GoogleEvents plugin for Newscoop

dev-master 2016-06-21 08:27 UTC

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Last update: 2020-05-25 06:05:13 UTC


This Newscoop Plugin adds smarty functions and Admin tools to enable you to ingest, manage, and display Google calendar events in Newscoop.


Installation is a quick process:

  1. How to install this plugin?
  2. That's all!

Step 1: How to install this plugin?

Run the command:

$ php application/console plugins:install "newscoop/google-events-plugin-bundle"
$ php application/console assets:install public/

Plugin will be installed to your project's newscoop/plugins/Newscoop directory.

Step 2: That's all!

Go to Newscoop Admin panel and then open Plugins tab. The Plugin will show up there. You can now use the plugin.


To update this plugin run the command:

$ php application/console plugins:update "newscoop/google-events-plugin-bundle"
$ php application/console assets:install public/

To remove this plugin run the command:

$ php application/console plugins:remove "newscoop/google-events-plugin-bundle"


A more detailed documentation can be found here.

Google Events View

Provides endpoint, /google-events/events for viewing all google events (cached locally). Loads template Resources/views/GoogleEvents/google_events.tpl or _views/google_events.tpl if it exists in the loaded theme.


  {{ foreach $events as $event }}
      <a href="/google-events/events/{{ $event->getId() }}">{{ $event->getId() }}</a>
      <br />
      {{ $event->getSummary() }}
      <br />
      {{ $event->getStart()|date_format:"%Y-%m-%d %H:%M" }} -
      {{ $event->getEnd()|date_format:"%Y-%m-%d %H:%M"}}
  {{ /foreach }}

Google Event View

Provides endpoint, /google-events/events/{id} for viewing single google event (cached locally). Loads template Resources/views/GoogleEvents/google_event.tpl or _views/google_event.tpl if it exists in the loaded theme.


  {{ $event->getId() }}
  {{ $event->getDescription() }}
  {{ $event->getStart()|date_format:"%Y-%m-%d %H:%M" }} -
  {{ $event->getEnd()|date_format:"%Y-%m-%d %H:%M"}}
  {{ $event->getCreatorDisplayName() }}
  {{ $event->getCreatorEmail() }}
  {{ $event->getSummary() }}
  {{ $event->getHtmlLink() }}

Google Events Search

Note that this only searches the locally stored InstagramPhoto entities, it does NOT make a call to the Instagram Api

Provides endpoint /google-events/search, which takes the following params:

  1. search - search string, matches against caption, username, tags, and locationName fields
  2. perPage - number of records per page to send in the results
  3. offset - the first record to start with (used for pagination)

Results are delivered to _views/google_events_search_results.tpl, if defined in your theme, or a default internal view is used.

List Google Evenets Smarty Block

Provides a smarty block to list instagrams photos with a specfific hashtag.


{{ list_google_events length=30 }}
    {{ $event->getSummary() }}
    {{ $event->getStart()|date_format:"%Y-%m-%d %H:%M" }}
    {{ $event->getEnd()|date_format:"%Y-%m-%d %H:%M" }}
{{ /list_google_events }}


This bundle is under the GNU General Public License v3. See the complete license in the bundle:



This Bundle is a Sourcefabric z.ú. initiative.