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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 5.2.2 for Joomla! CMS - Football Data API and more

Football (soccer) Data API connector

Over last month our team worked on Data API integration with Soccer data feeds provider. There over 800 soccer league supported. The functionality is quite comprehensive so let us explain what services we offer at this stage:

Import primary database

Script allows you to import the following 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.

Update league matches details

Keep your matches updated at a click of a button. Besides score there is no more need to enter manually the following data.

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

In nearest future we are planning to release real time update script, so all matches score and details will be updated automatically in online environments. Using this functionality you are free from 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

Front End management styles and UI redesign

One more piece of good news is that FE management layouts are is totally renewed. User-friendly mobile responsive and modern interface makes Season admins and Team moderator work much easier. There are some improvements planned, we keep working on this functionality to make it perfect.

 

Box score and Player events are connected now.

After reading your feedback we implemented Box score and Player event connector. You can now easily assign any Player Event to Box score so it will be calculated automatically and there is no need to insert same stats value twice.

Improvements:

  • Box score is added to Player stats module
  • Adjusted dropdown lists size
  • Styling is adjusted for third party templates
  • Adjusted timeline size
  • Translation updated for Dutch, Slovenian, German, Arabic, Spanish, Polish, Russian (special thanks to our translators that support us on Transifex)

Bug fixing

  • Warnings on Person categories and Players pages
  • Match event number on FE CSS fix
  • Team page is not opened for All Seasons value
  • Groups sorting is not following any rules in Roster – multilanguage issue
  • Season admin can’t edit Knockout type Matches
  • Extra field is not working in French
  • Live match score is not updated on mobile devices
  • Prediction user ID is lost

 

Please update your JoomSport 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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