Have you come across a situation when you want to continue reading an interesting online article but do not have enough time? Have you felt the need to add a “reminder to read it later” and block out specific time on your calendar? If the answer to these questions is a Yes, then I will show a simple way to do this using Google Calendar.
Before I give a step by step guide to adding a URL to Google Calendar, here are some details about the solution:
This technique does not require you to share your Google password or other personal details.
The screenshots and the steps below are specific to Chrome browser. You will have to adapt a few steps for Firefox or IE - yourself.
With the solution below, we will simply launch Google Calendar with some customized text.
If you have not logged into your Google account, you will be asked to do so - by Google.
The technique shown below work only on a desktop computer. It does not work on a tablet or smartphone.
Step 1: Create an empty bookmark
On the Chrome Bookmark Bar, do a right click and select “Add Page…”
Step 2: Enter the text as given below
In the Name field enter “Add to Google Calendar” (or anything else you would like)
In the URL field enter the text below. I will explain what this snippet of code does.