I would like for Google Calendar to open URIs with the Webcal (wikipedia) scheme (delivering ICS files), similar to how Gmail can be set to be the default handler for
More specifically, I would like for Google Calendar to import them to my primary calendar. (You can manually import an ICS file in Google Calendar by clicking the small arrow next to Other calendars, choosing Import calendar from the drop-down list, navigating to the .ICS file, and choosing Import.)
I don’t know if this is possible, but I’m hoping somebody will have a great idea.
The chromium browser offers this option when you first log in to Google Calendar:
If you have accidentally answered with
No on this question, you can press the
Wrench toolbar button and go to
Show advanced settings, find
Content settings... (just after Privacy header) and find the
Manage handlers button. Click the
X next to the ignored protocol you wish to delete. Alternatively, you can type in
protocol handlers search box in Chromium settings.See the screenshot below.
I found this post on stackexchange which explains how to achieve the same thing in Firefox,
but this doesn’t work for me on firefox 12 and 15: this works for me if I disable the Never save history option (Private browsing mode):
Go to Google Calendar’s site and press
Paste this after the > sign:
Press the enter key and click the
Add applicationbutton which should appear below the toolbar.
You may need to toggle the
gecko.handlerService.allowRegisterFromDifferentHost option in
true before trying this (if google redirects you to a local google domain). Remember to return it to false after calling the registerProtocolHandler function because malicious sites may exploit this. See details here.