SharePoint Calendar does not show when in a page as a webpart

SharePoint Calendar does not show when in a page as a webpart

So I was asked to add an events calendar to a SharePoint site that is being used as a portal. This would display the calendar as a WebPart on a SharePoint Wiki page.

But, obviously, as with anything SharePointy, this wasn’t as straight forward as just sticking the WebPart in. The issue I encountered was the events were not showing when it was inserted as a WebPart.

After much use of Google and asking specialists in SharePoint I was coming up blank. I did find that it was due to a JavaScript issue. To fix the issue, I had to open the page which the calendar was displayed on in SharePoint designer and add the following code:

<script type=”text/javascript”>
SP.SOD.executeOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function () {
SP.UI.ApplicationPages.ElementUtility.$3f = function ($p0) {
return ($p0.substring(0, 3).toUpperCase() == “WPQ”)
? $get(‘WebPart’ + $p0)
: $get($p0);
}, “SP.UI.ApplicationPages.Calendar.js”);

This over-rides the default JavaScript in the Wiki page, job done.

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