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Jeg Weather General Setting


Right after you’ve done with the plugin activation, next you can setup general plugin settings to fit with your website’s need. You can access general Jeg Weather setting by simply go to WP DashboardApperanceCustomizeJeg: Weather

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You will need to refresh the page to see the result of your changes.

If you want to purge the current cache, you just need to choose Disable Cache on the Weather Cache Expired option. Then you can set up the Weather Cache Expired option again right after you refresh the page.

 

  • Weather Setting

    • Weather Forecast Source
      Choose the weather forecast source. Required for obtaining necessary data to be displayed on Jeg: Weather widget.

      1. Yahoo Weather
        Get the weather forecast from Yahoo Weather. Obtain the App ID, Consumer key & secret here.
      2. Dark Sky
        Get the weather forecast from Dark Sky. Obtain the secret key here.
      3. Open Weather
        Get the weather forecast from Open Weather. Obtain the API key here.
      4. Aeris Weather
        Get the weather forecast from Aeris Weather. Obtain the client ID & secret here.
    • Default Temperature Unit
      Set your weather default temperature unit.
    • Weather Cache Expired
      Choose the expired time of weather forecast data cache. Caching can prevent an overused API call. Choose disable to purge the weather cache.
  • Weather Option

    • Global Weather Location
      Input your weather forecast location. You can insert “city name” or “city name, country code”.
    • Weather Auto Detect Location
      With this option, your website will use ipinfo.io and ipdata.co to get client IP and detect the location. You can use this option without using their API key but with a very limited request.

      1. ipinfo.io API token
        Get your location information from ipinfo.io. Obtain your API token here.
      2. ipdata.co API token
        Get your location information from ipdata.co. Obtain your API token here.

Jeg Weather Element Setting


After setting up basic weather settings, now you can set up weather elements. Choose your desired editor ( Elementor or WP Bakery ) to use the Jeg Weather element.

The available Jeg Weather elements are:

  • JEG Weather – Main

    Recommended placement at the top of the page content.
  • JEG Weather – Inline

    Designed to be placed inside text blocks.
  • JEG Weather – Mini


    Interactive weather element & designed to be placed at the header.

To set up the elements, these are settings that are needed to be configured.

  • General
    • Date Format
      Please set the date format for the weather widget. To get more detail about this format, please refer to Developer Codex. Leave blank to hide the date.
    • Detail Weather Forecast
      Choose whether to show or hide the weather forecast. If the show is chosen, set the option below to configure the weather forecast.

      • Next Days Weather Forecast
        Set how the weather forecast information is displayed. The option is listed below.

        1. Show All
        2. Temperature Only
        3. Icon Weather Only
        4. Hide All
      • Number of Weather Item
        Choose the number of days to be forecast. Can be set between 3 to 6 days.
    • Image Background
      Set an image background for your weather element.
  • Location
    • Location Name
      Input your displayed weather location. You can insert “city name” or “city name, country code”. Empty it to use the default weather location.
    • Override Global Location
      Enable this option to override global location settings.

      • Weather Location
        Input your weather forecast location. You can insert “city name” or “city name, country code”.
      • Auto Detect Location
        Enable this option to autodetect location. Location set at Weather Location will be rendered useless with this setting enabled.

Jeg Weather API


  • Yahoo Weather
    This API has been depreciated. Please refer to this link for additional detail.
  • Dark Sky
    New sign-up is no longer available. To use this API, make sure to also submit Google Map API Key at CustomizeJNews : Header OptionHeader – Weather Setting.
  • Open Weather Map
    Obtain the API at this link. Make sure to also submit Google Map API Key at CustomizeJNews : Header OptionHeader – Weather Setting.
  • Aeris Weather
    Obtain the API at this link.