If you need to keep track of events on your website you can utilize the WebCalendar application which can be installed via the Softaculous installer. In this guide we’ll walk you through installing this calendar software that you can run on your website.
- Login to cPanel
Under the Software / Services section, click on Softaculous
In the search box at the top-right, type in Web, then click on WebCalendar
Click on Install to begin the installation process
Fill out the installation details, the In Directory setting sets where your calendar install will be available from and in this case we’re using calendar.
In this example we’d access our WebCalendar install at example.com/calendar with the details we provided.
After the installation completes, you can click on the link to visit your WebCalendar installation.
When you first access the WebCalendar you’ll see this error:
My Calendar Error Error removing temporary file. The permissions for the following directory do not support the db_cachedir option in includes/settings.php: /tmp
Using the cPanel Code Editor open your /includes/settings.php file for your WebCalendar install.
The setting for db_cachedir will be set to /tmp by default:
You’ll want to change this to your cPanel user’s /tmp directory by editing this value to:
In this case our cPanel username is userna5, then just click Save
Now if you try to access your WebCalendar install again, you should see the month display by default.
p style=”margin-top: 15px;”>You should now have a working calendar on your website that you can use to schedule events and share with your visitors.