Visit Google Finance Stock Screener and look for preferred symbols that you need/wish to display on your site.
For start you can try with AAPL,MSFT,IBM,CSCO,GOOG,YHOO,AMZN (Apple Inc; Microsoft Corporation; International Business Machines Corporation; Cisco Systems, Inc.; Google Inc; Yahoo! Inc; Amazon.com, Inc.)
First check does Google Finance provides quotes from stock exchange you referring to.
If it’s supported, then look to next question to learn how to get stocks from there.
If Google Finance does not support your stock exchange, we are sorry but we can’t help you at the moment.
Enter symbol in format
Since version 1.4.0 we use Google Finance, which support ^DJI exchange. To get quote for this exchange, simply add symbol
Unfortunately, Google Finance does not provide data for commodities (metals, energies, grains, meats, softs). That is why Stock Ticker can’t provide quotes for them.
Use Currency symbols like
EURGBP=X to get rate of
1 Euro =
? British Pounds
Please note that Google Finance does not provide company name in retrieved feeds. You’ll need to set company name in Custom Names field on plugin settings page.
Custom Names legend currency exchange symbol w/o
=X part, like:
EURGBP;Euro (€) ⇨ British Pound Sterling (£)
Add this to your template file (you also can add custom parameters for shortcode):
<?php echo do_shortcode('[stock_ticker]'); ?>
On Settings page for plugin you can set custom Value template. You can use macro keywords
%changep%mixed with HTML tags
Default template is
%company% %price% %change% %changep% but you can format it like:
<span style="color:#333">%company%</span> <em>%price%</em> <strong>%change%</strong> %changep%
This can be temporary problem. First try to access front-end page with appended parameter
If that does not help, next try to increase Fetch Timeout option on general plugin settings and then visit frontend page with appended address parameter
If you still experiencing issue, please contact us through support forum and don’t forget to provide URL to your website where you have inserted Stock Ticker.
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