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Coinwidget Shortcode

Description

This plugin adds the shortcode [coinwidget] to embed a coinwidget.com bitcoin donation button.

See http://coinwidget.com.

Since the coinwidget.com source has not changed in some time, this plugin is now based on a branch available at https://github.com/alvinhkh/CoinWidget

To get public information about your Bitcoin address it makes queries to http://blockchain.info/address/.
To get public information about your Litecoin address it makes queries to http://explorer.litecoin.net/address/.
To get public information about your Dogecoin address it makes queries to http://dogechain.info/address/.

Usage

Embed the short [coinwidget] anywhere in your posts or template to include a coinbase button that, when clicked, will display a address for users to send Bitcoins.

Supported attributes as documented here http://coinwidget.com/

  • address – default “”
  • currency – default “bitcoin”, possible (“bitcoin”, “litecoin”, “dogecoin”)
  • counter – default “count”
  • alignment – default “bl”
  • qrcode – default “true”
  • auto_show – default “false”
  • decimals – default “4”
  • lbl_button – default “Donate”
  • lbl_address – default “My Bitcoin Address:”
  • lbl_count – default “donations”
  • lbl_amount – default “BTC”

Example:

[coinwidget
    address="12uaFq9CyGZBoT6nSbVzZ2AjGnZkfRSHoy" currency="bitcoin"
    counter="count" alignment="al" qrcode="false" auto_show="true"
    lbl_button="Press Me" lbl_address="Me Place" lbl_count="Gimme"
    lbl_amount="$$$"]

Screenshots

  • The expanded popup when the user clicks on the button.
  • The coinwidget button that how it will appear on the page

FAQ

I’ve installed the plugin – now what?

Anywhere in a post or template (or sidebar widget if you have the appropriate plugins installed) you can include the text [coinwidget address=””] and it will be replaced with a button as seen on http://coinwidget.com/.

Changelog

2.0

  • 2014-12-23
  • Updated to a branch of the plugin from https://github.com/alvinhkh/CoinWidget (commit 4c352afee53879e0e9168bcf3c807cfe16ef9e86).
  • Fixes bugs and adds support for Dogecoin.
  • Added span container around shortcode to ensure that it is embedded at the correct location on the page with a unique id for each span.

1.1

  • 2014-01-16
  • Fix for coinwidget.com issue #4 – https://github.com/scottycc/coinwidget.com/issues/4
  • Replaced document.lastChild.firstChild.appendChild(x) with this document.body.appendChild(x)

1.0

  • 2013-12-09
  • Initial release

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