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GD Unit Converter

Description

GD Unit Converter is easy to use admin side dashboard widget that allows fast conversion of value for different units in supported categories:

  • Currency
  • Length
  • Speed
  • Weight
  • Computer Memory
  • Temperature
  • Angle
  • Time
  • Brightness
  • Power
  • Electrical Charge
  • Electric Current
  • Frequency
  • Area
  • Fuel Consumption
  • Energy
  • Sound
  • Volume

Supported categories and units in each category will be expanded with future plugin versions.

Important URL’s

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Screenshots

  • Dashboard widget in WordPress 3.8.1

Installation

  • Upload gd-unit-converter folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  • Plugin will appear as a widget on the dashboard for you to use

FAQ

How the currency conversion works?

Plugin gets exchange rates from Google, and stores them for 24h for faster reuse.

What currencies are supported for conversion?

Plugin supports all currencies Google supports. Right now that list has 93 currencies.

Contributors & Developers

“GD Unit Converter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

2.0

  • Rewritten units core conversion
  • Improved styling of the dashboard widget
  • Total of 167 currency supported
  • Updated translation strings list
  • Requires WordPress 3.2 and newer

1.2.1

  • Sound conversions
  • Volume conversions
  • Updated used parts of gdr2 library to 2.7.9.6

1.2

  • Updated list of supported currencies
  • Updated used parts of gdr2 library to 2.7.7.2
  • Several minor improvements

1.1

  • Loading improvements and optimization

1.0.6

  • Fuel Consumption conversions
  • Area conversions
  • Energy conversions

1.0.5

  • Electric Current conversions
  • Frequency conversions
  • Fixed some of computer memory conversions

1.0.4

  • Brightness conversions
  • Power conversions
  • Electrical Charge conversions
  • Widget added to Network Dashboard
  • Additional units to other conversions

1.0.3

  • Please wait message for currency conversion
  • Compressed and sourced JavaScript code for debug
  • Fixed initial display of currency conversion

1.0.2

  • Improved currency conversion process

1.0.1

  • Fixed re-populating selection boxes in Opera
  • Fixed temperature conversion in Opera
  • Fixed displaying empty currency conversion results

1.0

  • First official version