What are the main benefits from switching to the Web Application Calendar:
- No theme/plugin conflicts
- Updates are done by Timely directly
- More features
- In product access to support
Frequently Asked Questions
I have the WP Plugin and I’m considering switching to a Timely hosted web application (SaaS) calendar.
How is SEO?
WordPress: Great for SEO.
Where is my data held?
WordPress plugins: On your own hosting.
SaaS calendars: Timely hosts your data.
How do I manage my calendar?
WordPress plugins: You log into your calendar via your own WordPress Dashboard. You’ll see the Events section as part of your dashboard sidebar items under ‘Events’.
SaaS calendars: Log into your calendar dashboard. Everything will be managed from your dashboard and you can embed your calendar onto your website, share the direct url or create a custom domain.
What costs more?
Depends on what you need.
WordPress plugins: Core is free, Core+ is $99. You can also add other features independently at https://time.ly/wordpress-calendar-plugin/add-ons
SaaS calendars: Varies between $0-$99/mo. Depending on the subscription they will have a lot more features than the WP Plugin.
What happens to my event info when I make the switch?
You can sync and pull over a copy of all your upcoming events. Media gallery currently cannot be migrated over.
Updates to the calendar?
WordPress plugins: You need to do the updates yourself.
SaaS Calendars: Updates are automatically done for you.