CalJ

Description

Use the popular CalJ API to display the begin and end times of Shabbat as well as the name of the week’s Parasha on your blog,
with the help of a simple shortcode

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/calj directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Settings->CalJ screen to configure the plugin
  4. Register for a free API key for your current WordPress instance inside the Settings Form

FAQ

How to use the shortcode

The caljshabbat shortcode accepts several directives, which you can arrange the way you want in your pages.

Print the name of the current week’s Parasha.
Available languages are: en, fr, he, ru.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.parasha" lang="he"]

Print the candle-lighting time for the forthcoming Shabbat, in 24-hour format (example: 18:41).

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.begins"]

Print the hour of candle-lighting time, in 12-hour format (example: 6).

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.beginsHour12"]

Print the hour of candle-lighting time, in 24-hour format (example: 18).

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.beginsHour24"]

Print the minute of candle-lighting time (example: 41).

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.beginsMinute"]

Print the end of shabbat, in 24-hour format.
Note that you can use endsHour12, endsHour24 and endsMinute too.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.ends"]

Print the day of month (secular) of Shabbat.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.day"]

Prints the month number (secular) of Shabbat.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.month"]

Print the name of the secular month of Saturday, in specified language (example: août).

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.monthName" lang="fr"]

Print the year (secular) of Shabbat.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.year"]

Print the day of month (secular) of Friday.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.fridayDay"]

Print the month number (secular) of Friday.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.fridayMonth"]

Print the name of the secular month of Friday, in specified language (example: July).

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.fridayMonthName" lang="en"]

Print the year (secular) of Friday.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.fridayYear"]

Print the day of month (Jewish) of Shabbat.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.jday"]

Print the name of the Jewish month of Shabbat.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.jmonthName"]

Print the name of the Jewish month of Shabbat in specified language.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.jmonthName" lang="ru"]

Print the Jewish year of Shabbat.

  [caljshabbat val="shabbat.jyear"]

Print the Daf Yomi of the current day.

  [caljshabbat val="dafyomi.string"]
With multiple cities

If you purchased a multiple-city package, you may use the following syntax to display the times for a selected city by its code:

  [caljshabbat city="Montreal" val="shabbat.begins"]
How are the times calculated

Check out https://www.calj.net/ for details.

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Contributors & Developers

“CalJ” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.3

Support for multiple cities.

1.2.1

Secular month names.
Date elements for the upcoming Friday.

1.2

Support for additional languages.

1.1

Added Daf Yomi.

1.0

First release.