The WooCommerce Currency Converter Widget eliminates the hassle of updating your prices regularly. Basically this widget displays a list of currencies on your Cart page, which your customers can choose dynamically. The widget syncs with the latest exchange rates on real time and converts the displayed price on the front-end.
You will be able to add multiple currencies in the widget settings and convert as many currencies as you want.
You just have to inform the customers of your converted rates. Actual transaction will happen with WooCommerce base currency but you can store the converted price also for your future reference.
Working Principle of WooCommerce Currency Converter Widget
This WooCommerce widget works by using the API of Open Source Exchange Rates and money.js. You can either use the built in API included in the widget or register with Open Exchange Rates to use your own API key.
After successful installation and set up, you can go to your store’s widget section by navigating to, Appearance > Widgets and drag and drop it to a sidebar.
Here you can give a name of the widget and enter multiple currencies to be displayed on the front-end. You can customize the mode of display – buttons or select box according to your choice. you can also choose currency codes or currency symbol to display on the widgets.
Another feature of this widget is Geolocation. On the basis of your customer’s location (determine with IP address) the display of currency will dynamically change. You can enable or disable this feature according to your need. Once the widget find the location of a customer, it will highlight the currency among the list of currencies. If this feature fails to find any customer’s location the currency, it will highlight the store’s base currency by default.
With this plugin you can convert regular/sale prices, cart/checkout totals, and shipping prices to a currency of choice. However, you have to keep in mind that the actual transaction will take place in your store’s base currency.
Here are the features of this widget:
- Automatic location detection (Geolocation) and currency displaying (e.g. EU customers are auto shown Euro currency in store) – it can be turned off
- Options to set custom currency selection e.g. USD, AUD, EUR, GBP, etc.
- It can show either text or currency symbols
- Single click to show all prices in different currency
- No 3rd party API information needs to enter (plugin uses money.js and open source exchange rates API)
The WooCommerce Currency Converter Widget saves your time and effort by automatically updating product prices using the latest exchange rates. It is the ideal tool for WordPress woocommerce site owners wishing to sell products in multiple currencies.
The widget is available to purchase in the WooCommerce Extensions store. Price of a single site license is $29, a 5-site license is $49 and the 25-site license is $99.
For more information and to buy the WooCommerce Currency Converter widget, visit WooCommerce.com
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