How to embed Calendly in WordPress

Before you begin 

  1. You will need to identify which version of Wordpress you are using; or To determine your Wordpress version, follow these steps: 
    • Log in to WordPress and visit the admin dashboard of your account.
    • Hover your cursor over the Wordpress logo in the top left corner of the page:


        • users will see a drop-down menu appear with options.
        • will not see a menu.
  1. You will need to generate your desired Calendly embed code. As a reminder, the embed code can be generated for either a single event type, or your account's booking page.
    • supports all three of Calendly's embed options:
      • Inline
      • Pop-up text
      • Pop-up widget


The Calendly embed code requires the use of JavaScript. If you have applied a theme to your website, the theme may not support JavaScript or may impact the appearance of the embed code. 

How to embed Calendly in

To embed Calendly on a single page of your site:

  1. Sign in to WordPress and visit the admin area.
  2. Go to Pages and decide which one you would like to edit, then select the + to add a new block.
  3. Choose a Custom HTML from the Formatting drop-down list, and paste your Calendly embed code
  4. Preview Changes to ensure the embed cooperates with your website's theme before selecting Update to save.


To apply the pop-up widget embed across your entire site:

  1. Navigate to the Appearance section and open the Editor.
  2. Locate the Theme Files sidebar to the right of the page and scroll to find the Theme Footer.
  3. Locate the </body> tag at the bottom of the footer. Just above the tag, paste the pop-up widget code from your Calendly account.


How to embed Calendly in

While Calendly's embedded widgets are not compatible with, you can add a hyperlink to your scheduling page directly on a site. This way, you can direct guests to your Calendly booking page. 

Add a Hyperlink to your page: 

  1. While editing one of your pages, highlight any text and select the Insert/edit link button from the toolbar.
  2. Paste the URL to your personal scheduling page, an event type page, or a team page. For an image, select the image and follow the same steps.

How to embed Calendly using Wordpress Elementor 

Elementor is a third party plug-in that allows you to build a custom theme for your Wordpress site. Using Elementor, you can add the Calendly embed code to any Wordpress page. 

When using Elementor to embed Calendly, copy the embed code from your Calendly account. Then, paste the full embed code into the Elementor Shortcode Widget. 

You can use this video link for a step-by-step guide to adding the Calendly embed code with Elementor.