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Hitbox.TV Widget

Description

WordPress widget to show the status of one or multiple Hitbox.tv streams.

Features:

  • Display multiple channels in one widget
  • Preview image on online channels
  • Channel name and preview image linked to hitbox.tv
  • Displays viewer count
  • Displays title message
  • Displays wich game is played
  • Has its own cache feature
  • [hitbox][/hitbox] Shortcode

Report bugs here.

Notes

I’m hosting the stable code at WordPress only!

For actual development versions please visit http://code.spiffytek.de/SpiffyTek/WP-Hitbox.TV_Widget

Screenshots

  • Frontpage
  • Widget settings
  • Plugin settings

Installation

  1. Upload everything into hitboxtv-widget directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory. Keep the structure intact.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Activate/configure the widget in the ‘Widget’ menu in WordPress.

Configuration

  • Multiple Channels:
    • To show multiple channels in one widget simply add a comma seperated list of channels into the widgets ‘Channel’ field.
  • Teams:
    1. Simply add team: infront of the team-channel name
    2. Example: For team hitbox.tv/team/hitbox simply use team:hitbox as channel name
  • Usage of the [hitbox][/hitbox] Shortcode:
    • Simply add the channel name between the tags eg.: [hitbox]hitboxlive[/hitbox]
    • Optional: There are some options to control the appearance:
      1. For the video:
        • video Enables or disables the video. Options: true|false. Default: true
        • vwidth Controls the width of the embedded video. Default: 640
        • vheight Controls the height of the embedded video. Default: 360
      2. For the chat:
        • chat Enables or disables the chat. Options: true|false. Default: true
        • cwidth Controls the width of the embedded chat. Default: 360
        • cheight Controls the height of the embedded chat. Default: 640
      • Example: [hitbox vwidth=848 vheight=480 chat=false]hitboxlive[/hitbox] will show the ‘hitboxlive’ channel video in 848×480 pixels in size and the chat won’t be shown

FAQ

Is this an official plugin ceated by hitbox.tv?

No.

How do i manually purge the widgets cache?

Cache is automaticaly purged whenever you klick the widgets ‘Save’ button or save on the global options.

Where to put translations?

Translations go into the /wp-content/plugins/hitboxtv-widget/languages/ folder.
You may have to create the languages folder first.

Contributors & Developers

“Hitbox.TV Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Translate “Hitbox.TV Widget” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.6.1

  • Fixed multiple “undefined”

1.6.0

  • Fixed teams
  • Upgraded widget code for WP 4.3+

1.5.4

  • Small relocation of code
  • Compatible up to WP4.0.1

1.5.3

  • Removed german translation. See ticket #80 for reason
  • Limited total channels to 30 to not penetrate the HB-API and keeps a reasonable website loading time. If there are more than 30 channels in queue it’ll show show up to 30 channels randomly.
    • You can modify this limit manualy by editing STHW_CHANNEL_LIMIT setting in hitboxtv-widget.php

1.5.2

  • Added option to hide stream preview image
  • Fixed translation loading
  • Added german translation

1.5.1

  • Fixed bug on option page that made it impossible to change cache lifetime

1.5.0

  • Added (simple) Team support. See Installation/readme.txt for usage (#76)
    • This will be extended in future
  • Added options page for global settings like cache
  • Added global option to hide “Unknown channel”
  • New version scheme (major.minor.maintenance)

1.4

  • Added option to disable channel message
  • Added [hitbox][/hitbox] shortcode (See Installation/readme.txt notes for detailed info)

1.3

  • Added option to hide offline streams
  • Added configurable cache (#74)
  • Fixed improper whitespace cleanup on ‘Channel’ field (#75)
  • Various code cleanups

1.2

  • Fixes for WP.org

1.1

  • Single widget can now show multiple channels for better styleing. You can enter a comma (,) seperated list of channels
  • No more mixed code style
  • Replaced category image with stream preview image
  • CSS changes
  • Added screenshot and readme.txt

1.0

  • First working version