The codex has been updated for Sports Bench 2.0 which is slated for an early September release. This is to help those who have made their own customizations get ready for the 2.0 release which will be radically different from a code perspective. Learn more about the changes you can expect with the code in Sports Bench 2.0.

new Player( $player_selector )

Used to create a Player object in the Sports Bench Plugin.

To create a new series object, you’ll need to use the Sports_Bench\Classes\Base\Player namespace and then use new Player( $player_selector ). If you’re using the player_id to create the player object, you must place (int) before the id number.


  • $player_id
  • $player_first_name
  • $player_last_name
  • $player_photo
  • $player_position
  • $player_home_city
  • $player_home_state
  • $player_birth_day
  • $team_id
  • $player_weight
  • $player_height
  • $player_slug
  • $player_bio

Class Methods


  • string|int $player_selector — The player slug or id needed to create the player object.

Since: 2.0


  • /includes/classes/base/class-player.php — 39