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Global Body Mass Index Calculator



  • You can add the Global BMI Calculator via shortcode [gbmicalc]


  • Just insert the widget in the chosen sidebar, type a title and activate the wanted options


  • It is global because you can switch from standard to metric system and localize all shown text.

Try the demo

See the Global Body Mass Index Calculator site in the sidebar at the bottom of the page!

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  • BMI Calculator settings in sidebar widget.
  • BMI Calculator settings page in admin panel.
  • Frontend view of adult without result.
  • Frontend view of adult with result.
  • Frontend view of child without result.
  • Frontend view of child with result.


  1. Upload “global-body-mass-index-calculator” folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add the GBMI Calculator Widget to your widget enabled space
  4. If you need insert in article please use short tag [gbmicalc]


How can I display the GBMI Calculator in a page?

You can add the shortcode [gbmicalc] in a page so that the GBMI calculator will be diplayed in that page.

How can I translate the Plugin?
  1. Download and install a translation tool like Poedit
  2. Go to the root directory of the plugin
  3. Open the “languages” folder
  4. Duplicate the file “GBMI-calc-xx_XX.pot”
  5. Rename the file and replace xx with your language code (
  6. Rename the file and replace XX with your country code (
  7. Open the renamed file with Poedit and translate the strings
  8. Save the file
  9. Upload the generated .mo file


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Contributors & Developers

“Global Body Mass Index Calculator” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • Initial Release

  • Fixed many bugs

  • Critical error fixed

  • Tested up to WordPress 3.5
  • Translation fixed

  • Version update