Open Exchange Rates Currency Converter

October 11th, 2013

convertOPENEXCHANGERATES is a virtuemart currency plugin that support lots of currencies by using the currency exchange rates from This plugin takes care of your server health by implementing cache, so there is only 1 connection to the currency server and the rest is cached.

Install Instructions: Just download it and install it using Joomla installer, after that, you must register for an App ID at and then, edit file convertOPENEXCHANGERATES.php located in /administrator/components/com_virtuemart/plugins/currency_converter. Follow onfile instructions to configure your app id and other cool features


Release History:
1.2.3: Upgraded joomla! install file for better compatibility

1.2.2: Compatibility for some conflicting server scenarios

1.2.1: Optimized if price is 0

1.2.0: Added support for new App ID restriction at open exchange rates

1.1.1: Fixed OpenExchangeRates rates feed

1.1.0: First Release