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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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JoomSport 4.2.0 for Joomla - Box score functionality on board

The version 4.2.0 is a major update for JoomSport software. Besides bug fixes and small improvements JoomSport 4.2.0 includes several very essential and highly demanded features:

Box score stats

Desired and hotly debated on JoomSport feedback page feature that moves player stats management to the next level. Ability to add box score records with variable options (divided into player roles, countable and based on other stat records, simplex or composite, ability to assign parent items, etc.).
We are sure this functionality will be quite helpful for managing data in such sports like hockey basketball, volleyball, American football and many others.

How to use Box score stats effectively please check on our documentation page.

Vertical timeline

In pursuance of our customers' suggestions on JoomSport feedback page we implemented Vertical timeline so the presentation of time events now is more visible on Match details page:

Moreover JoomSport 4.2.0 includes the following improvements and bugfixes:

  • Color legend for Season standings and Season standings module (According to customers suggestions on JoomSport feedback page)
  • Interface improvements

  • Ability to display Box score stats in module Players stats

  • Player list layout menu item, sorting bug

  • Sum of events bug

     

 Please download new 4.2.0 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 definitely consider it. Feel free to contact us if any questions appear.

Thank you for staying with us!

 

 

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Guest — Oğuz
Than you very much for the update. The Box Score is a beauty as well as vertical timeline. Thank you very much.
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 12:17
Dmitry
Thank you, Oguz! There are some fixes going to be delivered in next build on August for box score in particular. Also very glad to... Read More
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Challenge your WordPress site visitors using JoomSport Predictions plugin

Nowadays there is plenty of entertainments and it’s not so easy to attract new visitors to the website and what even more difficult is to keep visitors on it. The best way of entertaining is to challenge the visitors and as a good solution let us to introduce tool for WordPress based websites – new JoomSport plugin - Sports Predictions that has been just released and is already available at WordPress directory

The plugin allows creating prediction leagues and adding matches from JoomSport seasons. Once JoomSport matches are marked as played, users will gain their points depending on league settings and predictions submissions.

 

JoomSport Predictions plugin Features

  • Enable predictions option for chosen JoomSport leagues;
  • Set up point system for each league separately;
  • Allows any registered WordPress user to make predictions;
  • Display Users Leaderboard according to prediction results;
  • Individually stats for each user;
  • Provides simple and intuitive configuration.

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

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Free JoomSport Achievements sport plugin for WordPress

 

Due to numerous customers requests our team decided to develop new Sport WordPress plugin JoomSport Achievements. It allows managing sport leagues where several players compete each other simultaneously in single attempt as in most of racing tournaments.

 JoomSport Achievements plugin can be used for such sports as:

  • Motorsport racing
  • Athletics (Running, Jumping)
  • Aquatics (Swimming, Diving)
  • Skiing (ski jumping, all types of snow skiing, snowboarding)
  • Horse racing
  • Fishing
  • Skating
  • Biathlon
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Bobsleigh
  • Skateboarding
  • Triathlon
  • Pentathlon
  • Weightlifting
  • Surfing
  • Shooting
  • Archery
  • Figure skating
  • Golf (for single players)
  • Bowling
  • Air sports
  • Dancing 
  • Others

JoomSport achievement plugin is quite handy and has very simple design: Leagues, Seasons, Stages. Using this structure you add Players and their results, by flexible means and settings Players can be ranked according to your competition rules.

You are welcome to download recently released JoomSport Achievements sport plugin for WordPress.

If you miss any feature or have idea how to improve any of current ones don't hesitate to share it with JoomSport community on our feedback page.

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Guest — Pradip
Hello%2C Please+let+me+know+how+can+I+manage+Jockey+profile%2C+horse+profile%2C+trainer+profile+and+Stable(Owner)+profile+and+thei... Read More
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Hi, You can create Player profile with all required Extra fields, please see the details in the documentation- http://joomsport.co... Read More
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From Joomla! to WordPress - JoomSport data migration service introduced

Nowadays WordPress platform and community is being developed much more rapidly and massively than Joomla!. As a result WordPress Sport plugin JoomSport is becoming more and more popular and desirable. 

Many customers asked us for solution that allows migrating JoomSport data from Joomla! to WordPress. Since we are experts in sport development for both platforms we have developed special script for JoomSport data migration that helps to import data from one CMS to another.

Using this script we can migrate the following data for you:

- tournaments
- seasons
- teams
- players
- match days with matches
- extra fields

More information about the service you will find on WebShop page.

If you have additional data that should be migrated please contact our team for getting more details about the migration process.

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Sport Mobile App for JoomSport - ready prototype

February is time when our long-time plans are coming true. As many of you've already known we have been planning to launch Mobile Application during last year. We were collecting interested customers and feature suggestions. At this moment all preparation work have been done - we have already planned the initial functionality and core features so we glad to announce today that the design step has been completed also. As a result we have ready prototype that is available for public.

  View App prototype

The next step - is App development and we are planning to complete it within two months time. But before we start the development we are glad to make a great offer to our customers - we are looking for first 10 customers who would like to pre-order the App at greatly discounted price - just 499USD (1/3 of it's normal price). At this stage we already have first 4 customers who have already bought the application so there are 6 more vacant licenses on such knock-down prices left.

Don't miss a chance to get individual mobile application for your Sports website!

Pre-order mobile app

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JoomSport on WordPress directory

After we stopped supporting the free edition of JoomSport for Joomla we constantly receive question weather we have the plans to build a free version of our product with basic features. As far as CMS market is moved from Joomla to WordPress blogging platform we decided to create such free JoomSport product for the most popular CMS, WordPress.

So recently standard version of JoomSport WordPress sport plugin became available on WordPress directory. It's absolutely free solution to build your sports web site easily. Std edition includes basic set of features such as:

  • Single and Team type of competitions
  • Chronologically organized Seasons that consist of one or several MatchDays with Matches.
  • Team page with photos and statistic
  • Player profile 
  • Responsive and professionally designed frond end based on bootstrap framework

But there are some features that are available in JoomSport Pro version on top of that:

  • Knockout type of Matchday
  • Venue 
  • Events for Player and Match statistic
  • Extra fields for Player/Team/Match details
  • Club

Check the full features list on JoomSport.com

Upgrading to JoomSport Pro edition is quite fast and easy, moreover all data is saved during this process.

We keep the development active for the new product. We have already issued three public versions, in the nearest future we will deliver 1.2 release with knockout match sets, complex seasons and some time after that - front end management and Match generator add-on.

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Massive Joomla sport templates update

BearDev team is glad to announce release of renovated Kodiak template. 

Kodiak Joomla sport template has quite a long history beginning from 2012. Unfortunately it had been being our secondary product for the longest time and we hadn't been able to pay enough attention to it so the design and features became pretty much outdated. Previously Kodiak template was not responsive and the worst fact that it was not adjusted to JoomSport perfectly. So about half a year ago we realized it would be great if we can renew it to meet the latest design and tech trends. The team accepted this challenge.

During last few months our development team put in great efforts and now we are glad to share with you the results of our work:

  • The new Kodiak template is totally mobile friendly, has responsive front end structure, it has passed cross-browsers and cross-devices testing so we are sure that it performs correctly
  • Back End usability has been adjusted with new features: ability to assign logo, slogan, copyright, specify color combination
  • Implemented original Sign in/Sign up buttons
  • Implemented new high demand positions such as Slider, Breadcrumbs etc.
  • Adapted Joomla Registration page and News feed page, so such pages will blend seamlessly into whole website design.
  • Menu performance has been restructured and improved 
  • New Footer design with separate blocks has been implemented
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JoomSport Predictions Add-on - can be better than betting

Today there is variety of entertainments and it’s not so easy to attract new website visitors and what even more difficult is to keep visitors on the website. This is particularly true for sport web portals, intense rivalry makes owners to implement new solutions. One of the sure-fire solutions is Gambling. Gambling has been staying popular since pre-historic times of Ancient India, it lures people in all corners of the world at all times. By references to this fact BearDev team decided to develop almost indispensable functionality for entertaining Sport website visitors!

Let us to introduce tool for Joomla based websites – JoomSport add-on, Joomla Sports Predictions that has been just released and is already available in our WebShop.

The add-on allows creating prediction leagues and adding matches from JoomSport seasons. Once JoomSport matches are marked as played, users will gain their points depending on league settings and predictions submissions.

 

JoomSport Predictions add-on Features

  • Enable predictions option for chosen JoomSport leagues;
  • Set up point system for each league separately;
  • Allows any registered Joomla user to make predictions;
  • Display Users Leaderboard according to prediction results;
  • Individually stats for each user;
  • Provides simple and intuitive configuration.

Check how the features work on predictions add-on demo or read the documentation available.

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