This is a small WordPress plugin that behaves similarly to the SOPA/PIPA plugins from a few years ago. Basically, this plugin will blackout your website on November 5th, 2015 (Guy Fawkes day) between 8am and 8pm local time and instead, show your website's visitors a message about why it's important to support [H.R.2058] and how to go about doing…
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README.md

Save Vapor Products - Support H.R.2058

This is a small WordPress plugin that behaves similarly to the SOPA/PIPA plugins from a few years ago.

Basically, this plugin will blackout your website on November 5th, 2015 (Guy Fawkes day) between 8am and 8pm local time and instead, show your website's visitors a message about why it's important to support H.R.2058 and how to go about doing so.

To briefly explain why this matters, supporting this bill would change the grandfather date for "deemed tobacco products". This makes it possible for all of the vapor products currently on the market, to stay on the market. Without this change, the vape industry as we know it will be decimated.

Details

Contributors: aleksblago
Requires at least: 3.0
Tested up to: 4.3.1
License: GPLv2 or later
License URI: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html

Installation

Installing this plugin is super easy and has no admin settings at all. The plugin will show your website visitors the H.R.2058 redirect and message only on November 5, 2015 between the hours of 8am and 8pm local time.

Automatic Install (recommended)
  1. Sign into you WordPress Dashboard as an admin.
  2. Once logged in, select Plugins > Add New from the main menu.
  3. Next search for "save-vapor-products" (no quotes) and click the Install button.
Manual Install
  1. Extract the contents of save-vapor-products.zip and upload to the wp-content/plugins folder.
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress

Frequently Asked Questions

I installed and activated the plugin but nothing happened. What's wrong?

Nothing. This plugin will only redirect users between 8am and 8pm on November 5th, 2015. There is nothing to setup or change. The plugin will do everything for you.

How can I view the page the users will see? =

Visit https://shop.thevapekit.com/support/example-page

How can I change the layout?

Simply edit casaa.php in the plugin folder.

Live Demo of the Blackout Page

https://shop.thevapekit.com/support/example-page

WordPress Plugin Repository

You can also download and install the plugin from the Official WordPress Plugin Repository here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/save-vapor-products/

Don't Have WordPress?

We've also created a JavaScript variation of this plugin for sites that do not run WordPress. For more information, please visit this page: https://shop.thevapekit.com/support

Changelog

1.0 (2015/10/29) - Inital release