Using Movie Shortcode you can easily add information about a movie, tv show or episode to a blog post.
Simply enter the shortcode: [movie imdb=”an IMDB ID”] or [Movie title=”A Movie Title”] to a blog post to add an array of information about the movie, tv show or episode.
* cachetime=”A time in minutes” – default is 1440 (24 hours)
* plot=”short|full” – default is full
* disable=”title,image,plot,information,rating” – comma separated list of sections to remove
If adding the shortcode with a title, rather than an IMDB ID, the following attributes are also optional to find the correct entry:
* year=”The year of the movie”
* Styled appearance
* Shows film title, year, release date
* If showing a series, the total number of seasons is displayed
* If showing an episode, the season and episode number are displayed
* Displays the plot or synopsis
* Displays a poster image if one is available
* If a poster image is available it is added to your media library and loaded locally
* Displays movie stats such as the runtime, genre, awards, director, writer, Actors
* Displays the available languages and country of origin
* Provides the IMDB rating, including a star rating image
* Adds a link to the movie on IMDB
* Utilizes transient caching to reduce page load times and api calls
* Disable widget blocks to customize the appearance to your needs
- Upload the plugin files to the
/wp-content/plugins/plugin-namedirectory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
- Add the shortcode [movie imdb=”an IMDB ID”], or [movie title=”A movie title”] to the desired location on your blog
How do I find an IMDB ID
When viewing a movie, tv show or episode on IMDB.com, the ID is the string starting with ‘tt’, usually in the format www.imdb.com/title/imdbid/
How do I adjust the cache time
Add the attribute cachetime=”a time in minutes” to your shortcode
Using the shortcode with a title returns the wrong movie
Try adding the optional attributes, type=”movie|series|episode” and year=”a year” to refine your search result
How do I hide the plot and information
Include the optional “disable” attribute, disable=”plot,information”
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- Adding “title” to disable fields
- CSS box sizing, stopping plot overflowing into other elements
- Optional attribute to disable blocks from the widget
- Initial release