SharePoint 2013: Calendar – Colorize Event Categories

In the standard implementation of the SharePoint calendar app it is not possible to visualize the event entries with a different background color depending on the category. To implement such a feature we have to do some customizing.

In the following steps we will modify the calendar with an additional column that holds auto-calculated informations. After that we will implement a JavaScript code block that contains the coloring logic.

Some events with different categories in the standard calendar implementation.

Some events with different categories in the standard calendar implementation.

Caution: The jQuery JavaScript library must be available in your environment.

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