Curiosity POTD

Description

This plugin adds a widget to display the NASA Mars Curiosity Rover photo of the day.
A good solution if you are interested in astronomy news and want to put a space picture on your website.
It provide a description with the day (also with martian version) and the rover camera displayed.
Very easy to configure and compatible with a lot of WordPress versions.

Widget Option

  • Title
  • NASA API key

NASA API key

The default NASA API key (DEMO_KEY) works fine but you can get one at:
https://api.nasa.gov/index.html

Slogan

To infinity and beyond!

Screenshots

  • Widget option panel
  • Curiosity Rover photo example

Installation

  1. Upload curiosity-potd directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  3. Add custom NASA API key in widget options or use the DEMO_KEY default value

Reviews

Working fine here

Easy install and setup, appears in Available Widgets to place wherever. Widget thumbnail includes short descriptive caption like: "Sol: 2306 (31/01/2019) Front Hazard Avoidance Camera". Nice replacement for outdated NASA image of the day plugin.
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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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