How to add a Calendar integration on the form

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    storagesquad
    Asked on May 02, 2014 at 09:05 AM

    Is there anyway to integrate with a digital calendar?  When a customer submits a form with a "special pickup date" entered it would be tremendously helpful if this could automatically be sent to a calendar of some sort.  I know you have many integration capabilities (which are all great!) but was curious if this was a possibility as it would make my life much more organized!

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    KadeJM
    Answered on May 02, 2014 at 10:51 AM

    I thought that we had something similar to this but as of right now the only thing I am remembering or finding is the Zapier Integration to send Jotform Data into a Google Calendar.

    However, I am going to go ahead and forward this to our developers to see if they can either point you in the right direction better or if necessary perhaps we can come up with our own little localized tool to make this easier on everyone.

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    storagesquad
    Answered on May 02, 2014 at 01:06 PM

    I tried to locate any JotForm intergration option on Zapier and there does not seem to be any.  Are you sure Zapier supports JotForm?

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    Mike_T
    Answered on May 02, 2014 at 02:59 PM

    Actually, there is a Calendar Listing type of reports available on JotForm, so you might consider using this option. To be able to add the Calendar Listing report you will need to have a DateTime or a Birth Date Picker field on your form.

    Link to the guide:

    How to create a Calendar Report?

    Report example:

    https://www.jotform.com/calendar/41215944453049

    JotForm to Google Calendar through Zapier is another option. Please take a look at the following example:

    If you need any further assistance, please let us know. Thank you.

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    grade4pagasa
    Answered on August 19, 2016 at 12:54 PM

    Hi everyone. 

    I found a free and awesome 3rd-party widget that has the add to calendar functionality - the AddToCalendarAddToCalendar is used for event page on website and email. You can create event button on page and allow guests to add this event to calendar. You can also generate static link to this event for the email newsletters, docs and blogs. AddToCalendar supports:

    - Outlook (.ics)
    - Google Calendar 
    - Apple (.ics)
    - Yahoo 

     

    USES:

    - allow users to save event from booking / appointment / class registration
    - include add events in newsletters or email

     

    STEPS:

    For the AutoResponder (or emails in general), we cannot use the button-dropdown effect since web-email & clients strip off styling and javascript codes (based on my searches). If we need to include an AddToCalendar functionality in our AutoResponser:

    1.) go to addtocalendar.com > scroll to the bottom and

    2.) click the Just fill in the form button to enter your event details (fig. 1).

    3.) click the Update then Copy button once you're done

    4.) paste the copied code snippet in your AutoResponder 

    You can then try the submitting an entry to test the AddToCalendar widget once you get your email autoresponder. 

     

    Additional info:

    * If you have your own Thank You page, a blog or website, you can use the icons, glow button, and / or classic dropdown button (fig. 2) since injecting javascript codes is allowed there.

    * If you click iCalendar or Outlook, an .ics file will be downloaded (desktop).

    A screencast is provided at the bottom. 

    You can try a working demo I did here

    Note: use an email address you can access. Otherwise, you won't be able to test the AddToCalendar widget inside the AutoResponder.

    Hope this helps.

     

    Randy, fellow JotForm user. 

     

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    P.S. 

    JotForm just announced the release of their newest feature - AutoResponder attachments

    With this, you can opt to attach .ics files created either in Apple Mail or Outlook. Gmail currently displays the ics file and gives the option to save the event to your calendar.

     

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