WP Google Weather displays a Weather Widget in your sidebar or on single pages/posts
- show today’s weather
- show weather forecast for next 3 days
- specifiy output language
- choose between Celsius or Fahrenheit
- supports shortcodes for single pages or posts
- comes with predefined CSS style
- valid XHTML output
Copyright 2010 by Hendrik Will
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- add admin_notices after install, direct link to widget page
- add translation for backend
- choose from different styles
- add caching
- add tinyMCE button
- Unzip and upload files the files to
- Activate the plugin
- Go to Themes > Widgets and drag WP Google Weather widget to your sidebar
- Specify title, city, country (optional), temperature as Celsius or Fahrenheit and language (ISO 639-1 code)
- decide whether it should display only today’s weather or also a 3 day forecast
To add the widget to posts and pages use the shortcode [wp_google_weather].
Example: [wp_google_weather city=”new york” temperature=”f” language=”en” forecast=”1″]
Feel free to ask!
Q: What are ISO 639-1 codes?
A: Two letter codes for the country.
A complete list of the codes can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ISO_639-1_codes
Q: Fatal error: Call to undefined function: simplexml_load_string()
A: Upgrade to PHP5
Contributors & Developers
“WP Google Weather” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.
0.5 – 12.08.2010
- added UTF-8 param (thanks to Caroig)
- added centered alignment
- fixed shortcode output (thanks to Nico)
- fixed checked checkbox settings in widget options
0.4 – 13.02.2010
- added shortcode support to use the widget on any post or page
- added wp_remote_fopen to fix curl problems (thanks ncrawford)
- fixed CSS issues
0.3 – 09.08.2009
- added an extra div wrapper with additional css class to fix layout problems depending on the template (thanks Danny and Joe)
0.2 – 28.07.2009
- checking unit_system param of Google weather API output to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius (thanks Mike)
0.1 – 25.07.2009
- initial release
- fixed include path (thanks Dietmar)