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Open Currency Converter

Convert currencies within the text of a post or page.


  • Maintenance: Updated branding, inc. adding donation links


  • Enhancement: Validated, sanitised and escaped the user data being sloshed around the admin screens
  • Enhancement: Modified some INCLUDES so that the plugin folder wasn't hardcoded. Also replaced the deprecated WP_PLUGIN_URL with plugins_url
  • Enhancement: When the API key hasn't yet been specified, the prompt will appear when in the settings screen as well
  • Maintenance: Updated branding, including removal of donation links
  • Maintenance: Removed the occ- prefixes from the file names
  • Maintenance: Modified administration screens so that they use the same coding standard as the core screens
  • Bug: Fixed some links that were not correct
  • Bug: Resolved some PHP errors
  • Bug: Fixed an issue with the default options when migrating from an earlier version of the plugin


  • Maintenance: Added a text domain and domain path, as well as correcting the domain name.


  • Maintenance: New name and less advertising. We're nice like that.
  • Maintenance: Removed the specific admin menu because, well, it wasn't needed. Moved the plugin options to the general Admin Options and exchange rates to Tools.
  • Maintenance: Added support for WordPress 4.3 admin menu changes.
  • Maintenance: Re-written the README and on-screen options to be clearer and, more importantly, make sure people realise you can get the API data for FREE!
  • Enhancement: Added some swizzy new currency flags.
  • Enhancement: Now handles commas in your provided currency amount. It even adds them in the result. Nice.
  • Bug: We've been on PHP error hunt... we're not scared.. we went and found some big ones... FIXED!


  • Maintenance: Updated advertising engine code to latest version
  • Maintenance: Updated README Parser function name
  • Bug: Corrected the user permissions
  • Enhancement: Added message to admin screen if App Key not set


  • Bug: Error on activation when installed alongside certain other plugins which share a particular function


  • Maintenance: Advertisements now appear in the options screens, but implemented option to switch off if donated
  • Maintenance: New App Key requirements implemented
  • Maintenance: Put in place minimum values for caching - no longer able to switch off
  • Bug: Fixed internationalisation, including rates screens which was not being translated
  • Enhancement: Country flag icons, where appropriate, are now shown on the rates screen
  • Enhancement: Added global variables for overriding default currencies
  • Enhancement: Conversion in rates screen now shows results as 2 DP


  • Fixed bug where currency output that contained a thousand separator was being interpreted as an error message!


  • Initial release

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.5.4
Last Updated: 6 months ago
Active Installs: 600+


4.1 out of 5 stars


0 of 1 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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