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Playboard Android App Widget


The Playboard Android App Widget allows to easily add Android App details to blog-posts through a minimalistic and easy-to-use HTML widget. To see the widgets in action and more examples go to:

The widget is perfect for roundups – see how AndroidPolice is using it ( )

To add the widget to your post use the following short-code templates:

[pb-app-box pname='AN_ANDROID_APP_PACKAGE_NAME' name='APP_NAME' theme='discover' lang='en']

The short-code will be replaced with the Playboard App Widget. You can add to the same blog-post as many widgets as you like.

The widget supports multiple languages and themes. If your language is not supported or you need a special theme, feature or even a new plugin contact us at


  • Playboard App Widget for a single app, discover theme, english
  • Playboard App Widget for a single app, light theme, english
  • Playboard App Widget for a single app, dark theme, english
  • Playboard App Widget for a single app, dark theme with expanded QR Code, english
  • Playboard App Widget for a single app, light theme, german
  • Plugin interface


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Login to your WordPress blog
  2. Go to Plugins->Add New
  3. Search for Playboard
  4. Locate the Playboard Android App Widget and click on ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin after installation

or manually

  1. Download the source for the plugin
  2. Upload playboard_app_widget.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

You can now use the Playboard App Widget short-code when writing a new blog-post.


What is Playboard?

Playboard is your best companion for Google Play Store! Get recommended apps and games in a beautiful and personalized app store for Android.
★ Customize your board with the app channels you like most
★ Must-have apps and games
★ Recommended apps and games of the day
★ Handpicked apps from our editorial board
★ Country specific app stores
★ Apps and games recommended from bloggers and websites
You can get the FREE Android app from this link:

Where does the data come from?

Data comes from the Google Play Store ( and Playboard ( The app data is frequently updated so your blog-posts will be always up-to-date.

Contributors & Developers

“Playboard Android App Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • New themes
  • Improved performance – supports embedding multiple widgets that are batched in one request
  • Improved stability


  • Merged AppAware and Playboard widget
  • New themes
  • Support for a list of apps


  • Important fixes and performance improvements


  • First release.