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Close site or display popup message on Shabbat and Holidays by identifying the address of the user IP and close to 40 km

WP-Shabbat is a WordPress plugin that will help you and your visitors observe the shabbat.

For more information in hebrew, check out WP-Shabbat.

Features include:

  • close the site by setting the Shabbat and holiday enter time in minutes when the minimum is 20 minutes.
  • close the site by setting the Shabbat and holiday exit time in temporary minutes from 18 minutes to 72 minutes.
  • Ip databse is updated automatically every week. (est. size : 17Mb)
  • search engine bots get http header 503.(SEO-Friendly) : Answer from Google about WP-Shabbat
  • plugin languages : English,Hebrew,Russian.
  • plugin will generate on fly page with your template for visitor to come back later.
  • Display popup message when its shabbat or holiday.
  • Display one hour countdown before site closes to soft the user termination.
  • Add custom messages and images etc, below the plugin default message.
  • select which css class/id to hide when site closed.


  • Shabbat and holiday exit time is temporary minutes that calculated from sunrise to sunset and divided into 12 hours.
  • The sunrise and sunset times is calculated for each user by his location.
  • Identification place of the user is by its IP address close to 40 km.
  • This script uses GeoLite Country from MaxMind (http://www.maxmind.com) which is available under terms of GPL/LGPL
  • DB file GeoLiteCity.dat downloaded every week from maxmind servers to plugin directory.

Requires: 3.7.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.5
Last Updated: 8 months ago
Active Installs: 90+


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