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On creating themes for Sports Bench

This hasn’t come up yet, but just to get it out there in writing: it’s perfectly fine for other developers to create themes that utilize the Sports Bench plugin. But there are few things that need to be followed.

Scoreboard bar for Sports Bench

Adding the scoreboard bar to your theme

Almost all sports websites, such as ESPN, have a scoreboard bar at the top. And with Sports Bench, adding such feature takes only a couple of lines of code.

Laptop and scorebook with stats

Why keep track of your league’s stats online?

You have a website to show schedules and other league information. But you keep your league’s stats in an Excel spreadsheet. It’s time to start keeping those stats online.

Custom game subclass for Sports Bench

Adding a custom game subclass for a specific sport

Sports Bench comes with five classes, but they’re most bland since the plugin covers five sports. But you can make a game subclass that adds more functionality to your site.

A player subclass for Sports Bench

Adding a custom player subclass for a specific sport

Sports Bench comes with five classes, but they’re most bland since the plugin covers five sports. But you can make a player subclass that adds more functionality to your site.

Creating an awesome custom team page

One of the best parts about Sports Bench is how you can customize it to fit your theme. So here’s how to create a cool team page template.

Sports Bench theme and plugin on a laptop

Sports Bench 1.2.1 released today

Two weeks after the release of Sports Bench 1.2, Sports Bench 1.2.1 became available today. This update mainly fixes issues with REST API routes.

Player Page Template on Twenty Sixteen

Creating a cool player page to match your theme

One of the best parts about Sports Bench is how you can customize it to fit your theme. So here’s how to create a cool player page template.

Laptop and scorebook with stats

Why create a sports league website?

Why should your sports league have a website? From needing a home to organization to branding, why shouldn’t it have a website?

Sports Bench theme and plugin on a laptop

Why should you choose Sports Bench?

Running a sports league can be very fun. But keep track of the stats, players and teams? Sports Bench makes it easy to do that and have an awesome website.