Astero WordPress Weather Plugin

Astero WordPress Weather Plugin

Astero WordPress Weather Plugin

Astero utilizes Ajax technology and local caching for fast loading of weather forecasts that supports a fixed location or user geolocation. Optional search function lets users look up the weather with a city name or zip code, and choose their preferred units! Create stunning weather widgets with animated backgrounds, custom images or a clean and minimalist look easily with the shortcode builder. Scripts and styles are loaded conditionally to minimize HTTP requests, and Html5 caching is enabled to increase loading speed and avoid API call limits. Use as a widget, shortcode, or both!

Advanced Features

  • Open Weather Map API or API Weather Forecast with Ajax
  • Default Location or Html5 Geolocation with GeoIP Fallback
  • Local Cache for 1 Hour
  • IP Detection Only avoiding user Geolocation prompt
  • Fully Responsive Layout
  • CSS3 Animations and Transitions for Better Mobile Performance
  • Supports Multiple Weather Displays on the Same Page
  • Responsive Elements: Full Forecast Layout Displays Content According to Element Size
  • Optional User Search Function by city name or zip code with a choice of units
  • Supports WordPress Multisite!
  • Supports Http or Https ( only)
  • Language Support: English, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Ukrainian, German, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Finnish, Dutch, French, Bulgarian, Swedish, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Turkish, Croatian, Catalan, Use Your Own Translation*
  • Language Support: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, French, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Icelandic, Cornish, Norwegian Bokmål, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Swedish, Tetum, Turkish, Ukrainian, Igpay Atinlay, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese.

3 Background Styles

  • Html5 Video (.mp4, .webm, .ogg) – or – YouTube Background
  • Original – or – Custom Image Backgrounds for 7 Weather Conditions
  • Clean Minimal Background For Flat UI Design

2 Layout Modes

  • Simple Layout with Fullscreen Overlay
  • Full Forecast Layout

Easily Customisable

  • 600+ Google Fonts
  • Unlimited Background and Font Colors
  • Set Overall Font Size and/or Temperature Font Size
  • Customize Border Style
  • Optional Rounded Corners
  • Choose to Display °C | °F as Temperature Units or Simply °

Detailed Weather Info

  • Full Screen Weather Forecast with Humidity, Wind, Cloudiness, Sunrise and Sunset Data
  • 6-Day Weather Forecast with Temperature, Humidity and Cloudiness Information
  • Choice of °C or °F
  • Translatable and includes all .mo and .po files
  • Use Your Own Translation if Your Language is Not Supported ( Openweathermap Only)


Version 1.3.4 (8 Sep 2017)
    - Fixed bug: plugin script not requiring jQuery
Version 1.3.3 (22 Jul 2017)
    - Added option to skip load Google Map
Version 1.3.2 (16 Apr 2017)
    - Fixed bug in location not showing for Geolocation
Version 1.3.1 (30 Jan 2016)
    - Fixed bug in weather search to improve weather accuracy
Version 1.3.0 (27 Jan 2016)
    - Added option to enter Google Map API to support weather search
    - Implement Maxmind Geoip database
Version 1.2.9 (21 Nov 2016)
    - Updated supported languages
Version 1.2.8 (8 Oct 2016)
    - Load javascript when document ready to prevent problems
    - Load Google fonts over HTTPS
Version 1.2.7 (13 Jul 2016)
    - Fixed bug for weather not loading when iframe ratio is defined
    - Updated weather conditions for translations
Version 1.2.6 (1 Mar 2016)
    - Fixed geocoder script for js
    - Manually input latitude and longitude
    - Added Google geocoder API
    - Changed GeoIP service provider
    - IP only
Version 1.2.5 (7 Jul 2015)
    - Fixed small css bug
Version 1.2.4 (27 Jun 2015)
    - Round off weather forecast details
Version 1.2.3 (26 Jun 2015)
    - Fixed bug showing error for weather
Version 1.2.2 (22 Apr 2015)
    - Improved compatibility for https
Version 1.2.1 (31 Mar 2015)
    - Fixed localStorage throwing error in iOS devices
Version 1.2.0 (16 Mar 2015)
    - Added to choice of weather service providers
    - Support for Https ( only)
    - Allow own translation when using Openweathermap
    - Improved javascript compatiblity with themes
Version 1.1.6 (6 Feb 2015)
    - Allow customized location name
Version 1.1.5 (29 Jan 2015)
    - Changed stylesheet enqueue method
    - Fixed unix time bug
Version 1.1.4 (17 Jan 2015)
    - Fixed @font-face conflict
    - Fixed date translation bug
Version 1.1.3 (7 Jan 2015)
    - Support WordPress Multisite
Version 1.1.2 (30 Dec 2014)
    - Fixed max/min temperature
    - Fixed weather forecast bug
    - Improved css to avoid conflicts
Version 1.1.1 (24 Dec 2014)
    - Fixed small bug for Rounded Corners not saving
Version 1.1 (17 Dec 2014)
    - Added Search Function
Version 1.0.4 (25 Nov 2014)
    - Improved IP based location accuracy
    - Fixed localization file loading bug
    - Fixed background image class bug
Version 1.0.3 (18 Nov 2014)
    - Added option to display temperature units
Version 1.0.2 (17 Nov 2014)
    - Added option for simple layout or full forecast layout
    - Minor css fixes
Version 1.0.1 (14 Nov 2014)
    - Important Geolocation bugfix