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How to Set Up Your Account General Settings

With a Timely account, you can change your account general settings in many ways. For example, you can change your events calendar’s name, colours, timezone and more. In this post, you will learn all the steps to set up your Timely account.

You can start by accessing the “Settings” Tab on the left menu of your Timely dashboard.

1. Customizations to the Account General Settings

After you click in the Settings menu, you can edit the calendar settings on the panel on the right. You can edit:

  • Calendar name;
  • Language;
  • Payments Receivable;
  • Branding;
  • Date & Time;
  • Views;
  • Event Submission Form;
  • Misc Settings;
  • Relabelling;
  • SEO Options; and
  • Custom Domains.

2. Calendar name

You can change the calendar name. Please keep the name under 1000 characters.

3. Language

You can change the language of the calendar. At the moment the available languages are:

  • English (default);
  • French;
  • Spanish;
  • Portuguese;
  • Italian;
  • German; and
  • Dutch.

4. Payments Receivable

You can set up an account for receiving payments through your calendar. Currently we accept Paypal, Stripe and Square accounts.

5. Branding

You can choose an image for your dashboard icon and for your calendar logo. You can use the images already uploaded to the media gallery or you can add new ones by clicking the “Upload” button.

6. Date & Time

If you need to change your calendar’s date and time, you can do that by changing the information in the “Date & Time” area. You can choose the date format and timezone.

print screen of Timely account general settings showing how to change date and time of your Timely calendar


You can change the default settings of your calendar view. You can change the default view for either desktop and mobile. You can also set the maximum number of events that will be displayed per page. You can also remove or add buttons that will help your user navigate in your calendar.

8. Event Submission Form

You can add event form submission to your Public Calendar and allow users to post events that will be added to your calendar. You can set the permissions according to your needs.

9. Miscellaneous Settings

You can also edit miscellaneous settings. You can show your preferred location and choose to display filters.

If you choose to display filters then you will be able choose which customized filter will show up in your calendar.

You can also change the name of the “Tickets” button.

You can choose the Primary calendar URL and Event URL format.

10. Relabelling

With a Timely account, you can relabel any word. You just need to choose the word you want to display with a different name and write the word for it’s replacement.

11. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Options

You can choose to exclude your calendar from search engines indexing if you want to do so.

And for SEO purposes, you can also add your calendar description and your calendar keywords.

For more information on SEO Optimization, please refer to the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Starter Guide.

12. Custom Domains

With a Timely account, you can customize your default URL. To learn how to do that, please check the How to Add a Custom Subdomain for your Calendar Help Page.

13. Save your Account General Settings

When you are done editing your Timely account general settings, don’t forget to click the Save button to save your preferred configuration.

For more user guidance, please go to our Help Center. If you have any questions or need additional assistance, do not hesitate to contact us by opening a support ticket from your Timely account’s dashboard.

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