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Stock Ticker

Easy add customizable moving ticker tapes with stock information.

A simple and easy configurable plugin that allows you to insert stock ticker with stock price information (data provided by Google Finance). Insertion is enabled by shortcode or multi instance widget.


  • Configure default set of stock symbols that will be displayed in ticker
  • Configure default presence of company as Company Name or as Stock Symbol
  • Configure colours for unchanged quote, negative and positive changes
  • Disable scrolling ticker and make it static for individual ticker
  • Both, global and widget settings provides easy colour picker for selecting all three colour values
  • Tooltip for ticker item display company name, exchange and last trade date/time
  • Define custom names for companies to be used instead symbols
  • Plugin uses native WordPress function to get and cache data from Google Finance for predefined duration of time
  • Ready to be translated to non-english languages

For feature requests or help send feedback or use support forum on WordPress.


Use simple shortcode [stock_ticker] without any parameter in post or page, to display ticker with default (global) settings.

You can tune single shortcode with parameters:

  • symbols - string with single or comma separated array of stock symbols
  • show - string that define how will company be represent on ticker; can be name for Company Name, or symbol for Stock Symbol
  • zero - string with HEX colour value of unchanged quote
  • minus - string with HEX colour value of negative quote change
  • plus - string with HEX colour value of positive quote change
  • static - boolean to enable static unordered list instead scroling ticker
  • nolink - disable links for single quotes


  • Scrolling ticker
[stock_ticker symbols="BABA,^DJI,EURGBP=X,LON:FFX" show="symbol" zero="#000" minus="#f00" plus="#0f0"]
  • Static unordered list
[stock_ticker symbols="BABA,^DJI,EURGBP=X,LON:FFX" show="symbol" zero="#000" minus="#f00" plus="#0f0" static="1"]
  • Scrolling ticker w/o linked quotes
[stock_ticker symbols="BABA,^DJI,EURGBP=X,LON:FFX" show="symbol" zero="#000" minus="#f00" plus="#0f0" nolink="1"]

Requires: 3.9.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2
Last Updated: 2015-3-31
Active Installs: 1,000+


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