X League Standings Plugin (Replaced with MSTW League Manager) Users Manual
League Standings Plugin Overview
The MSTW League Standings plugin manages standings tables for multiple leagues including the fields used for most major sports (football, soccer, basketball, baseball, hockey). Standings tables are highly configurable. Each column (field) may be hidden and each column may be re-labeled, so fields can be re-purposed for various uses. Site defaults may be set in the Admin Display Settings page … Continue reading
1.0 Initial release.
Three admin screens support data entry: All Teams, Add New Team, and Leagues. Edit Team is the same screen as Add New Team, just with the existing data displayed. Each screen is described below. Leagues Screen The Leagues screen is used to enter data into the custom Leagues taxonomy. Think of this custom taxonomy like you would “tags” for regular … Continue reading
The League Standings Table layout is controlled by the plugin’s Display Settings and by the [shortcode]’s arguments. The default settings for all standings tables on a site may be set on the plugin’s Display Settings page. The [shortcode] arguments for individual tables override the plugin’s default Display Settings. So each standings table may have a unique format. The League Standings … Continue reading
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is the plugin called “League Standings”? Can I use it for individual standings, say for racing, or chess? Sure. The software doesn’t know or care that the entries are “teams”. The references are to “league standings”, only because that was original purpose of the plugin. You can hide the columns you don’t need, re-purpose data fields, and be creative. … Continue reading
NOTE: If you are upgrading, please read the upgrade notes. You won’t lose schedule data but you COULD lose and changes you’ve made to the plugin stylesheet. The AUTOMATED way: 1. Go to the Plugins->Installed plugins page in WordPress Admin. 2. Click on Add New. 3. Search for League Standings. 4. Click “Install Now”. 5. Activate the plugin. 6. Use … Continue reading
League Standings Table [Shortcode]
The League Standings table shortcode is: [mstw_ls_table league_id=league-slug] The league_id argument is REQUIRED. Nothing will display without it. Many other arguments are available to control the table as discussed below. The League Standings Table layout is controlled by the plugin’s Display Settings and by the [mstw_ls_table] shortcode’s arguments. The default settings for all standings tables on a site may be … Continue reading
Upgrade Notice (v 1.0)
The current version of League Standings was developed and tested one WP 3.5.1. If you use older version of WordPress, good luck! If you are using a newer version of WP, please let me know how the plugin works, especially if you encounter problems. Upgrading to this version of League Standings should not impact any existing schedules. (But backup your … Continue reading
Why a Child Theme?
Three paragraphs for WordPress newbies on why you ALWAYS want to use a child theme. Continue reading