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.
Future Development RoadMap
At this stage JoomSport Predictions add-on is not the full betting system with all it’s features but it’s a good base for such functionality. We will collect our first customers' feedback and for sure will enhance the product in future. The development of WordPress Sports Predictions add-on is in our plans as well.
Enabling Prediction Process
Joomla sports Predictions add-on has user-friendly and logical settings that will become available as soon as add-on is installed and published.
The process starts with the Prediction leagues menu item (BE -> Components -> JoomSport -> Prediction leagues) located in the Predictions section. Here it is possible to create Prediction league and to assign any JoomSport Season to it.
Note: Fixtures from assigned Season will be available for adding to predictions.
For created Prediction League there is ability to configure Points number that user receives for the following types of events (Exact guess; Winner side and points difference guess; Winner side guess)
As soon as Prediction Leagues are created new item Rounds need to be created and matches from seasons that were selected in prediction leagues are added.
When sport Prediction Leagues and Rounds with matches are created it’s is required to specify the general sorting settings (Descending/Ascending for Points/Completed predictions/Exact guess rate) and if it is required Enable option that allows calculate points on Leader and prediction league only when round is completed
Note: Use drag and drop feature to manage ranking criteria order.ьг
Let’s consider the example how the system works.
10pts - Exact guess
5 pts - Winner side and points difference guess
2 pts - Winner side guess
Match with team1 and team2 was played, score: team1 5-1 team2
Player A predicted 5-1 ->Player A receives 10 points
Player B predicted 6-1 ->Player B receives 5 points
Player C predicted 7-2 ->Player C receives 2 points
Player D predicted 2-1 ->Player D receives 0 points
As you might have guessed, the JoomSport Predictions Add-on is surely exceptional extension that improves your website and adds interactivity which is high in demand nowadays. Don’t miss a chance to allow your website users to compete with each other in prediction talent - bargain price is available in our WebShop for a limited period of time!