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Skloogs Trader

This wordpress plugin allows the display of shares from the Bovespa (Brazilian Stock Exchange) and other Stock Exchanges.

Syntax and currently supported options

The plugin syntax is quite basic. Use [sktrade <sharelist>] at the right place you want to see the charts. The sharelist is a comma separated list of shares, and possible options. The options are separated from the share name by an = character and from one another by the | character. Additionally, an option can take an argument after the : character.

The options are as follows:

  • s -> small size (100x200) instead of standard one (180x400) for the applet
  • w -> applet width (e.g.: w:300)
  • h -> applet height (e.g.: w:150)
  • bg -> applet background color, as 3 decimal (0-255) colon (:) separated numbers. (e.g.: bg:230:230:230)
  • tx -> applet text color, same syntax as bg
  • fi -> applet chart fill color, same syntax as bg
  • bd -> applet border color, same syntax as bg

Static charts only options:

  • p -> period: i,m,2m,3m,6m,y,2y,3y,5y (intraday, 1-2-3-6 months, 1-2-3-5 years)
  • v -> show volume on static chart (default)
  • nv -> no volume on static chart
  • q -> force static chart (default is intraday applet)
  • mk -> stock exchange (market): BOV (Bovespa), EURO (Euronext), etc... Check the markets on the ADVFN Mundial Summary

So if I want a ITAU4 share with special width and bg colors, this would be the syntax:

[sktrade itau4=w:200|bg:20:20:20]

Now I'd like to get ITAU4 for the last month and UBBR11 for the last year, with some parameters:

[sktrade itau4=q|p:m|w:300|txt:200:0:0|bg:255:255:255,ubbr11=s|q|p:y]

Be careful not to mistakenly switch between options (|) and shares (,) separators!! For more clarity, it's authorized to put a space instead of or in addition to the comma. e.g.: [sktrade itau4=s, ubbr11, petr4]

Regarding foreign exchanges, you won't be able to have the dynamic graph so far, so please do use the


option; in the case you want an intraday graph, also use the p=i option. E.g.: [sktrade satyamcomp=mk:NSE|q|p=i] (A big thanks to Salman Siddiqui for the note!)

If you get a frame with just the plugin's copyright, you probably did it wrong...

As a final note, please remember that only the tag is written to the DB, the presentation is made at the time the page is displayed. So you'll always be able to re-edit your page/post to change the options.


To get support on the installation and/or use of this plugin, please comment on the plugin page. Do not send an email, because your problem can be someone else's problem too, and I cannot afford answering each one personally, except in the comments section of the plugin page. Thanks!

About the author

Philippe Hilger is French, speaking fluently portuguese and english, and has been living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, since 2002, and use to trade on the Bovespa (São Paulo Stock Exchange). He's a Systems, Networks and Security Engineer, developping programs and utilities during his free time and trying to make some money with it... After running his own e-commerce company, which unfortunately wasn't the expected success, he's also looking for a job, in Brazil, in Canada, or in the United States. Feel free to contact him: philippe(DOT)hilger(AROBA)gmail(DOT)com

If you like this plugin, and would like to help making it much better - and there is much to do! - why not consider making a small donation...?

Requires: 2.7 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.7
Last Updated: 8 years ago
Active Installs: 10+


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