[EventCalendar] Why does my calendar link to an archive page rather than directly to the event?

Alex Tingle alex at firetree.net
Thu Jan 29 15:21:41 UTC 2009


Hi James,

James wrote:

> After reading the answer to this question at :
> http://wpcal.firetree.net/faq/
> 
> I am still no convinced that linking calendar events dates to the
> archive is the best solution.
> 
> Could there not just be a page like the one that comes up when you click
> an individual event in the 'upcoming events' section ?
> 
> So when you click a calendar date that has 1 or more events, a page is
> displayed that lists all the events in summary form.

"""
a page is displayed that lists all the events in summary form.
"""

Um, you are describing an archive page. If you don't like the way your theme
presents archive pages, then I suggest you modify the theme.


> With the Archive link way which is default, i understand the theory
> behind it, but it would be very confusing for users. when they see a
> massive (too big in my opinion) 'Archive for January 29th, 2009' they
> will assume that the list below of events is for that day. then in small
> print, they might read that the event is not for another week or
> whatever and head would roll if it was important.
> 
> what does everyone else think, and if no one has a solution or cares,
> does anyone know where in the code I can disable the link to the archive
> page please

-Alex

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