Features

The BaddersWeb website template and content management software back-end are rich in features specifically designed for badminton associations and leagues.

Our aim is to develop as comprehensive a product as possible and as such we will be adding to it regularly over time. Take a look at the Change Log for examples.

BaddersWeb is well specced with club, news, league, cup, tournament pages and more.
BaddersWeb is well specced with club, news, league, cup, tournament pages and more.

The following brief summary lists the current features of the product, but it is inevitable that as BaddersWeb is taken up by more badminton leagues and associations other features will emerge.

As per our FAQs page, if you require any features not listed here, please get in touch to discuss them.

Full Control

The admin back-end allows you to enter and control all the information relating to your association. How much or little you enter is up to you.

That means no waiting for ourselves or any other third party to update something. You can do it as and when you want.

As well as a top level management account, there are various roles you can assign to users of the system to allow them access to only relevant content.

There are various roles you can assign to different users to control relevant content.
There are various roles you can assign to different users to control relevant content.

Formatted Display / Entry

All of the features listed are delivered to the front-end website via automatic formatting. No need to manually create tables, round robins, knock-out tables.

Likewise, the back-end admin system provides tailored entry forms throughout. Having set up clubs, teams and divisions, fixtures can then be quickly entered using drop down boxes. Once entered, they can be exported to Excel for use elsewhere.

For clubs, there are over a dozen optional pieces of information you can add. Enter as much or as little as required and it will be automatically formatted for display on screen.

Clubs

You can enter club information such as team details, venue (with Google map links), club night, starting time, match night, contacts, website, facilities, coaching availability and more.

Entry of club officers' details can include their name, address, telephone, mobile, email address and a mini-biography as required. All email addresses are automatically protected from spambots.

Pages automatically display club and team specific league fixtures, results, penalties and table rankings. Plus registered player appearances where recorded.

If a club or club team isn't playing in a given season, you can freeze it and re-instate it at a later date along with all associated information, whilst keeping historic league results available.

Facilities for club secretaries to edit details about the club, including reps and registered players.

Option for club team captains to enter league results and verify league results entered by the opposing team.

League

Add unlimited divisions, fixtures and results with automatic scoring and tables, along with editable introductory text for the league pages. Archived history is stored so results can be compared year on year.

Flexible scoring mechanisms mean that whatever system you use, the software should be able to handle it (see FAQs for more information).

League tables are calculated automatically using your chosen scoring mechanisms.
League tables are calculated automatically using your chosen scoring mechanisms.

Results can be entered centrally by a league match secretary or by individual club secretaries or team captains. In the case of the latter, the opposing team can then verify those results or contest them to the league match secretary.

Option to store and edit lists of registered players by team and record their appearances at fixtures for display on the website front-end by club, team and season. Includes the option to use "Name Witheld" for privacy if required.

Penalty points for uncompleted fixtures, unregistered players or whatever else you want to record, can be added for teams and are automatically deducted from the league tables.

Separate display on the front-end website by division and season of league fixtures, completed fixtures awaiting results, results awaiting verification, any penalty points incurred and automatically calculated league tables. Plus registered player appearances where recorded.

Can handle junior leagues by simply creating additional divisions and club teams.

Cup(s)

Enter unlimited trophies, each with their own introductory text, then add handicap and pre-formatted knock-out tables (to the required size) for each year.

Historic information is archived on the site when you start to enter details for the current season.

Tournaments

Unlimited tournaments / championships, each featuring introductory text and multiple pre-formatted round-robin and knock-out tables at whatever size is required.

Formatted knock-out tables, round robins and other tables can easily be created.
Formatted knock-out tables, round robins and other tables can easily be created.

Alternatively, you can simply upload separate results files in a number of file formats such as Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat, including: xls, doc, csv, txt and pdf files.

Town Teams

If your association plays in any inter-league divisions, you can add fixtures, results and appearances for each of your Town Teams.

News

Latest news is displayed on the home page (with a sticky feature to make a chosen article remain at the top) and news is displayed on its own set of pages with automatic yearly archiving and search facilities.

About

Add an introduction to your association or league, along with officer's details and various roles, committees and unlimited downloads such as rules, constitution, forms, committee minutes and reports, etc..

Files can be uploaded in a number of file formats such as Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat, including: xls, doc, csv, txt and pdf files.

Entry of officers' details can include their name, address, telephone, mobile, email address and a mini-biography as required. All email addresses are automatically protected from spambots.

History

Our flexible history section allows you to add unlimited pages with introductory text, formatted dated lists and / or downloadable documents.

Formatted lists can include previous winners, most improved, 100 appearances (if you have them), past presidents and any other list of dates and multiple columns of names you can think of.

Export Facilities

All league, club specific league, cup, tournament and town teams fixtures, results and tables can be easily exported to a CSV file for use in Microsoft Excel.

Each page features a dedicated 'Export' button. No technical skills required!

Dynamic Content

Upcoming league fixtures and current rankings are displayed automatically in prominent places throughout the site featuring links through to the relevant pages.

Clubs can quickly see when their next match is or how they're doing in the league.
Clubs can quickly see when their next match is or how they're doing in the league.

League tables are automatically calculated from results using set league point mechanisms (see FAQs for more information). No need to input them separately.

Branding

Every BaddersWeb implementation includes your association badge (logo) and name, along with a suitable colour scheme to match.

Automatic Archiving

The previous years' league, cup, tournament and town teams fixtures, results and tables are automatically archived as soon as you enter the next season's upcoming fixtures. No need for you to clear them down!

Although not yet available, we're also considering creating a page for a club team to be able to see their rankings over time.

Introductory Text

Every section on the website can feature its own formatted page of text to allow you to make specific announcements, explain rules, add timetables and / or just provide a general introduction.

Add formatted information such as rules, timetables, announcements and more.
Add formatted information such as rules, timetables, announcements and more.

For example, how did a trophy originate, what is the purpose of a particular committee, what is the timetable for an upcoming tournament, etc..

Sponsors

The above customisable introductory text areas, such as that on the home page, offer a good opportunity to acknowledge sponsors of your association, league or specific events.

Custom Menu Links

You can add your own custom links to any (or all) of the menus on the website.

For instance if you have a forum (message board) hosted somewhere else, why not link to it from the 'Home' menu? Want to mention your sponsor, what about a 'Site-Wide' link to their website? If you've uploaded a blank matchsheet to your downloads page, perhaps you might link to it from your 'Clubs' and 'League' menus?

Administration

All of the above is maintained via our easy to use back-end admin facility.

All input screens in the BaddersWeb admin back-end feature extensive on-line help.
All input screens in the BaddersWeb admin back-end feature extensive on-line help.

All features are well documented with extensive on-screen help, making BaddersWeb suitable for non-technical and experienced users alike.

Support

Your annual fee also includes support when using the BaddersWeb back-end admin facility.

As well as extensive on-screen help and direct support via email, a community forum is planned within the product where users will be able to suggest improvements, request support and share tips and advice with other users from different associations and leagues.

Free Domain Hosting

As part of your ongoing fee, we can register and host a domain name (website address) for you.

Alternatively, you can transfer an existing domain name to our control or simply point it at our servers using settings provided.

Contact Us

To register your interest in the BaddersWeb website template for your badminton association or league, please get in touch:

United Kingdom and Worldwide

The BaddersWeb software has an English content management system (CMS) back-end to allow your badminton association to maintain the website template front-end. This makes it readily suitable for associations and leagues in the United Kingdom, Ireland, America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere.

Non-English Versions in alternative languages may be created at a later date, once we have more Customers!