the pgn4web wiki

pgn4web is a software package providing a chess games viewer for websites and blogs, including live games broadcast support; pgn4web also provides a variety of online web services, including a chess viewer and a board generator tool for adding chess games to websites and blogs without any coding; pgn4web integrates with several popular web platforms and services.

information for end users

  • End user interface: interacting with the chessboard using keyboard and mouse: shortcut keys, shortcut squares and touch gestures
  • Search tool: how to use the search tool looking for specific games
  • Engine analysis board: optional module for chess engine analysis

information for bloggers, webmasters and web developers

general implementation notes for your website, blog, forum and portal

packaged applications and online services

live games broadcast

board widget

online games viewer

  • Online games viewer: web based tool to browse games and PGN files, with graphical engine annotation functionality

chess puzzles

dynamic frame

engine analysis board

online services at the pgn4web site

The pgn4web site offers a variety of the above online services; before relying on online services provided by the pgn4web site, please read the service availability disclaimer. Please also be aware that the online services provided by the pgn4web site might use google analytics for anonymous utilization reports.

web platform integration, plugins and extensions

Integration guidelines for popular blog, forum and portal platforms:

Most popular platforms for chess applications highlighted in bold.

application examples and HTML templates

Examples and HTML templates: application examples and HTML templates

other supporting info


Wiki: App_LiveGames
Wiki: BoardWidget_generator
Wiki: BoardWidget_instructions
Wiki: BoardWidget_live
Wiki: BoardWidget_puzzle
Wiki: BoardWidget_summary
Wiki: Browse_your_PGN
Wiki: Browsers_Notes
Wiki: Contribute
Wiki: Credits_and_License
Wiki: DynamicFrame_LiveFullscreen
Wiki: DynamicFrame_summary
Wiki: EndUser_Interface
Wiki: EndUser_SearchTool
Wiki: EngineAnalysisBoard
Wiki: Example_Annotations
Wiki: Example_Chess960
Wiki: Example_Collection
Wiki: Example_Custom_Layout
Wiki: Example_Custom_Scripts
Wiki: Example_Large_Database
Wiki: Example_PGN_Form
Wiki: Example_Puzzler
Wiki: Example_Puzzles
Wiki: Example_Video_HTML5
Wiki: Examples_Templates
Wiki: Features_Limitations_Bugs
Wiki: HowTo
Wiki: HowTo_Debugging
Wiki: Live_Broadcast
Wiki: PGN_Support
Wiki: ReadMeFirst_Deployment
Wiki: ServiceAvailability
Wiki: Translating
Wiki: UserContributedMaterial
Wiki: User_Notes
Wiki: User_Notes_IPS
Wiki: User_Notes_SPIP
Wiki: User_Notes_TYPO3
Wiki: User_Notes_Web_Platforms
Wiki: User_Notes_dokuwiki
Wiki: User_Notes_drupal
Wiki: User_Notes_e107
Wiki: User_Notes_joomla
Wiki: User_Notes_liferay
Wiki: User_Notes_mediawiki
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