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Board Game Geek Infos

Description

Add short code [bgg id=GAMEID] for embedding game infos from Board Game Geek inside your content.

This plugin use the BGG XML API.
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Thanks to Andrea “Liga” Ligabue

Released under MIT License.

Screenshots

  • Result

  • Shortcode in editor

Installation

  1. Upload boardgamegeekinfos directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Insert shortcode [bgg id=GAMEID] inside your content. Grab ID game from game url on boardgamegeek.com. Example: http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/94731/heroica-fortaan id is 94731

FAQ

Where I can get game code?

Open game page on boardgamegeek.com, and get the code from url.
Example: http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/94731/heroica-fortaan

Game ID is 94731

Reviews

Works fine

Extension works fine, I just regret it does not retrieve any picture of the game from BGG too :-/

It works

It works as described. The plugin does not allow one to access specific parts of the BGG API, or customize the output. Or ingest the input into wordpress custom fields for further manipulation in via wordpress, But the plug-in works as described.

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Contributors & Developers

“Board Game Geek Infos” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.0

  • First release