BTC Exchange Widget

Description

Simple widget for converting Bitcoin to multiple currencies.

22 global currencies supported!

This plugin reads remote data from bitcoinaverage.com in order to provide accurate and up-to-date exchange rates.

  • *OpenSSL or equivalent module must be enabled to utilize this remote data.*

Screenshots

  • This is an example of the widget w/ default settings - exact display is dependent on your theme.

Installation

  1. Upload btc_echange folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Drag and drop the “Bitcoin Exchange Rate” plugin in to the desired widget area
  4. Enable OpenSSL PHP extension if it is not already enabled

FAQ

What currencies does this widget support?
  • AUD
  • BRL
  • CAD
  • CHF
  • CNY
  • EUR
  • GBP
  • HKD
  • IDR
  • ILS
  • JPY
  • MXN
  • NOK
  • NZD
  • PLN
  • RON
  • RUB
  • SEK
  • SGD
  • TRY
  • USD
  • ZAR

(list changes frequently)

Where does the widget get it’s data?

This widget gets the most-recent available exchange rate data from bitcoinaverage.com by using their ticker API.

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Contributors & Developers

“BTC Exchange Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.0

  • Initial Release

1.0.1

Code and style cleanup

1.0.2

Styling and UI improvements

1.0.4

Added reverse exchange rate from any currency to BTC

1.0.5

New feature – Default BTC value in widget options

1.0.6

WP 3.9 Compatibility

1.0.7

WP 3.9 fix for transient bug

1.0.8

More WP 3.9 fixes, added Blockchain API key to bypass and prevent rate limits and IP blocks.

1.0.9

Added jquery autosize plugin for input fields. Makes the UI nicer 😉

1.0.91

Bug Fix

1.1

Switched data source from blockchain.info to bitcoinaverage.com because blockchain started blocking all of our IPs.

1.1.2

Bug fix reduces API utilization

1.2

Added new currency symbol supprot and a more informational end-user UI

1.2.1

Bugfix for character encoding

1.2.3

Bugfix for character encoding

1.2.4

Some currencies return a zero value from API due to lack of data. They are now filtered out when their data is invalid.

1.2.5

WP 4.0 compatibility

1.2.6

WP 4.2.2 compatibility

1.2.7

Added unstyled shortcode support for [btc_widget]

1.2.8

Removes more styling from shortcode and adds no-style mode on widget

1.2.9

Too many version numbers 😛

1.3

Adds support for JPY, while fixing bug for subsequent currenciest in drop-down list. Adds user-persistence feature which will utilize cookies in order to remember the selected currency for each user for one week after their selection.