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Football Pool

This plugin adds a fantasy sports pool to your blog. Play against other users, predict outcomes of matches and earn points.

Important: If you want to use a translated version of the pool, make sure you set the correct WPLANG. To use your own custom translation see the FAQ for more information on translating the plugin.

  1. Download football-pool.zip from the plugin panel or unzip the file and upload the folder football-pool to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins panel in WordPress
  3. Edit the plugin configuration via the admin menu
  4. Optional: add the pages for the pool to your menu, or use some other method to link to the pages
  5. Optional: add the "Football pool" widgets to your sidebar (Please note: User Selector Widget is needed for the stats page)
  6. Optional: add bonus questions
  7. Optional: 'upgrade' existing users in your blog to pool users
  8. Optional: make the upload directory in the plugin folder writable (if you want to use the import function)
  9. If you want to use the charts feature please download the Highcharts API (http://www.highcharts.com/download) and put the highcharts.js file in the following directory: /wp-content/plugins/highcharts-js/

After the pool has been set up, all you have to do is monitor the users that subscribe and fill in the right scores for the matches and the right answers for the bonus questions.

For easier/front-end user registration you may consider using an extra plugin and widget. E.g. Custom User Registration Lite. Just don't forget the extra user meta that this plugin needs. But you can also use the Login/logout button Widget that is included with this plugin; the plugin adds the needed extra inputs to the WordPress register screen.

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2013-12-16
Downloads: 9,995


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