MetaLocator allows you to import a specially formatted field that is interpreted as a location's hours of operation. This information must be provided in the following format within your import file:
An example of opening and closing times is as follows:
This example indicates that this location's hours of operation are
And display by default similar to this screenshot:
Times provided in your import file must use a 24 hour clock.
To indicate a location is open 24 hours a day, use 0:00-23:59
To indicate a closing time into the next day, such as opening at 6AM and closing at 2:30AM use this notation:
The language constant
displayed for 24 hours locations is LOCATOR_HOURS_ALL_DAY.
If you want to provide alternative labelling or translations for the the weekday column headings, import your content using constants, such as
Then provide translations in the appropriate language file for LOCATOR_MON and similar constants.
To translate "Open" and "Closed", provide translations
for LOCATOR_OPEN and LOCATOR_CLOSED. To provide a translation for the "Closed" label used in the weekday column, use LOCATOR_HOURS_CLOSED.
To control the time format, provide a format string as shown here:
To show an indicator of the location's open or closed status, see this article