This plugin allows you to display beautifully formatted Weather Forecasts using a simple shortcode. You can insert this shortcode anywhere in your WordPress post or page.
Weather by visualcrossing.com
The weather data is powered by Visual Crossing Weather.
Requires a free or paid key to access the data.
Once you have the API Key, you can save it in the WordPress admin panel under
'Settings' -> 'Weather Forecast Settings'
The plugin enabled a shortcode that allows you to display a weather forecast for any location worldwide:
[weather]: display weather forecast using global settings.
[weather loc="London, UK" days="4"]: display weather forecast overriding global settings using parameters.
- loc=” (String – Location or Address for which you want to fetch and display weather the forecast)
- days=7 (Number – Number of days for which you want to display weather forecast)
- mode=” (string (can be “simple” or “d3”) – Used to indicate the format in which to display the weather forecast)
- title=” (String – Text you want to display above the weather forecast widget. Used only in “simple” mode)
- showtitle=” (string (can be “Yes” or “No”) Used to Hide or display the title)
- unit=” (string (can be “US” or “Metric”) – Unit system in which to display the weather forecast)
- conditions=” (string (can be “Yes” or “No”) – Used to Hide or display condition details.)
- Add the plugin contents to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Register for a Visual Crossing API Key
- Add your API Key to the settings field in ‘Settings’ -> ‘Weather Forecast Settings’
- Use the
[weather]shortcode to display the weather forecast anywhere on your WordPress site
The easiest shortcode setting is just:
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