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JoomSport for Joomla! 5.3.4 security release, Football and Hockey tricks

The time has come to update JoomSport version for Joomla! CMS. We did our best to deliver worth features to new version. Please enjoy!

 

Flexibility of Team names display

Developed new default fields for team (Short name, Middle size name) will deliver full flexibility to show different Team names in the Standings and Player stats module. Forget about ugly views with long and badly proportioned Team names. Enter all possible Team names and use required one in full accordance with your design. Specific option to choose name that will be displayed on Mobile devices will make website page 100% percent mobile friendly.

Adjusted Player profile

We implemented new default fields for player (Short name, Home Country name) that allow to display Player names all over the front pages as well as in JoomSport modules.
Optional new system field “System Player number” will help you to manage Players numbers once they are related not only to Season but also to Team.

All the fields added helps to make the perfect integration between JoomSport and our new Statorium football API data service.

Secondary Player event stats. Own goals

  • Related Event stats for Player is added. Once you associate events stats with another one on event settings page you will get correct display of such stats as Assists. Available for Live commentary and FE management functionality.
  • New way to display Events related to opposite Team e.g. Own Goal. Make sure you configure it in JoomSport settings.

Minor improvements:

  • Width of data field optimized on Matchday page
  • Player Roster CSS adjusted
  • Matchday navigation on BE
  • Scroll module CSS improvements

Certainly bugfixes:

  • Number of vulnerabilities fixed. IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED for all clients to update.
  • Matchday management for Team moderator
  • Win Games Ranking criteria can't be removed
  • Box score bugs
  • Link type Extra field fix
  • Extra time save issue

 

Please make sure that you update your version.

Feel free to share your ideas and suggestions on JoomSport feedback page and we will definitely consider it. Don't hesitate to contact us by Chat or HelpDesk or Forum if any questions appear.

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JoomSport 4.0 for WordPress. Live matches. Super flexible names display.

Sometime releases bring the filling that new functionality will utterly change the product life, as well as company destiny and many customers who use the software. This release is the one! 

We have done number of changes that are mostly connected with our new data service - Statorium. They both deliver flexible way of how you display the information on your site and bring better soccer stats support.

Live status

First of all we are happy to introduce the ability to display Live Status for matches. Once match is marked as Live representative icon "Live" will appear on all views: Fixtures, Shortcodes and Widgets. For such matches real time updates of the match page score activated so there is no need to reload the page to get info about the match score.

Adjusted display of Team names on all views including widgets and shortcodes.

We implemented new default fields for team (Short name, Middle size name). By means of these fields you will get full flexibility to show different Team names in Shortcodes and Widgets. Forget about ugly views with long and badly proportioned Team names. Enter all possible Team names and use required one in full accordance with your design. Specific option to choose name that will be displayed on Mobile devices will make website page 100% percent mobile friendly.

More flexibility for Player profile

Same as for Teams we developed new default fields for player (Short name, Home Country name) that also open up possibilities to display Player names all over the front pages as well as in Shortcodes and Widgets.
Optional new system field “System Player number” will help you to manage Players numbers once they are related not only to Season but also to Team.

Secondary Player event stats. Own goals

  • Ability to create related Event stats for Player. Associate events stats with another one on event settings page and you will get correct display of such stats as Assists.
  • Match time and Event time can be added in 45+3 format.
  • New way to display Events related to opposite Team e.g. Own Goals

Statorium breakthrough

  • Integration with updates system from Statorium Data API service (Statorium soccer live scores API) * Match scores and stats are supported in Real time. No more need to update results manually. JoomSport and Statorium do all the donkey work
  • Import ability of new default fields from Statorium Data API service* All available Players names (short name, home country name) all known Team names (short name, Middle size name) will be uploaded and updated automatically.

Other added improvements

  • Integrated themes CSS
  • Remove column names if icon exists for player stats tab in player profile and on season player list
  • Roster image CSS improvement
  • CSV examples integrated*
  • Show system Player number next to the Team name on Player profile

Certainly bugfixes:

  • Custom status display on Match views
  • Player Events are not displayed on Match FE if minute is not specified
  • Deleted Match is counted into Played matches for Player

*Features added to Pro version only.

Please update your version. If you have any ideas or suggestions how to improve JoomSport product please don't hesitate to share it on JoomSport feedback page and we will definitely consider it. Feel free to contact us if any questions appear feel free to contact our friendly support team any possible way: ChatHelpDeskForum.

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JoomSport 3.3 for WordPress - Playoff functionality delivered


We've added new option "Playoff" to Matchday settings, now you can create Round Robin Matches that will not be counted towards Standings. Playoff Matches will be displayed under the Standings. Please use it to add new stages to your competitions.


Minor improvements

  • JoomSport icon in Gutenberg classic block
  • Roster css issues

Fixed Bugs

  • CSV Team import is not working for extra fields
  • Some Themes' conflict in Current form on Standings
  • Some Themes' conflict in JoomSport buttons style
  • Roster css

Please update your version. As always if you have any ideas or suggestions how to improve JoomSport product please don't hesitate to share it on JoomSport feedback page and we will definitely consider it. Feel free to contact us by Chat or HelpDesk or Forum if any questions appear.

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JSN Megazine 2 - new Joomla sports and magazine template integrated with JoomSport

Are you looking for a template to build modern and professional website? JSN Megazine 2 is a great choice for you!

Joomla! template created by our partner JoomlaShine will meet the demands of the most sophisticated user.

Summary

  • Ideally compatible with JoomSport version 5.x extension
  • Time-saving ready samples for pages: Coming Soon, Quick Tour, 404, About Us.
  • Configurable menu: Mega Menu, Tree Menu and Side Menu.
  • Power by JSN Sun Framework latest version.
  • Joomla! Page builder extension: JSN PageBuilder 3 integrated.
  • Available in six color themes.
  • Attractive slideshow with JSN ImageShow.
  • Smart Joomla! Form builder extension: JSN UniForm.
  • Joomla! Admin extension: JSN PowerAdmin 2.

Let's review the template strongest points.

Joomla Sport template with integrated JoomSport design

Each JoomSport view is adapted to JSN Megazine 2 style so your website will look as a whole. Let's check the main pages.

Calendar page

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JoomSport 3.2.3 for WordPress - Data API connector added

Football (soccer) Data API connector

Finally we are glad to announce Data API integration with soccer live scores API provider for JoomSport WordPress version . Over 800 soccer leagues are supported. At the moment we offer the following services:

Import primary database

Previously developed for Joomla JoomSport component script became available for WordPress JoomSport plugin. This script allows importing the main data into JoomSport database: Players, Teams, team Rosters, Venues, league schedule. Data can be uploaded either to clean database or you can connect imported players, teams or venues with the items that you have already created inside JoomSport. Compared to Joomla JoomSport API integration there is no need of manual work during the setting stage.

Update league matches details

Your matches will be updated at a click of a button. Besides match results, most of details will be updated as well:

Player stats:

Red/Yellow card
Double Yellow card
Assist
Goal
Own Goal
Penalty
Missed Penalty
Substitution*
Squad*
Coach*
Team stats:

Saves
Offsides
Fouls
Shot attempts
Own goal attempts
Corners
Attacks
Dangerous attacks
* Data is not supported in some local soccer Leagues

Real time automatic update

On a short-term horizon we are going to release real time update script, so all matches score and other details will be updated automatically in online environments. With such functionality there is no need for manual updating Match results and other Statistics but at the same time your website will be always up-to-date.

Please pay your attention that API data is additionally paid service. The price is based on league coverage.

Request soccer API data estimate

Besides Data API integration we are glad to inform you about the following improvements and bug fixes:

 Improvements:

  • JoomSport performance
  • RealSoccer CSS
  • Mobile CSS
  • CSS for Roster and icons

Bugfixes:

  • Manual points on Match page didn't work
  • Match details can't be edited

 

Please update your version. If you have any ideas or suggestions how to improve JoomSport product please don't hesitate to share it on JoomSport feedback page and we will definitely consider it. Feel free to contact us by Chat or HelpDesk or Forum if any questions appear.

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Major release JoomSport 5.0.4 is available

We know you’ve been waiting ages for us to publish the new JoomSport for Joomla version. We have done a long way to bring the high demanded release to production - we changed many aspects serving our clients to bring the best customer experience and keep going with the product development. 

Let's check the details of what was delivered in the latest release:

Live matches feature

Now live match streaming is available in JoomSport. There is new "Live" tab where match details and comments are posted by Season admin. It is connected to Facebook, Twitter and could be also just the new way how to manage your game details via front end.

Standings columns shorten names 

Now Standings layout much more adaptive to the screen size and displays shortened column names accordingly to screen resolution. The software analyzes the width available during the page load and displays the full or shortened names according to the space available. There is also ability to edit shortened names in language files.

New icons set

As you might have noticed already the new release is also loaded with completely new flat icons set. Professional look and feel is something you can expect from every point of our software now!

Vertical Timeline for goals and cards

Among new features the new vertical timeline has been implemented. Once you assign time to every player event in game you will get well organized timeline with modern look and feel.

 

New date type extra field allows to enter birth date that will be displayed as age or birthday on FE.

Completely new knockout design delivered. Clean, simple and accurate.

Finally we are happy to introduce the full list of applied improvements and bugfixes included into version 5.0.4: 

Improvements:

• Persons, such as coach or managers can be added to Team Roster cards
• Box score total flexible calculating - New ability to set up each Box score stats item, enable it's columns and totals separately for Team, Match, Player.

• Box score FE management improved css
• Scroll matches module CSS major improvements: new design for game block
• Standings module improvements - shortened names applied
• Team match events management improved in admin panel. You don't need to spend days clicking on drop down for every team level statistic.
• Highlight team feature view improved on standings layout. It is more accurate and simple.
• Display Knockout matchday name on Standings layout
• Bonus points column added to standings
• Multilanguage for groups added

Bug fixes:
• Unpublished Seasons are still displayed
• Team overview stats bug
• Apostrophe in name issue
• Double elimination bug
• Item id is not applied to Current form in Standings module
• Back button is language variable now
• Season table module by Groups bug
• Match Search on Calendar bug
• Players sorting issue on Team page
• Player list sorting issue
• Player stat issue fixed after removing player from team
• Match details pop up fix on Calendar page
• Person assigned to Season bug
• Knockout score bug
• Persons Extra field bug on Quick match create page.

 

Please download the new version from your Members Area. If you have any ideas or suggestions how to improve JoomSport product please don't hesitate to share it on JoomSport feedback page and we will be glad to have a discussion. Feel free to contact us if any questions appear.

Thank you for being with us!

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Getting ready to FIFA World Cup - new predictions functionality

Sport predictions for wordpress

FIFA World cup 2018 is not far away and we are getting more and more customers who are interested to create football predictions on their WordPress sites.

We've planned three big sport products (features) to be released to get ready for FIFA WORLD CUP event that will be held in Russia in 2018:

  1. Lately we have delivered big update for our WordPress sport predictions plugin (read details below), including introduction of the paid Pro edition.
  2. We are planning to introduce the new knockout predictions functionality within next four weeks. If you've ever heard about March Madness predictions - that is something we are working on now.
  3. We are planning to introduce the new life ticker WordPress plugin that will be dedicated to FIFA World Cup and will easily deliver all the event structure (teams, groups, games) without any setting up hassle!

Let's now check what functionality the most recent 1.2 version of JoomSport Prediction plugin delivers:

Improved leaderboard view together with Place changing indicator (Pro edition) makes leaderboard of predictors very representative. Now you can check how users have changed their prediction positions comparing with previous played round.

Such features as Avatars for users and Highlight logged in user allows to make prediction interface more user friendly and informative.

Wordpress sport prediction leaderboard

Private leagues (Pro edition) Now user can create his own Prediction league (open for public or just for selected users) and invite his friends to make predictions there.

Private leagues for predictions

Flexible ability to add prediction blocks (Pro edition): Top predictions, By winner side, Both teams to score, Score over to JoomSport match page makes Prediction functionality more accessible and visible for website users. Now users will see how others have predicted on the match pages.

Predictions blocks on match page

 Other minor improvements and fixes:

  • Improved UI creating leagues and rounds
  • New icons
  • Save message
  • Localization fixes

 

Download the free version or buy Pro edition

 

Check how the features work on predictions plugin demo or read the documentation.

 

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JoomSport 3.0 for WordPress - Persons and other core improvements

Persons

We would like to present Persons section that was received with great enthusiasm in JoomSport Joomla version. Finally it became available in our WordPress Sport plugin. Now you can manage Referees, Coaches and all other staff with their own profile page including photo or any needed additional information. Ability to create Person type Extra field allows assigning Persons to required item for example to Team, to Match or even to Venue. Moreover once Person is added to Team it will appear on Team Roster page.

Date type of Extra field

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Best selling WordPress sport theme launches partnership with JoomSport sport plugin

 What makes a sport website successful? Having more than 10 years of experience in building success stories for sports projects we can state with confidence that a great sports website needs three major parts:

  • Detailed sport statistics;
  • Great sport news content;
  • And the last, but not the least, is attractive design.

Usually sport news are managed and delivered by league or sport club managers. Unfortunately, until now our JoomSport WordPress sport plugin was missing such important feature as easy and quick delivery of great sport designs. We are happy to say that everything has changed!

 

All this time our team has been looking for the best WordPress sport themes examples and we have finally found the ideal one. We are glad to introduce you top flight Real Soccer theme by GoodLayers. Real Soccer theme is one of the most popular and demanded responsive WordPress sport themes – especially for football and soccer sport clubs. How can we prove that it's the best solution for you? Easily. Just check out three reasons:

  1. Real Soccer theme is included into the top five best selling WordPress sport themes list on the most popular in the world theme marketplace (Themeforest.net).
  2. The theme is the 1st prize winner in WordPress sport themes niche.
  3. If you enter "best WordPress sport theme" query in Google, you will see that almost all top rated blogs have RealSoccer WordPress sport theme in their list.

Are you still not sure? Just check Real Soccer theme demo and you will have no more hesitations seeing their great features and awesome functional design.

Today we are glad to announce the delivery of design integration between JoomSport WordPress sport plugin and Real Soccer WordPress sport theme.

Starting October 2017, RealSoccer theme will be delivered with JoomSport Standard edition. This integration is officially supported both by GoodLayers and BearDev. What is more, we are working on the process of integration with other great WordPress sports themes: Splash, Big Slam and WP Soccer.

Check WordPress sport theme demo website to see the results of this integration and don't miss a chance to take your sport project to the totally new level. Stay tuned! Stay with JoomSport!

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JoomSport 4.3.1 Major release

Persons and multilingual content

During the past few months we've been analyzing and gathering your requests on our feedback page. We've been working really hard to deliver the most required and useful features and improvements in our new Joomla JoomSport release. The most exciting one is highly demanded section Persons, that allows managing Referees, Coaches and all other staff with their own profile page including photo or any needed additional information. Ability to create Person type Extra field allows assigning Persons to required item for example to Team, to Match or even to Venue.

For those of you who need ability to manage sport website on different languages we are glad to announce that now you can finally do so using JoomSport multilingual content functionality. Already have installed several Joomla languages? Just enable multilingual content functionality in JoomSport configuration section and you will be able to enter JoomSport content in several languages without any difficulties. So Leagues, Teams, Players names etc will be displayed on FE in available languages depending on website user preferences.

Complex knockout with matches set

If you manage Single elimination competition where participant goes to the next stage after several matches don't miss new feature called Set of knockout matches. Now for two participants you can add as many matches as you need before moving the winner to the next round. Ability to switch Home/Away allows organizing most of Playoffs and Cups.

Player out option and translations

Player stats has been adjusted a lot in one of the last version and we do not stop improving it - now as it was requested in Match layout settings you can specify Event that make Player to leave match. For Example once Player gets Red Card his played minutes are not counted anymore in this match.

We have great news for the Arab world - Arabic translation has been added to both sides of JoomSport- Back End and Front End. Spanish, German, Slovak, Polish translations were updated. Thank you everyone involved in translating!

Other improvements and fixes

  • Box score became available for Season admin via FE management
  • Matrix button added to Team layout page
  • Season URL added to Matrix button link, other minor navigation fixes
  • Timeline is displayed only if events are registered in Match
  • Box score bug fixes
  • FE management bug fixes
  • Calendar error for new seasons in ver 4.2.0

JoomSport modules improvements and fixes

Scroll module: For displaying matches ability to specify day range has been added - now you can indicate matches of how many days before or after current date should be displayed in module. We have done a lot of tests and fixes for this module so now it runs like clockwork! Additionally there is no more need to use separate Today matches module - Today matches feature has been included into Scroll module - now you can display matches of today with all Scroll module advantages. Following the improvements delivered we have stopped support of old "Today matches" module.

Players statistics module: we have updated CSS of this module so it looks much more professional and up-to-date.

*Please pay your attention that during reinstalling JoomSport modules you loose already configured JoomSport modules and then you will need to set up reinstalled modules again.

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