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Currency Code


Currency code lets you use live currency conversions either as a shortcode in your content or as a widget in your sidebar.

Supports 31 different currencies, with values updating automatically on site once a day.

Conversation values are processed by ( & currency rate library (hosted in /js/money.min.js) provided by Openexchangerates ( NO DATA COLLECTED BY EITHER SERVICE OR PLUGIN. Licence:
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FAQ / Info


To use the shortcode, simply use something like the default value below in your content:

[currency from=”GBP” to=”USD” round=”2″]

You can replace the currency values with any of the supported currencies, which are listed below.

The round attribute controls to how many decimal places the figure display will round to.

The sample output for this is:

1 GBP = 1.33 USD


To use the widget go to Appearance -> Widgets and drag the Currency Converter widget into one of your sidebars.

The sample output of the widget is the same as the shortcode:

1 GBP = 1.33 USD

To see how the widget works code-wise check out the JSFiddle the widget is built from (


Here are the 31 available currencies for use with this plugin:

AUD = Australian Dollars
BRL = Brazilian Reals
BGN = Bulgarian Levs
CAD = Canadian Dollars
CNY = Chinese Yuan Renminbi
HRK = Croatian Kunas
CZK = Czech Koruna
DKK = Danish Kroner
EUR = Euros
HKD = Hong Kong Dollar
HUF = Hungarian Florins
INR = Indian Rupee
IDR = Indonesian Rupiah
ILS = Israeli Shekel
JPY = Japanese Yen
KRW = Korean Won
MYR = Malaysian Ringgits
MXN = Mexican Pesos
NZD = New Zealand Dollar
NOK = Norwegian Kroner
PHP = Philippine Pesos
PLN = Polish Zloty
RON = Romanian Leus
RUB = Russian Rubles
SGD = Singapore Dollars
ZAR = South African Rand
SEK = Swedish Krona
CHF = Swiss Francs
THB = Thai Baht
TRY = Turkish Lira
GBP = UK Pounds
USD = US Dollars


  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/currency-code directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress

Shortcodes work out-of-the-box and widgets require adding to your sidebar before being available.


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0.1 – 20th October 2016
– First version of the plugin