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SpotGrab features videos of rental properties in your area with great maps to help you grab your new place. Find your spot. Grab it.

The Plugin was developed at Startup Weekend Boulder 2009.

  • Thanks Andrew Hyde for putting together this AWESOME event!

The SpotGrab Plugin:

  • Displays SpotGrab properties in the blog sidebar.
  • Please see the Screenshots for examples.

SpotGrab Team Members:

For the latest news, please follow @SpotGrab on Twitter.

Change History

Rev 1.0.7 2009-Jun-13

  • Tested with WordPress 2.8.

Rev 1.0.6 2009-Jun-07

  • Added screenshots to the Plugin package and readme.

Rev 1.0.5 2009-Jun-07

  • Updated number of items to display in sidebar, based on admin user configured choices (5 or 10).

Rev 1.0.4 2009-Jun-07

  • Resolve property photo URL to place thumbnails in sidebar.
  • Added Powered by SpotGrab line.

Rev 1.0.3 2009-Jun-07

  • Hookup to the live SpotGrab data feed api.

Rev 1.0.2 2009-Jun-07

  • readme updates.

Rev 1.0.1 2009-Jun-06

  • Initial revision.


  • Example of SpotGrab shown in the blog sidebar.

  • SpotGrab admin options page.



  1. Upload the SpotGrab Plugin folder to /wp-content/Plugins/

  2. Login to your WordPress admin web page.

  3. Activate the Plugin:

    • Click on the Plugins tab.
    • Find SpotGrab in the list of Inactive Plugins (or Recently Active Plugins).
    • Click on Activate to activate the SpotGrab Plugin.
  4. Configure the Plugin:

    • Click on Settings.
    • Click on SpotGrab.
    • Enter your SpotGrab options.
    • Press the Save button to save the SpotGrab options.
  5. Add the Plugin as a sidebar widget:

    • Click on Appearance (or Design).
    • Click on Widgets.
    • On the left side, next to SpotGrab, click on Add to make it appear in the list of Current Widgets.
    • Click on Save Changes.

Contributors & Developers

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

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Interested in development?

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