Weather-Grabber

Description

This plugin connects files generated by the WView weather server software (or other software using the supported format and naming conventions) and displays the weather data in wordpress using widgets.

Requirements:

1: Latest WView weather server software (http://www.wviewweather.com)

2: Bravery, Patience and Forgiveness. This software is pre-1.0. It is being actively and heavily worked on.

Screenshots

  • Displaying Current widget

  • Displaying Almanac widget

  • Displaying Full Current and Almanac page (in development)

Installation

1: Install the plugin in WordPress.

2: Install the included phpparameter.htx (found in the wxgrabber plugin directory) in WView and set to generate and upload to your root web folder

2b: If you are not running wview you can still use this plugin by having your weather software create a delimited text file similar to phpparameter.htx. Name and value pairs can be omitted but names (before the semi-colon) MUST remain the same.

3: Setup the Weather Grabber plugin in the “Settings” area of WordPress

4: Add and setup a Widget under Appearance

5: You’re done!

FAQ

Please send questions!

Contributors & Developers

“Weather-Grabber” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

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

Changelog

0.9.19

  • Added Fire Information Text File Option — Not Yet Implemented Fully
  • Added option of a link from the Solar Radiation value (to, perhaps your current output from your Solar array?)

0.9.18

  • Bug Fix

0.9.17

  • Added Humidex CSS and to Full Almanac display.

0.9.16

  • Added Humidex calculation if on Canadian Metric system

0.9.15

  • Fixed ‘negative’ sign on Daily ET

0.9.14

  • Fixed many outstanding errors and php warnings
  • Improved checking of database and extended sensor states
  • Warnings for ET now work including minimum light yellow when above 0
  • Other general bug fixes

0.9.13

  • Fixed Wind Gust bugs and cleaned up some CSS code

0.9.12

  • General Bugs

0.9.11

  • Fixed some rain and database use bugs

0.9.10

  • Added to and cleaned up the in-page Almanac and Current Conditions outputs.

0.9.9

  • Added to and cleaned up the in-page Almanac and Current Conditions outputs.

0.9.8

  • Added to the in-page Almanac and Current Conditions outputs.
  • All Daily and Hourly values now represented.

0.9.7

  • Minor Bug Fixes

0.9.6

  • Fixed Windchill bug
  • Modified CCWDGT layout slightly to be more slim
  • Minor Bug Fixes

0.9.5

  • Continued improving Conditions and Almanac Widgets
  • Returned to Background-Color for warning labels for legibility
  • More Bug Fixes

0.8.9

  • Added Current Conditions and Almanac Widgets
  • More Bug Fixes

0.8.6

  • Cleaning up old files
  • More Bug Fixes

0.8.5

  • Tested on WP 3.8
  • Live Updates are BACK baby!
  • Current Conditions Widget
  • More Bug Fixes

0.8.4

  • Can now reliably add more than one custom widget!
  • If you had AJAX updates on previously you may need to turn off AJAX updates and Show Updates first before installing or delete the widget you’ve made and start again.
  • Updated Installation Instructions
  • More Bug Fixes

0.8.3

  • More Bug Fixes

0.8.2

  • More Bug Fixes

0.8.1

  • Bug Fixes

0.8

  • Getting back into the groove cleaning up and squishing bugs
  • Database support is back.

0.7.3

  • Cleaned up description

0.7.2

  • So Many Bugs introduced from port from standalone
  • More Bugs
  • It ain’t perfect… at all.
  • Onward and Upward!

0.7.1

  • Fixing Bugs….

0.7

  • First Release. Be gentle!