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FIFA World Cup South Africa Scoreboard

Get the latest results of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™. Use [wp_fifa_world_cup_scoreboard] into a post or a page and/or use the sidebar widget.

  1. You need to load/activate the curl extension. If you do't know what this means, just go on. Most servers have curl installed!
  2. Download the plugin and extract its contents.
  3. Upload the fifa-world-cup-south-africa-scoreboard folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  4. Activate FIFA World Cup South Africa scoreboard plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
  5. In your admin console, go to Appeareance > Widgets, drag the FIFA World Cup South Africa Scoreboard widget to wherever you want it to be, configure it and click on Save.
  6. More options in Settings > FIFA World Cup South Africa Scoreboard.
  7. (optional) Use [wp_fifa_world_cup_scoreboard] into a post or a page.
  8. Any malfunction please drop me a line in http://nomikos.info/2010/06/10/fifa-world-cup-south-africa-scoreboard-wp-plugin.html

That's it!

Problems fetching data? Easy...

  • This would be very rare, but if the scraper seems to fail, check following permissions in folder fifa-world-cup-south-africa-scoreboard/
  • Verifies that you have curl installed (mandatory).
  • chmod 757 php/tmp && chmod 646 php/tmp/cookies.txt (mandatory).
  • chmod 757 log && chmod 646 log.txt (optional for logging).

Template Tags

nomikos_fifa_world_cup_scoreboard_widget_manual

Due to the fact that some themes are not widget-ready, or that some blog users don't like widgets at all, there's another choice: the nomikos_fifa_world_cup_scoreboard_widget_manual template tag. With it, you can embed the scoreboard on your site's sidebar without using a widget. This function also accepts parameters (optional) so you can customize the look and feel of the listing.

Usage:

Without any parameters:

<?php
if (function_exists('nomikos_fifa_world_cup_scoreboard_widget_manual'))
    nomikos_fifa_world_cup_scoreboard_widget_manual();
?>
  • It will show random groups with date and one row by match.

Using parameters:

<?php
if (function_exists('nomikos_fifa_world_cup_scoreboard_widget_manual'))
    nomikos_fifa_world_cup_scoreboard_widget_manual("date=1&one_row=1&a=1&d=1");
?>
  • It will show random groups if you do not pass at least one group.
  • date (0|1): show date of match.
  • one_row (0|1): reduce the output. useful in small sidebars.
  • a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h: groups of teams.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.9.2
Last Updated: 2010-7-3
Downloads: 3,255

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