#Microsoft365 #Office365 #SharePoint – The Group Calendar web part is not the same as adding the Events web part. It actually allows you to add the Calendar for any of the groups you belong to (this includes your Microsoft Teams of course). Remember that’s all different site collections and that’s why I think this is pretty awesome!
For previous posts in my #Microsoft365Challenge go to the index page.
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The Group calendar web part allows you to put an Office 365 group calendar right on your page so that it is easily visible to your readers. Use the Group calendar web part.
Take note that these web parts are not available yet for use on classic pages. On how to create pages and add web parts, see SharePoint Pages and Web Parts Introduction.
As mentioned these are really great as they allow us to pick from any of the groups we belong to. Keep in mind that every Microsoft Team you create has a Group in the background so you’ll pick up your Microsoft Team Calendars here as well.
Adding the Group Calendar:
Put your page in to edit mode and click on the “+” to add a new web part. Choose the Group Calendar Web Part:
Now choose the Group you would like to display:
Also indicate how many events per page to display:
I prefer splitting the page in two (page layout) and then showing multiple Group Calendars next to each other as it doesn’t take up so much space. Remember to name the web part or you’ll get confused with which is which:
Purpose of this blog challenge: I will write 365 blogs in 365 days around Microsoft 365. I did a similar challenge with Office 365, blogs can be found here. I won’t just be talking about the new Microsoft 365 subscription model. I will be sharing any news, tips and tricks around Office / Office 365 / Windows / Mobility and Security. And let’s not forget all the great new Apps & services available. A lot of what I’ll share on Office and SharePoint will also be applicable to none “Office 365” versions.
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