Getting Started with Elegant Calendar: Installation

Server Requirements

  • PHP 5.2.4 or greater
  • MYSQL 5.0 or greater

Since the Elegant Calendar is a WordPress Plugin please check WordPress minimum Requirements



Elegant Calendar install Custom post types and taxonomies for events along with new widget(s) and shortcodes. You can install Elegant Calendar via two methods: Automatic and Manual.

Automatic Installation

Automatic installation is the easiest method as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t even need to leave your web browser.

  • Download the zip file from your account or purchase confirm email
  • Unzip the file
  • Go to your website’s wp-admin backend > Plugins > Add New > Upload
  • Choose the from unzipped files
  • Click Install

Manual Installation

The manual installation involves uploading the purchased plugin zip file content it to your webserver via your favorite FTP application.

  1. Extract the file content to your computer using an unzip program like winzip.
  2. Using an FTP program, or your hosting control panel, upload the unzipped plugin folder to your WordPress installation’s wp-content/plugins directory.
  3. Activate the plugin from the Plugins menu within the WordPress admin.

Ready to setup your calendar?