Weather Widget 2 is a simple widget for displaying weather conditions and forecast for places across the world.
– Search location weather by US, UK, Canada Postalcode, Latitude/Longitude and city name
– Geocode auto-complete list for cities and countries
– Ability to set default location
– Ability to auto detect user location using HTML5 Geolocation
– Celsius or Fahrenheit units
– Kilometers or Miles units
– Displays today’s date, temperature, wind direction and speed, forecast for next 4 days
– Color adjustable
– Adjustable Width (Note: minimum of 280 pixels)
– Has its own unique icons
– jQuery, AJAX, cURL, Cache
– Go to your WordPress admin panel and navigate to Plugins -> Add New.
– click “Upload” and then “Browse”.
– Select the archive “jb-weather-widget-2.zip” and click “Install Now”.
– Activate the J.B.Market Weather Widget plugin by clicking “Activate” button.
Set up :
– Go to your WordPress admin panel and navigate to Appearance -> Widgets.
– From “Available Widgets” box click and drag “J.B.Weather Widget” to the desired sidebar (at the right).
– Set desired parameters and click Save.
Obtaining API Key
To obtain free API key, go to https://developer.forecast.io/register
Note:The Weather API is free of charge and does not require subscription.
Obtaining Geonames Username
– forecast.io API key (you can obtain one for free at https://developer.forecast.io/register)
– geonames.org username (you can obtain one for free at https://www.geonames.org/login)
– PHP cURL enabled or file_get_contents.
– PHP server is not blocking access to external sources (The Weather API in this case).
– PHP server has read/write permission to store the cache files in the widget folder (mkdir and file_put_contents).
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- 13 Jun 2016 Version 2.7
– Added option to turn on/off Cache from widget settings
– Added auto-detect user location by IP address (uses ipinfo.io)
- 30 Apr 2016
– Bug fixes where widget sometimes fail to return weather data.
- 06 Apr 2016 Version 2.5
– Weather API has been changed to forecast.io since the old one became paid for new users.
- 27 Aug 2015
– The autocomplete list of cities and countries has been reactivated. The feature requires active www.geonames.org/ username. You can obtain one by registering at https://www.geonames.org/login
– Added shortcode
– Shortcode example:
[jbww apikey="MY-API-KEY" location="London, England" geonames="MY-GEONAMES-USERNAME" autodetect="0" basiccolor="#000" width=280, degreesunits="C", windunits="K" curl="1"]
– Shortcode parameters:
– apikey – Your worldweatheronline.com api key (required)
– location – Location name, ip address, post code, long lat etc…
– autodetect – Auto-detect user location 0 – Off 1 – On
– geonames – Your active https://www.geonames.org username
– width – Plugin width (units are in pixels)
– degreesunits – Temperature units C or F
– windunits – Wind units K or M
– curl – Use cURL 0 – Off 1 – On
- 06 Feb 2013
– Fixed bug where the plugin could break some themes
– Added option for translation. To translate the days from English edit file language.txt found in the widget folder.
– HostIP detection type will properly use cURL now if cURL option is selected.
– Other minor bug fixes.
- 28 March 2013
– API url has been updated.
– The widget will make 3 attempts per 3 seconds to get data on ajax error.
– If APi return no data, the xml content will be dumped for debugging.
NOTE:: You may need to obtain new API key if you already have one.