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WorldCurrency

Recognises users by IP address and shows them converted values in their local currency, you can write post/pages in multiple currencies.

Show currency values to readers in their local currency, you can use multipe currencies per post. [worldcurrency curr="THB" value="120"] will became (~3.5$ USD) in United States and (~3€ EUR) from Europe)

Any other informations may be found on the plugin's homepage

Why Use It?

It is really usefull (expecially for travel and commerce blogs) to show prices in the currency of the reader, so they'll find themself at home ;) With this plugin you can obtain somethig like this: The price of the green curry was of 120 bath (~3€ EUR)

Features:

  • Determines the reader's country via IP address, using IP2C
  • Obtains exchange rates from Yahoo! Finance
  • Uses AJAX so that converting currency values doesn't delay page load times
  • Caches exchange rates locally to minimize calls to Yahoo! Finance
  • Only does something if there is a currency value in the post
  • Allows to specify different currencies per post/page
  • It is possible to totally personalize the output format, for example: EUR 2 | 2€ | (~2 EUR)
  • Gives site owner the choice of using current or historic (at publishing time) rates (globally or also per single conversion/post).
  • Allows visitors to change their currency via a selection box
  • Currency selection box widget available
  • Currency selection box shorttag available [worldcurrencybox]
  • The currency selection box may be putted everywhere via html placeholder
  • Is possible to choose to hide conversion if target and origin currency are the same
  • Is possible to choose to make ajax calls over SSL
  • Is possible to choose the decimal and thousands separator for the output format
  • Is possible to force the target currency per each conversion

How To Use (once plugin is installed)

Enter any currency values you want converted with the [worldcurrency] shorttag.

[worldcurrency curr="EUR" value="25"]
    in united states will show: 
        (~30$ USD)

Parameters:

    curr="***"              -> the name of the value currency
    value="***"             -> the value used for exchange
    target="***"            -> the name of the target currency (if you want to force it)
    historic="true|false"   -> (optional) override main plugin setting

If you want to show the currency selection box anywhere in the post/page use:

[worldcurrencybox]

Compatibility:

  • This plugin is written and tested on WordPress 3.2.1 and WordPress 3.3.1, but I think it will work on many other versions.

Support:

This plugin is not officially supported because is made in my free time, but leave a comment on the plugin's homepage and I may help ;)

Disclaimer

This plugin is released under the GPL licence. I do not accept any responsibility for any damages or losses, direct or indirect, that may arise from using the plugin or these instructions. This software is provided as is, with absolutely no warranty. Please refer to the full version of the GPL license for more information.

Requires: 2.8.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.3.2
Last Updated: 2012-6-13
Downloads: 3,588

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