Weather Widget One


Weather Widget One is a WordPress plugin for displaying weather conditions and forecast for places across the world.


  • Geocode auto-complete list for cities and countries
  • Responsive (* min-width 250 pixels)
  • Auto Detect user location through HTML5 Geolocation
  • Search location weather by US, UK, Canada Postalcode, Latitude/Longitude and city name
  • 5 Days forecast with 24h forecast foreach day
  • Displays temperature (F, C), wind (KPH, MPH, M/S), humidity ( % ) and rain chance ( % )
  • jQuery, AJAX, cURL, JSON, Cache



  • Go to Dashboard -> Plugin -> Add New -> Upload plugins -> Browse
  • Pick Weather Widget One zip archive and click “Install Now”
  • After installation click “Activate Plugin”
  • New menu should appear named “Weather Widget One”

Setting up

  • Go to Dashboard -> General Settings
  • Place your API key in “API Key” field (you can obtain one for free at
  • Place your username in Active “ Username” field (you can obtain one for free at
  • Adjust the other settings by your preference.
  • Click “Save Settings”

Displaying plugin on the front-end

  • Go to Dashboard -> Shortcode
  • Adjust the settings by your preference.
  • Click “Save & Refresh Shortcode”
  • Copy everything inside “Generated Shortcode” field. This is your shortcode.
  • Place the shortcode inside WordPress Post or Page.
  • NOTE: If you want to display the plugin as a widget go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets -> Weather Widget One and paste your shortcode in “Paste shortcode here:” field.

Change log

  • 18 May 2016 Version 2.3
    – Bug fix where widget was showing day icon during night
    – Plugin will now search for nearby city/town when given Lng & Lat coordinates
    – Chart.js updated to version 2.1.3
    – Plugin inits on document ready instead of window load now.
    – Removed scripts: Masonry, no longer needed, jQuery Easing, no longer needed, jQuery UI Autocomplete, no longer needed
  • 30 April 2016

– Bug fixes where widget sometimes fail to return weather data.

Version 2.0

Weather API has been changed to since the old one became paid for new users.


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