What is WebCalender?
As the name signifies, a web calendar is an online application that performs the function of a calendar or planner. You can use it to plan for upcoming events, dates, appointments, deadlines, or special occasions. It can be used for personal purposes or for organizations, businesses, Intranets or webmasters.
You will notice many sites host and offer such online calendars free of charge. It is a great way to keep tab of events and functions without having to send flyers, bulletins, etc. Its easy to update and add events to the webCalendar- users can do so from their own homes or offices and the updates can be checked from anywhere at any time.
WebCalendar supports a rich set of business class features, including proprietary features like corporate calendar and calendar dependency. It includes a calendar server, an email reminder system, a task manager, a diary system, a contact list manager and a notes manager.
WebCalendar Features :
Real time scheduling – Any event updates done in the calendar are immediately available to all its viewers, ruling out any scheduling problems for anyone
LDAP Support — Support LDAP authentication and LDAP addressbook lookup.
Detailed and Comprehensive View- You can display the events for day , week, month , year in the calendar.
The view for week day can also display free/busy time table. Accordingly you can schedule events in a free time slot.
WebCalendar also provides a detailed list view, a summarized fancy list view and a polished, detailed fancy list view.
Calendars Overlap – You can view several calendars for different users withing your group simultaneously, thus simplifying the process of scheduling and planning.
Events Category – You can create and view events in different categories.
Drag and Drop Editing — Support drag and drop editihg on IE 5.5 and above.
Highly Configurable — Offer an extensive list of calendar configuration variables. Options like date format, time format, timezone, working hours, colors, fonts and reminder settings can all be individually set/adjusted for each calendar.
CSS Support — Support Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). One can associate display styles (font color etc) to individual calendars. Sample style sheets is included in the distribution.
Shared/Group Calendars — Offer multiple work/meeting groups for each individual calendar. Automatically synchronizes meetings and todo projects with all workgroup members.
Schedule Reminders — Notify members of upcoming events via email, popup and/or audio reminders.
Flexible Events — Offer appointment, meeting, todo and special event types. Schedule single or recurring events.
Attendance Confirmation — For group events, webCalendar offers an option to prompt invitees to accept/decline the invitation. Attendance information is shared among all invitees.
Multiple Authors – Every webcalendar can have various editors and readers. Permit your friends to see and update your calendars.
Security — Every private webcalendar is password protected. Also webCalendar provide three levels of event based privacy to protect your personal calendar entries.
Public Calendars — Publish department or coorporative schedules like conference room reservation, department picnic etc. WebCalendar offers two types of public calendars, open or moderated.
Schedule Conflict Resolution –It easily allows you to check for schedule clash by viewing extensive schedules for other users as well.
Vcalendar Integration – WebCalender allows you to import important events from a VCS file and also to export webCalendar events to a VCS file.
Address Book – To easily manage all your contacts with their emails so that you can send the calendar and events to the contacts with a single click.
Daily Diary- If you wish to maintain online entries for your daily activities.
Corporate calendar – With this functionality, you can advertise corporate events to all the contacts saved on the calendar system.
Calendar Exchange– Using this function, you can set interactions with other WebCalendars. Perfect for efficient scheduling and events management.
Multi Language Support — WebCalendar is available in several major languages including to Chinese, Dutch, Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.