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METAR plugin


METAR-widget lets you enter an ICAO station (airport) in the widget admin and will display the according METAR code as widget on your wordpress site.
The METAR data used is provided by NOAA.


  • Screenshot of placed metar-widget on Cambodia vACC website


  1. Unzip
  2. Upload the metar-widget folder into the /wp-content/plugins/ directory on the server
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Place the metar-widget in the wordpress admin interface
  5. Enter an ICAO code for the respective airport (e.g. OMDB for Dubai, United Arab Emirates or VTSR for Siem Reap, Cambodia)


What is METAR?

METAR is a format for reporting weather information. A METAR weather report is predominantly used by pilots in fulfillment of a part of a pre-flight weather briefing, and by meteorologists, who use aggregated METAR information to assist in weather forecasting.


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initial version

0.1 revision of 26OCT2012

Fixed add_action bug in line 62