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Stock Ticker

Easy add customizable moving or static ticker tapes with stock information for custom stock symbols.

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.

Stock Ticker is enhanced animated variation of Stock Quote plugin.


  • 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
  • Define custom elements in visible change value
  • 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

Since version 0.1.5 you can set custom template for visible change value. Default format is %company% %price% %change% %changep%, and as a macro keywords you can use:

  • %exch_symbol% - Symbol with exchange, like NASDAQ:AAPL
  • %symbol% - Company symbol, like AAPL
  • %company% - Company name after filtered by custom names, like Apple Inc.
  • %price% - Price value, like 125.22
  • %change% - Change value, like -5.53
  • %changep% - Change percentage, like -4.23%

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: 4.4.2
Last Updated: 3 months ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


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