Jock on air now


JOAN, is a simple yet powerful WordPress plugin, makes managing your station’s on air schedule and sharing it with your website visitors and listeners a smooth and effortless experience. With its user-friendly widget, you can easily display the current show or jock on air. And for a comprehensive station schedule, you can effortlessly insert the included shortcode into any post or page. This way, your site visitors can stay up-to-date with your on air schedule and never miss a beat. Try JOAN (Jock On Air Now) today and see how it can take your radio station’s online presence to the next level.


*Easily create and edit shows
*Customize your “Off Air Message”.
*Hide or show next show/event.
*Turn schedule ON/Off (Requires show next JOAN to be set to No)
*Add show/jock external URL
*Add jock/show image
*On Air Now notification widget
*Add On Air Now widget to Posts or Pages.
*Seven day schedule shortcode
*Daily schedule Shortcode
*Supports non-standard WP database prefix

Display Options

Display the current Jock/Show in a sidebar. Find the Joan Widget in your Appearance->Widgets settings, add to your sidebar
or add [joan-now-playing] to any page.

Display your stations Weekly Schedule. Create a new page, name it Full Schedule place the schedule Shortcode save and add to your site navigation.[joan-schedule]

Automatically display your schedule for each day of the week.

Switch to Joan Premium

Upgrade to JOAN Premium today and engage with your listeners like never before. Easily manage your on-air schedule, showcase your current and upcoming shows, and add an “On Air Now/Upcoming Jock” widget. Don’t miss out on our pre- and post-Black Friday deals to upgrade to JOAN Premium perpetual license at an unbeatable price. Enjoy the benefits of JOAN Premium for a lifetime by upgrading now.

-And get:
*Everything found in JOAN Lite plus;
*Social media Share current (Facebook & Twitter)
*WP User Role – designate a user to manage your schedule.
*Supports Localization
*Multi-site support
*Import/Export schedule
*Free upgrades
*Access to new features
*Display time in 24/Hrs format
*Add/show schedule image
*Update show status
*Show/Hide show status
*Add Default Jock Image
*Jock image resizer
*Multiple display shortcodes
*Grid/List view schedule page
*Edit schedule without having to first delete shows
*Add an to the schedule page
*Easily ‘duplicate show schedules (Recurring shows)
*Priority Support

Purchase only from our website: JOAN Premium. Premium Features and Support, go beyond the basics.


  • The Show data input form
  • A properly created schedule
  • How it looks on the frontend using the Widget and the Day Schedule
  • Inserting a Jock/show image
  • The error you get if you try to add a show to an existing timeslot in the database
  • Shows two instances of incorrect scheduling. JOAN expects you to use every hour. But do not overlap.
  • Shows the correct time format setting.
  • Shows incorrect end of day settings.
  • Shows the correct setting for end of day.
  • Shows user adding a recurring show in JOAN Premium


Download and install using the standard WordPress plugin installation method then activate the Plugin from Plugins page.

Find Jock on air now in the Admin menu click to begin adding or editing your schedule.

Go to WP Settings->General; select your broadcast timezone and set the time format to 24/hrs clock (military time) or (H:i). 1300 = 1pm, 00:00 = 12 am.


Q: How do I setup my schedule?

A: 1 – See the screenshots
2 – Click on the Schedule button in settings and fillin the reqired fields.
3 – If a show goes past midnight i.e Monday 10 PM – 12 AM, You’ll get errors. Instead do, Monday 22:00 – Monday 23:59 Then, Tuesday 00:00. –

Q: After I upload an image and click “Insert into post” the image doesn’t show.

A: Before clicking “Insert Into Post” make sure the “Link URL” field is empty if it’s not clear it. Then click insert into post.

Q: I get a destination already exists error, plugin install failed, why?

A: You should deactivate and then delete any previous versions of the the plugin then install this version.

Q. Plugin could not be activated because it triggered a fatal error.

A. Most likely you installed this version before removing the previously installed version 3.2.1 or lower. Deactivate and delete it and try activating this one again.


16 junija, 2023
Sorry I Installed it, whlie activating it says, could not activate , no valid header
24 aprila, 2021 1 reply
Wish you could give privileges to the editor users. By the way, Pictures won't show up on your menu I thought the plugin was getting silenced.
18 aprila, 2020
I love it simple and straight forward, thanks..5 stars
7 oktobra, 2018
I moved from DJ Rotator to this one, I love it, my visitors now knows exactly what is On-Air.
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Contributors & Developers

“Jock on air now” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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*Minor bug fixes
*Works with latest WordPress version
*Minor bug fixes
*Works with newest WP version

*Minor bug fixes.

*Fixed ON/Off switch failing.

*Fixed issue with input form when using Manual Offsets.

*Works with WP 5.9
*Fixed time error
*Changed menu title to JOAN
*Added ability to remove title from JOAN widget

-Bug fixes

*Few cosmetic changes
*Minor bug fixes

*Fixed a bug which affected editing existing schedule

*Bug fix

*Fixed reported security vunerability

*Assets and readme file update

*No code changes

*Minor bug fixes

Minor bug fixes

Minor bug fixes

*Fixed edit/delete issue


Fixed jquery conflict causing Widget to not display DJ/Show image


Minor bug fixes


Minor bug fixes


Fixed css 404 error


No changes


Added Elementor plugin support


Fixed on/off switch


Minor error fixed


Added uninstall function


Minor error fixed


Minor fix


Minor bug fix


Minor changes


Updated FAQs.
Fixed version error.


Added target blank to show URLs in on air widget.

Fixed PHP 7 error Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP.

Fixed high CPU usage issue.


No major changes. Works with WP 4.6


Added new screenshots for adding images.


Fixed add media/images in WP posts and pages.

Fixes JS conflict in admin pages.


Added ability to show schedule for each day e.g. What’s on today – Monday.

Version 4.1.1 Fixes all deprecated WordPress Functions.


Upgrade to version 4.0.

This is a major upgrade, you absolutely MUST save a copy of your current schedule and delete the previously installed version before upgrading as it will wipe-

out the existing database and start a new. You’ll also get an error because WP will be looking for a file that no longer exists.

You may need to replace your schedule display short code to this [joan-schedule]. This is because we re-wrote the database and the plugin and removed all

references to the old database. Applies only to those upgrading from 3.2.1 or lower to 4.0.

Wipes old database, starts fresh, saves database from there going forward.

Removed Template Tag option, we feel the standard display options are sufficient.


Fixed issue in crud declaration.

Fixed security issue.


Added plugin icon, screenshots.


Improved plugin code.

Properly en queued jQuery.