After wrestling with the problem for a while, we wrote a Wordpress plugin to handle hours. The main display includes a map of locations:
And shortcodes are available to display abbreviated versions of today's or this week's hours elsewhere on the site. (There is also a consumable JSON view so that you can create your own display).
Categories can be assigned to events, which can be repeating or 24-hr (using standard ical and recurrence rules).
We'd be glad to talk more with anyone who's interested!
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From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Matt Sherman
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2016 10:34 AM
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Subject: [CODE4LIB] Hours on Library Websites?
We are working on a website migration/redesign into WordPress and I am trying to figure out an automated solution for posting and keeping up to date the hours on the home page. I am wondering, how do other institutions manage this? Are there any good tools I should be looking into? Any insights or suggestions are appreciated.