local organization to which I belong and investigated how other groups
were doing the event calendars on their sites.
I was looking for a way to put up an interactive event calendar on the site
that would show the current month, but also let you flip backwards or forwards to other months as you would in a print calendar.
I also wanted it to be inexpensive (preferably FREE), easy to maintain, visually attractive, plus not require any server-side
scripting capability which our webhost provider did not include with our bare-bones webhosting package.
Ilsen (calendar.ilsen.net) which provides much of the functionality people have come to expect in
online calendars without requiring server-side scripting capability. I have since
made a number of enhancements to his tool (and have continued adding additional features - many of which were suggested by users), but it’s still
This site is my attempt to share with other people usage tips based on my
experience with Kevin's tool as well as my own enhanced version of the tool and to help them use it successfully for their
own web calendars.
If you have any suggestions for this tool or this site, please contact me.