Plugins Directory » redmine google calendar synchronization

Author: Yassine Chaieb
Code repository:
Registered on: 2016-01-29 (almost 8 years ago)
Current version: 1.0.0
Compatible with: Redmine 3.2.x, 3.1.x, 3.0.x
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This Redmine plugin have essencialy 3 roles:

  • Introduce the concept of project delivery date: For a project that have an end and will be delivered for client, you can add this plugin as a module and configure the date etc ... and you'll have an event for that on your Google Calendar.
  • Introduce the concept of Issue delivery date - hour : For a project that contain a lot of issue to deliver for a client or a manager or whatever. you can configure a data and an hour of delivery. You'll have an event on your calendar with that date.
  • Synchronize redmine Issues ( that obey the filters rule ) with your google calendar ( Issue must have a start date and a due date ). The plugin also add a field on users account "google calendar mail", this field can be filled only by admin, so he can be invited to the event ( it will be shown on his google calendar ) if he is assigned to the issue. ( if the issue is assigned to a group , every memeber will be invited, if he have a google calendar mail)

This plugin is a module, a patch and contain rake task.

More details and description on GitHub .

Installation notes

  • Clone this repository into {REDMINE_ROOT}/plugins/

git clone

  • Install dependencies and migrate database

cd redmine/
bundle install
rake redmine:plugins:migrate RAILS_ENV=production

  • Restart your Redmine web server console service apache2 restart

Plugin Configuration

Go to Administration > Plugins > Redmine Gc Sync plugin : Configure and follow the steps.

Obtain a Client ID and Secret

  2. Select a project, or create a new one.
  3. In the sidebar on the left, expand APIs & auth. Next, click APIs. In the list of APIs, make sure the status is ON for the Calendar API
  4. In the sidebar on the left, select Credentials.
  5. In either case, you end up on the Credentials page and can create your project's credentials from here.
  6. If you haven't done so already, create your OAuth 2.0 credentials by clicking Create new Client ID under the OAuth heading. Next, look for your application's client ID and client secret in the relevant table. #

Find your calendar ID

  1. Visit Google Calendar in your web browser.
  2. In the calendar list on the left, click the down-arrow button next to the appropriate calendar, then select Calendar settings.
  3. In the Calendar Address section, locate the Calendar ID listed next to the XML, ICAL and HTML buttons.
  4. Copy the Calendar ID.


1.0.0 (2016-01-27)

Compatible with Redmine 3.2.x, 3.1.x, 3.0.x.