Displaying a 25Live Publisher Feed in Google Calendar

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These articles have been prepared for schools using 25Live Pro and 25Live Publisher.

Description

The steps below describe how to display a 25Live Publisher Feed in Google Calendar using the ICS feed included with each Publisher Calendar.

25Live Outlook Integration App

The steps outlined in this document are not related to setup for the 25Live Outlook Integration App.  For more information on that topic, see 25Live Outlook Integration.

To perform these steps, you need:

  • A Google account, and 
  • An existing published 25Live Publisher calendar.
Version DIfferences May Require Different Steps

The steps described in this document may change in a future Google calendar update.

To add the events on a 25Live Publisher Feed to your Google Calendar:

  1. Identify a Publisher Calendar to Send to Google Calendar.
    1. Choose a Publisher calendar to send to Google Calendar.  If you don't have a Publisher calendar, see the Publisher Overview document concerning how to build a calendar using 25Live Pro and 25Live Publisher.
    2. Open the URL of the calendar in your browser to review the calendar.

      Example:
      https://25livepub.collegenet.com/calendars/keith-calendar-test

      Send to Google Calendar - Sample of Calendar Test Image
  2. Identify the ICS Feed URL.
    1. Add .ics to the end of the 25Live Publisher calendar URL to access the ICS feed.

      Example:
      https://25livepub.collegenet.com/calendars/keith-calendar-test.ics

    2. Make note of this URL for use later.
  3. Open Google Calendar and Add a Calendar.
    1. Open your Google Calendar in your browser.

      Google Calendar Image

    2. In the left panel, find the textbox labeled Other calendars.
    3. Click the ➕ icon next to this textbox.
    4. Select From URL.

After you complete the steps, your calendar name will appear in the calendar list in the left panel as show in the following example and your events will now successfully populate the Google calendar.

Google Calendar with 25Live Publisher Calendar Events

Other Options

In addition to the ICS feed, there is an RSS Feed, an Atom XML feed, and a JSON Feed for each 25Live Publisher calendar.

PREVIOUSLY: 25Live Publisher Overview